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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
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Demographic Overview
Table 1.1a. Size of the American Indian/Alaska Native population, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 1.1b. Number of American Indian/Alaska Natives, by race subcategory: 2000
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Table 1.2a. Number and percentage distribution of American Indian/Alaska Native population, by region and race: 2000
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Table 1.2b. Size of the American Indian/Alaska Native population and percentage distribution of the total . population in states with the largest American Indian/Alaska Native populations: 2000
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Table 1.2c. Number and percentage distribution of the non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native alone population, by designated area: 2000
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Table 1.2d. Number and percentage distribution of population in American Indian/Alaska Native Areas and Alaska Native Regional Corporations, by race/ethnicity: 2000
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Table 1.3. Largest American Indian and Alaska Native tribes according to number of self- identified members, by tribe: 2000
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Table 1.4a. Percentage of population under the age of 18, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1980 to 2002
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Table 1.4b. Percentage of population under the age of 18, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1980 to 2002
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Table 1.5. Percentage distribution of family households, by family status and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 1.6a. Percentage of individuals living in poverty, by age group and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 1.6b. Percentage of families with children under 18 living in poverty, by race/ethnicity and family type: 1989, 1999, and 2003
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Table 1.6c. Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native families living in poverty, by American Indian/Alaska Native Area: 1989 and 1999
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Table 1.7a. Percentage of babies of low birthweight, by race/ethnicity: 2002
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Table 1.7b. Percentage of children ages 19 to 35 months vaccinated with the 4:3:1:3 vaccination series, by race/ethnicity: 1995, 2000, and 2003
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Table 1.8a. Infant mortality rates, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1983 to 2002
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Table 1.8b. Child mortality rates (deaths per 100,000 population), by age group and race/ethnicity: 2002
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Participation
Table 2.1a. Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary school enrollment, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1986 to 2002
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Table 2.1b. Number and percentage distribution of American Indian/Alaska Natives enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools, by percent of American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: Fall 2002
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Table 2.2a. Number and percentage distribution of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) school enrollment, by grade level: 2003-04
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Table 2.2b. Percentage distribution of schools and students, by type of school and enrollment size: Fall 2002
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Table 2.3a. Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2003
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Table 2.3b. Number, percentage, and percentage distribution of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Persistence and Effort
Table 3.1. Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students, by number of days absent from school in the preceding month and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 3.2. Percentage of public school students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were suspended or expelled, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2000
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Table 3.3. Percentage of 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school dropouts, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1990 to 2003
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Table 3.4. Percentage of 10th-graders who expected to attain various levels of education, by race/ethnicity: 1980, 1990, and 2002
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Academics and Achievement
Table 4.2a. Average reading scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2000, 2002, and 2003
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Table 4.2b. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP reading achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2003
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Table 4.3a. Average mathematics scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1996, 2000, and 2003
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Table 4.3b. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP mathematics achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2003
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Table 4.4a. Average science scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1996 and 2000
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Table 4.4b. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP science achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2000
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Table 4.5a. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP U.S. history achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2001
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Table 4.5b. Average U.S. history scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1994 and 2001
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Table 4.5c. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP geography achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2001
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Table 4.5d. Average geography scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1994 and 2001
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Table 4.6. Percentage of public high school graduates who had completed the core academic track, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1982 to 2000
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Table 4.7. Percentage of high school graduates who completed advanced academic coursework, by school subject and race/ethnicity: 2000
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Table 4.8a. Number and percent change of 12th-grade students taking Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by race/ethnicity: 1999 to 2003
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Table 4.8b. Average scores of 12th-grade students on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by subject and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 4.9a. Average SAT scores for college-bound seniors, by race/ethnicity: 1996 to 2004
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Table 4.9b. Average ACT scores by subject and race/ethnicity: 1997 to 2004
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Social and Educational Environments
Table 5.1. Percentage of children ages 6 to 18 whose parents had completed high school, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 5.2a. Percentage distribution of 8th-grade public school students who report that people in their home speak a language other than English, by frequency of other language spoken and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 5.2b. Percentage of students who qualify for limited English proficient (LEP) services, by race/ethnicity and LEP enrollment status: 2000
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Table 5.3. Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools with selected literacy resources at home, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 5.4a. Percentage of principals rating each of eight goals as among the three most important goals for students in their schools, by school type: 1999-2000
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Table 5.4b. Percentage of teachers who view certain issues as serious problems in their schools, by school type: 1999-2000
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Student Behaviors
Table 6.1. Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools who use a computer at home, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 6.2. Percentage of children ages 12 to 17 who used alcohol, smoked cigarettes, or used marijuana, by selected time period and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 6.3. Percentage of high school students who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, engaged in a physical fight on school property, or carried a weapon to school, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 6.4a. Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students in public schools according to frequency of reading for fun, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 6.4b. Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students in public schools according to hours of television or videotapes watched daily outside of school hours, by race/ethnicity: 2003
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Postsecondary Education
Table 7.1a. Percentage distribution of students enrolled in public and private degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and type of institution: 1976, 1980, 1990, and 2002
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Table 7.1b. Percentage of persons ages 18 to 24 enrolled in colleges or universities, by race/ethnicity: October 2003
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Table 7.2. Number and percentage of American Indian/Alaska Natives enrolled in tribally controlled colleges: Fall 2002
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Table 7.3a. Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving financial aid from any source, by race/ethnicity: 1999-2000
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Table 7.3b. Average amount of finanical aid awarded from any source per full-time, full-year undergraduate student, by type of aid, race/ethnicity, and type of institution: 1999-2000
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Table 7.4. Percentage distribution of the highest postsecondary attainment of 1992 12th-graders who were likely postsecondary participants, by race/ethnicity: 2000
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Table 7.5. Number and percentage distribution of degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, and type of degree: 2002-03
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Table 7.6. Percentage of bachelor's degrees conferred in total and to American Indian/Alaska Natives by degree-granting institutions in the 10 most popular fields of study: 2002-03
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Table 7.7. Percentage of master's and doctoral degrees conferred in total and to American Indian/Alaska Natives by degree-granting institutions in the most popular fields of study: 2002-03
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Table 7.8. Percentage distribution of full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and academic rank: 2001
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Outcomes of Education
Table 8.1. Percentage distribution of adults ages 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2003
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Table 8.2. Unemployment rates for persons ages 16 and over, by race/ethnicity: 1994 to 2003
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Table 8.3. Median income (in constant 2003 dollars) of households, by race/ethnicity: 1989 to 2003
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Table 8.4. Percentage of citizens ages 18 and over who reported voting in the presidential election, by race/ethnicity: 1996 and 2000
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Appendix Tables
Table A-1.1. Resident population and percentage distribution, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980 to 2003 and projections to 2050
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Table A-1.8. Number of live births per 1,000 women, by race/ethnicity and age group of mother: Selected years, 1980 to 2002
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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
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Table A-2.1b.

Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary school enrollment, by race/ethnicity and urbanicity: Fall 2002
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Table A-2.2. Number of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) funded school programs, by operational structure: Selected years, 1997-98 to 2003-2004
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Table A-4.1a. Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native children and all children demonstrating specific motor skills, by child's age at assessment: 2001
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Table A-4.1b. Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native children and all children demonstrating specific cognitive skills, by child's age at assessment: 2001
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Table A-4.9. Percentage distribution of 12th-grade SAT test-taking population, by race/ethnicity: 1996 to 2004
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Table A-7.1a. American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment in public and private degree-granting institutions, by type of institution and sex: Selected years, 1976 to 2002
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Table A-7.1b. Percentage of total public and private degree-granting institution enrollment that is male, percentage that is female, and difference between male and female percentages, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1976 to 2002
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Table A-7.2. Enrollment in tribally controlled colleges: Fall 1997 to fall 2002
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Table A-7.5. Number and percentage of degrees awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native students, by level of degree: 1976-77 to 2002-03
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