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Longitudinal Attrition Rates in Texas Public High Schools, 1985-86 to 1996-97
Group 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 Percent Change* from 1985-86 to 1996-97
Race-Ethnicity
Native American 45 39 37 47 39 39 40 39 38 42 44 43 -4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 33 30 28 23 22 23 21 21 21 18 18 20 -39%
Black 34 38 39 37 38 39 39 43 47 50 51 51 50%
White 27 26 24 20 19 22 22 25 28 30 31 32 19%
Hispanic 45 46 49 48 48 48 48 49 50 51 53 54 20%
Gender
Male 35 35 35 34 34 34 37 39 41 43 45 46 31%
Female 32 32 31 29 29 29 30 33 36 37 39 40 25%
Total 33 34 33 31 31 31 34 36 39 40 42 43 30%
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