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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 2.1b.  Percentage distribution of private elementary and secondary school enrollment, by type of private school and race/ethnicity: 2001–02, 2003–04, and 2005–06

Race/ethnicity Total Catholic Other
religious
Nonsectarian
  2001–02
White 75.9 74.5 78.7 74.0
Black 9.7 8.4 10.6 11.5
Hispanic 8.6 11.9 5.5 5.8
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 4.6 4.5 7.8
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8
  2003–04
White 76.2 74.7 79.0 74.1
Black 9.5 8.1 10.3 11.3
Hispanic 8.8 11.9 5.9 6.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.9 4.7 4.2 7.0
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8
  2005–06
White 75.4 74.1 77.8 73.7
Black 9.5 7.9 10.8 10.8
Hispanic 9.2 12.6 6.3 7.0
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.1 4.7 4.5 7.4
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.0
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001–02, 2003–04, and 2005–06.

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