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High school graduation

Description

Percent of a ninth-grade cohort that graduates high school within four years.

Source

State-based education data. * Because data are not collected and reported centrally, the values may not be comparable across cities.


Years of Collection

2014-2015


How the Measure is Calculated

Students who graduate high school four years after entering ninth grade / Total ninth grade cohort

20

100

National Average

82.0%

Flint, MI

59.4%

This is 22.6% below the national average

Race/Ethnicity Rate
White 24.4%
Asian N/A
African American 62.6%
Hispanic 58.3%
Other 85.7%
Sex
Male 64.0%
Female 53.8%
Poverty:Income
<50 % FPL N/A
50-100% FPL N/A
>100% FPL N/A
Pop %
36.9%
0.4%
54.7%
3.8%
4.2%
48.0%
52.0%
59.2%
17.8%
59.2%

Kansas City, KS

68.4%

This is 13.6% below the national average

Race/Ethnicity Rate
White 59.2%
Asian 77.9%
African American 74.7%
Hispanic 67.7%
Other 28.4%
Sex
Male 61.5%
Female 75.3%
Poverty:Income
<50 % FPL N/A
50-100% FPL N/A
>100% FPL N/A
Pop %
39.9%
3.3%
25.9%
28.2%
2.7%
49.4%
50.6%
77.8%
11.9%
77.8%

Providence, RI

75.3%

This is 6.7% below the national average

Race/Ethnicity Rate
White 68.8%
Asian 80.5%
African American 76.8%
Hispanic 76.3%
Other 63.9%
Sex
Male 69.5%
Female 81.8%
Poverty:Income
<50 % FPL N/A
50-100% FPL N/A
>100% FPL N/A
Pop %
36.5%
6.3%
12.7%
40.4%
4.1%
48.3%
51.7%
71.9%
14.6%
71.9%

Waco, TX

77.9%

This is 4.1% below the national average

Race/Ethnicity Rate
White 65.4%
Asian 62.5%
African American 73.2%
Hispanic 82.7%
Other 87.5%
Sex
Male 75.8%
Female 80.0%
Poverty:Income
<50 % FPL N/A
50-100% FPL N/A
>100% FPL N/A
Pop %
44.1%
1.7%
20.6%
31.7%
1.9%
48.5%
51.5%
73.4%
13.6%
73.4%

Flint, MI

59.4%

This is 22.6% below the national average

Kansas City, KS

68.4%

This is 13.6% below the national average

Providence, RI

75.3%

This is 6.7% below the national average

Waco, TX

77.9%

This is 4.1% below the national average