Percentage of high school drop out

Source:2012-2014 NYS Department of Education Data as of July, 2015

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  High school students dropped out Average high school students Crude
Region/County 2012 2013 2014 Total 2012-2014 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 706 704 642 2,052 65,436 1.0
Suffolk 1,319 1,223 1,252 3,794 81,336 1.6
Region Total 2,025 1,927 1,894 5,846 146,772 1.3
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 4,424 3,956 3,386 11,766 61,237 6.4
Kings 5,142 3,959 3,500 12,601 88,705 4.7
New York 3,525 3,038 2,655 9,218 66,083 4.6
Queens 3,936 4,062 3,962 11,960 79,990 5.0
Richmond 686 611 575 1,872 18,237 3.4
Region Total 17,713 15,626 14,078 47,417 314,252 5.0
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 400 377 366 1,143 14,722 2.6
Orange 487 499 456 1,442 20,476 2.3
Putnam 38 18 34 90 5,250 0.6
Rockland 272 287 257 816 13,180 2.1
Sullivan 93 108 122 323 3,011 3.6
Ulster 255 225 195 675 8,055 2.8
Westchester 680 659 644 1,983 44,576 1.5
Region Total 2,225 2,173 2,074 6,472 109,269 2.0
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 387 372 400 1,159 12,422 3.1
Columbia 97 77 63 237 2,540 3.1
Greene 56 63 47 166 2,170 2.5
Rensselaer 114 105 122 341 6,664 1.7
Saratoga 190 153 159 502 11,106 1.5
Schenectady 325 217 240 782 6,952 3.7
Region Total 1,169 987 1,031 3,187 41,854 2.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 118 112 121 351 2,718 4.3
Herkimer 115 103 94 312 3,048 3.4
Montgomery 113 103 101 317 2,312 4.6
Otsego 55 58 35 148 2,477 2.0
Schoharie 35 30 26 91 1,494 2.0
Region Total 436 406 377 1,219 12,048 3.4
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 104 110 93 307 3,622 2.8
Essex 32 24 27 83 1,201 2.3
Franklin 64 55 66 185 2,434 2.5
Hamilton 2 N/A N/A 2 89 0.7*
Warren 53 53 52 158 3,095 1.7
Washington 64 80 62 206 2,812 2.4
Region Total 319 322 300 941 13,252 2.4
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 104 108 111 323 5,251 2.1
Lewis 27 18 17 62 1,264 1.6
St. Lawrence 116 127 103 346 4,613 2.5
Region Total 247 253 231 731 11,128 2.2
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 62 59 83 204 3,135 2.2
Cortland 49 56 58 163 2,126 2.6
Madison 71 51 63 185 3,410 1.8
Oneida 291 234 248 773 10,668 2.4
Onondaga 862 593 739 2,194 22,637 3.2
Oswego 245 204 216 665 6,629 3.3
Region Total 1,580 1,197 1,407 4,184 48,605 2.9
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 258 246 248 752 8,853 2.8
Chenango 64 49 64 177 2,583 2.3
Delaware 42 40 35 117 1,805 2.2
Tioga 67 56 64 187 2,478 2.5
Tompkins 107 82 72 261 3,700 2.4
Region Total 538 473 483 1,494 19,420 2.6
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 153 169 176 498 3,538 4.7
Livingston 46 41 43 130 2,581 1.7
Monroe 1,727 1,459 1,038 4,224 35,077 4.0
Ontario 74 80 62 216 5,348 1.3
Schuyler 22 8 16 46 611 2.5
Seneca 27 62 46 135 1,360 3.3
Steuben 142 138 121 401 4,962 2.7
Wayne 93 102 89 284 4,793 2.0
Yates 24 20 26 70 848 2.8
Region Total 2,308 2,079 1,617 6,004 59,118 3.4
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 50 45 36 131 2,133 2.0
Cattaraugus 123 109 104 336 4,184 2.7
Chautauqua 225 215 197 637 6,250 3.4
Erie 1,270 1,308 1,058 3,636 39,963 3.0
Genesee 51 51 46 148 2,714 1.8
Niagara 224 303 234 761 9,668 2.6
Orleans 62 63 41 166 2,008 2.8
Wyoming 34 25 26 85 1,408 2.0
Region Total 2,039 2,119 1,742 5,900 68,328 2.9
New York State 30,599 27,562 25,234 83,395 844,047 3.3

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

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