Average Public School Graduation Rate (2017-2018)

  • The national average public school graduation rate is approximately 85%.
  • The state with the highest average student graduation rate is Wisconsin, with an 95% average graduation rate.
  • The state with the lowest average graduation rate is District of Columbia, with a 64%.
  • The public school districts with the highest average graduation rate in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Graduation Rate

State
Average Graduation Rate
School Districts with Highest Graduation Rate
Alabama74%
Mountain Brook City School District (97%)
Vestavia Hills City School District (95%)
Oneonta City School District (94%)
Hoover City School District (93%)
Auburn City School District (92%)
Alaska76%
Kake City School District (92%)
Copper River School District (92%)
Hoonah City School District (91%)
Cordova City School District (90%)
Dillingham City School District (87%)
Arizona78%
Wickenburg Unified School District (99%)
Vail Unified School District (96%)
Benson Unified School District (96%)
Queen Creek Unified School District (95%)
Florence Crittenton Services Of Arizona Inc. School District (95%)
Arkansas78%
Perryville School District (99%)
Woodlawn School District (98%)
Norfork School District (98%)
Ouachita School District (97%)
Nevada School District (97%)
California83%
Pleasanton Unified School District (99%)
Coronado Unified School District (99%)
Torrance Unified School District (99%)
William S. Hart Union High School District (99%)
Templeton Unified School District (99%)
Colorado83%
Moffat County Re: No. 1 School District (97%)
Aspen No. 1 In The County Of Pitkin And Sta School District (97%)
East Grand No. 2 School District (96%)
Delta County Joint District No. 50 School District (96%)
Big Sandy No. 100j School District (96%)
Delaware71%
Appoquinimink School District (87%)
Delmar School District (84%)
Indian River School District (84%)
Brandywine School District (81%)
Smyrna School District (79%)
District of Columbia64%
Seed Pcs Of Washington Dc School District (88%)
Capital City Pcs School District (76%)
Friendship Pcs School District (74%)
District Of Columbia School District (64%)
Perry Street Preparatory Pcs School District (59%)
Florida71%
Deaf/blind School District (98%)
Uf Lab School District (93%)
Famu Lab School District (90%)
St. Johns School District (89%)
Clay School District (88%)
Georgia69%
Bremen City School District (99%)
Glascock County School District (91%)
Echols County School District (91%)
Oconee County School District (91%)
Trion City School District (90%)
Idaho85%
Cascade School District (96%)
Bliss Joint School District (95%)
Bear Lake County School District (95%)
St Maries Joint School District (94%)
Liberty Charter School District (94%)
Illinois88%
Oregon Cusd 220 School District (99%)
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District (99%)
Peotone Cusd 207u School District (98%)
Erie Cusd 1 School District (98%)
Goreville Cud 1 School District (98%)
Indiana81%
Hanover Community School Corp School District (99%)
South Gibson School Corp School District (99%)
Wes-del Community Schools School District (99%)
Adams Central Community Schools School District (98%)
School City Of Whiting School District (98%)
Iowa92%
Albia Community School District (99%)
Solon Community School District (99%)
Sioux Center Community School District (99%)
Ames Community School District (98%)
Eastern Allamakee Community School District (98%)
Kansas88%
Louisburg School District (99%)
Blue Valley School District (99%)
Prairie View School District (99%)
Phillipsburg School District (98%)
Syracuse School District (98%)
Kentucky82%
Walton-verona Independent School District (97%)
Mercer County School District (96%)
Williamsburg Independent School District (95%)
Russellville Independent School District (95%)
Fort Thomas Independent School District (95%)
Louisiana67%
Lsu Laboratory School District (99%)
Nelson Elementary School District (97%)
Plaquemines Parish School District (91%)
Zachary Community School District (84%)
Southern University Lab School District (83%)
Maine82%
Yarmouth Schools School District (98%)
Scarborough School District (98%)
Brewer School District (96%)
Rsu 22 School District (95%)
Rsu 82/msad 12 School District (94%)
Maryland84%
Carroll County School District (94%)
Howard County School District (93%)
Calvert County School District (93%)
Worcester County School District (93%)
Frederick County School District (92%)
Massachusetts85%
Brookline School District (98%)
Acton-boxborough School District (98%)
Hopkinton School District (98%)
Wakefield School District (97%)
Amherst-pelham School District (97%)
Michigan82%
Rochester Community School District (99%)
Ravenna School District (99%)
Big Rapids School District (99%)
Hopkins School District (99%)
Stephenson Area School District (98%)
Minnesota88%
Dover-eyota Public School District (99%)
Mahtomedi Public School District (99%)
Southland Public School District (99%)
Carlton Public School District (98%)
Greenbush-middle River School District (98%)
Mississippi64%
Pass Christian Public School District (93%)
Richton School District (90%)
Union County School District (82%)
Booneville School District (82%)
Leland School District (81%)
Missouri87%
Kirkwood R-vii School District (99%)
Kirksville R-iii School District (99%)
West Plains R-vii School District (99%)
Crocker R-ii School District (98%)
Southern Boone Co. R-i School District (98%)
Montana89%
Superior K-12 Schools School District (97%)
Scobey K-12 Schools School District (95%)
Victor K-12 Schools School District (93%)
Philipsburg K-12 Schools School District (93%)
Sunburst K-12 Schools School District (92%)
Nebraska91%
Mc Cook School District (99%)
York School District (98%)
Bennington School District (98%)
Wisner-pilger School District (98%)
Battle Creek School District (98%)
Nevada68%
Eureka County School District (96%)
Lander County School District (93%)
Storey County School District (76%)
White Pine County School District (75%)
Elko County School District (71%)
New Hampshire87%
Keene School District (99%)
Lebanon School District (98%)
Kearsarge Regional School District (98%)
Concord School District (97%)
Jaffrey-rindge Coop School District (96%)
New Jersey94%
Leonia Public School District (99%)
Paramus Public School District (99%)
West Essex Regional School District (99%)
Neptune Township School District (99%)
Woodbridge Township School District (99%)
New Mexico72%
Des Moines Municipal Schools School District (93%)
Texico Municipal Schools School District (92%)
Cloudcroft Municipal Schools School District (92%)
Fort Sumner Municipal Schools School District (90%)
Dora Municipal Schools School District (90%)
New York87%
Caledonia-mumford Central School District (99%)
Deer Park Union Free School District (99%)
Lancaster Central School District (99%)
Westhampton Beach Union Free School District (99%)
Rhinebeck Central School District (99%)
North Carolina76%
Lincoln Charter School District (95%)
Dare County Schools School District (91%)
Chapel Hill-carrboro City Schools School District (90%)
Pamlico County Schools School District (90%)
Mooresville Graded School District (89%)
North Dakota91%
Kindred 2 School District (98%)
Velva 1 School District (98%)
Beulah 27 School District (98%)
Sargent Central 6 School District (97%)
Hazen 3 School District (97%)
Ohio89%
Beavercreek City School District (99%)
Tri-county North Local School District (99%)
Willoughby-eastlake City School District (99%)
Fort Recovery Local School District (99%)
Solon City School District (99%)
Oklahoma84%
Byng School District (99%)
Piedmont School District (99%)
Lexington School District (99%)
Dewar School District (98%)
Wewoka School District (98%)
Oregon79%
Scio 95 School District (99%)
Pleasant Hill 1 School District (99%)
Ashland 5 School District (98%)
Sisters 6 School District (98%)
Nestucca Valley 101j School District (98%)
Pennsylvania89%
Central Cambria School District (99%)
Garnet Valley School District (99%)
Franklin Regional School District (99%)
Brentwood Borough School District (99%)
Unionville-chadds Ford School District (99%)
Rhode Island81%
North Kingstown School District (94%)
Barrington School District (94%)
Smithfield School District (92%)
East Greenwich School District (91%)
Scituate School District (90%)
South Carolina67%
York 04 School District (97%)
Greenwood 52 School District (83%)
York 01 School District (83%)
Greenwood 50 School District (80%)
Florence 05 School District (80%)
South Dakota87%
Gregory 26-4 School District (97%)
Viborg-hurley 60-6 School District (96%)
Hitchcock Tulare 56-6 School District (96%)
Hamlin 28-3 School District (96%)
Wilmot 54-7 School District (95%)
Tennessee83%
Milan School District (98%)
Cocke County School District (97%)
Henry County School District (97%)
Mckenzie School District (96%)
Van Buren County School District (96%)
Texas83%
Fredericksburg Independent School District (99%)
College Station Independent School District (99%)
La Vernia Independent School District (98%)
Holliday Independent School District (98%)
Poolville Independent School District (98%)
Utah81%
Morgan School District (99%)
Logan City School District (93%)
Daggett School District (92%)
Cache School District (91%)
Piute School District (91%)
Vermont91%
Milton Incorporated School District (99%)
Colchester School District (98%)
Enosburgh Town School District (98%)
Danville School District (97%)
Morristown School District (97%)
Virginia79%
Loudoun County School District (97%)
Clarke County School District (96%)
Lancaster County School District (93%)
Surry County School District (93%)
Buena Vista City School District (92%)
Washington80%
Medical Lake School District (98%)
Vashon Island School District (97%)
Freeman School District (97%)
Bainbridge Island School District (97%)
Winlock School District (97%)
West Virginia80%
Pleasants County Schools School District (92%)
Calhoun County Schools School District (92%)
Wetzel County Schools School District (91%)
Pendleton County Schools School District (90%)
Wirt County Schools School District (89%)
Wisconsin95%
Amery School District (99%)
Marshall School District (99%)
Hamilton School District (99%)
Waterloo School District (99%)
Palmyra-eagle Area School District (99%)
Wyoming84%
Park County # 1 School District (99%)
Sublette County #1 School District (95%)
Crook County #1 School District (95%)
Lincoln County #1 School District (93%)
Platte County #1 School District (92%)
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Did You Know?
The state with highest average public school graduation rate is Wisconsin, with 95%. The state with the lowest average public school graduation rate is District of Columbia with 64%.