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NEWS RELEASES 1999-00

NEWS RELEASES 1999-00 :: FEBRUARY 1, 2000

NC DROPOUT RATES RELEASED FOR 1998-99 SCHOOL YEAR - TABLE A

1998-99 Dropout Data for Grades 7-12 and 9-12 for Public Schools of North Carolina

(Duplicated Counts and Rates, Excluding Expelled Students Per G.S. 115C-12(27))

    7-12 DROPOUTS 9-12 DROPOUTS
LEA

Name

NUMBERSRATESNUMBERSRATES
01A LAKESIDE SCHOOL 2 6.56 2 9.30
010 ALAMANCE-BURLINGTON 418 4.75 407 7.09
020 ALEXANDER COUNTY 152 6.35 143 9.14
030 ALLEGHANY COUNTY 21 3.12 21 4.63
040 ANSON COUNTY 159 7.76 146 10.76
050 ASHE COUNTY 98 6.12 97 8.87
060 AVERY COUNTY 67 6.06 67 9.00
070 BEAUFORT COUNTY 148 4.38 136 6.19
080 BERTIE COUNTY 105 5.85 101 8.30
090 BLADEN COUNTY 81 3.21 80 4.81
100 BRUNSWICK COUNTY 211 4.74 201 6.97
110 BUNCOMBE COUNTY 522 4.61 505 6.84
111 ASHEVILLE CITY 88 4.58 88 6.62
120 BURKE COUNTY 414 6.68 402 10.09
130 CABARRUS COUNTY 310 3.78 307 5.74
132 KANNAPOLIS CITY 62 3.49 59 5.30
140 CALDWELL COUNTY 216 4.08 212 6.13
150 CAMDEN COUNTY 23 3.63 23 5.68
16A CAPE LOOKOUT HIGH 31 24.12 31 24.12
160 CARTERET COUNTY 174 4.16 171 6.16
170 CASWELL COUNTY 76 4.73 76 7.30
180 CATAWBA COUNTY 294 4.21 287 6.30
181 HICKORY CITY 120 6.29 116 9.39
182 NEWTON-CONOVER 19 1.57 18 2.27
19B WOODS CHARTER 2 2.21 2 3.20
190 CHATHAM COUNTY 129 4.38 129 6.90
200 CHEROKEE COUNTY 74 4.53 71 6.48
210 EDENTON/CHOWAN 31 2.56 31 3.90
220 CLAY COUNTY 23 3.53 23 5.17
230 CLEVELAND COUNTY 188 4.82 186 7.43
231 KINGS MOUNTAIN 105 5.53 99 8.05
232 SHELBY CITY 67 5.02 62 7.19
240 COLUMBUS COUNTY 159 4.51 142 6.21
241 WHITEVILLE CITY 61 4.79 53 6.58
250 CRAVEN COUNTY 294 4.46 284 6.56
260 CUMBERLAND COUNTY 994 4.33 953 6.38
270 CURRITUCK COUNTY 79 5.29 79 8.14
280 DARE COUNTY 82 3.94 82 6.00
290 DAVIDSON COUNTY 329 3.86 317 5.74
291 LEXINGTON CITY 69 5.15 68 8.18
292 THOMASVILLE CITY 35 3.99 34 6.08
300 DAVIE COUNTY 95 4.02 90 5.86
310 DUPLIN COUNTY 148 4.01 129 5.59
320 DURHAM COUNTY 722 5.69 708 8.62
330 EDGECOMBE COUNTY 194 5.42 175 7.40
34A LIFT ACADEMY 1 0.63 0 0.00
340 FORSYTH COUNTY 929 4.95 890 7.15
350 FRANKLIN COUNTY 159 4.94 145 7.25
360 GASTON COUNTY 816 5.91 787 8.86
370 GATES COUNTY 42 4.32 41 6.52
380 GRAHAM COUNTY 47 8.47 40 11.32
390 GRANVILLE COUNTY 137 4.11 125 6.16
400 GREENE COUNTY 45 3.28 45 5.12
410 GUILFORD COUNTY 1,152 4.26 1,109 6.34
420 HALIFAX COUNTY 98 3.58 98 5.31
421 ROANOKE RAPIDS CITY 42 3.05 42 4.82
422 WELDON CITY 16 3.28 15 4.64
430 HARNETT COUNTY 322 4.80 312 7.39
440 HAYWOOD COUNTY 152 4.40 152 6.71
450 HENDERSON COUNTY 235 4.42 224 6.36
460 HERTFORD COUNTY 78 3.92 78 5.77
470 HOKE COUNTY 129 4.97 127 7.60
480 HYDE COUNTY 18 5.12 14 6.02
490 IREDELL-STATESVILLE 437 6.14 424 9.10
491 MOORESVILLE CITY 75 4.31 70 6.19
500 JACKSON COUNTY 75 4.38 75 6.52
510 JOHNSTON COUNTY 391 4.84 356 7.05
520 JONES COUNTY 28 4.22 28 6.30
530 LEE COUNTY 192 5.10 173 7.19
540 LENOIR COUNTY 266 5.61 247 8.05
550 LINCOLN COUNTY 236 4.94 236 7.42
560 MACON COUNTY 73 3.82 71 5.66
570 MADISON COUNTY 53 4.59 53 6.92
580 MARTIN COUNTY 99 4.38 95 6.29
590 MCDOWELL COUNTY 123 4.33 110 6.07
60C KENNEDY CHARTER 8 24.24 7 30.43
600 MECKLENBURG COUNTY 2,401 5.50 2,202 7.72
610 MITCHELL COUNTY 21 1.92 21 2.95
620 MONTGOMERY COUNTY 98 4.93 92 7.10
630 MOORE COUNTY 155 3.20 153 4.78
640 NASH-ROCKY MOUNT 460 5.83 409 7.95
650 NEW HANOVER COUNTY 429 4.36 424 6.37
660 NORTHAMPTON COUNTY 74 4.29 74 6.39
670 ONSLOW COUNTY 410 4.23 407 6.31
680 ORANGE COUNTY 94 3.51 94 5.45
681 CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO 62 1.54 62 2.35
690 PAMLICO COUNTY 37 3.90 36 5.38
700 PASQUOTANK COUNTY 148 5.21 145 7.89
710 PENDER COUNTY 101 3.60 101 5.47
720 PERQUIMANS COUNTY 65 6.94 63 10.06
730 PERSON COUNTY 118 4.62 116 6.98
740 PITT COUNTY 436 4.96 430 7.44
750 POLK COUNTY 15 1.55 15 2.50
760 RANDOLPH COUNTY 436 6.04 401 8.75
761 ASHEBORO CITY 108 6.12 99 8.91
770 RICHMOND COUNTY 172 4.85 150 6.69
780 ROBESON COUNTY 706 6.65 687 9.76
790 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 359 5.51 332 7.93
800 ROWAN-SALISBURY 401 4.40 380 6.43
810 RUTHERFORD COUNTY 166 3.78 166 5.82
820 SAMPSON COUNTY 131 4.06 126 6.13
821 CLINTON CITY 44 3.82 44 5.68
83A LAURINBURG CHARTER 22 21.57 22 21.57
830 SCOTLAND COUNTY 149 4.87 145 7.23
840 STANLY COUNTY 112 2.47 107 3.68
850 STOKES COUNTY 107 3.32 102 4.85
860 SURRY COUNTY 189 5.24 187 7.83
861 ELKIN CITY 12 2.56 10 3.06
862 MOUNT AIRY CITY 16 1.89 16 3.06
870 SWAIN COUNTY 44 5.46 44 7.98
880 TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY 79 4.17 75 5.83
890 TYRRELL COUNTY 11 2.85 10 3.87
900 UNION COUNTY 325 3.62 320 5.58
910 VANCE COUNTY 224 6.98 203 10.19
92C BAKER CHARTER HIGH 20 40.00 20 40.00
920 WAKE COUNTY 1,224 3.07 1,203 4.68
930 WARREN COUNTY 72 4.85 70 7.35
940 WASHINGTON COUNTY 38 3.36 35 4.58
950 WATAUGA COUNTY 95 3.88 95 5.87
960 WAYNE COUNTY 355 4.02 342 5.95
97A ELIZABETH GRINTON AC * 1 33.33 0 0.00
970 WILKES COUNTY 219 4.77 219 7.33
980 WILSON COUNTY 317 5.68 283 7.84
990 YADKIN COUNTY 85 3.34 80 4.93
995 YANCEY COUNTY 50 4.50 47 6.43
999 NORTH CAROLINA 25,578 4.60 24,466 6.78

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