Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022, what data do you have on the learning experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander students throughout their education careers and on the characteristics of Asian and Pacific Islander education staff?
- In 2019, some 65 percent of Asian and 66 percent of Pacific Islander eighth-grade students were enrolled in schools offering programming classes (source).
- Some 7.0 percent of private school students were Asian, non-Hispanic and 0.7 percent were Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic in 2019–20 (source).
Teachers and Principals
- In 2017–18, some 2.1 percent of traditional public school teachers and 3.0 percent of public charter school teachers identified as Asian, non-Hispanic (source).
- Some 1.9 percent of private school principals and 0.9 percent of public school principals identified as Asian, non-Hispanic in 2017–18 (source).
- About 2.0 million students were enrolled in Asian and Pacific Islander-serving postsecondary institutions in fall 2019 (source).
Faculty and Institutions
- In fall 2020, there were 39,931 full-time Asian and Pacific Islander female faculty members at degree-granting postsecondary institutions, compared with 51,722 Asian and Pacific Islander male faculty members (source).
Related Tables and Figures: (Listed by Release Date)
- 2021, Digest of Education Statistics 2020, Table 104.40. Percentage of persons 18 to 24 years old and 25 years old and over, by educational attainment, race/ethnicity, and selected racial/ethnic subgroups: 2010 and 2019
- 2021, Digest of Education Statistics 2020, Table 302.62. Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds enrolled in college and percentage distribution of those enrolled, by sex, race/ethnicity, and selected racial/ethnic subgroups: 2010 and 2019
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