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Data for Four-Year High School Graduation Rate by Sex, 2011-2012

Sex Percentage of Cohort Who Graduate in Four Years Numerator Denominator
Male 76.3% 43,340 56,791
Female 84.3% 45,786 54,310

Data Notes

The data includes students who transferred into the Local Education Agency (LEA) minus students who transferred out of the LEA. The graduates do not include students who leave public high school for a community college, GED or adult high school, nor does it include students with disabilities who complete the 12th grade but do not qualify for a standard diploma. 

Data Sources

N.C. Department of Public Instruction 

Other Views


The four-year cohort high school graduation rate reflects the percentage of ninth graders (cohort) who graduated from high school four years later.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of ninth graders in the cohort who graduate from high school four years later
Denominator: Total number of students in the ninth grade cohort

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 09/17/2012

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