Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR) in public schools, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2008–09
1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure. The United States total includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
2 The rate for American Indians/Alaska Natives excludes students served in schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
NOTE: AFGR is an estimate of the percentage of an entering freshman class graduating in 4 years. For 2008–09, it equals the total number of diploma recipients in 2008–09 divided by the average membership of the 8th-grade class in 2004–05, the 9th-grade class in 2005–06, and the 10th-grade class in 2006–07.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), State Dropout and Completer Data File: School year 2007–08, version 1b; School year 2008–09, version 1a State Non-Fiscal Data File: School year 2003–04, version 1b; 2004–05, version 1f; 2005–06 version 1b; 2006–07, version 1c LEA Dropout and Completer Data File (Restricted-Use): School year 2008–09, version 1a School File: School year 2003–04, version 1a; 2004–05, version 1b; 2005–06, version 1a; 2006–07, version 1c; 2008–09, version 1b.