Percentage of high school drop out

Source:2010-2012 NYS Department of Education Data as of July, 2014

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  High school students dropped out Average high school students Crude
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 570 534 706 1,810 79,498 0.8
Suffolk 1,224 1,190 1,319 3,733 94,679 1.3
Region Total 1,794 1,724 2,025 5,543 174,176 1.1
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 3,729 4,330 4,424 12,483 74,275 5.6
Kings 5,393 5,447 5,142 15,982 106,277 5.0
New York 3,093 3,432 3,525 10,050 73,428 4.6
Queens 3,722 3,740 3,936 11,398 94,611 4.0
Richmond 602 619 686 1,907 20,969 3.0
Region Total 16,539 17,568 17,713 51,820 369,560 4.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 559 384 400 1,343 17,873 2.5
Orange 585 488 487 1,560 24,436 2.1
Putnam 24 35 38 97 6,810 0.5
Rockland 191 237 272 700 16,020 1.5
Sullivan 97 112 93 302 3,856 2.6
Ulster 231 221 255 707 9,982 2.4
Westchester 656 641 680 1,977 52,829 1.2
Region Total 2,343 2,118 2,225 6,686 131,805 1.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 424 330 387 1,141 14,566 2.6
Columbia 86 97 97 280 3,161 3.0
Greene 59 53 56 168 2,723 2.1
Rensselaer 162 148 114 424 8,218 1.7
Saratoga 172 150 190 512 13,047 1.3
Schenectady 256 251 325 832 8,418 3.3
Region Total 1,159 1,029 1,169 3,357 50,133 2.2
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 115 139 118 372 3,383 3.7
Herkimer 73 81 115 269 3,856 2.3
Montgomery 81 95 113 289 2,814 3.4
Otsego 49 57 55 161 3,153 1.7
Schoharie 55 26 35 116 1,864 2.1
Region Total 373 398 436 1,207 15,070 2.7
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 96 100 104 300 4,529 2.2
Essex 30 24 32 86 1,621 1.8
Franklin 54 71 64 189 3,062 2.1
Hamilton 1 1 2 4 172 0.8*
Warren 57 66 53 176 3,920 1.5
Washington 56 60 64 180 3,549 1.7
Region Total 294 322 319 935 16,853 1.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 114 115 104 333 6,301 1.8
Lewis 22 28 27 77 1,656 1.5
St. Lawrence 161 131 116 408 5,619 2.4
Region Total 297 274 247 818 13,576 2.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 96 94 62 252 3,823 2.2
Cortland 66 70 49 185 2,614 2.4
Madison 63 62 71 196 4,142 1.6
Oneida 284 298 291 873 13,132 2.2
Onondaga 948 812 862 2,622 27,207 3.2
Oswego 190 246 245 681 8,236 2.8
Region Total 1,647 1,582 1,580 4,809 59,155 2.7
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 196 196 258 650 10,982 2.0
Chenango 95 65 64 224 3,223 2.3
Delaware 36 52 42 130 2,339 1.9
Tioga 76 74 67 217 3,022 2.4
Tompkins 76 113 107 296 4,557 2.2
Region Total 479 500 538 1,517 24,123 2.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 179 151 153 483 4,397 3.7
Livingston 64 49 46 159 3,276 1.6
Monroe 1,492 690 1,727 3,909 43,013 3.0
Ontario 118 104 74 296 6,588 1.5
Schuyler 11 10 22 43 773 1.9
Seneca 58 46 27 131 1,679 2.6
Steuben 140 120 142 402 6,294 2.1
Wayne 117 129 93 339 5,969 1.9
Yates 28 22 24 74 1,020 2.4
Region Total 2,207 1,321 2,308 5,836 73,009 2.7
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 44 60 50 154 2,662 1.9
Cattaraugus 111 119 123 353 5,089 2.3
Chautauqua 192 204 225 621 7,650 2.7
Erie 1,666 1,487 1,270 4,423 48,665 3.0
Genesee 66 63 51 180 3,503 1.7
Niagara 117 383 224 724 11,907 2.0
Orleans 42 45 62 149 2,663 1.9
Wyoming 39 29 34 102 1,747 1.9
Region Total 2,277 2,390 2,039 6,706 83,885 2.7
New York State 29,409 29,226 30,599 89,234 1,011,345 2.9

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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