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PY04 Younger Youth Retention Rate State Rankings

This map shows the Retention Rate rankings for the WIA Younger Youth program in PY 04. The rate ranges from a high of 84.8% in Connecticut to a low of 49.4% in New York. The map highlights the ten highest and lowest states on this measure. The top ten in order are Connecticut, North Dakota, Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. The lowest ten from top to bottom are Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Arizona, Virginia, New Jersey, West Virginia, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Hawaii, and New York.

PY04  Younger Youth  Retention Rate State Ranking

Table 1

PY 04 WIA Younger Youth Retention Rankings and Outcomes by State
Rank State Outcome
1 Connecticut 84.8
2 North Dakota 84.0
3 Arkansas 81.7
4 District of Columbia 79.0
5 Idaho 78.9
6 Georgia 78.3
7 Iowa 78.2
8 Minnesota 76.7
8 Wisconsin 76.7
10 Wyoming 76.2
11 Utah 74.7
12 Michigan 73.7
13 Nebraska 73.0
14 New Hampshire 72.2
15 Kentucky 72.1
15 Montana 72.1
15 Puerto Rico 72.1
18 Washington 70.6
19 Kansas 70.2
19 Texas 70.2
21 Maryland 68.7
22 Alaska 68.3
23 Nevada 67.8
24 Oregon 67.7
25 Delaware 67.3
25 Ohio 67.3
27 South Dakota 66.9
28 Maine 65.8
29 North Carolina 65.7
30 Illinois 65.4
31 South Carolina 65.2
32 Colorado 65.1
33 Florida 64.6
33 Missouri 64.6
35 Alabama 64.1
36 Vermont 63.1
37 Mississippi 62.8
38 Louisiana 62.7
39 Rhode Island 62.3
40 California 62.0
41 Oklahoma 61.9
42 Indiana 61.7
43 Pennsylvania 61.6
44 Tennessee 61.2
45 Arizona 61.1
46 Virginia 60.4
47 New Jersey 58.3
48 West Virginia 58.2
49 Massachusetts 57.5
50 New Mexico 57.1
51 Hawaii 50.4
52 New York 49.4