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Table 49. Children 3 to 21 years old served under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, by race/ethnicity and age group: 2000-01 through 2010–11
Age group and year Total White Black Hispanic Asian1 Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Two or more races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  Number of children served
3- to 5-year-olds                
2000-01 592,090 400,650 93,281 78,070 13,203 6,886
2001-02 612,084 411,364 94,880 84,570 13,825 7,445
2002-03 638,325 425,970 97,808 91,534 15,011 8,002
2003-04 670,406 444,967 100,667 99,297 16,964 8,511
2004-05 693,000 454,638 103,332 107,080 19,014 8,936
2005-06 698,608 453,531 102,310 112,883 20,791 9,093
2006-07 706,403 450,869 103,948 120,080 22,166 9,340
2007-082 697,376 439,421 100,133 124,796 23,649 9,377
2008-092 663,549 411,336 96,127 124,519 22,827 8,740
2009-103 713,837 142,174
2010-114 720,024 413,216 102,061 152,541 23,104 2,127 8,813 18,162
                 
6- to 21-year-olds                
2000-01 5,703,619 3,556,939 1,166,067 799,585 107,841 73,187
2001-02 5,795,333 3,578,164 1,186,923 844,206 109,609 76,431
2002-03 5,884,652 3,588,370 1,213,462 889,056 115,241 78,523
2003-04 5,963,496 3,590,913 1,233,999 936,166 120,580 81,838
2004-05 6,025,630 3,589,853 1,252,218 974,617 125,325 83,617
2005-06 6,014,006 3,550,334 1,243,867 1,006,257 129,163 84,385
2006-07 5,979,983 3,497,984 1,231,922 1,034,137 131,099 84,841
2007-082 5,893,890 3,399,744 1,208,195 1,060,112 135,098 90,741
2008-092 5,387,980 3,063,224 1,116,136 1,003,773 126,332 78,515
2009-103 5,747,250 1,110,200
2010-114 5,698,882 3,092,280 1,112,537 1,155,136 122,655 17,384 81,484 117,406
  Percentage distribution of children served
3- to 5-year-olds                
2000-01 100.0 67.7 15.8 13.2 2.2 1.2
2001-02 100.0 67.2 15.5 13.8 2.3 1.2
2002-03 100.0 66.7 15.3 14.3 2.4 1.3
2003-04 100.0 66.4 15.0 14.8 2.5 1.3
2004-05 100.0 65.6 14.9 15.5 2.7 1.3
2005-06 100.0 64.9 14.6 16.2 3.0 1.3
2006-07 100.0 63.8 14.7 17.0 3.1 1.3
2007-082 100.0 63.0 14.4 17.9 3.4 1.3
2008-092 100.0 62.0 14.5 18.8 3.4 1.3
2009-103 100.0 19.9
2010-114 100.0 57.4 14.2 21.2 3.2 0.3 1.2 2.5
                 
6- to 21-year-olds                
2000-01 100.0 62.4 20.4 14.0 1.9 1.3
2001-02 100.0 61.7 20.5 14.6 1.9 1.3
2002-03 100.0 61.0 20.6 15.1 2.0 1.3
2003-04 100.0 60.2 20.7 15.7 2.0 1.4
2004-05 100.0 59.6 20.8 16.2 2.1 1.4
2005-06 100.0 59.0 20.7 16.7 2.1 1.4
2006-07 100.0 58.5 20.6 17.3 2.2 1.4
2007-082 100.0 57.7 20.5 18.0 2.3 1.5
2008-092 100.0 56.9 20.7 18.6 2.3 1.5
2009-103 100.0 19.3
2010-114 100.0 54.3 19.5 20.3 2.2 0.3 1.4 2.1
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 For years prior to 2010-11, Asian data include Pacific Islanders.
2 Data do not include Vermont, for which 2007-08 and 2008-09 data were not available.
3 For 2009-10, this table does not include data for individual race categories because of missing data and inconsistencies in reporting across states.
4 Data do not include Wyoming, for which 2010-11 data were not available.
NOTE: Data are for those children served for whom race/ethnicity was reported, which may be less than the total number of children served. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2000 through 2006, and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) database, retrieved February 14, 2012, from http://www.ideadata.org/PartBdata.asp. (This table was prepared February 2013.)
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