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High School Dropout Rate (California, 2013)

Estimated percentage of public high school students who drop out before graduating, based on the adjusted four-year derived dropout rate, California 2013.

  • 19.7% of African American high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • 4.6% of Asian high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • 4.7% of Filipino high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • 13.9% of Latino high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • 17.4% of Native American/Alaska Native high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • 14.2% of Pacific Islander high school students drop out before graduating.
     
  • African American high school students (19.7%) are nearly three times as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Latino high school students (13.9%) are nearly twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Native American/Alaska Native high school students (17.4%) are more than twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Pacific Islander high school students (14.2%) are nearly twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).

 

African American

Latino

Native
American/
Alaska
Native

Asian Filipino

Pacific
Islander

White

% of Public High School Students Dropping Out, California, 2013

19.7

13.9

17.4

4.6

4.7

14.2

7.4

As cited on www.kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

Definition: Estimated percentage of public high school students who drop out of high school, based on the adjusted four-year derived dropout rate, by race/ethnicity. This adjusted dropout rate estimates the percentage of high school students who would drop out in a four-year period based on data collected for a single year.

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