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Who Attends Charter Schools?

Percentage of students assessed in mathematics, by type of public school and student characteristics, grade 4: 2003
Characteristic Charter
schools
Other
public
schools
Gender      
    Male 48 * 51
    Female 52 * 49
Race/ethnicity      
    White 45 * 58
    Black 31 * 17
    Hispanic 20   19
    Other1 4 * 6
Eligibility for free/reduced-price school lunch      
    Eligible 42   44
    Not eligible 48   52
    Information not available 10   4
Students with disabilities      
    Yes 8 * 11
    No 92 * 89
Limited-English-proficient students      
    Yes 9   9
    No 91   91
Type of location      
    Central city 50 * 29
    Non-central-city2 50 * 71

Go back to America's Charter Schools for more information.

Explore NAEP charter school performance results.


Last updated 05 January 2005 (RF)

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