1999

2000

% who drop out
% who drop out
Official
Corrected to join GED
Official
Corrected to join GED
Official
County
grad. rate for W26 program
grad. rate for W26 program
grad. rate
ALACHUA
63%
62%
2%
64%
62%
2%
61%
BAKER
56%
51%
9%
54%
49%
12%
55%
BAY
56%
54%
4%
66%
60%
10%
68%
BRADFORD
60%
58%
5%
67%
62%
9%
71%
BREVARD
64%
58%
10%
80%
74%
9%
87%
BROWARD
53%
51%
6%
64%
60%
7%
62%
CALHOUN
84%
84%
0%
90%
87%
4%
87%
CHARLOTTE
68%
66%
3%
72%
69%
5%
75%
CITRUS
71%
66%
7%
72%
64%
14%
74%
CLAY
65%
61%
6%
66%
63%
4%
67%
COLLIER
63%
62%
1%
63%
62%
2%
64%
COLUMBIA
64%
57%
12%
62%
57%
8%
60%
DADE
53%
51%
4%
52%
50%
5%
54%
DESOTO
63%
56%
12%
68%
59%
15%
65%
DIXIE
61%
53%
14%
71%
55%
29%
74%
DUVAL
59%
53%
10%
57%
54%
7%
56%
ESCAMBIA
63%
54%
15%
65%
57%
14%
65%
FLAGLER
64%
59%
7%
64%
55%
18%
67%
FRANKLIN
71%
65%
9%
63%
59%
7%
66%
GADSDEN
46%
45%
1%
51%
50%
2%
51%
GILCHRIST
64%
62%
4%
55%
50%
11%
67%
GLADES
67%
65%
2%
51%
51%
0%
55%
GULF
80%
75%
7%
83%
76%
9%
82%
HAMILTON
54%
54%
0%
70%
70%
0%
59%
HARDEE
65%
61%
7%
66%
63%
5%
58%
HENDRY
67%
59%
13%
60%
54%
10%
50%
HERNANDO
69%
66%
5%
67%
63%
7%
68%
HIGHLANDS
70%
64%
10%
65%
59%
9%
69%
HILLSBOROUGH
69%
61%
15%
71%
62%
15%
74%
HOLMES
77%
77%
0%
74%
74%
0%
79%
INDIAN RIVER
65%
62%
5%
65%
63%
2%
66%
JACKSON
58%
57%
3%
50%
49%
2%
53%
JEFFERSON
63%
61%
3%
65%
56%
17%
79%
LAFAYETTE
81%
80%
1%
65%
63%
5%
58%
LAKE
65%
64%
2%
66%
64%
3%
67%
LEE
69%
64%
9%
68%
62%
9%
66%
LEON
65%
63%
2%
67%
66%
2%
64%
LEVY
61%
58%
6%
66%
60%
10%
56%
LIBERTY
72%
69%
4%
73%
69%
5%
82%
MADISON
67%
67%
0%
56%
56%
0%
68%
MANATEE
56%
53%
6%
61%
58%
5%
65%
MARION
58%
56%
3%
60%
58%
4%
65%
MARTIN
61%
60%
1%
83%
75%
11%
85%
MONROE
71%
67%
5%
72%
68%
6%
69%
NASSAU
74%
68%
8%
68%
64%
6%
55%
OKALOOSA
77%
76%
1%
77%
76%
2%
77%
OKEECHOBEE
63%
61%
3%
64%
64%
0%
64%
ORANGE
51%
48%
7%
50%
47%
5%
60%

2001

OSCEOLA
PALM BEACH
PASCO
PINELLAS
POLK
PUTNAM
ST. JOHNS
ST. LUCIE
SANTA ROSA
SARASOTA
SEMINOLE
SUMTER
SUWANNEE
TAYLOR
UNION
VOLUSIA
WAKULLA
WALTON
WASHINGTON

56%
58%
64%
65%
53%
66%
72%
63%
75%
63%
63%
71%
61%
61%
61%
70%
76%
69%
66%

55%
54%
61%
63%
52%
58%
64%
51%
75%
61%
61%
68%
59%
60%
59%
60%
72%
63%
66%

2%
8%
4%
3%
3%
13%
12%
25%
1%
3%
3%
5%
3%
2%
4%
17%
7%
9%
0%

59%
64%
65%
64%
55%
61%
75%
63%
73%
63%
67%
75%
58%
55%
59%
75%
74%
75%
69%

58%
57%
62%
62%
54%
53%
72%
51%
70%
61%
65%
71%
56%
54%
52%
63%
66%
69%
69%

2%
11%
5%
4%
3%
15%
4%
24%
4%
4%
3%
6%
4%
3%
12%
19%
11%
10%
0%

58%
65%
66%
64%
53%
63%
77%
70%
75%
70%
71%
73%
61%
58%
63%
77%
73%
72%
70%

Note: Counties are highlighted where at least half of the official graduation-rate increase between 1999 and 2005 graduating co
for by increases in the proportion of the cohort dropping out and then enrolling in a GED program.

This table shows only the correction from including the dropout-to-GED teens in the original cohort. It does not correct for the in
special-education diplomas in the official graduation rate.

2001

2002

2003

% who drop out
% who drop out
% who drop out
Corrected to join GED
Official
Corrected to join GED
Official
Corrected to join GED
for W26 program
grad. rate for W26 program
grad. rate for W26 program
60%
2%
66%
65%
2%
67%
67%
1%
50%
10%
61%
55%
10%
67%
56%
19%
60%
13%
70%
62%
14%
77%
67%
14%
64%
10%
75%
70%
8%
75%
70%
7%
75%
15%
89%
72%
22%
88%
75%
18%
58%
7%
65%
59%
10%
63%
56%
11%
85%
2%
87%
85%
2%
88%
87%
1%
73%
3%
76%
74%
3%
68%
66%
3%
67%
10%
71%
67%
6%
75%
71%
6%
64%
5%
71%
67%
6%
75%
72%
4%
62%
4%
68%
65%
5%
68%
64%
6%
53%
12%
68%
62%
10%
73%
64%
14%
50%
7%
56%
51%
9%
58%
52%
10%
56%
17%
70%
63%
11%
66%
60%
10%
62%
19%
75%
65%
16%
64%
50%
27%
53%
5%
61%
59%
3%
64%
61%
4%
55%
18%
70%
60%
16%
65%
58%
12%
58%
17%
72%
60%
21%
81%
68%
20%
62%
7%
58%
50%
15%
73%
65%
12%
50%
2%
52%
51%
2%
48%
47%
1%
64%
4%
70%
65%
7%
77%
74%
4%
53%
2%
55%
52%
5%
59%
58%
3%
73%
12%
84%
71%
18%
88%
76%
16%
59%
0%
68%
68%
0%
62%
60%
3%
55%
4%
68%
65%
4%
62%
57%
9%
47%
8%
52%
49%
7%
64%
59%
9%
61%
12%
74%
67%
10%
77%
68%
14%
63%
9%
59%
52%
12%
67%
58%
16%
64%
16%
77%
66%
17%
76%
67%
14%
79%
1%
80%
80%
0%
85%
85%
0%
63%
4%
79%
70%
13%
76%
69%
11%
51%
3%
60%
58%
3%
76%
73%
5%
65%
22%
64%
51%
25%
72%
64%
12%
56%
4%
69%
62%
11%
79%
73%
9%
64%
5%
69%
66%
5%
73%
70%
4%
61%
8%
66%
62%
6%
68%
65%
4%
63%
1%
74%
73%
2%
76%
74%
2%
50%
11%
57%
51%
11%
63%
59%
8%
78%
5%
78%
73%
6%
91%
85%
7%
67%
2%
64%
63%
1%
68%
68%
0%
61%
7%
69%
66%
5%
74%
70%
6%
61%
7%
69%
65%
5%
71%
66%
7%
75%
13%
84%
75%
13%
85%
76%
13%
65%
5%
74%
69%
7%
74%
68%
9%
51%
8%
77%
72%
6%
79%
75%
5%
75%
2%
84%
82%
2%
84%
82%
2%
64%
0%
68%
68%
0%
67%
67%
1%
52%
16%
68%
58%
17%
69%
59%
17%

58%
57%
61%
61%
51%
53%
71%
51%
68%
64%
67%
69%
57%
55%
57%
63%
61%
64%
70%

1%
13%
7%
6%
3%
19%
9%
35%
10%
10%
6%
6%
6%
5%
12%
23%
19%
13%
0%

66%
67%
72%
66%
67%
71%
76%
77%
86%
72%
78%
72%
71%
69%
78%
81%
81%
70%
70%

n 1999 and 2005 graduating cohorts is accounted
m.

ort. It does not correct for the inclusion of GED and

65%
59%
67%
63%
60%
56%
70%
58%
77%
67%
70%
65%
65%
65%
68%
69%
71%
66%
70%

2%
13%
7%
5%
11%
27%
9%
33%
12%
7%
11%
10%
10%
5%
16%
18%
14%
6%
0%

67%
66%
75%
69%
66%
80%
78%
77%
83%
76%
81%
80%
72%
71%
67%
80%
84%
71%
67%

65%
60%
71%
66%
63%
65%
75%
57%
76%
72%
71%
74%
67%
67%
57%
68%
74%
66%
67%

2%
9%
5%
5%
4%
23%
5%
34%
10%
6%
14%
8%
8%
7%
19%
17%
13%
8%
0%

2004

2005

1999-2005
% who drop out
% who drop out Official
Corrected
Official
Corrected to join GED
Official
Corrected to join GED
grad. rate grad. rate
grad. rate for W26 program
grad. rate for W26 program
increase increase
69%
68%
1%
70%
69%
1%
6%
7%
68%
58%
17%
72%
64%
13%
16%
13%
75%
66%
13%
78%
70%
11%
22%
16%
71%
65%
8%
76%
74%
3%
16%
16%
92%
79%
16%
92%
79%
15%
28%
21%
66%
60%
11%
67%
60%
11%
14%
10%
91%
89%
1%
94%
93%
2%
11%
9%
80%
76%
5%
77%
73%
5%
8%
7%
77%
71%
8%
73%
70%
5%
2%
4%
74%
70%
6%
75%
71%
6%
10%
9%
73%
69%
4%
74%
72%
3%
11%
10%
76%
68%
12%
75%
66%
13%
11%
9%
61%
56%
9%
60%
56%
6%
7%
5%
66%
64%
4%
64%
57%
11%
1%
1%
73%
63%
15%
66%
57%
16%
6%
4%
67%
65%
3%
66%
64%
2%
7%
11%
71%
62%
15%
73%
62%
18%
11%
8%
79%
67%
18%
80%
64%
24%
16%
5%
71%
66%
7%
80%
78%
3%
9%
12%
43%
42%
2%
46%
45%
1%
0%
0%
81%
75%
8%
85%
78%
9%
21%
16%
55%
51%
7%
67%
57%
17%
0%
-8%
94%
81%
15%
91%
80%
14%
11%
6%
61%
59%
3%
66%
64%
2%
11%
10%
72%
70%
3%
66%
63%
6%
1%
2%
70%
66%
6%
69%
66%
6%
3%
7%
80%
69%
15%
75%
66%
12%
6%
1%
72%
66%
9%
73%
68%
7%
3%
4%
79%
70%
13%
80%
70%
14%
10%
9%
80%
78%
1%
81%
81%
0%
4%
4%
82%
77%
7%
85%
79%
9%
20%
16%
77%
74%
4%
79%
75%
5%
21%
18%
65%
59%
11%
68%
62%
10%
6%
1%
80%
78%
3%
79%
71%
12%
-1%
-9%
72%
69%
5%
72%
69%
4%
7%
5%
71%
68%
4%
69%
67%
4%
0%
3%
80%
78%
2%
80%
77%
4%
15%
13%
67%
62%
9%
65%
61%
6%
4%
3%
90%
89%
1%
90%
90%
0%
19%
21%
69%
68%
1%
63%
63%
0%
-4%
-4%
75%
74%
2%
82%
78%
5%
25%
25%
73%
69%
7%
72%
68%
6%
14%
12%
87%
77%
13%
85%
77%
10%
24%
17%
75%
70%
8%
77%
71%
7%
6%
4%
81%
78%
5%
85%
83%
3%
11%
15%
83%
80%
3%
85%
83%
3%
8%
7%
61%
60%
1%
63%
62%
1%
0%
1%
73%
63%
15%
74%
65%
14%
22%
16%

65%
66%
76%
71%
72%
80%
78%
80%
85%
78%
84%
81%
69%
74%
79%
83%
85%
75%
71%

64%
61%
73%
68%
66%
70%
75%
60%
78%
74%
72%
75%
66%
70%
67%
72%
76%
72%
71%

2%
8%
4%
4%
8%
14%
4%
32%
9%
6%
16%
8%
5%
6%
19%
15%
9%
3%
0%

68%
69%
77%
70%
70%
78%
77%
74%
84%
82%
81%
76%
62%
79%
84%
83%
86%
78%
68%

66%
64%
73%
64%
66%
70%
74%
57%
78%
78%
70%
69%
59%
75%
74%
70%
80%
74%
68%

2%
8%
5%
10%
7%
11%
4%
29%
8%
5%
16%
9%
6%
5%
13%
18%
7%
5%
0%

12%
11%
13%
5%
17%
12%
5%
10%
9%
19%
18%
4%
1%
17%
23%
13%
9%
9%
3%

12%
10%
12%
1%
14%
12%
9%
6%
4%
17%
9%
1%
0%
15%
16%
10%
8%
11%
2%