The state’s 4-year graduation rate is reported as 88.6 percent, 0.6 percentage points higher than the previous year. The national rate climbed by 0.9 points, from 81.4 to 82.3 percent.
Both the state and national rates were the highest in 5 years.
The highest state rates were found in Iowa (90.5) and Nebraska (89.7). New Jersey tied Wisconsin for the third place.