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Table 52. Number of gifted and talented students in public elementary and secondary schools, by sex, race/ethnicity, and state: 2004 and 2006
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
State 2004, total 2006
Total Sex Race/ethnicity
Male Female White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
United States 3,202,760   (24,248) 3,236,990   (21,177) 1,579,000   (10,460) 1,657,990   (10,859) 2,191,210   (15,896) 296,150   (3,375) 414,060   (3,350) 304,220   (6,195) 31,360   (1,179)
Alabama 35,680   (798) 40,610   (361) 19,970   (184) 20,650   (184) 31,450   (338) 7,260   (109) 660   (14) 820   (6) 420   (6)
Alaska 5,390   (166) 5,620   (192) 2,810   (102) 2,810   (91) 4,390   (143) 160   (#) 160   (5) 490   (31) 420   (29)
Arizona 57,570   (1,275) 60,060   (711) 30,770   (412) 29,290   (306) 38,830   (544) 1,730   (20) 13,940   (178) 3,620   (29) 1,940   (394)
Arkansas 50,340   (3,219) 45,600   (1,870) 21,110   (924) 24,490   (967) 34,900   (1,253) 7,470   (677) 2,200 ! (860) 760   (26) 270   (41)
California 527,370   (10,256) 523,450   (13,209) 260,010   (6,688) 263,440   (6,567) 230,220   (7,405) 21,150   (559) 147,040   (2,827) 121,410   (5,930) 3,630   (276)
                                                       
Colorado 50,350   (747) 54,000   (620) 27,770   (314) 26,240   (319) 40,420   (543) 2,280   (6) 8,190   (93) 2,730   (14) 400   (11)
Connecticut 15,980   (1,572) 20,170   (2,183) 9,660   (1,094) 10,510   (1,097) 15,470   (1,515) 1,710   (404) 1,350   (295) 1,560   (192)   (†)
Delaware1 5,260   (†) 6,240   (†) 2,830   (†) 3,410   (†) 4,120   (†) 1,290   (†) 390   (†) 430   (†) 10   (†)
District of
     Columbia
  (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Florida 114,400   (1,095) 132,440   (893) 66,740   (462) 65,700   (438) 81,710   (761) 13,170   (92) 31,020   (106) 6,130   (23) 400   (6)
                                                       
Georgia 136,620   (3,954) 150,680   (5,291) 71,110   (2,572) 79,560   (2,725) 110,350   (4,419) 26,370   (796) 4,470   (187) 9,250   (265) 240   (14)
Hawaii2 10,290   (993) 11,140   (†) 4,680   (†) 6,460   (†) 2,570   (†) 120   (†) 220   (†) 8,180   (†) 50   (†)
Idaho 9,920   (528) 10,650   (475) 5,570   (242) 5,070   (237) 9,850   (425) 50   (3) 450   (38) 240   (18) 40   (6)
Illinois 112,570   (4,554) 118,480   (5,016) 56,230   (2,375) 62,250   (2,674) 76,680   (3,996) 18,240   (1,697) 12,720   (225) 10,610   (667) 230   (24)
Indiana 74,780   (5,219) 82,830   (4,222) 37,930   (1,896) 44,900   (2,350) 72,400   (3,820) 5,320   (644) 2,560   (222) 2,450   (272) 110   (14)
                                                       
Iowa 41,460   (1,657) 39,300   (1,030) 19,490   (516) 19,820   (533) 36,060   (970) 1,000   (21) 910   (86) 1,250   (71) 80   (6)
Kansas 15,150   (389) 14,430   (487) 7,810   (280) 6,610   (218) 12,760   (445) 390   (17) 500   (20) 650   (25) 120   (11)
Kentucky 85,660   (3,179) 96,600   (2,885) 45,310   (1,384) 51,290   (1,528) 89,170   (2,781) 5,150   (394) 890   (43) 1,310   (54) 70   (8)
Louisiana 28,020   (2,300) 22,010   (721) 10,710   (362) 11,300   (369) 15,740   (591) 4,590   (107) 510   (15) 1,010   (18) 160   (30)
Maine 5,640   (619) 6,030   (304) 2,960   (147) 3,060   (168) 5,750   (297) 50   (5) 40   (10) 160   (15) 20 ! (9)
                                                       
Maryland1 117,010   (†) 137,410   (†) 65,760   (†) 71,650   (†) 86,470   (†) 22,510   (†) 10,480   (†) 17,520   (†) 430   (†)
Massachusetts 7,440   (1,190) 6,130   (908) 2,550   (348) 3,580   (631) 4,240   (820) 540   (30) 510   (26) 820   (106) 30   (6)
Michigan 65,970   (6,408) 54,950   (4,750) 26,470   (2,312) 28,480   (2,467) 44,610   (3,918) 5,510   (1,255) 1,050   (117) 3,600   (507) 190   (21)
Minnesota 73,940   (2,585) 72,280   (2,154) 35,550   (1,043) 36,740   (1,120) 56,970   (2,047) 4,590   (24) 2,460   (43) 7,560   (62) 710   (54)
Mississippi 30,510   (837) 31,070   (1,015) 15,110   (496) 15,970   (534) 22,580   (806) 7,520   (253) 410   (23) 530   (51) 40   (6)
                                                       
Missouri 34,470   (898) 33,070   (831) 16,960   (424) 16,110   (422) 28,780   (767) 2,350   (93) 440   (18) 1,420   (47) 80   (6)
Montana 8,760   (401) 7,490   (251) 3,770   (133) 3,720   (125) 6,800   (235) 30   (3) 140   (10) 130   (9) 390   (31)
Nebraska 32,160   (824) 32,650   (604) 16,200   (307) 16,450   (305) 29,100   (581) 1,080   (11) 1,390   (57) 960   (12) 130   (7)
Nevada2 7,640   (23) 8,270   (†) 4,220   (†) 4,050   (†) 5,570   (†) 410   (†) 1,210   (†) 1,010   (†) 70   (†)
New Hampshire 4,450   (1,089) 4,700   (1,005) 2,350   (540) 2,350   (469) 4,380   (969) 40   (7) 50   (6) 220   (39)   (†)
                                                       
New Jersey 88,960   (4,851) 97,260   (4,904) 43,920   (2,190) 53,350   (2,764) 64,810   (3,890) 8,620   (808) 9,360   (787) 14,390   (1,327) 90   (9)
New Mexico 36,410   (404) 12,950   (399) 6,890   (219) 6,050   (185) 7,180   (256) 240   (8) 4,280   (137) 510   (53) 740   (36)
New York 61,350   (5,223) 81,520   (3,741) 38,090   (1,799) 43,440   (1,955) 49,010   (3,322) 12,900   (358) 8,480   (177) 10,900   (342) 230   (24)
North Carolina 155,330   (10,613) 149,700   (4,678) 72,600   (2,261) 77,100   (2,429) 120,700   (3,981) 18,090   (639) 4,040   (168) 5,150   (155) 1,710 ! (777)
North Dakota 3,320   (305) 2,770   (162) 1,450   (87) 1,320   (76) 2,370   (100) 30   (1) 20   (#) 50   (2) 300 ! (123)
                                                       
Ohio 133,690   (7,411) 127,610   (5,925) 64,720   (3,150) 62,900   (2,829) 108,200   (5,477) 13,890   (949) 1,540   (70) 3,860   (386) 130   (13)
Oklahoma 87,620   (2,447) 87,320   (2,151) 42,570   (990) 44,760   (1,192) 61,980   (1,581) 5,050   (93) 4,010   (94) 2,460   (46) 13,820   (692)
Oregon 39,440   (903) 38,570   (666) 20,600   (357) 17,970   (318) 32,590   (603) 640   (10) 1,750   (63) 3,110   (26) 480   (33)
Pennsylvania 85,070   (3,170) 75,930   (2,681) 38,830   (1,414) 37,090   (1,297) 63,480   (2,415) 6,680   (292) 1,370   (60) 4,350   (362) 50   (9)
Rhode Island 2,780   (531) 2,060   (300) 920   (134) 1,150   (168) 1,560   (252) 160   (41) 230   (30) 110   (13) #   (†)
                                                       
South Carolina 88,070   (6,564) 77,520   (3,781) 36,580   (1,772) 40,940   (2,022) 59,580   (2,832) 14,660   (964) 1,510   (118) 1,620   (164) 160   (31)
South Dakota 2,940   (241) 3,070   (175) 1,680   (92) 1,390   (87) 2,790   (139) 20   (#) 20   (1) 50   (3) 190 ! (93)
Tennessee 32,630   (1,451) 17,100   (904) 8,810   (493) 8,290   (416) 14,540   (827) 1,650   (63) 260   (15) 620   (43) 30   (4)
Texas 344,500   (3,483) 344,640   (2,413) 167,640   (1,243) 177,000   (1,234) 175,730   (1,923) 28,260   (618) 115,950   (1,189) 23,630   (134) 1,070   (30)
Utah 23,510   (1,218) 25,660   (170) 12,090   (79) 13,570   (91) 20,380   (152) 320   (1) 2,880   (19) 1,890   (#) 190   (#)
                                                       
Vermont 740   (151) 730   (129) 390   (70) 340   (61) 690   (121) 10   (3) 10 ! (5) 20   (6) #   (†)
Virginia 142,140   (3,772) 160,140   (3,319) 77,980   (1,608) 82,160   (1,732) 116,360   (2,709) 18,410   (1,070) 7,310   (117) 17,510   (165) 560   (107)
Washington 38,520   (843) 39,010   (1,289) 19,050   (573) 19,960   (726) 30,390   (1,170) 850   (12) 2,430   (89) 4,970   (90) 380   (17)
West Virginia 6,040   (493) 6,630   (559) 3,500   (305) 3,130   (262) 6,120   (504) 230   (35) 30   (4) 240   (40) 10 ! (3)
Wisconsin 62,000   (4,348) 56,450   (3,095) 27,340   (1,478) 29,100   (1,628) 48,560   (2,821) 3,370   (210) 2,180   (125) 1,900   (129) 440 ! (151)
Wyoming 2,910 ! (944) 2,030   (314) 990   (152) 1,040   (164) 1,830   (295) 30   (2) 80   (8) 70   (13) 30   (#)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Data are based on universe counts of schools and school districts; therefore, these figures do not have standard errors.
2 Data for 2006 are based on universe counts of schools and school districts; therefore, these figures do not have standard errors.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Civil Rights Data Collection: 2004 and 2006. (This table was revised May 2008.)
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