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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table A-2.1c.  Number and percentage distribution of American Indians/Alaska Natives enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools, by percent of American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 2005-06

Percent American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment Number Percent
Total 644,461 100.0
Less than 10 percent 276,967 43.0
10–24 percent 86,890 13.5
25–49 percent 84,764 13.2
50–74 percent 43,140 6.7
75–89 percent 21,275 3.3
90 percent or more 131,425 20.4
NOTE: Includes students enrolled in Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools. 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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