Male Black students in Mississippi in 2009/10 graduated at a higher rate than in 2007/8, slightly below the group’s national average. Male White non-Latino students graduated at higher rates in 2009/10 than in 2007/8, considerably below the national average for that group. Male Latino students graduated at a lower than 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 Mississippi are below those for the nation as a whole for Black and White non-Latino male 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 Mississippi are below those for the nation as a whole for Black and White non-Latino male students.
|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.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has not yet made out-of-school suspension data disaggregated by gender available at the state level for 2009/10. The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at The Civil Rights Project has calculated combined male and female percentages from the OCR samples.
|State||Black Males||Latino Males||White Males||Black/White Ratio||Latino/White Ratio|
From: Losen, Daniel J. and Jonathan Gillispie. Opportunities Suspended: The Disparate Impact of Disciplinary Exclusion from School. The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at The Civil Rights Project, August 2012. Source: CRDC, 2009-2010 (numbers from national sample rounded to one decimal).