Map Key
  • Less than 70 %
  • 70.1 - 76 %
  • 76.1 - 82 %
  • 82.1 - 88 %
  • More than 88 %
Percentage of public high school students who graduated on time in 2016-17 school year

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State High School Graduation Rate Rank
Iowa 91.0%1st
New Jersey 90.5%2nd
Tennessee 89.8%3rd
Kentucky 89.7%4th
Texas 89.7%4th
West Virginia 89.4%6th
Alabama 89.3%7th
Vermont 89.1%8th
Nebraska 89.1%8th
New Hampshire 88.9%10th
Wisconsin 88.6%11th
Missouri 88.3%12th
Massachusetts 88.3%12th
Arkansas 88.0%14th
Connecticut 87.9%15th
Maryland 87.7%16th
North Dakota 87.2%17th
Illinois 87.0%18th
Virginia 86.9%19th
Delaware 86.9%19th
Maine 86.9%19th
Pennsylvania 86.6%22nd
North Carolina 86.6%22nd
Kansas 86.5%24th
Wyoming 86.2%25th
Utah 86.0%26th
Montana 85.8%27th
Ohio 84.2%28th
Rhode Island 84.1%29th
Indiana 83.8%30th
South Dakota 83.7%31st
South Carolina 83.6%32nd
Mississippi 83.0%33rd
California 82.7%34th
Hawaii 82.7%34th
Minnesota 82.7%34th
Oklahoma 82.6%37th
Florida 82.3%38th
New York 81.8%39th
Nevada 80.9%40th
Georgia 80.6%41st
Michigan 80.2%42nd
Idaho 79.7%43rd
Washington 79.4%44th
Colorado 79.1%45th
Alaska 78.2%46th
Louisiana 78.1%47th
Arizona 78.0%48th
Oregon 76.7%49th
District of Columbia 73.2%50th
New Mexico 71.1%51st