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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2010-015
July 2010

List of Tables


Chapter 1. Demographics

Table 1a

Resident population and percentage distribution, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980–2008, and projections, selected years, 2010–2025.

Table 1b

Percentage distribution of the resident population, by race/ethnicity, region, and state: 2008

Table 2a

Number and percentage of population in the United States, by nativity and race/ethnicity: 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2007

Table 2b

Number, percentage, and percentage distribution of U.S. population, by nativity and race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 2c

Number, percentage, and percentage distribution of U.S. population under age 18, by nativity and race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 3

Number and percentage distribution of children under age 18, by living arrangements and race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 4

Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty, by living arrangements and race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 5

Percentage of children ages 6 to 18, by parent's highest level of educational attainment and child's race/ethnicity: 2008

Chapter 2. Preprimary, Elementary, and Secondary Education

Table 6

Percentage distribution of primary type of care arrangements of children from the 2001 birth cohort at about 4 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2005–06

Table 7.1a

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by region and race/ethnicity: Selected years, 2000–01 to 2007–08

Table 7.1b

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by region, state, and race/ethnicity: 2007–08

Table 7.2

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by race/ethnicity and locale: 2007–08

Table 7.3

Number and percentage distribution of public school enrollment in the United States and 20 largest public school districts, by race/ethnicity: 2007–08

Table 7.4

Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary school students of each racial/ethnic group, by percent enrollment in school of selected racial/ethnic group: 2007–08

Table 7.5a

Percentage of public school 4th-graders eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, by school locale and race/ethnicity: 2009

Table 7.5b

Percentage distribution of public school 4th-graders, by percentage of students in school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and race/ethnicity: 2009

Table 8.1a

Percentage of children ages 3 to 5 and ages 6 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity: 1998–2007

Table 8.1b

Number and percentage of children ages 3 to 5 and ages 6 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), by race/ethnicity and type of disability: 2007

Table 8.2a

Number and percentage of elementary and secondary school students who spoke a language other than English at home and percentage who spoke English with difficulty, by grade level and race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 8.2b

Number and percentage of elementary and secondary school students who spoke a language other than English at home and percentage who spoke English with difficulty, by race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 9.1

Percentage of public high school teachers with a college major and standard certification in their respective main teaching assignment in mathematics, English, and science, by race/ethnicity concentration of schools: 2007–08

Table 9.2

Average number of years of teaching experience of regular full-time public school teachers and percentage who have less than 3 years of teaching experience, by race/ethnicity concentration of school: 2007–08

Chapter 3. Achievement

Table 10

Percentage of children from the 2001 birth cohort who were proficient in letter and number and shape recognition at about 4 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2005–06

Table 11.1

Percentage distribution of students at National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2005 and 2007

Table 11.2

Percentage distribution of students at National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2005 and 2009

Table 12a

Average scores among 4th- and 8th-graders in the United States on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), by race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 12b

Average scores among 4th-graders on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), by participating country and race/ethnicity in the United States: 2007

Table 12c

Average scores among 8th-graders on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), by participating country and race/ethnicity in the United States: 2007

Table 13a

Percentage of high school graduates who completed selected mathematics courses in high school, by race/ethnicity: 1998, 2000, and 2005

Table 13b

Percentage of high school graduates who completed selected science courses in high school, by race/ethnicity: 1998, 2000, and 2005

Table 14a

Number and percent change in the number of students taking Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by race/ethnicity: 1999–2008

Table 14b

Mean grade and percentage distribution of grades on Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by subject and race/ethnicity: 2008

Table 14c

Number of exams taken and mean grade on Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by Hispanic subgroup and subject: 2008

Table 15.1a

Percentage distribution of the 12th-grade SAT test-taking population, by race/ethnicity: 1998–2008

Table 15.1b

Average SAT scores for the 12th-grade SAT test-taking population, by race/ethnicity and subject: Selected years, 1998–2008

Table 15.2a

Percentage distribution of ACT test-taking population, by race/ethnicity: 1998–2008

Table 15.2b

Average ACT scores in English and mathematics, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1998–2008

Table 15.2c

Percentage of ACT test-taking population meeting college readiness benchmark scores, by race/ethnicity: 2008

Chapter 4. Persistence

Table 16

Percentage distribution of 8th-graders and percentage at or above Basic on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics assessment, by the number of days absent from school in the past month and race/ethnicity: 2009

Table 17a

Percentage of public school students in kindergarten through grade 12 who had ever repeated a grade, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 17b

Percentage of public school students in grades 6 through 12 who had ever been suspended or expelled, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 18.1a

Percentage of 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school status dropouts, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1997–2007

Table 18.1b

Number and percentage of 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school status dropouts, by nativity and race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 18.1c

Number and percentage of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school status dropouts, by race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 18.2

Averaged freshman graduation rate for public high school students and number of graduates, by race/ethnicity: School year 2006–07

Chapter 5. Student Behaviors

Table 19.1

Percentage of high school students who did homework outside of school and whose parents checked that homework was done, by frequency and race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 19.2

Percentage of high school students ages 16 years and older who were employed and the percentage distribution of those who were employed, by hours worked per week and race/ethnicity: 2008

Table 20

Percentage of 12- to 17-year-olds and 18- to 25-year-olds who reported using alcohol, cigarettes, or marijuana in past month, by race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 21a

Number of live births per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1990–2007

Table 21b

Number of live births per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19, by Hispanic ethnicity: 1990–2007

Table 22a

Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, carried a weapon to school, engaged in a physical fight on school property, or reported that drugs were made available to them on school property, by race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 22b

Percentage of students ages 12 to 18 who reported that gangs were present at school, by race/ethnicity: 2007

Chapter 6. Postsecondary Participation

Table 23.1

Percentage of high school completers who were enrolled in 2- or 4-year colleges the October immediately following high school completion, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1980–2008

Table 23.2

Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds enrolled in colleges and universities, by race/ethnicity and sex: Selected years, 1980–2008

Table 24.1

Total number, total percentage distribution, and percent female of undergraduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1976–2008

Table 24.2

Total number, total percentage distribution, and percent female of graduate (postbaccalaureate) fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1976–2008

Table 24.3

Number and percentage distribution of U.S. citizen enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and institutional type: 2008

Table 24.4

Fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions that are historically Black colleges and universities, in institutions that serve large proportions of Hispanic students, and in tribally controlled institutions, by selected race/ethnicity: 2007

Table 25

Percentage of full-time, full-year undergraduates receiving financial aid and average amount of aid, by race/ethnicity and type of aid: 2007–08

Table 26.1

Number, percentage conferred on females, and percentage distribution of degrees awarded by degree-granting institutions, by level of degree, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2007–08

Table 26.2

Percentage of degrees awarded by degree-granting institutions in the most popular fields of study, by race/ethnicity and level of study: 2007–08

Chapter 7. Outcomes of Education

Table 27a

Percentage distribution of adults ages 25 and over according to highest level of educational attainment, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1996–2008

Table 27b

Number and percentage of persons ages 25 to 29 with at least a bachelor's degree, by nativity and race/ethnicity with Hispanic and Asian subgroups: 2007

Table 28

Unemployment rates for persons ages 16 years and older, by educational attainment, age group, and race/ethnicity: 2008

Table 29

Median annual earnings of full-time, full-year wage and salary workers ages 25 and older, by educational attainment, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2007

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