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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 2.2b.  Percentage distribution of schools and students, by Bureau of Indian Education school status, density of American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment in schools, and enrollment size: 2005–06

Enrollment size Schools   Students
Bureau of
Indian
Education
(BIE)
schools1
  25 percent or
more
American
Indian/Alaska
Native
(non-BIE)2
Less than 25
percent
American
Indian/Alaska
Native
(non-BIE)2
Bureau of
Indian
Education
(BIE)
schools1
  25 percent or
more
American
Indian/Alaska
Native
(non-BIE)2
Less than 25
percent
American
Indian/Alaska
Native
(non-BIE)2
Total 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0   100.0 100.0
100 or fewer 12.8   34.4 10.6   3.1   6.5 0.9
101–200 33.3   21.2 9.4   17.6   13.8 2.7
201–300 23.9   14.7 11.5   21.1   16.3 5.5
301–500 15.0   19.9 26.8   21.5   33.8 20.3
More than 500 15.0   9.7 41.7   36.7   29.5 70.6
1 Does not include BIE schools that are residences without instructional components. Excludes two BIE schools with no student enrollment.
2 Excludes 6,553 schools, out of 100,385 non-BIE schools, due to missing student enrollment or race/ethnicity information.
NOTE: 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," 2005–06.

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