Table 1-14
On-time graduation rates of public high school students: Academic years 2000–01 to 2003–04
Academic year   On-time graduation rate
2000–01   71.7
2001–02   72.6
2002–03   73.9
2003–04   74.3
SOURCES: Seastrom M, Chapman C, Stillwell R, McGrath D, Peltola P, Dinkes R, Xu Z, User's Guide to Computing High School Graduation Rates, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NCES 2006-604 and 2006-605 (2006a); Seastrom M, Hoffman L, Chapman C, Stillwell R, The Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate for Public High Schools from the Common Core of Data: School Years 2002–03 and 2003–04, NCES 2006-606rev (2006b).

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