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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table A32.-Percentage of public school principals by sex and race-ethnicity, by state:  1993-94
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                                              Sex                                            Race-ethnicity
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                      Total                                         Am. Ind./    Asian/Pac.      Black        White                          Total    Average                             
State             principals             Male     Female             AK Nat.       Isl.     non-Hispanic  non-Hispanic    Hispanic           minority    age
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     Total           79,618              65.4      34.5                  0.8          0.8         10.1         84.2          4.1              15.7      47.7
Alabama               1,274              70.3      29.7                  1.0          0.0         18.8         79.0          1.1              21.0      48.0
Alaska                  474              69.2      30.7                  7.2          2.2          1.8         87.2          1.6              12.7      47.6
Arizona               1,041              62.6      37.4                  2.0          0.8          3.2         77.3         16.8              22.7      47.0
Arkansas              1,084              69.6      30.4                   -           0.0         15.8         83.4          0.0              16.5      45.8
California            7,305              51.3      48.7                  0.1          3.1          9.0         74.3         13.4              25.7      49.2
Colorado              1,308              67.4      32.6                  1.2          0.0          2.2         84.8         11.8              15.2      45.9
Connecticut             958              72.8      27.1                   -            -          10.1         88.3           -               11.7      50.3
Delaware                169              65.7      34.3                  0.0          0.0         19.3         80.7          0.0              19.3      48.0
Dist. of Columbia       154              44.0      56.0                   -           0.0         96.2          0.0           -              100.0      50.0
Florida               2,308              46.6      53.4                  0.0           -          15.6         76.9          6.5              23.1      48.6
Georgia               1,724              62.3      37.7                   -           0.0         25.8         73.9           -               26.1      48.1
Hawaii                  229              43.3      56.7                  0.0         76.0           -          19.6          2.0              80.4      50.0
Idaho                   560              73.7      26.3                  0.0           -           0.0         97.6          1.4               2.4      47.4
Illinois              3,882              68.6      31.4                   -            -          14.6         82.1          2.2              17.9      47.4
Indiana               1,847              79.0      21.0                   -           0.0          7.2         89.4          2.6              10.5      47.9
Iowa                  1,517              79.5      20.4                   -           0.0           -          97.1           -                2.9      47.4
Kansas                1,450              71.6      28.4                   -           0.0          4.0         94.3          1.2               5.7      45.9
Kentucky              1,292              74.0      26.0                   -           0.0          3.1         95.7           -                4.2      47.0
Louisiana             1,442              59.5      40.5                  0.0          0.0         34.7         64.0          1.3              35.9      48.8
Maine                   714              63.0      37.0                   -           0.0          0.0         99.8          0.0               0.2      46.1
Maryland              1,163              58.2      41.8                   -           0.0         24.2         75.3           -               24.6      48.9
Massachusetts         1,670              73.7      26.3                   -           0.0          4.3         94.5           -                5.5      50.4
Michigan              3,004              62.3      37.7                   -           0.0         18.0         81.3          0.0              18.7      48.1
Minnesota             1,449              69.4      30.4                   -           0.0          2.2         96.2           -                3.8      47.5
Mississippi             950              67.5      32.5                   -           0.0         28.8         70.5           -               29.5      46.6
Missouri             2,080              68.5      31.5                   -           0.0          7.9         90.4           -                9.5      46.9
Montana                 753              74.2      25.8                  3.9          0.0           -          95.2           -                4.8      46.1
Nebraska              1,063              80.8      19.2                   -           0.0          1.8         94.1           -                5.9      46.4
Nevada                  368              58.0      42.0                   -           0.0          8.7         85.5          4.0              14.5      47.7
New Hampshire           437              71.2      28.8                  0.0          0.0          0.0         99.2           -                0.8      47.1
New Jersey            2,193              64.8      35.2                  0.0          0.0         12.4         87.5           -               12.5      49.2
New Mexico              649              55.5      44.5                  2.2           -            -          58.9         38.5              41.1      46.4
New York              3,894              64.5      35.5                   -           0.6         10.7         84.9          3.5              15.1      48.2
North Carolina        1,929              74.9      25.1                  1.9          0.0         17.2         80.1           -               19.9      48.2
North Dakota            567              67.5      32.5                  1.0           -           0.0         98.7          0.0               1.3      46.1
Ohio                  3,631              70.6      29.4                  0.0          0.0          7.9         92.1          0.0               7.9      46.9
Oklahoma              1,747              66.2      33.8                  7.3          0.0          4.0         88.5           -               11.5      45.6
Oregon                1,183              63.4      36.6                   -           0.0          2.5         92.7          3.3               7.3      47.4
Pennsylvania          3,000              73.5      26.5                  0.0           -           8.0         89.6          2.0              10.4      47.4
Rhode Island            295              63.2      36.8                  0.0           -            -          97.9           -                2.1      48.0
South Carolina        1,083              69.1      30.9                  0.0          0.0         19.1         80.9          0.0              19.1      47.1
South Dakota            655              74.4      25.6                  0.7          0.0          0.0         98.4          0.9               1.6      46.2
Tennessee             1,522              65.1      34.9                   -           0.0         16.0         83.5          0.0              16.4      48.2
Texas                 5,879              58.7      41.3                  0.6          0.6          7.2         76.4         15.2              23.6      47.5
Utah                    673              69.0      31.0                   -            -           1.2         94.4          2.6               5.6      48.6
Vermont                 308              71.1      28.9                   -           0.0          0.0         99.3          0.0               0.7      45.3
Virginia              1,696              60.4      39.6                  0.0           -          17.5         80.3           -               19.7      46.2
Washington            1,750              59.7      40.3                  2.0          3.2          5.2         88.4          1.2              11.6      47.1
West Virginia           891              68.0      32.0                  0.0          0.0          2.4         95.6          1.9               4.3      46.2
Wisconsin             1,991              75.6      24.4                   -           0.0          5.6         93.2           -                6.8      47.6
Wyoming                 410              87.6      12.4                  0.7          0.0          0.0         99.3          0.0               0.7      46.5
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 -Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
NOTE: Details may not add to totals or 100 percent due to rounding or cell suppression.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and 
Staffing Survey: 1993-94 (Public School Principal Questionnaire).


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