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Table 4. Number and percentage of public schools that had any 12th-grade students, graduation status, and 4-year college participation, by state: 2007-08

Among schools that had any 12th-grade students
State Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006-07)   Percent of all schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006-07)   Average percent of 12th-grade students who graduated with a diploma during the previous year (2006-07)   Average percent of graduates from the previous year (2006-07) who attended a 4-year college  
United States  24,150   26.6   81.2   39.5  
                 
Alabama  450   30.5   82.2   37.0  
Alaska  250   51.4   72.8   31.9  
Arizona  490   25.8   84.7   24.6  
Arkansas  360   36.1   93.7   44.2  
California  2,310   24.8   66.4   23.3  
                 
Colorado  400   24.8   91.3   42.2  
Connecticut  220   21.1   93.2   63.9  
Delaware    29.1 ! 80.9   35.2  
District of Columbia  30 ! 15.4 ! 85.5   53.7  
Florida  940   28.1   66.3   23.5  
                 
Georgia  530   22.7   69.0   43.6  
Hawaii      94.4    
Idaho  210   30.2   88.6   39.5  
Illinois  930   22.7   76.1   30.2  
Indiana  420   22.1   84.7   55.8  
                 
Iowa  420   32.6   94.9   48.2  
Kansas  350   25.8   94.8   51.4  
Kentucky  390   28.5   81.7   37.4  
Louisiana  360   26.0   85.9   38.5  
Maine  140   20.5   91.3   58.3  
                 
Maryland  290   20.2   82.1   30.7  
Massachusetts  390   21.8   91.1   54.9  
Michigan  1,050   28.5   75.9   43.2  
Minnesota  830   43.1   84.0   38.4  
Mississippi  380   36.3   82.0   30.8  
                 
Missouri  710   35.0   81.4   34.9  
Montana  180   30.7   88.7   61.0  
Nebraska  330   36.8   95.9   53.2  
Nevada  120   22.8   74.9    
New Hampshire    18.7 ! 93.6   54.4  
                 
New Jersey  450   18.4   87.4   42.3  
New Mexico  170 ! 23.5 ! 86.3   43.7  
New York  1,180   25.6   85.9   57.1  
North Carolina  500   21.0   81.4   38.0  
North Dakota  160   44.4   97.2   55.8  
                 
Ohio  920   25.2   88.2   43.4  
Oklahoma  510   32.8   93.6   42.5  
Oregon  340   28.5   90.8   33.4 !
Pennsylvania  850   26.3   87.8   49.2  
Rhode Island  60   19.7   90.1   49.2  
                 
South Carolina  250   22.4   72.7   42.8  
South Dakota  170   36.4   84.2   58.5  
Tennessee  350   21.6   89.0   42.3  
Texas  2,370   28.7   75.7   36.8  
Utah  260 ! 28.1 ! 71.6    
                 
Vermont  90   25.3   95.6   53.8  
Virginia  450   22.5   83.4   42.3  
Washington  610   28.8   71.2   28.8  
West Virginia  170   22.6   80.5   46.4  
Wisconsin  530   25.9   92.5   42.7  
Wyoming  90   27.3   91.9   46.8  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Data File," 2007-08.


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