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Dropout Rate Differential

There are significant disparities by race/ethnicity in high school dropout rates

High school graduation rates have varied widely by race and ethnicity.

  • Among racial and ethnic minorities, Asians have trailed the overall LPS dropout rate an average of 3%. Black/African-Americans exceeded the overall LPS dropout rate an average of 4%, Hispanics/Latinx exceeded the overall rate an average of 6%, and American Indian/Alaska Native students exceeded the overall LPS rate an average of 14%.