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Enrollment, American Indian/Alaska Natives as a percentage of total enrollment, and  percentage distribution of American Indian/Alaska Natives enrolled in public  elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: 2002 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 2.1: Elementary and Secondary School Enrollment

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Table A-2.1a. Enrollment, American Indian/Alaska Natives as a percentage of total enrollment, and percentage distribution of American Indian/Alaska Natives enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: 2002
Region/state Total enrollment American Indian/ Alaska Native enrollment American Indian/Alaska Natives as percent of total enrollment Percentage distribution of American Indian/ Alaska Natives by region and state
   Total1 46,996,416 624,298 1.3 100.0
  Northeast 8,296,140 25,720 0.3 4.1
Connecticut 570,009 1,822 0.3 0.3
Maine 203,966 1,045 0.5 0.2
Massachusetts 982,989 3,134 0.3 0.5
New Hampshire 207,671 619 0.3 0.1
New Jersey 1,367,473 2,238 0.2 0.4
New York 2,888,233 12,905 0.4 2.1
Pennsylvania 1,816,747 2,519 0.1 0.4
Rhode Island 159,074 862 0.5 0.1
Vermont 99,978 576 0.6 0.1
  South1 16,475,245 178,397 1.1 28.6
Alabama 726,545 5,786 0.8 0.9
Arkansas 450,985 2,355 0.5 0.4
Delaware 116,342 357 0.3 0.1
District of Columbia 76,166 42 0.1 #
Florida 2,532,566 7,197 0.3 1.2
Georgia 1,496,012 2,324 0.2 0.4
Kentucky 628,894 1,230 0.2 0.2
Louisiana 730,354 4,925 0.7 0.8
Maryland 866,743 3,218 0.4 0.5
Mississippi 492,645 809 0.2 0.1
North Carolina 1,335,954 19,643 1.5 3.1
Oklahoma 624,548 111,898 17.9 17.9
South Carolina 689,634 1,768 0.3 0.3
Tennessee
Texas 4,258,009 13,163 0.3 2.1
Virginia 1,167,393 3,396 0.3 0.5
West Virginia 282,455 286 0.1 #
  Midwest 10,774,012 103,864 1.0 16.6
Illinois 2,084,187 3,478 0.2 0.6
Indiana 1,001,810 2,693 0.3 0.4
Iowa 482,210 2,635 0.5 0.4
Kansas 468,342 6,657 1.4 1.1
Michigan 1,769,457 26,178 1.5 4.2
Minnesota 846,891 17,479 2.1 2.8
Missouri 923,194 2,996 0.3 0.5
Nebraska 285,402 4,467 1.6 0.7
North Dakota 104,225 8,411 8.1 1.3
Ohio 1,799,228 2,455 0.1 0.4
South Dakota 128,049 13,547 10.6 2.2
Wisconsin 881,017 12,868 1.5 2.1
  West 11,404,893 270,191 2.4 43.3
Alaska 134,364 34,742 25.9 5.6
Arizona 929,111 61,288 6.6 9.8
California 6,195,920 53,898 0.9 8.6
Colorado 751,056 8,937 1.2 1.4
Hawaii 183,829 835 0.5 0.1
Idaho 248,277 3,026 1.2 0.5
Montana 149,995 16,324 10.9 2.6
Nevada 368,364 6,291 1.7 1.0
New Mexico 320,264 35,939 11.2 5.8
Oregon 537,484 11,930 2.2 1.9
Utah 484,983 7,399 1.5 1.2
Washington 1,014,798 26,746 2.6 4.3
Wyoming 86,448 2,836 3.3 0.5
  Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools2 46,126 46,126 100.0 7.4
Not available
# Rounds to zero.
1 These data do not include Tennessee, which did not report racial/ethnic data.
2 Data for BIA schools are not separated by state. They are located in the South, Midwest, and West regions.
NOTE: Figures may differ from previously published figures because BIA schools have been included in the Common Core of Data (CCD) total. 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," unpublished data, 2002-03.

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