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Digest of Education Statistics: 2018
Digest of Education Statistics: 2018

NCES 2020-009
December 2019


Table 204.60. Percentage distribution of students 6 to 21 years old served under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, by educational environment and type of disability: Selected years, fall 1989 through fall 2017
Type of disability and year All environ-ments Regular school, time inside general class Separate school for students with disabilities Separate residential facility Parentally placed in regular private school1 Home-bound/ hospital placement Correc-tional facility
Less than 40 percent 40-79 percent 80 percent or more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
All students with disabilities                  
1989 100.0 24.9 37.5 31.7 4.5 1.0 0.6
1990 100.0 25.0 36.4 33.1 4.2 0.9 0.5
1994 100.0 22.4 28.5 44.8 3.0 0.7 0.6
1995 100.0 21.5 28.5 45.7 3.1 0.7 0.5
1996 100.0 21.4 28.3 46.1 3.0 0.7 0.5
1997 100.0 20.4 28.8 46.8 2.9 0.7 0.5
1998 100.0 20.0 29.9 46.0 2.9 0.7 0.5
1999 100.0 20.3 29.8 45.9 2.9 0.7 0.5
2000 100.0 19.5 29.8 46.5 3.0 0.7 0.5
2001 100.0 19.2 28.5 48.2 2.9 0.7 0.4
2002 100.0 19.0 28.7 48.2 2.9 0.7 0.5
2003 100.0 18.5 27.7 49.9 2.8 0.7 0.5
                   
2004 100.0 17.9 26.5 51.5 3.0 0.6 0.4
2005 100.0 16.7 25.1 54.2 2.9 0.6 0.4
2006 100.0 16.4 23.8 54.8 2.9 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.4
2007 100.0 15.4 22.4 56.8 3.0 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.4
2008 100.0 14.9 21.4 58.5 2.9 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.4
2009 100.0 14.6 20.7 59.4 3.0 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.4
2010 100.0 14.2 20.0 60.5 3.0 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.3
2011 100.0 14.0 19.8 61.1 3.0 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.3
2012 100.0 13.9 19.7 61.2 3.0 0.3 1.2 0.4 0.3
2013 100.0 13.8 19.4 61.8 2.9 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.3
2014 100.0 13.7 18.9 62.2 2.9 0.3 1.3 0.4 0.2
                   
2015                  
All students with disabilities 100.0 13.6 18.7 62.5 2.9 0.3 1.4 0.4 0.2
Autism 100.0 33.3 18.1 39.7 7.2 0.4 1.1 0.3 #
Deaf-blindness 100.0 36.3 11.6 23.6 17.6 7.9 0.3 2.8 0.0
Developmental delay 100.0 15.6 19.0 63.9 0.8 # 0.6 0.2 #
Emotional disturbance 100.0 18.5 17.4 47.0 12.9 1.5 0.3 1.0 1.3
Hearing impairment 100.0 11.6 15.6 61.1 7.0 2.7 1.7 0.1 #
Intellectual disability 100.0 49.9 26.5 16.3 6.0 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.1
Multiple disabilities 100.0 46.4 16.5 13.1 18.5 1.3 0.6 3.4 0.1
Orthopedic impairment 100.0 23.0 15.7 53.4 4.3 0.1 1.2 2.3 #
Other health impairment2 100.0 9.1 21.2 65.5 1.7 0.2 1.3 0.8 0.2
Specific learning disability 100.0 5.5 23.0 69.5 0.4 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.2
Speech or language impairment 100.0 4.3 5.2 86.9 0.3 # 3.3 # #
Traumatic brain injury 100.0 20.0 21.9 50.1 4.9 0.5 0.9 1.6 0.1
Visual impairment 100.0 9.9 12.6 67.1 5.1 3.2 1.4 0.7 #
                   
20163                  
All students with disabilities 100.0 13.4 18.6 62.9 2.9 0.3 1.4 0.4 0.2
Autism 100.0 33.1 18.1 39.7 7.3 0.4 1.1 0.3 #
Deaf-blindness 100.0 36.7 12.2 22.9 18.6 6.2 0.4 3.0 0.0
Developmental delay 100.0 15.2 18.9 64.4 0.8 # 0.5 0.1 #
Emotional disturbance 100.0 18.0 17.6 47.6 12.7 1.4 0.4 1.0 1.2
Hearing impairment 100.0 11.1 15.4 61.6 7.7 2.3 1.6 0.2 #
Intellectual disability 100.0 49.4 26.8 16.7 5.9 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.1
Multiple disabilities 100.0 45.7 16.8 13.6 18.5 1.3 0.6 3.4 0.1
Orthopedic impairment 100.0 23.6 15.6 52.4 4.4 0.1 1.3 2.6 #
Other health impairment2 100.0 8.9 21.0 66.0 1.7 0.2 1.2 0.7 0.2
Specific learning disability 100.0 5.2 22.6 70.5 0.4 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.2
Speech or language impairment 100.0 4.2 5.0 87.2 0.3 # 3.2 # #
Traumatic brain injury 100.0 19.9 21.7 50.7 4.8 0.5 0.9 1.5 0.1
Visual impairment 100.0 9.8 12.2 67.4 5.7 2.9 1.3 0.7 #
                   
20173,4                  
All students with disabilities 100.0 13.3 18.3 63.4 2.8 0.2 1.4 0.4 0.2
Autism 100.0 33.2 18.3 39.7 7.0 0.4 1.1 0.3 #
Deaf-blindness 100.0 36.7 12.6 23.6 18.1 5.1 0.9 3.0 0.0
Developmental delay 100.0 14.7 19.0 64.7 0.8 # 0.5 0.2 #
Emotional disturbance 100.0 17.7 17.5 48.5 12.4 1.2 0.4 1.0 1.2
Hearing impairment 100.0 10.8 15.1 62.4 7.9 2.1 1.6 0.2 #
Intellectual disability 100.0 49.0 27.2 16.9 5.7 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.1
Multiple disabilities 100.0 45.6 17.1 13.7 18.1 1.3 0.6 3.5 0.1
Orthopedic impairment 100.0 22.5 15.5 53.6 4.2 0.1 1.4 2.7 #
Other health impairment2 100.0 8.7 20.7 66.6 1.7 0.2 1.3 0.6 0.2
Specific learning disability 100.0 4.8 21.9 71.4 0.4 # 1.1 0.1 0.2
Speech or language impairment 100.0 4.0 4.8 87.4 0.2 # 3.4 0.1 #
Traumatic brain injury 100.0 19.6 21.7 50.8 4.8 0.6 0.9 1.5 0.1
Visual impairment 100.0 9.4 12.3 67.9 5.8 2.6 1.3 0.7 #
—Not available.
#Rounds to zero.
1 Students who are enrolled by their parents or guardians in regular private schools and have their basic education paid through private resources but receive special education services at public expense. These students are not included under "Regular school, time inside general class" (columns 3 through 5).
2 Other health impairments include having limited strength, vitality, or alertness due to chronic or acute health problems such as a heart condition, tuberculosis, rheumatic fever, nephritis, asthma, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, epilepsy, lead poisoning, leukemia, or diabetes.
3 The 2016 and 2017 sections include fall 2015 data for 6- to 21-year-olds in Wisconsin because fall 2016 and 2017 data were not available for children served in Wisconsin.
4 The 2017 section includes fall 2016 data for 6- to 21-year-olds in Maine and Vermont because fall 2017 data were not available for children in that age group served in those states.
NOTE: Data are for the 50 states and the District of Columbia only. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) database, retrieved January 2, 2019, from https://www2.ed.gov/programs/osepidea/618-data/state-level-data-files/index.html#bcc. (This table was prepared January 2019.)