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Table 55. Number of gifted and talented students in public elementary and secondary schools, by sex and state: 2000

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                      |         |         |         |  Gifted and talented
                      |         |         |         |as a percent of total
State                 |   Total |   Males | Females |   enrollment, by sex
                      |         |         |         |_____________________
                      |         |         |         |Total|Male |Female
______________________|_________|_________|_________|_____|_____|_________
1                     |       2 |       3 |       4 |   5 |   6 |    7
______________________|_________|_________|_________|_____|_____|_________
   United States .....|2,926,034|1,419,729|1,506,305|  6.3|  6.0|   6.7
                      |_________|_________|_________|_____|_____|_________
Alabama ..............|   25,437|   13,264|   12,173|  3.5|  3.5|   3.5
Alaska ...............|    5,574|    2,868|    2,706|  4.2|  4.2|   4.2
Arizona ..............|   46,638|   21,892|   24,746| 10.5|  9.5|  11.4
Arkansas .............|   55,851|   28,296|   27,555|  6.4|  6.3|   6.5
California ...........|  411,363|  199,627|  211,736|  6.9|  6.5|   7.3
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Colorado .............|   45,701|   22,567|   23,134|  6.5|  6.2|   6.7
Connecticut ..........|   17,470|    8,415|    9,055|  3.3|  3.1|   3.5
Delaware .............|    6,100|    2,866|    3,234|  5.4|  4.9|   5.9
District of Columbia .|      ---|      ---|      ---|  ---|  ---|   ---
Florida ..............|  105,341|   53,936|   51,405|  4.4|  4.4|   4.5
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Georgia ..............|  113,036|   54,421|   58,615|  8.0|  7.5|   8.5
Hawaii ...............|   11,957|    5,109|    6,848|  6.6|  5.4|   7.8
Idaho ................|    9,204|    4,640|    4,564|  3.8|  3.7|   3.9
Illinois .............|  126,063|   61,073|   64,990|  6.3|  5.9|   6.7
Indiana ..............|   62,670|   28,872|   33,798|  6.3|  5.7|   7.0
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Iowa .................|   39,453|   19,281|   20,172|  8.1|  7.7|   8.6
Kansas ...............|   14,952|    8,231|    6,721|  3.3|  3.5|   3.0
Kentucky .............|   71,773|   33,830|   37,943| 11.5| 10.5|  12.6
Louisiana ............|   24,548|   12,337|   12,211|  3.4|  3.4|   3.5
Maine ................|   11,668|    5,780|    5,888|  5.4|  5.2|   5.6
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Maryland .............|  100,487|   46,773|   53,714| 12.0| 10.9|  13.1
Massachusetts ........|   11,263|    5,275|    5,988|  1.2|  1.1|   1.3
Michigan .............|   61,896|   30,171|   31,725|  3.6|  3.4|   3.8
Minnesota ............|   61,555|   30,304|   31,251|  7.3|  7.0|   7.6
Mississippi ..........|   27,873|   13,369|   14,504|  5.6|  5.3|   6.0
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Missouri .............|   30,494|   15,710|   14,784|  3.4|  3.5|   3.4
Montana ..............|    8,642|    4,232|    4,410|  5.6|  5.3|   5.9
Nebraska .............|   31,555|   15,318|   16,237| 11.3| 10.7|  11.9
Nevada ...............|   11,583|    5,958|    5,625|  3.5|  3.5|   3.4
New Hampshire ........|    3,829|    1,841|    1,988|  1.7|  1.6|   1.9
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
New Jersey ...........|   99,418|   47,300|   52,118|  7.8|  7.3|   8.4
New Mexico ...........|   12,107|    6,644|    5,463|  3.8|  4.1|   3.6
New York .............|   94,915|   45,931|   48,984|  3.3|  3.1|   3.5
North Carolina .......|  125,536|   59,621|   65,915| 10.0|  9.3|  10.8
North Dakota .........|    2,613|    1,279|    1,334|  2.4|  2.3|   2.5
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Ohio .................|  101,656|   50,432|   51,224|  5.5|  5.3|   5.7
Oklahoma .............|   84,467|   40,904|   43,563| 13.9| 13.1|  14.7
Oregon ...............|   41,668|   21,754|   19,914|  7.7|  7.8|   7.6
Pennsylvania .........|   88,483|   45,861|   42,622|  4.9|  4.9|   4.9
Rhode Island .........|    3,400|    1,548|    1,852|  2.2|  1.9|   2.4
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
South Carolina .......|   66,546|   30,470|   36,076|  9.9|  8.9|  11.0
South Dakota .........|    4,370|    2,267|    2,103|  3.4|  3.4|   3.3
Tennessee ............|   27,032|   12,688|   14,344|  3.0|  2.7|   3.3
Texas ................|  351,068|  167,049|  184,019|  9.0|  8.3|   9.7
Utah .................|   13,707|    6,555|    7,152|  2.9|  2.7|   3.1
                      |         |         |         |     |     |
Vermont ..............|    1,191|      563|      628|  1.1|  1.0|   1.2
Virginia .............|  116,914|   56,724|   60,190| 10.3|  9.7|  10.9
Washington ...........|   44,412|   21,260|   23,152|  4.5|  4.2|   4.8
West Virginia ........|    6,021|    3,232|    2,789|  2.1|  2.2|   2.1
Wisconsin ............|   84,872|   40,636|   44,236| 10.0|  9.3|  10.7
Wyoming ..............|    1,659|      753|      906|  1.9|  1.6|   2.1
______________________|_________|_________|_________|_____|_____|_________

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NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, OCR Elementary and Secondary School Survey: 2000. (This table was prepared October 2003.)

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