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Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2006

NCES 2008-053
September 2008

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Table 1 Revenues and percentage distribution of revenues for public elementary and secondary education, by source and state or jurisdiction: Fiscal year 2006
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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 2006
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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 2006
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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 2006
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Table 5 Event dropout rates for public school students in grades 9–12, by state: School years 1993–94 through 200304
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Table 6 Status dropout rates and number and distribution of dropouts of 16- through 24-year-olds, by selected characteristics: October 2006
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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 2006
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Table 8 Status dropout rates of 16- through 24-year-olds, by sex and race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2006
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Table 9 Status completion rates, and number and distribution of completers ages 1824 not currently enrolled in high school or below, by selected characteristics: October 2006
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Table 10 Status completion rates, number of completers, and population of 18- through 24-year-olds: October 1972 through October 2006
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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 2006
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Table 12 Averaged freshman graduation rate of public high school students, by state: School year 2004–05
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Table 13 Averaged freshman graduation rates of public high school students and change in rates, by state: School years 200102 to 2004–05
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Appendix A-1 Summary table of high school dropout, completion, and graduation rates
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Appendix A-2 Percentage distribution of persons who passed the General Educational Development (GED) exam, by age group: 19982006
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