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Table 44. Percentage distribution of enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by race/ethnicity and state or jurisdiction: Fall 1999 and fall 2009
State or jurisdiction Percentage distribution, fall 1999 Percentage distribution, fall 2009
Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Other1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
United States 100.0 62.1 17.2 15.6 4.0 1.2 100.0 54.1 16.8 22.1 5.1 1.2 0.7
Alabama 100.0 61.1 36.4 1.1 0.7 0.7 100.0 58.7 35.0 4.3 1.3 0.8
Alaska 100.0 62.2 4.5 3.2 5.2 24.9 100.0 53.2 3.8 5.8 8.0 23.0 6.2
Arizona 100.0 54.0 4.6 32.7 1.9 6.8 100.0 44.1 6.0 41.4 3.1 5.5
Arkansas 100.0 72.2 23.5 3.0 0.9 0.5 100.0 65.3 21.9 9.2 1.8 0.7 1.0
California 100.0 37.0 8.6 42.4 11.1 0.9 100.0 27.0 6.9 50.4 11.6 0.7 3.4
                           
Colorado 100.0 69.5 5.7 20.8 2.8 1.2 100.0 60.6 5.9 28.6 3.7 1.2
Connecticut 100.0 70.5 13.7 12.8 2.7 0.3 100.0 63.7 13.9 17.6 4.4 0.4
Delaware 100.0 61.6 30.6 5.4 2.2 0.2 100.0 51.6 33.3 11.3 3.5 0.4
District of Columbia 100.0 4.1 86.2 8.3 1.5 0.0 100.0 6.7 80.2 11.5 1.6 0.1
Florida 100.0 54.3 25.4 18.2 1.9 0.3 100.0 45.9 23.9 27.2 2.7 0.4
                           
Georgia 100.0 55.5 38.2 4.0 2.1 0.2 100.0 45.0 37.4 11.3 3.3 0.3 2.8
Hawaii 100.0 20.5 2.4 4.6 72.2 0.4 100.0 19.7 2.3 4.6 72.7 0.6
Idaho 100.0 86.6 0.7 10.2 1.2 1.3 100.0 80.4 1.2 15.0 1.8 1.7
Illinois 100.0 60.7 21.3 14.6 3.3 0.2 100.0 54.2 19.5 21.7 4.3 0.2
Indiana 100.0 84.3 11.5 3.1 0.9 0.2 100.0 77.8 12.8 7.4 1.7 0.3
                           
Iowa 100.0 90.8 3.8 3.2 1.7 0.5 100.0 82.2 5.1 8.1 2.1 0.5 2.0
Kansas 100.0 79.7 8.7 8.3 2.1 1.2 100.0 68.8 7.7 15.7 2.5 1.2 4.0
Kentucky 100.0 88.1 10.5 0.8 0.5 0.1 100.0 84.3 11.0 3.3 1.3 0.1
Louisiana 100.0 49.2 47.6 1.3 1.3 0.6 100.0 48.5 46.0 3.2 1.5 0.8
Maine 100.0 96.8 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.7 100.0 93.4 2.9 1.2 1.7 0.7
                           
Maryland 100.0 54.3 36.8 4.4 4.2 0.3 100.0 45.5 37.9 10.0 6.1 0.4
Massachusetts 100.0 76.6 8.6 10.2 4.3 0.3 100.0 69.1 8.2 14.8 5.4 0.3 2.2
Michigan 100.0 74.4 19.6 3.2 1.7 1.0 100.0 71.1 20.3 4.9 2.7 0.9
Minnesota 100.0 84.0 6.2 2.9 4.9 2.0 100.0 75.0 9.7 6.7 6.3 2.2
Mississippi 100.0 47.5 51.0 0.6 0.6 0.1 100.0 46.1 50.1 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.5
                           
Missouri 100.0 79.7 17.3 1.6 1.1 0.3 100.0 75.7 17.8 4.1 2.0 0.5
Montana 100.0 86.5 0.6 1.7 0.9 10.4 100.0 83.1 1.1 2.8 1.2 11.8
Nebraska 100.0 86.0 5.7 5.7 1.3 1.3 100.0 73.8 8.0 14.3 2.2 1.7
Nevada 100.0 58.9 10.1 23.9 5.4 1.8 100.0 41.4 11.4 37.5 8.2 1.5
New Hampshire 100.0 95.9 1.1 1.6 1.2 0.2 100.0 90.8 2.0 3.5 2.5 0.3 0.7
                           
New Jersey 100.0 60.8 18.1 14.9 6.1 0.2 100.0 53.0 17.1 20.6 8.6 0.2 0.4
New Mexico 100.0 36.2 2.3 49.4 1.1 11.0 100.0 25.5 2.1 59.9 1.3 10.4 0.8
New York 100.0 55.2 20.3 18.3 5.8 0.4 100.0 50.8 19.1 21.7 8.0 0.5
North Carolina 100.0 61.8 31.3 3.7 1.8 1.5 100.0 53.9 31.0 11.1 2.6 1.4
North Dakota 100.0 89.4 0.9 1.3 0.8 7.6 100.0 84.5 2.4 2.5 1.2 9.4
                           
Ohio 100.0 81.1 16.1 1.6 1.1 0.1 100.0 78.1 17.0 3.0 1.7 0.1
Oklahoma 100.0 66.2 10.7 5.4 1.4 16.3 100.0 56.4 11.0 11.2 2.2 19.3
Oregon 100.0 81.9 2.8 9.5 3.8 2.1 100.0 70.0 2.9 20.3 4.8 2.0
Pennsylvania 100.0 78.8 14.9 4.2 1.9 0.1 100.0 73.1 15.8 7.9 3.1 0.2
Rhode Island 100.0 75.5 7.7 13.1 3.2 0.5 100.0 68.0 9.2 18.6 3.4 0.9
                           
South Carolina 100.0 55.2 42.2 1.5 0.9 0.2 100.0 53.7 38.4 5.8 1.6 0.4
South Dakota 100.0 87.0 1.1 1.1 0.9 9.8 100.0 81.3 2.6 2.8 1.4 12.0
Tennessee 100.0 72.9 24.4 1.5 1.1 0.2 100.0 68.2 24.3 5.5 1.8 0.2
Texas 100.0 43.1 14.4 39.6 2.6 0.3 100.0 33.3 14.0 48.6 3.7 0.4
Utah 100.0 86.9 0.9 8.0 2.6 1.6 100.0 79.1 1.5 14.6 3.3 1.4
                           
Vermont 100.0 96.8 1.0 0.5 1.1 0.5 100.0 93.5 1.8 1.2 1.6 0.2 1.7
Virginia 100.0 64.3 27.2 4.3 3.9 0.3 100.0 57.7 26.2 9.7 6.1 0.3
Washington 100.0 75.3 5.2 9.6 7.2 2.7 100.0 66.1 5.8 16.5 9.1 2.5
West Virginia 100.0 94.8 4.2 0.4 0.5 0.1 100.0 92.4 5.3 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.4
Wisconsin 100.0 81.4 9.8 4.1 3.2 1.4 100.0 76.0 10.4 8.4 3.7 1.5
Wyoming 100.0 88.4 1.0 6.8 0.8 2.9 100.0 81.4 1.2 12.1 0.9 3.2 1.2
                           
Bureau of Indian
   Education
100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0
                           
DoD, overseas
DoD, domestic 100.0 59.4 21.4 7.5 10.8 1.0
                           
Other jurisdictions                          
American Samoa 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Guam 100.0 1.9 0.4 0.2 97.4 0.1
Northern Marianas 100.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 99.3 0.0 100.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 99.4 0.0
Puerto Rico 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.1 0.0 99.8 # #
U.S. Virgin Islands 100.0 0.9 83.6 15.2 0.1 0.1 100.0 1.3 82.7 15.5 0.3 0.1
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
1 Includes data for states reporting students of two or more races.
NOTE: Percentage distribution based on students for whom race/ethnicity was reported, which may be less than the total number of students in the state. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. DoD = Department of Defense. 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), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1999-2000 and 2009-10. (This table was prepared August 2011.)
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