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High School Dropout Rate (Los Angeles County, 2013)

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

  • 18.6% of African American high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • 3.6% of Asian high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • 4.3% of Filipino high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • 14.2% of Latino high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • 17.1% of Native American/Alaska Native high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • 14.5% of Pacific Islander high school students in Los Angeles County drop out before graduating.
     
  • African American high school students in Los Angeles County (18.6%) are more than twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Latino high school students in Los Angeles County (14.2%) are nearly twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Native American/Alaska Native high school students in Los Angeles County (17.1%) are more than twice as likely to drop out before graduating as White high school students (7.4%).
     
  • Pacific Islander high school students in Los Angeles County (14.5%) 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, Los Angeles County, 2013

18.6

14.2

17.1

3.6

4.3

14.5

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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