Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007

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Table 19.1.

Percentage of students in grades 1 through 12 who use computers at school and at home, by grade and race/ethnicity: 2003


Race/ethnicity Total Grades 1-5 Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12
Uses computer at school        
Total1 88.7 85.4 90.7 91.1
White 90.7 88.3 92.7 91.9
Black 86.5 82.7 88.2 89.8
Hispanic 84.9 80.9 87.1 88.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 83.6 75.8 85.2 92.0
American Indian/Alaska Native 88.3 85.0 83.4 94.1
         
Uses computer at home        
Total1 69.8 63.9 71.7 75.4
White 80.9 76.4 82.2 85.0
Black 47.7 42.5 50.8 51.6
Hispanic 49.9 42.9 51.4 58.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 76.4 65.1 77.3 89.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 46.1 37.3 51.6 50.3
1 Total includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October 2003.