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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008

List of Figures


Chapter I. Demographic Overview
Figure 1.1.Percentage of the resident population by selected race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980 to 2006 and projections to 2050
Figure 1.3.American Indian/Alaska Native tribes according to number of self-identified members, by tribal group: 2000
Figure 1.5.Percentage distribution of families with children, by race/ethnicity and family status: 2006
Figure 1.6a.Percentage of individuals living in poverty, by age group and race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 1.6b.Percentage of family households with children under 18 living in poverty, by race/ethnicity: 1989, 1999, 2003, and 2006
Figure 1.6c.Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native families living in poverty, by American Indian/Alaska Native area: 1989 and 1999
Figure 1.7.Percentage of children ages 19 to 35 months vaccinated with the 4:3:1:3 vaccination series, by race/ethnicity: 1995, 2000, 2003, and 2006
Figure 1.8a.Fertility rates, by race/ethnicity and age group of mother: 2005
Figure 1.8b.Infant mortality rates, by race/ethnicity of mother: Various years, 1984 to 2004
Figure 1.8c.Child mortality rates, by age group and race/ethnicity of mother: 2005
Figure 1.9.Percentage distribution of primary type of care arrangements at about 9 months, 2 years, and 4 years of age, by selected race/ethnicity: 2001, 2004, and 2006
 
Chapter II. Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education
Figure 2.1Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by race/ethnicity and locale: 2005–06
Figure 2.2.Number of Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-funded school programs, by operational structure: Selected years, 1996–97 to 2006–07
Figure 2.3a.Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 2.3b.Percentage of children ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2006
Figure 3.1.Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students, by number of days absent from school in the preceding month and race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 3.2.Percentage of public school students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were suspended, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2004
Figure 3.3.Percentage of spring 2002 high school sophomores, by high school completion status and race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 3.4.Percentage of noninstitutionalized 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school status dropouts, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 3.5.Percentage of 2003–04 high school seniors, by the highest expected level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2004
Figure 4.1a.Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native children and all children demonstrating specific cognitive and motor skills at about 9 months of age: 2000–01
Figure 4.1b.Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native children and all children demonstrating specific cognitive and motor skills at about 2 years of age: 2003–04
Figure 4.1c.Average overall literacy and mathematics scores for children at about 4 years of age, by selected race/ethnicity: 2005–06
Figure 4.2a.Average reading scale scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students and for all students, by grade: 2000, 2002, 2005, and 2007
Figure 4.2bAverage 4th- and 8th-grade reading scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and other public schools, by selected states: 2007
Figure 4.3a.Average mathematics scale scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students and for all students, by grade: 1996, 2000, 2005, and 2007
Figure 4.3bPercentage of students at given mathematics achievement levels, by grade and selected race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 4.3c.Average 4th- and 8th-grade mathematics scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and other public schools, by selected states: 2007
Figure 4.4.Average science scale scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students and for all students, by grade: 2000 and 2005
Figure 4.5.Average U.S. history scale scores for American Indian/Alaska Native students and for all students, by grade: 1994, 2001, and 2006
Figure 4.6.Percentage of public high school graduates who had completed a core academic track, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1982 to 2005
Figure 4.7.Percentage of high school graduates who completed advanced academic courses, by school subject and race/ethnicity: 2004
Figure 4.8.Average scores of 12th-grade students on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by subject and race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 4.9.Average SAT scores for college-bound seniors, by race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 5.1a.Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools with more than 25 books at home, by race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 5.1b.Percentage distribution of 8th-grade students in public schools according to frequency of reading for fun, by race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 5.2Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools who use a computer at home, by race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 5.3.Percentage of children ages 6–18 whose parents had completed high school, by race/ethnicity and parent: 2007
Figure 5.4a.Percentage of children ages 5–17 who spoke a language other than English at home and who spoke English with difficulty, by race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 5.4b.Percentage distribution of 4th- and 8th-grade American Indian/Alaska Native students reporting use of traditional languages within families, by grade: 2007
Figure 5.4c.Percentage distribution of 4th- and 8th-grade American Indian/Alaska Native students reporting attendance at American Indian/Alaska Native ceremonies and gatherings: 2007
Figure 5.5Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native students whose teachers integrated American Indian/Alaska Native culture and history into their curriculum, by grade, curriculum, and frequency: 2007
Figure 5.6.Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native 4th- and 8th-grade students whose school administrators indicated specific issues were serious problems, by grade and density of American Indian/Alaska Native schools: 2007
Figure 5.7.Percentage of children ages 12–17 who used alcohol, smoked cigarettes, or used marijuana in the past month, by race/ethnicity: 2006
Figure 5.8Percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that they engaged in a physical fight on school property, were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, or carried a weapon to school, by race/ethnicity: 2005
 
Chapter III. Postsecondary Education
Figure 6.1American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment in public and private degree-granting institutions, by type of institution and sex: Selected years, 1976 through 2006
Figure 6.2.Enrollment in tribally controlled colleges: Fall 1997 through fall 2006
Figure 6.3Average amount of financial aid awarded from any source per full-time, full-year undergraduate student, by race/ethnicity: 2003–04
Figure 6.4.Number of degrees awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native students, by level of degree: 1976–77 to 2005–06
Figure 6.5Percentage of bachelor's degrees conferred in total and to American Indians/Alaska Natives by degree-granting institutions in the 10 most popular fields of study: 2005–06
Figure 6.6Percentage of master's and doctoral degrees conferred in total and to American Indians/Alaska Natives by degree-granting institutions in the most popular fields of study: 2005–06
Figure 6.7.Percentage distribution of full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and academic rank: 2005
 
Chapter IV. Outcomes of Education
Figure 7.1.Percentage of adults ages 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 7.2a.Unemployment rates for persons ages 16 and over, by race/ethnicity: 1997 through 2007
Figure 7.2bUnemployment rates of persons 16 years old and over, by educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2007
Figure 7.3.Median annual earnings of full-time, full-year wage and salary workers ages 25–34, by race/ethnicity and educational attainment: 2006

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