Average Public School Graduation Rate

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  • The national average public school graduation rate is approximately 83% (2018-19).
  • The state with the highest average student graduation rate is New Jersey, with an 90% average graduation rate.
  • The state with the lowest average graduation rate is District Of Columbia, with a 68%.
  • The public schools with the highest average graduation rate in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Graduation Rate By State (2018-19)

State
Average Graduation Rate
Schools with Highest Graduation Rate
Alabama 87%
Fort Payne High School (98%)
Mt Brook High School (98%)
Bob Jones High School (97%)
Thompson High School (97%)
Muscle Shoals High School (97%)
View Top AL Schools
Alaska 75%
Wasilla High School (93%)
South Anchorage High School (92%)
Dimond High School (91%)
Colony High School (91%)
Ketchikan High School (90%)
View Top AK Schools
Arizona 80%
Flowing Wells High School (98%)
Pinnacle High School (98%)
Cienega High School (98%)
Horizon High School (97%)
Sunrise Mountain High School (97%)
View Top AZ Schools
Arkansas 86%
Greenbrier High School (96%)
Vilonia High School (96%)
Magnolia High School (95%)
Benton High School (95%)
Parkview Magnet High School (95%)
View Top AR Schools
California 83%
Oak Hills High School (98%)
Dublin High School (98%)
Amador Valley High School (98%)
Great Oak High School (98%)
Oakdale High School (98%)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado 78%
Broomfield High School (97%)
Monarch High School (97%)
Boulder High School (96%)
Mountain Vista High School (96%)
Ralston Valley Senior High School (96%)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut 88%
East Lyme High School (98%)
Fairfield Ludlowe High School (98%)
Daniel Hand High School (98%)
Joel Barlow High School (98%)
Ridgefield High School (98%)
View Top CT Schools
Delaware 85%
Polytech High School (97%)
Hodgson (paul M.) Vocational Technical High School (97%)
Sussex Technical High School (97%)
Delcastle Technical High School (95%)
Mount Pleasant High School (94%)
View Top DE Schools
District Of Columbia 68%
Friendship Pcs Collegiate Academy (91%)
Washington Latin Pcs Upper School (90%)
Wilson High School (88%)
Columbia Heights Ec (86%)
Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Parkside High School (85%)
View Top DC Schools
Florida 82%
Nova High School (98%)
Cypress Bay High School (98%)
West Broward High School (98%)
Coral Reef Senior High School (98%)
Doral Academy Charter High School (98%)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia 81%
Whitewater High School (98%)
North Hall High School (98%)
Murray County High School (98%)
Calhoun High School (97%)
Greenbrier High School (97%)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii 82%
Admiral Arthur W Radford High School (95%)
Mililani High School (93%)
Moanalua High School (93%)
Kapaa High School (91%)
Kalani High School (90%)
View Top HI Schools
Idaho 78%
Hillcrest High School (96%)
Sandpoint High School (95%)
Madison Senior High School (95%)
Century High School (95%)
Blackfoot High School (94%)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois 85%
Cary-grove Community High School (98%)
Crystal Lake South High School (98%)
Prairie Ridge High School (98%)
Geneva Community High School (98%)
Naperville North High School (98%)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana 85%
Avon High School (98%)
Zionsville Community High School (98%)
Lowell Senior High School (98%)
Homestead Senior High School (97%)
Bloomington High School South (97%)
View Top IN Schools
Iowa 88%
Urbandale High School (98%)
Valley High School (98%)
Ankeny High School (97%)
Ankeny Centennial High School (97%)
West Senior High School (97%)
View Top IA Schools
Kansas 85%
Mill Valley High School (98%)
Blue Valley High School (98%)
Blue Valley Northwest High School (98%)
Blue Valley Southwest High School (98%)
Gardner Edgerton High School (96%)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky 89%
Campbell County High School (98%)
Louisville Male High School (98%)
South Oldham High School (98%)
North Oldham High School (98%)
Southwestern High School (98%)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana 79%
Warren Easton Senior High School (98%)
Edna Karr High School (96%)
Central Lafourche High School (94%)
Dutchtown High School (92%)
C.e. Byrd High School (91%)
View Top LA Schools
Maine 85%
Scarborough High School (98%)
South Portland High School (94%)
Messalonskee High School (94%)
Windham High School (93%)
Gorham High School (90%)
View Top ME Schools
Maryland 88%
Towson High Law & Public Policy (98%)
Northern High School (98%)
Huntingtown High School (98%)
Middletown High School (98%)
Centennial High School (98%)
View Top MD Schools
Massachusetts 87%
Acton-boxborough Regional High School (98%)
Arlington High School (98%)
Belmont High School (98%)
Boston Latin High School (98%)
Concord Carlisle High School (98%)
View Top MA Schools
Michigan 85%
Berkley High School (98%)
Ernest W. Seaholm High School (98%)
Chelsea High School (98%)
Cass Technical High School (98%)
Renaissance High School (98%)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota 82%
Centennial High School (98%)
Mounds View Senior High School (98%)
St. Michael-albertville Senior High School (98%)
Becker Senior High School (97%)
Edina Senior High School (97%)
View Top MN Schools
Mississippi 83%
Desoto Central High School (95%)
Oak Grove High School (95%)
Germantown High School (94%)
Olive Branch High School (92%)
Madison Central High School (92%)
View Top MS Schools
Missouri 90%
Clayton High School (98%)
Kirkwood Senior High School (98%)
Ladue Horton Watkins High School (98%)
Smithville High School (98%)
Seckman Senior High School (97%)
View Top MO Schools
Montana 83%
Sentinel High School (91%)
Custer Co District High School (90%)
Florence-carlton High School (90%)
Laurel High School (90%)
Capital High School (89%)
View Top MT Schools
Nebraska 87%
Elkhorn South High School (98%)
Elkhorn High School (97%)
Gretna High School (97%)
Papillion-la Vista Senior High School (97%)
Millard West High School (96%)
View Top NE Schools
Nevada 72%
Southeast Career Technical Academy (98%)
Green Valley High School (93%)
Coronado High School (93%)
Robert Mc Queen High School (93%)
Moapa Valley High School (90%)
View Top NV Schools
New Hampshire 87%
Bedford High School (97%)
Kennett High School (96%)
Exeter High School (95%)
Londonderry Senior High School (95%)
Timberlane Regional High School (95%)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey 90%
Chatham High School (98%)
Governor Livingston High School (98%)
Burlington County Institutional Of Technical - Westhampton High School (98%)
Cherry Hill High School East (98%)
John P. Stevens High School (98%)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico 71%
East Mountain High School (90%)
Cobre High School (90%)
Hobbs High School (90%)
Lovington High School (90%)
Gadsden High School (88%)
View Top NM Schools
New York 81%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School (98%)
Elwood/john Glenn High School (98%)
Half Hollow Hills High School East (98%)
Herricks High School (98%)
Irondequoit High School (98%)
View Top NY Schools
North Carolina 88%
Northern Guilford High School (98%)
Phillip O Berry Academy Of Technology (98%)
Mallard Creek High School (98%)
Ardrey Kell High School (98%)
Northwest Cabarrus High School (97%)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota 85%
Century High School (97%)
Fargo Davies High School (96%)
Bismarck High School (94%)
North High School (94%)
Red River High School (93%)
View Top ND Schools
Ohio 82%
Maumee High School (98%)
Ross High School (98%)
Olentangy High School (98%)
Pickerington High School Central (98%)
Pickerington High School North (98%)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma 80%
Deer Creek High School (96%)
North High School (95%)
El Reno High School (95%)
Carl Albert High School (95%)
Choctaw High School (93%)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon 77%
West Linn High School (98%)
West Albany High School (97%)
Oregon City Senior High School (94%)
Lincoln High School (94%)
Lakeridge High School (93%)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania 86%
Pine-richland High School (98%)
Downingtown High School East Campus (98%)
Fox Chapel Area High School (98%)
Garnet Valley High School (98%)
Hampton High School (98%)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island 88%
Barrington High School (97%)
Cranston High School West (97%)
North Providence High School (97%)
Cumberland High School (96%)
Warwick Veterans High School (96%)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina 84%
Wren High School (97%)
Chapin High School (96%)
Darlington High School (95%)
Wade Hampton High School (95%)
Mauldin High School (95%)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota 82%
Brandon Valley High School - 01 (94%)
Mitchell High School - 01 (93%)
Central High School - 01 (92%)
Stevens High School - 42 (92%)
Tea Area High School - 03 (90%)
View Top SD Schools
Tennessee 88%
Anderson County High School (98%)
Farragut High School (98%)
Riverdale High School (98%)
Brighton High School (98%)
Brentwood High School (98%)
View Top TN Schools
Texas 89%
Alvarado High School (98%)
Allen High School (98%)
Amarillo High School (98%)
Andrews High School (98%)
Bowie High School (98%)
View Top TX Schools
Utah 85%
American Fork High School (97%)
Davis High School (97%)
Sky View High School (96%)
Bountiful High School (96%)
Viewmont High School (96%)
View Top UT Schools
Vermont 86%
Champlain Valley Uhsd #15 High School (96%)
South Burlington High School (93%)
Essex Community Education Center Uhsd #46 (90%)
Mt. Mansfield Usd #17 High School (90%)
Bfa High School - Fairfax (90%)
View Top VT Schools
Virginia 87%
Midlothian High School (98%)
Loudoun Valley High School (98%)
Briar Woods High School (98%)
Cosby High School (97%)
Stone Bridge High School (97%)
View Top VA Schools
Washington 81%
Henry M. Jackson High School (96%)
Skyline High School (96%)
Woodinville High School (96%)
Emerald Ridge High School (96%)
Skyview High School (96%)
View Top WA Schools
West Virginia 89%
Musselman High School (98%)
Wheeling Park High School (98%)
Hurricane High School (98%)
George Washington High School (96%)
Winfield High School (96%)
View Top WV Schools
Wisconsin 86%
Franklin High School (98%)
Hamilton High School (98%)
Homestead High School (98%)
Mukwonago High School (98%)
Oak Creek High School (98%)
View Top WI Schools
Wyoming 78%
Central High School (93%)
Rawlins High School (90%)
Powell High School (90%)
Sheridan High School (89%)
Douglas High School (85%)
View Top WY Schools
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