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Number and percentage distribution of teachers by school type, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2007–08
 
School type and race/ethnicity Total number of teachers Sex
  Male   Female
All schools  3,898,420   24.4   75.6  
             
All public schools  3,404,520   24.1   75.9  
             
White, not Hispanic or Latino  2,829,150   24.2   75.8  
Black, not Hispanic or Latino  239,460   23.5   76.5  
American Indian/Alaska Native, not Hispanic or Latino  16,670   24.0   76.0  
Asian, not Hispanic or Latino  41,830   22.0   78.0  
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, not Hispanic or Latino  6,490   20.4 ! 79.6  
Hispanic or Latino, regardless of race  240,310   24.1   75.9  
Two or more races, not Hispanic or Latino1  30,610   25.0   75.0  
               
All BIE schools  4,360   28.1   71.9  
               
White, not Hispanic or Latino  2,060   30.6   69.4  
Black, not Hispanic or Latino  60 !   88.9  
American Indian/Alaska Native, not Hispanic or Latino  1,700   21.3   78.7  
Asian, not Hispanic or Latino  60 ! 58.4 !  
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, not Hispanic or Latino       
Hispanic or Latino, regardless of race  190   60.5   39.5 !
Two or more races, not Hispanic or Latino1  260   25.0 ! 75.0  
             
All private schools  489,550   26.0   74.0  
             
White, not Hispanic or Latino  423,080   26.2   73.8  
Black, not Hispanic or Latino  19,800   37.3   62.7  
American Indian/Alaska Native, not Hispanic or Latino  2,160     72.3  
Asian, not Hispanic or Latino  10,580   17.2   82.8  
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, not Hispanic or Latino  1,530 ! 29.5 ! 70.5  
Hispanic or Latino, regardless of race  28,820   19.3   80.7  
Two or more races, not Hispanic or Latino1  3,570   22.0   78.0  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Two or more races, not Hispanic or Latino includes all not Hispanic or Latino respondents who selected more than one race.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. BIE school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. Black includes African American. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher, BIE School Teacher, and Private School Teacher Data Files," 2007–08.


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