Male Black students in Florida in 2009/10 graduated at much higher rates than in 2007/8 and male White non-Latino students at higher rates, narrowing the gap between them. The rates for all male students were below the national averages for that group. The increase in Florida’s Black male graduation rate had a strong effect on the national average for that group.
The Benchmark for graduation rates of Black male students for states enrolling more than 10,000 Black students is 84% (Arizona). The Benchmark for states with at least one district enrolling more than 10,000 Black male students is New Jersey (63%).
|Jurisdiction||Male Grad Rates 2009/10||Male Grad Rates 2007/08||Change|
|Black Males||Latino Males||White Males||Black Males||White Males||Black||White|
NAEP 8th Grade Reading results for Florida are at the national average for Black male students, above the national average for male Latino students and slightly below the national average for male White non-Latino students.
|Jurisdiction||Black Males||Latino Males||White Males||GAP White/Black||GAP White/Latino|
Percentages of Black, Latino and White Non-Latino Male Students At Each Achievement Level, Reading, Grade 8, 2011
NAEP 8th Grade Mathematics results for Florida’s Black and White non-Latino male students are below national averages; results for male Latino students are above the national average for that group.
|Jurisdiction||Black||Latino||White non-Latino||GAP White/Black||GAP White/Latino|
Percentages of Black, Latino and White Non-Latino Male Students At Each Achievement Level, Mathematics, Grade 8, 2011
The Benchmark for Black male students in 8th Grade Reading is Connecticut, with 19% of Black male students scoring at or above Proficient.
The Benchmark for 8th Grade Mathematics is Massachusetts, with 26% of Black male students scoring at or above Proficient.
Omitted because of data accuracy issues.