High School Dropout Rate

CARUCOM Communities Ranked by Percentage Change in High School Dropout Rate from 1980 to 1990
Communities% Change in H.S. Dropouts
1980-1990
Brawley788.40%
Carruthers181.60%
Coalinga169.50%
Armona128.30%
Imperial98.60%
Holtville89.90%
Calistoga57.60%
Selma49.20%
Piru47.90%
Shafter City38.10%
Poplar-Cotton32.10%
El Rio24.70%
Del Rey23.30%
Lockeford20.40%
Farmersville19.60%
Parlier16.40%
Cutler12.50%
Livingston10.50%
Earlimart9.80%
Kerman9.00%
London1.20%
Soledad-3.30%
Huron-5.30%
Orange Cove-6.10%
Sanger-6.90%
Exeter-7.20%
East Porterville-7.50%
Gonzales-7.60%
Lamont-Weedpatch-8.80%
King City-12.10%
Buttonwillow-12.30%
Orosi-12.50%
Ivanhoe-14.80%
Greenfield-15.90%
Calexico-18.10%
Corcoran-18.40%
Westmorland-21.80%
Kettleman City-22.30%
Mendota-22.80%
Strathmore-23.20%
Easton-28.00%
Calipatria-Niland-31.20%
Dinuba-32.40%
Dos Palos-33.10%
Delhi-34.00%
Planada-34.30%
Woodlake-34.90%
Lindsay-36.20%
Terra Bella-37.50%
Tipton-Woodville-38.10%
Fillmore-39.20%
Avenal-41.70%
Arvin-42.70%
Castroville-45.40%
San Joaquin-46.40%
Las Lomas-47.60%
McFarland-47.80%
Patterson-48.60%
Richgrove-51.40%
Hughson-54.80%
Pixley-60.90%
Wasco-71.80%
Firebaugh-71.80%
Laton-82.80%
St. Helena-83.60%
Seeley-83.70%


US Census Definition: Total Number of Persons16-19 Years Old Neither Enrolled in nor Graduated From High School/Total Number of Persons 16-19 in MSA/MCSA
Last Updated on 7/28/99