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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 3.5.  Percentage of 2003–04 high school seniors, by the highest expected level of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2004

Race/ethnicity High
school
or less
  Some
college
College
graduate
(4-year degree)
Graduate/
professional
school
Don't
know
Total 5.0   18.1 33.5 35.0 8.4
White 4.7   17.3 35.1 35.9 7.0
Black 5.0   18.8 32.1 35.3 8.8
Hispanic 6.4   23.1 28.2 28.8 13.5
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.5   10.4 32.7 47.6 6.9
American Indian/Alaska Native 6.9 ! 21.6 25.6 31.3 14.7
More than one race 6.1   16.3 36.4 30.6 10.7
! Interpret data with caution.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), First Follow-up, 2004.

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