State High School Graduates and Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity

Summary: Number of public high school dropouts, by race/ethnicity

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This database reports the number of public high school dropouts, by race/ethnicity and state or jurisdiction in selected years.  Some numbers are rounded. NA includes some instances where reporting standards were not met. Data may differ from other reports because of different reporting practices for racial and ethnic data and include only graduates for whom race/ethnicity was reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Dropout rates measure the percentage of public school students in grades 9 through 12 who dropped out of school between October and October in subsequent years. 2010 data for the District of Columbia were imputed based on prior year rates.

Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 1995 - 1997, 1999 - 2002 - 2010

Source (APA): RAND State Statistics. (2014, May 23). State High School Graduates and Dropouts by Race/Ethnicity.
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Derived From: U.S Department of Education

Updated:  May 23, 2014 Estimated next update: Feb. 15, 2023

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 High school graduates, by race/ethnicity  Percent of 9th to 12th graders who dropped out, by race/ethnicity

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