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Dropout Rates in the United States: 2005
NCES 2007-059
June 2007

List of Tables

Table 1 Event dropout rates and number and distribution of 15– through 24–year–olds who dropped out of grades 10–12, by selected background characteristics: October 2005
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Table 2 Event dropout rates of 15– through 24–year–olds who dropped out of grades 10–12, and number of dropouts and population of 15– through 24–year–olds who were enrolled: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 3 Event dropout rates of 15– through 24–year–olds who dropped out of grades 10–12, by sex and race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 4 Event dropout rates of 15– through 24–year–olds who dropped out of grades 10–12, by family income: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 5 Event dropout rates for public school students in grades 9–12, by state: School years 1993–94 through 2001–02
Table 6 Status dropout rates and number and distribution of dropouts of 16– through 24–year–olds, by selected background characteristics: October 2005
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Table 7 Status dropout rates, number of status dropouts, and population of 16– through 24–year–olds: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 8 Status dropout rates of 16– through 24–year–olds, by sex and race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 9 Status completion rates, and number and distribution of completers ages 18–24 not currently enrolled in high school or below, by selected background characteristics: October 2005
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Table 10 Status completion rates, number of completers, and population of 18– through 24–year–olds: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 11 Status completion rates of 18– through 24–year–olds not currently enrolled in high school or below, by sex and race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2005
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Table 12 Averaged freshman graduation rate of public high school students, by state: School year 2003–04
Table 13 Averaged freshman graduation rates of public high school students and change in rates, by state: School years 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, and change from 2001–02 to 2003–04

Appendix Tables

Table A1 Number of 18– through 24–year–olds who received a General Educational Development (GED) certificate, by data source: 1990–2004
Table A2 Percentage distribution of GED passers, by age group: 1998–2004
Table A3 Summary table of high school dropout, completion, and graduation rates presented in this report

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