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Table 3. Percentage of 2002 high school sophomores who were high school graduates as of the summer of 2004, by race/ethnicity and high school sector

  Race/ethnicity1
  Total White Black or
African American
Hispanic Asian,
Hawaii/Pacific Islander
American
Indian/Alaska Native
More than one race
All Sectors 85.0 90.0 79.5 76.6 91.8 73.6 79.9
               
Public 84.1 89.2 79.2 75.8 91.7 72.6 78.9
Catholic 97.2 98.1 93.3 96.3 96.4 100.0 89.2
Other Private 94.9 95.9 84.1 87.0 90.1 100.0 93.3
1 All race categories exclude Hispanic or Latino origin, unless specified.
NOTE: Excludes students who received a certificate of attendance, GED, or other equivalency.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002), "First Follow-up, 2004", and “Second Follow-up, 2006.”


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