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Table E-3-1.  Percentage of students in grades K through 12 whose parents reported participation in school-related activities, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2007

Sex and race/ethnicity Number of students (in thousands) Participation in school activities by parent or other household member  
  Attended a general school or PTO/PTA meeting Attended a regularly scheduled parent-teacher conference Attended a school or class event Volunteered or served on a school committee Participated in school fundraising  
Total1 51,596   89.4 78.1 74.5 46.4 65.3  
Sex                
Male 26,872   89.3 79.2 71.5 44.8 64.7  
Female 24,723   89.6 76.8 77.7 48.1 65.8  
                 
Race/ethnicity                
White 29,830   91.0 77.8 80.1 54.2 72.5  
Black 7,837   86.7 77.3 64.7 35.0 57.8  
Hispanic 9,765   86.8 80.2 65.0 31.8 50.6  
Asian 1,383   91.0 79.9 71.4 45.8 60.5  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander    
American Indian/Alaska Native 372   94.2 79.7 80.8 58.4 49.5  
                 
Race/ethnicity by sex                
Male                
White 15,361   91.2 79.1 77.4 54.3 72.2  
Black 4,323   84.1 77.7 62.1 31.6 56.9  
Hispanic 5,117   87.2 82.7 60.8 29.1 50.7  
Asian 719   88.9 82.3 73.7 40.0 61.4  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander    
American Indian/Alaska Native    
                 
Female                
White 14,469   90.6 76.3 82.9 54.0 72.8  
Black 3,514   89.9 76.9 67.9 39.1 58.9  
Hispanic 4,648   86.2 77.4 69.6 34.7 50.5  
Asian 663   93.2 77.2 68.9 52.1 59.5  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander    
American Indian/Alaska Native 234 ! 95.2 80.8 93.1 70.3 46.3 !
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the table.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), 2007.
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