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Table 1. Public high school 4-year adjusted cohort graduation rate (ACGR), by race/ethnicity and selected demographic characteristics for the United States, the 50 states, and the District of Columbia: School year 2015–16

                Percent of students                    
        Asian/Pacific Islander                            
State Total  American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
  Total  Asian1 Hawaiian
Native/
Pacific
Islander1
  Hispanic   Black   White   Two or
more
races1
  Economically
disadvantaged
  Limited
English
proficiency
  Students
with
disabilities
United States2 84.1 71.9   90.8   79.3   76.4   88.3     77.6   66.9   65.5
     
Alabama  87.1 90   91   87   84.5   88.6   89   80.9   64   54.1
Alaska  76.1 64   81   76   74   80.8   75   68.4   55   54
Arizona  79.5 67.7   89   76.4   75.5   84.0     76.7   32   69.0
Arkansas  87.0 87   87 91 75   85.7   81.5   89.2   87   83.8   86   84.3
California  83.0 74.0   92.9 93.0 91.7   80.0   73.0   88.0   82.0   79.0   72.0   66.0
Colorado  78.9 62   85 86 74   69.9   71.8   84.4   79   67.8   61.4   57.2
Connecticut  87.4 89   94 95 84   76.4   78.8   92.5   88   76.7   67   65.2
Delaware  85.5 >=90%   91 91 >=50%   81   82.1   88.4   84   76   73   67
District of Columbia  69.2 <>   77 <> <>   69   67.7   91   >=90%   69.3   64   50
Florida  80.7 77   91.6 91.9 85   76.5   72.3   85.1   82.7   74.4   62.0   61.6
Georgia  79.4 69   87.8   73.4   76.2   83.1   81.0   75.3   56.5   56.6
Hawaii  82.7 72   83.6   75   78   82     77.9   69   59
Idaho  79.7 58   80 83 70   73.7   78   81.4   77   71.9   73   60
Illinois  85.5 79   93.5 93.7 85   81.3   74.5   90.4   84.7   76.7   71.9   70.5
Indiana  86.8 83   89 89 81   82.7   73.8   89.5   85   85.0   71   72.0
Iowa  91.3 81   91 92 88   85   80   92.9   84   83.9   81   70
Kansas  85.7 73   92 93 83   79.2   77   88.4   82   77.5   77.4   77.5
Kentucky  88.6 83   93 93 >=90%   82   80.9   90.0   87   85.6   68   71.9
Louisiana  78.6 83   89 89 72   73   73.4   83.2   85   72.9   43   46.6
Maine  87.0 85   94 95 >=80%   85   77   87.5   80   78.0   78   72
Maryland  87.6 82   95.1 95.3 89   76.5   84.1   92.4   91   79.2   48   66.9
Massachusetts  87.5 85   92.7 92.7 89   72.7   78.9   91.9   84   78.4   64.1   71.8
Michigan  79.7 67   89.8 90.2 78   72.6   67.4   83.4   74   67.1   72.1   55.4
Minnesota  82.2 53   83.6   65.3   65.1   87.0     68.2   63.2   60.8
Mississippi 82.3 88   92 93 >=50%   82   78.9   85.9   78   78.8   65   34.7
Missouri  89.0 86   92   83.1   79.0   91.6   89   82.1   68   77.5
Montana  85.6 66   93 94 89   80   81   88.7     76.4   59   78
Nebraska  89.3 74   81 81 77   81.8   79   92.6   84   82.2   55   70
Nevada  73.6 65   86 88 76   69.7   56.5   79.9   77   66.7   42.6   29.3
New Hampshire  88.2 74   92 92 >=50%   76   78   89.2   81   76.4   72   73
New Jersey  90.1 83   96.7 96.7 94   83.3   82.1   94.2   92   82.7   74.7   78.8
New Mexico  71.0 63   81   70.7   61   75.7     66.9   67.4   61.9
New York  80.4 68   86.7   68.1   68.5   89.3   82   72.8   37.8   52.6
North Carolina  85.9 82   93.4   80.1   82.9   88.6   83.0   80.6   57   68.9
North Dakota  87.5 66   88 88   77   77   90.8     71   69   68
Ohio  83.5 70   87   72.8   67.3   87.7   77.4   72.0   50   69.6
Oklahoma  81.6 81.4   86 86 86   77.8   77.1   83.2   81.8   75.9   58   74.4
Oregon  74.8 56   86 88 70   69.4   66   76.6   74   68.1   53   55.5
Pennsylvania  86.1 77   91.2 91.2 90   72.8   73.2   90.5   80   78.0   62.7   74.1
Rhode Island  82.8 78   91 92 75   79   81   88.4   35   74.8   74   59
South Carolina 82.6 74   94   79.9   80.3   84.1     87.7   76   52.1
South Dakota  83.9 51   79 82 <50%   73   77   89.3   78   67   57   60
Tennessee  88.5 86   93 93 91   83.7   82.3   91.3     85.5   76   71.8
Texas  89.1 87   95.4 95.7 88   86.9   85.4   93.4   90.8   86.0   73.7   77.9
Utah  85.2 71   87 90 85   75.1   74   87.9   81   75.6   66   70.2
Vermont  87.7 <>   83 <> <>   89   71   88.4   78   80   68   72
Virginia  86.7   93.1 93.1   74.8   81.3   90.7     78.1   45.4   53.9
Washington  79.7 63   86.6 88.8 68   72.8   71.3   82.2   78.0   70.2   57.8   58.7
West Virginia  89.8 <>   >=95% <> <>   89   88   89.9   84   85.5   93   77
Wisconsin  88.2 78   89 89 80   79.9   64.2   92.7   85   77.4   66   68.5
Wyoming  80.0 53   84 85 >=50%   74   81   82.0   74   69.1   70   65
— Not available.
<> Data were suppressed to protect the confidentiality of individual student data.
≥ Greater than or equal to. The estimate has been top coded to protect the confidentiality of individual student data. Rates reported as whole numbers are rounded to protect the confidentiality of individual students.
1 Data for Asian, Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander, and Two or more races students are being published by NCES for the first time in school year 2015–16. Not all states report using all of the additional subgroups. Subgroups that are not reported by a state appear as “– Not Available”. California and Utah report using the additional racial subgroup “FILIPINO”. The cohort and resulting rate for the “Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander” in California and Utah include students reported using the “FILIPINO” category.
2 The United States 4-year ACGR for American Indian/Alaska Native students was estimated using both the reported 4-year ACGR data from 49 states and the District of Columbia and using imputed data for Virginia since the state does not report a rate for that subgroup.
NOTE: The 4-year ACGR is the number of students who graduate in 4 years with a regular high school diploma divided by the number of students who form the adjusted cohort for the graduating class. From the beginning of 9th grade (or the earliest high school grade), students who are entering that grade for the first time form a cohort that is “adjusted” by adding any students who subsequently transfer into the cohort and subtracting any students who subsequently transfer out, emigrate to another country, or die. There are some differences in how states implemented the requirements for the ACGR, leading to the potential for differences across states in how the rates are calculated. This is particularly applicable to the population of children with disabilities. Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and American Indian includes Alaska Native. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified. Variances of +/- 5% from year-to-year for any subgroup over 50 in cohort size were addressed with states through ED’s Coordinated Data Quality Review. With one exception, West Virginia, states provided explanations for the increase/decrease. The state comment was not accepted by the data steward (OESE) for California, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and the District of Columbia. Those seven states and West Virginia received a letter from OESE to the state’s Chief State School Officer outlining data quality concerns that are expected to be addressed in future submissions.
SOURCE: EDFacts Data Groups 695 and 696, School year 2015–16; October 25, 2017.