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Table 4. Number and percentage of public schools that had any 12th-grade students the previous year (2010–11), and among those schools, percentage of 12th-grade students who graduated and percentage of graduates who went on to a 4-year college, by state: 2011–12


          Among schools that had any 12th-grade students during 2010–11  
State Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year (2010–11)   Percent of all schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year (2010–11)   Average percent of 12th-grade students who graduated with a high school diploma during the previous year (2010–11)1   Average percent of graduates from the previous year (2010–11) who went on to a 4-year college2  
United States 23,250 25.8 88.7 39.4
                 
Alabama 400 28.7 82.0 29.9
Alaska 61.6 82.9 30.8
Arizona 600 29.7 82.5 22.0
Arkansas 250 26.0 94.9 47.3
California 2,280 23.3 79.3 23.8
                 
Colorado 440 27.9 88.4 63.7
Connecticut 220 21.1 85.8 52.7
Delaware 50 23.2 92.3 39.7
District of Columbia
Florida 750 21.3 80.6 38.9
                 
Georgia 520 21.9 77.9 39.6
Hawaii 95.6 43.5 !
Idaho 35.4 74.0 31.8
Illinois 930 23.7 89.0 38.0
Indiana 400 22.6 92.1 51.5
                 
Iowa 350 29.9 93.6 34.3
Kansas 330 25.8 95.8 41.6
Kentucky 470 32.5 100.8 42.9
Louisiana 350 26.3 84.9 39.8
Maine 140 22.4 94.6 51.1
                 
Maryland
Massachusetts 380 21.9 92.6 53.7
Michigan 950 28.4 90.1 42.4
Minnesota 840 43.4 86.6 33.2
Mississippi 360 35.7 89.5 27.6
                 
Missouri 610 31.3 93.5 49.4
Montana 170 30.7 92.7 60.8
Nebraska 260 30.0 99.9 55.4
Nevada 160 26.5 80.1 28.8
New Hampshire 110 24.1 98.1 52.4
                 
New Jersey 470 19.0 93.7 48.1
New Mexico 24.2 ! 104.8 47.5
New York 1210 26.2 88.7 46.8
North Carolina 580 22.7 97.8 40.8
North Dakota 180 50.0 91.5 47.9
                 
Ohio 920 27.3 94.4 47.8
Oklahoma 490 33.1 97.8 37.8
Oregon 280 23.6 83.5 32.3
Pennsylvania 730 23.1 96.1 54.0
Rhode Island 50 16.9 93.1 50.2
                 
South Carolina 250 21.2 90.0 46.5
South Dakota 180 43.4 97.3 54.8
Tennessee 380 22.3 95.4 42.5
Texas 2090 25.2 90.5 29.7
Utah 220 23.8 82.2 43.5
                 
Vermont 80 25.1 93.9 48.8
Virginia 390 19.1 94.3 39.8
Washington 570 28.3 79.2 24.4
West Virginia 160 21.7 92.1 49.4
Wisconsin 520 27.1 84.6 42.3
Wyoming 80 24.9 96.7 43.9
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Among schools with 12th-grade students in 2010–11, the average of the percentage calculated for each school by dividing the number of 12th-graders who graduated with a high school diploma in 2010–11 by the number of students enrolled in 12th grade around October 1, 2010.
2 Among schools with students who graduated with a high school diploma in 2010–11, the average of the percentage reported by each school for graduates who went to a 4-year college. NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Data File," 2011–12.


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