A range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors contribute to individual and population health. For example, people with a quality education tend to be healthier throughout their lives.
On-time High School Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity, 2011-12
On-time high school graduation rates varied among racial and ethnic groups in the 2011-12 school year.
93% Asian or Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic
85% White, non-hispanic
68% American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic
68% Black, non-Hispanic
Data source: Common Core of Data (CCD), ED/NCES
Healthy People 2020 Target
81% of students attending public schools graduated with a regular diploma 4 years after starting 9th grade for the 2011-12 school year.
Most Recent: 81%
HP 2020 Target: 82%
1.2% increase needed.
Data source: Common Core of Data (CCD), ED/NCES.