Graduation rates in the 50 states

Maine ranks 16th in the nation, and is one of 36 states that saw increases in the overall graduation rate.

Maine's Class of 2014 graduation rate – the percentage of high school seniors who graduated in four years – was 86.5%, which was up slightly from the graduation rate in the 2012-2013 school year. Maine's graduation rate is above the national average, but behind neighbors like New Hampshire (88.1%) and Vermont (87.8%).

Explore how other states' high schoolers fare in the interactive map below, or compare graduation rates from the class of 2013.

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  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education
INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil | @vigorousnorth

Graduation rates among specific student groups:

State Graduation rate - all students Students with disabilities Low-income students Students with limited English
State Graduation rate - all students Students with disabilities Low-income students Students with limited English