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Table 216.50. Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary school students, by percentage of minority enrollment in the school and student's racial/ethnic group: Selected years, fall 1995 through fall 2011
Racial/ethnic group Number of students in racial/ethnic group, by percent minority enrollment in the school Percentage distribution of students in racial/ethnic group, by percent minority enrollment in the school
Total Less than
10 percent
10 to 24
percent
25 to 49
percent
50 to 74
percent
75 to 89
percent
90 percent
or more
Total Less than
10 percent
10 to 24
percent
25 to 49
percent
50 to 74
percent
75 to 89
percent
90 percent
or more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Total, 1995 44,424,467 14,508,573 8,182,484 8,261,110 5,467,784 2,876,302 5,128,214 100.0 32.7 18.4 18.6 12.3 6.5 11.5
White 28,736,961 13,939,633 6,812,196 5,246,785 2,094,440 499,884 144,023 100.0 48.5 23.7 18.3 7.3 1.7 0.5
Minority 15,687,506 568,940 1,370,288 3,014,325 3,373,344 2,376,418 4,984,191 100.0 3.6 8.7 19.2 21.5 15.1 31.8
Black 7,510,678 198,386 598,716 1,588,850 1,622,448 941,335 2,560,943 100.0 2.6 8.0 21.2 21.6 12.5 34.1
Hispanic 6,016,293 174,140 415,761 932,949 1,289,184 1,099,109 2,105,150 100.0 2.9 6.9 15.5 21.4 18.3 35.0
Asian/Pacific
     Islander
1,656,787 142,886 259,335 367,888 379,110 297,680 209,888 100.0 8.6 15.7 22.2 22.9 18.0 12.7
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
503,748 53,528 96,476 124,638 82,602 38,294 108,210 100.0 10.6 19.2 24.7 16.4 7.6 21.5
                             
Total, 2000 46,120,425 12,761,478 8,736,252 8,760,300 6,013,131 3,472,083 6,377,181 100.0 27.7 18.9 19.0 13.0 7.5 13.8
White 28,146,613 12,218,862 7,271,285 5,566,681 2,303,106 596,478 190,201 100.0 43.4 25.8 19.8 8.2 2.1 0.7
Minority 17,973,812 542,616 1,464,967 3,193,619 3,710,025 2,875,605 6,186,980 100.0 3.0 8.2 17.8 20.6 16.0 34.4
Black 7,854,032 178,185 561,488 1,485,130 1,652,393 1,043,907 2,932,929 100.0 2.3 7.1 18.9 21.0 13.3 37.3
Hispanic 7,649,728 181,685 505,612 1,121,809 1,542,982 1,432,639 2,865,001 100.0 2.4 6.6 14.7 20.2 18.7 37.5
Asian/Pacific
     Islander
1,924,875 132,813 295,437 441,769 423,175 353,395 278,286 100.0 6.9 15.3 23.0 22.0 18.4 14.5
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
545,177 49,933 102,430 144,911 91,475 45,664 110,764 100.0 9.2 18.8 26.6 16.8 8.4 20.3
                             
Total, 2005 48,584,980 10,711,307 9,283,783 9,865,121 6,839,850 4,149,802 7,735,117 100.0 22.0 19.1 20.3 14.1 8.5 15.9
White 27,742,612 10,208,608 7,720,632 6,259,485 2,604,846 707,603 241,438 100.0 36.8 27.8 22.6 9.4 2.6 0.9
Minority 20,842,368 502,699 1,563,151 3,605,636 4,235,004 3,442,199 7,493,679 100.0 2.4 7.5 17.3 20.3 16.5 36.0
Black 8,366,722 162,455 560,928 1,513,020 1,752,207 1,176,649 3,201,463 100.0 1.9 6.7 18.1 20.9 14.1 38.3
Hispanic 9,638,712 182,039 581,533 1,388,496 1,873,877 1,803,567 3,809,200 100.0 1.9 6.0 14.4 19.4 18.7 39.5
Asian/Pacific
     Islander
2,242,628 115,084 319,524 543,952 496,515 406,788 360,765 100.0 5.1 14.2 24.3 22.1 18.1 16.1
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
594,306 43,121 101,166 160,168 112,405 55,195 122,251 100.0 7.3 17.0 27.0 18.9 9.3 20.6
                             
Total, 2008 48,566,678 9,335,142 9,062,421 10,269,626 7,178,472 4,447,648 8,273,369 100.0 19.2 18.7 21.1 14.8 9.2 17.0
White 26,655,206 8,872,938 7,530,519 6,498,016 2,724,852 761,614 267,267 100.0 33.3 28.3 24.4 10.2 2.9 1.0
Minority 21,911,472 462,204 1,531,902 3,771,610 4,453,620 3,686,034 8,006,102 100.0 2.1 7.0 17.2 20.3 16.8 36.5
Black 8,225,299 144,078 527,106 1,462,655 1,718,729 1,207,549 3,165,182 100.0 1.8 6.4 17.8 20.9 14.7 38.5
Hispanic 10,439,072 174,124 578,299 1,470,129 1,994,543 1,940,422 4,281,555 100.0 1.7 5.5 14.1 19.1 18.6 41.0
Asian/Pacific
     Islander
2,419,695 101,577 315,230 601,718 548,823 443,063 409,284 100.0 4.2 13.0 24.9 22.7 18.3 16.9
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
583,384 37,501 92,030 163,862 115,046 52,760 122,185 100.0 6.4 15.8 28.1 19.7 9.0 20.9
Other1 244,022 4,924 19,237 73,246 76,479 42,240 27,896 100.0 2.0 7.9 30.0 31.3 17.3 11.4
                             
Total, 2009 48,634,893 8,732,585 9,061,653 10,466,589 7,419,977 4,502,052 8,452,037 100.0 18.0 18.6 21.5 15.3 9.3 17.4
White 26,311,473 8,295,175 7,532,475 6,627,227 2,814,575 768,359 273,662 100.0 31.5 28.6 25.2 10.7 2.9 1.0
Minority 22,323,420 437,410 1,529,178 3,839,362 4,605,402 3,733,693 8,178,375 100.0 2.0 6.9 17.2 20.6 16.7 36.6
Black 8,166,410 131,097 507,800 1,448,683 1,735,281 1,203,375 3,140,174 100.0 1.6 6.2 17.7 21.2 14.7 38.5
Hispanic 10,775,975 165,220 586,701 1,529,688 2,095,878 1,981,911 4,416,577 100.0 1.5 5.4 14.2 19.4 18.4 41.0
Asian/Pacific
     Islander
2,461,820 94,593 310,703 614,990 578,595 441,613 421,326 100.0 3.8 12.6 25.0 23.5 17.9 17.1
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
584,756 34,079 89,843 166,648 118,637 56,413 119,136 100.0 5.8 15.4 28.5 20.3 9.6 20.4
Other1 334,459 12,421 34,131 79,353 77,011 50,381 81,162 100.0 3.7 10.2 23.7 23.0 15.1 24.3
                             
Total, 2010 49,212,031 7,395,549 9,177,649 11,236,328 7,904,340 4,718,126 8,780,039 100.0 15.0 18.6 22.8 16.1 9.6 17.8
White 25,801,021 6,987,898 7,614,557 7,097,284 3,003,599 808,637 289,046 100.0 27.1 29.5 27.5 11.6 3.1 1.1
Minority 23,411,010 407,651 1,563,092 4,139,044 4,900,741 3,909,489 8,490,993 100.0 1.7 6.7 17.7 20.9 16.7 36.3
Black 7,873,809 95,108 415,807 1,335,674 1,697,727 1,236,333 3,093,160 100.0 1.2 5.3 17.0 21.6 15.7 39.3
Hispanic 11,367,157 142,927 583,019 1,654,084 2,238,071 2,063,492 4,685,564 100.0 1.3 5.1 14.6 19.7 18.2 41.2
Asian 2,281,908 63,974 259,910 585,447 552,633 390,731 429,213 100.0 2.8 11.4 25.7 24.2 17.1 18.8
Pacific Islander 169,678 4,958 13,772 27,478 32,241 41,652 49,577 100.0 2.9 8.1 16.2 19.0 24.5 29.2
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
561,126 26,066 77,990 157,300 116,787 58,476 124,507 100.0 4.6 13.9 28.0 20.8 10.4 22.2
Two or more races 1,157,332 74,618 212,594 379,061 263,282 118,805 108,972 100.0 6.4 18.4 32.8 22.7 10.3 9.4
                             
Total, 2011 49,246,537 6,943,209 9,090,845 11,325,084 8,087,862 4,909,344 8,890,193 100.0 14.1 18.5 23.0 16.4 10.0 18.1
White 25,464,162 6,549,257 7,535,852 7,154,879 3,086,247 842,317 295,610 100.0 25.7 29.6 28.1 12.1 3.3 1.2
Minority 23,782,375 393,952 1,554,993 4,170,205 5,001,615 4,067,027 8,594,583 100.0 1.7 6.5 17.5 21.0 17.1 36.1
Black 7,782,146 85,682 393,118 1,302,027 1,686,653 1,255,240 3,059,426 100.0 1.1 5.1 16.7 21.7 16.1 39.3
Hispanic 11,693,788 141,593 594,874 1,678,320 2,302,100 2,161,819 4,815,082 100.0 1.2 5.1 14.4 19.7 18.5 41.2
Asian 2,321,362 58,414 249,943 587,291 570,921 415,832 438,961 100.0 2.5 10.8 25.3 24.6 17.9 18.9
Pacific Islander 177,871 5,170 13,635 27,828 34,546 42,851 53,841 100.0 2.9 7.7 15.6 19.4 24.1 30.3
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
541,986 23,215 69,953 152,088 112,568 58,106 126,056 100.0 4.3 12.9 28.1 20.8 10.7 23.3
Two or more races 1,265,222 79,878 233,470 422,651 294,827 133,179 101,217 100.0 6.3 18.5 33.4 23.3 10.5 8.0
1 Includes data for two or more races reported by 5 states in 2008 and by 14 states in 2009.
NOTE: Data reflect racial/ethnic data reported by schools. Because some schools do not report complete racial/ethnic data, totals may differ from figures in other tables. Excludes 1995 data for Idaho and 2000 data for Tennessee because racial/ethnic data were not reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. 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), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1995-96 through 2011-12. (This table was prepared September 2013.)

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