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New York

Reading Proficiency

Students need strong literacy skills to succeed in today’s knowledge-based economy, yet very few eighth-grade students read at a proficient level.

New York
35%
National Average
36%
High School Graduation Rate

A high school diploma is the ticket to the higher education that today’s good jobs demand, but not enough of today’s high school students are earning one.

New York
77%
National Average
80%
College Readiness Rate

Very few high school graduates enter college with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed. As a result, they frequently must take remedial courses, costing them time and money that could be better used in pursuit of a degree.

New York
41%
National Average
26%
Four-Year College Graduation Rate

Students who finish postsecondary education reap economic benefits for themselves and their communities, but far more students enter college compared to those who actually leave with a degree.

New York
60%
National Average
39%
New York

New York
49%
National Average
%

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