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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 5.3.  Percentage of children ages 6–18 whose parents had completed high school, by parent and race/ethnicity: 2007

Race/ethnicity Mother Father
Total1 86.4 86.8
White 94.6 93.8
Black 86.3 89.2
Hispanic 60.4 59.0
Asian 85.9 88.5
Pacific Islander 93.5 85.6
American Indian/Alaska Native 83.6 90.0
1 Includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Parents include adoptive and stepparents but exclude parents not residing in the same household as their children. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2007.

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