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The Best and Worst U.S. Districts for Graduation Rates

The Best and Worst U.S. Districts for Graduation Rates

Jill Hare, Editor | Teaching.monster.com

Top 10 Large Districts

1. 89.6% Graduation Rate Cypress-Fairbanks, TX

2. 82.6% Graduation Rate Jordan, Utah

3. 81.7% Graduation Rate Montgomery County, MD

4. 80.3% Graduation Rate Baltimore County, MD

5. 79.9% Graduation Rate Fairfax County, VA

6. 77.1% Graduation Rate Wake County, VA

7. 76.6% Graduation Rate Mesa, AZ

8. 75.5% Graduation Rate Jefferson County, GA

9. 75.0% Graduation Rate Anne Arundel County, MD

10. 73.1% Graduation Rate Guilford County, NC

Worst 10 Large Districts

1. 37.5% Graduation Rate: Detroit

2. 31.0% Graduation Rate: Milwaukee

3. 41.5% Graduation Rate: Baltimore

4. 44.4% Graduation Rate: Los Angeles

5. 44.5% Graduation Rate: Clark County, NV

6. 45.2% Graduation Rate: Nashville-Davidson Coutnty, TN

7. 49.0% Graduation Rate: Albugquerque, NM

8. 50.5% Graduation Rate: New York City

9. 50.8% Graduation Rate: Duval County School, FL

10. 50.8% Graduation Rate: Dallas, TX

Source: Diplomas Count 2008, Education Week

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