Male Black students in New York in 2009/10 graduated at a higher rate than in 2007/8, still far below the group’s national average. Male White non-Latino students graduated at a higher rate in 2009/10 than in 2007/8, reaching the national average for that group. The state’s male Latino students graduated at a far lower rate than the national average for that group. These data are under review
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 New York are above those for the nation as a whole in each category.
|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 New York are below those for the nation as a whole in each category.
|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|
New York State enrollment and diploma data has been reported to the National Center for Education Statistics irregularly and is not considered as reliable as data from other states. The data presented here are best estimates, given the data available. They do not include “local diplomas,” a non-college preparatory certificate that is in the process of abolition.