In this interactive map, see how the graduation rate in states and the nation have progressed over the years.
Graduation Rate Trends 2006-2007 to 2011-2012
Source: National Center for Education Statistics | Visualization: Chienyi Cheri Hung, Stacey Decker
The graduation rates displayed in the map for 2006-07 through 2011-12 were calculated by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics using its Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate formula. Previous editions of Diplomas Count used graduation rates calculated with the Education Week Research Center's Cumulative Promotion Index method.