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Table 102. Public elementary and secondary school students, by racial/ethnic enrollment concentration of school: Fall 1995, fall 2000, and fall 2009
Racial/ethnic group Distribution of students in racial/ethnic group, by percent combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students in the school Distribution of students in each racial/ethnic group, by percent of that racial/ethnic group in the school
Total Less than 10 percent 10 to 24 percent 25 to 49 percent 50 to 74 percent 75 to 89 percent 90 percent or more Total Less than 10 percent of group 10 to 24 percent of group 25 to 49 percent of group 50 to 74 percent of group 75 to 89 percent of group 90 percent or more of group
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Total students                            
enrolled, 1995 44,424,467 14,508,573 8,182,484 8,261,110 5,467,784 2,876,302 5,128,214
White 28,736,961 13,939,633 6,812,196 5,246,785 2,094,440 499,884 144,023 28,736,961 143,787 498,649 2,084,689 5,244,015 6,813,804 13,952,017
Total, selected groups 15,687,506 568,940 1,370,288 3,014,325 3,373,344 2,376,418 4,984,191
Black 7,510,678 198,386 598,716 1,588,850 1,622,448 941,335 2,560,943 7,510,678 657,403 1,119,556 1,873,303 1,386,802 811,898 1,661,716
Hispanic 6,016,293 174,140 415,761 932,949 1,289,184 1,099,109 2,105,150 6,016,293 646,364 847,792 1,359,649 1,360,020 874,878 927,590
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
1,656,787 142,886 259,335 367,888 379,110 297,680 209,888 1,656,787 703,101 435,495 301,984 135,001 67,558 13,648
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
503,748 53,528 96,476 124,638 82,602 38,294 108,210 503,748 223,244 75,019 63,070 39,200 15,084 88,131
                             
Total students                            
enrolled, 2000 46,120,425 12,761,478 8,736,252 8,760,300 6,013,131 3,472,083 6,377,181
White 28,146,613 12,218,862 7,271,285 5,566,681 2,303,106 596,478 190,201 28,146,613 189,779 595,137 2,294,232 5,556,108 7,279,301 12,232,056
Total, selected groups 17,973,812 542,616 1,464,967 3,193,619 3,710,025 2,875,605 6,186,980
Black 7,854,032 178,185 561,488 1,485,130 1,652,393 1,043,907 2,932,929 7,854,032 735,459 1,199,865 1,899,982 1,366,363 871,399 1,780,964
Hispanic 7,649,728 181,685 505,612 1,121,809 1,542,982 1,432,639 2,865,001 7,649,728 738,509 1,054,396 1,696,944 1,739,038 1,134,466 1,286,375
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
1,924,875 132,813 295,437 441,769 423,175 353,395 278,286 1,924,875 799,220 524,279 331,576 171,739 81,461 16,600
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
545,177 49,933 102,430 144,911 91,475 45,664 110,764 545,177 251,983 81,119 75,831 39,944 15,363 80,937
                             
Total students                            
enrolled, 2009 48,634,893 8,732,585 9,061,653 10,466,589 7,419,977 4,502,052 8,452,037
White 26,311,473 8,295,175 7,532,475 6,627,227 2,814,575 768,359 273,662 26,311,473 273,285 766,093 2,802,435 6,623,809 7,537,266 8,308,585
Total, selected groups 22,323,420 437,410 1,529,178 3,839,362 4,605,402 3,733,693 8,178,375
Black 8,166,410 131,097 507,800 1,448,683 1,735,281 1,203,375 3,140,174 8,166,410 885,911 1,469,582 1,984,384 1,387,212 858,152 1,581,169
Hispanic 10,775,975 165,220 586,701 1,529,688 2,095,878 1,981,911 4,416,577 10,775,975 875,979 1,475,714 2,312,508 2,557,263 1,710,475 1,844,036
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
2,461,820 94,593 310,703 614,990 578,595 441,613 421,326 2,461,820 990,104 680,770 422,114 233,733 109,671 25,428
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
584,756 34,079 89,843 166,648 118,637 56,413 119,136 584,756 280,738 79,981 89,944 40,595 21,274 72,224
Other1  334,459 12,421 34,131 79,353 77,011 50,381 81,162
                             
Percent of students                            
enrolled, 1995 100.0 32.7 18.4 18.6 12.3 6.5 11.5
White 100.0 48.5 23.7 18.3 7.3 1.7 0.5 100.0 0.5 1.7 7.3 18.2 23.7 48.6
Total, selected groups 100.0 3.6 8.7 19.2 21.5 15.1 31.8
Black 100.0 2.6 8.0 21.2 21.6 12.5 34.1 100.0 8.8 14.9 24.9 18.5 10.8 22.1
Hispanic 100.0 2.9 6.9 15.5 21.4 18.3 35.0 100.0 10.7 14.1 22.6 22.6 14.5 15.4
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
100.0 8.6 15.7 22.2 22.9 18.0 12.7 100.0 42.4 26.3 18.2 8.1 4.1 0.8
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
100.0 10.6 19.2 24.7 16.4 7.6 21.5 100.0 44.3 14.9 12.5 7.8 3.0 17.5
                             
Percent of students                            
enrolled, 2000 100.0 27.7 18.9 19.0 13.0 7.5 13.8
White 100.0 43.4 25.8 19.8 8.2 2.1 0.7 100.0 0.7 2.1 8.2 19.7 25.9 43.5
Total, selected groups 100.0 3.0 8.2 17.8 20.6 16.0 34.4
Black 100.0 2.3 7.1 18.9 21.0 13.3 37.3 100.0 9.4 15.3 24.2 17.4 11.1 22.7
Hispanic 100.0 2.4 6.6 14.7 20.2 18.7 37.5 100.0 9.7 13.8 22.2 22.7 14.8 16.8
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
100.0 6.9 15.3 23.0 22.0 18.4 14.5 100.0 41.5 27.2 17.2 8.9 4.2 0.9
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
100.0 9.2 18.8 26.6 16.8 8.4 20.3 100.0 46.2 14.9 13.9 7.3 2.8 14.8
                             
Percent of students                            
enrolled, 2009 100.0 18.0 18.6 21.5 15.3 9.3 17.4
White 100.0 31.5 28.6 25.2 10.7 2.9 1.0 100.0 1.0 2.9 10.7 25.2 28.6 31.6
Total, selected groups 100.0 2.0 6.9 17.2 20.6 16.7 36.6
Black 100.0 1.6 6.2 17.7 21.2 14.7 38.5 100.0 10.8 18.0 24.3 17.0 10.5 19.4
Hispanic 100.0 1.5 5.4 14.2 19.4 18.4 41.0 100.0 8.1 13.7 21.5 23.7 15.9 17.1
Asian/Pacific
      Islander
100.0 3.8 12.6 25.0 23.5 17.9 17.1 100.0 40.2 27.7 17.1 9.5 4.5 1.0
American Indian/
      Alaska Native
100.0 5.8 15.4 28.5 20.3 9.6 20.4 100.0 48.0 13.7 15.4 6.9 3.6 12.4
†Not applicable.
1 Includes data for two or more races reported by 14 states.
NOTE: Data reflect racial/ethnic data reported by schools. Because some schools do not report complete racial/ethnic data, totals may differ from figures in other tables. Excludes 1995 data for Idaho and 2000 data for Tennessee because racial/ethnic data were not reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1995-96, 2000-01, and 2009-10. (This table was prepared May 2011.)
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