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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table A-2.3.  Number of children ages 3 to 21 and number of children served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) ages 3 to 21, in thousands, by race/ethnicity: 1998 to 2006

Year   Total   White   Black   Hispanic   Asian/Pacific Islander   American Indian/Alaska Native
Number of children Number of children served under IDEA Number of children Number of children served under IDEA Number of children Number of children served under IDEA Number of children Number of children served under IDEA Number of children Number of children served under IDEA Number of children Number of children served under IDEA
1998   75,622 6,024   48,524 3,860   11,587 1,194   11,775 788   2,940 106   796 76
1999   76,460 6,016   48,558 3,807   11,708 1,199   12,332 821   3,050 112   812 76
2000   77,004 6,295   48,741 3,958   11,607 1,259   12,867 878   3,027 121   762 80
2001   77,302 6,401   48,655 3,976   11,645 1,288   13,167 929   3,072 124   763 84
2002   77,380 6,523   48,428 4,015   11,642 1,311   13,442 981   3,106 130   762 87
2003   77,454 6,634   48,188 4,036   11,630 1,335   13,734 1,035   3,143 138   759 90
2004   77,681 6,727   47,967 4,045   11,683 1,356   14,078 1,082   3,197 144   755 100
2005   77,802 6,720   47,684 4,004   11,706 1,346   14,418 1,119   3,245 150   750 101
2006   78,158 6,693   47,465 3,949   11,738 1,336   14,887 1,154   3,322 153   745 101
NOTE: Data have been revised from previously published reports. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Data Analysis System (DANS), "Children with Disabilities Receiving Special Education Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act," 2006.

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