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Table 9.  Number and percentage of public schools that had any 12th-grade students, graduation status and college participation, by state: 2003–04

State Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year (2002-03) Percent of schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year (2002-03) Among schools that had any 12th-grade students:
Percent of schools in which 90 percent or more of the 12th-grade students graduated with a diploma during the previous year (2002-03) Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002-03) attended a 4-year college   Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002-03) attended a 2-year college   Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002-03) attended either a 4- or 2-year college1
United States  22,490 25.5 73.0 29.9   13.3   72.2
                 
Alabama  557 37.4 64.8 14.3   19.0   64.3
Alaska  209 46.8 70.9 38.2   7.8 ! 45.9
Arizona  437 25.7 43.0 5.9   22.5   51.6
Arkansas  341 31.9 82.5 31.8   5.1   79.0
California  2,114 23.8 61.7 4.5 ! 31.2   46.8
                 
Colorado  387 25.5 59.7 48.0   3.4 ! 87.2
Connecticut  193 19.2 84.2 59.6   7.0   76.4
Delaware  38 20.6 83.8 33.0   3.0 ! 69.2
District of Columbia  24 12.5 85.2 81.0   #   100.0
Florida  780 25.2 38.8 10.3   12.8   49.0
                 
Georgia  339 18.1 60.3 32.0   5.5 ! 68.7
Hawaii  57 20.2 59.8 19.6 ! 23.0   83.6
Idaho  223 34.3 68.6 29.1   7.8   71.4
Illinois  1,033 24.9 71.2 23.1   21.6   87.8
Indiana  444 23.3 87.5 56.2   13.7   85.0
                 
Iowa  411 31.0 94.5 28.8   16.2   94.7
Kansas  340 24.0 86.1 29.7   27.2   91.7
Kentucky  406 29.0 90.9 42.3   7.0 ! 75.9
Louisiana  374 25.5 73.6 43.3   1.5 ! 64.7
Maine  153 22.0 89.5 56.4   #   93.0
                 
Maryland  241 17.7 74.1 21.9   2.1 ! 85.6
Massachusetts  331 18.4 90.8 73.5   7.3   90.9
Michigan  903 24.6 65.4 31.1   11.2   73.3
Minnesota  697 39.1 52.4 28.2   6.0   62.4
Mississippi  373 36.0 66.4 5.6   49.4   70.9
                 
Missouri  690 34.5 87.8 25.1   3.3 ! 49.4
Montana  196 33.5 87.1 72.3   5.4 ! 84.4
Nebraska  359 31.3 91.4 63.2   12.0   93.4
Nevada  93 18.6 75.3 27.3   23.5   67.6
New Hampshire  75 17.1 93.2 68.3   #   100.0
                 
New Jersey  384 16.1 92.1 40.6   4.5 ! 89.4
New Mexico  169 24.0 80.5 24.1   9.7   68.2
New York  1,025 24.1 86.5 54.7   10.1   95.4
North Carolina  396 18.0 88.4 31.2   9.3   88.1
North Dakota  199 49.7 90.9 56.4   22.5   93.0
                 
Ohio  868 22.4 72.8 41.8   #   79.5
Oklahoma  470 30.0 90.0 27.7   6.5   69.7
Oregon  267 21.4 66.9 17.0   9.8   76.3
Pennsylvania  762 24.5 83.9 46.6   3.4 ! 76.3
Rhode Island  54 17.8 92.5 36.5   #   92.2
                 
South Carolina  259 23.1 60.3 20.0   4.5 ! 77.8
South Dakota  194 39.3 88.2 65.6   4.9   88.4
Tennessee  379 23.2 58.3 33.4   5.7   70.4
Texas  2,070 27.9 68.8 25.1   20.0   68.4
Utah  171 22.1 60.7 25.4   8.2 ! 50.8
                 
Vermont  73 22.2 79.8 48.7   #   78.2
Virginia  447 22.3 79.6 19.8   4.9 ! 79.5
Washington  593 28.6 76.2 7.5 ! 26.5   73.3
West Virginia  178 22.9 71.2 32.8   #   55.6
Wisconsin  624 30.4 85.3 29.8   3.5 ! 70.0
Wyoming  92 25.9 65.7 16.7   2.6 ! 70.3
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
1 The percent of schools in this column exceeds the sum of the previous two columns because it also includes schools in which the sum of students attending a 4- or 2-year college exceeds 50 percent.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Public School Data File, 2003–04.

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