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Table 216.90a. Percentage distribution of enrollment in public traditional and charter schools and percentage of schools, by race/ethnicity, racial/ethnic concentration, and state: Fall 2017
State Percentage distribution of enrollment, by race/ethnicity Percent of schools, by racial/ethnic concentration
Traditional school enrollment Charter school enrollment Traditional schools Charter schools
White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific
Islan-
der
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two
or
more
races
White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific
Islan-
der
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two
or
more
races
More
than 50
percent
White
More
than 50
percent
Black
More
than 50
percent
Hispanic
More
than 50
percent
White
More
than 50
percent
Black
More
than 50
percent
Hispanic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Total 48.7 14.5 26.3 5.3 0.4 1.0 3.9 32.1 25.8 33.1 4.0 0.4 0.7 3.9 56.6 8.7 16.6 32.3 22.8 26.6
Alabama 54.5 32.8 7.9 1.5 0.1 0.9 2.2 20.4 72.2 1.6 0.8 0.4 1.2 3.3 60.7 29.2 1.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Alaska 46.6 3.0 6.8 6.1 3.1 23.4 11.1 64.4 1.5 5.3 2.2 0.9 14.1 11.5 40.5 0.0 0.2 75.9 0.0 0.0
Arizona 37.0 5.2 47.2 2.3 0.4 5.0 2.9 44.3 6.1 37.5 5.6 0.4 2.1 4.0 36.3 0.1 41.4 41.6 0.5 37.1
Arkansas 61.5 19.7 13.1 1.6 0.8 0.6 2.6 50.4 30.9 12.7 2.6 0.2 0.9 2.3 71.1 15.5 3.9 45.7 32.1 2.5
California 22.6 5.2 54.8 12.2 0.5 0.5 4.2 28.5 7.7 50.3 6.3 0.3 0.6 6.2 18.0 0.8 53.9 25.4 3.6 48.5

Colorado
53.7 4.4 33.7 3.1 0.3 0.7 4.2 51.9 5.8 33.4 3.9 0.3 0.6 4.2 61.9 0.1 26.2 55.2 0.8 30.4
Connecticut 54.9 11.7 24.4 5.3 0.1 0.3 3.3 7.2 58.1 30.0 2.3 0.5 0.2 1.7 60.6 3.0 13.2 8.3 45.8 8.3
Delaware 44.6 29.5 18.1 3.4 0.1 0.4 3.9 41.0 36.2 12.0 7.5 0.2 0.4 2.7 41.5 11.3 6.7 41.7 37.5 8.3
District of
     Columbia
14.9 59.7 20.6 2.1 0.1 0.1 2.4 6.6 79.0 11.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 2.1 8.8 68.1 13.3 0.0 80.2 3.6
Florida 38.8 22.4 32.1 2.8 0.2 0.3 3.6 31.9 20.0 42.1 2.6 0.2 0.3 2.9 36.9 17.8 17.6 31.7 16.7 29.6

Georgia
39.7 36.4 15.8 4.1 0.1 0.2 3.6 37.8 44.5 10.4 3.1 0.1 0.2 3.8 40.9 33.4 4.8 28.3 52.2 1.1
Hawaii 11.3 1.8 14.3 29.8 28.1 0.2 14.6 26.6 1.1 13.0 10.9 36.1 0.4 12.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 11.1 0.0 0.0
Idaho 74.9 1.1 18.6 1.2 0.3 1.2 2.7 82.0 0.9 11.2 1.6 0.3 1.0 2.9 90.4 0.0 5.6 96.5 0.0 1.8
Illinois 49.5 15.6 25.7 5.2 0.1 0.3 3.6 3.2 53.3 40.7 1.3 0.1 0.2 1.1 58.5 12.8 13.5 0.7 58.9 34.8
Indiana 69.2 11.4 11.9 2.5 0.1 0.2 4.9 40.9 39.4 12.9 1.4 0.1 0.3 5.1 79.7 5.3 2.4 38.4 42.4 4.0

Iowa
75.9 6.1 10.8 2.5 0.3 0.4 4.0 47.4 22.7 14.3 1.4 5.8 0.0 8.4 90.0 0.5 2.1 33.3 0.0 33.3
Kansas 64.3 6.9 19.7 2.9 0.2 0.9 5.2 75.3 5.4 11.8 0.9 # 0.9 5.5 81.3 0.7 7.7 80.0 0.0 10.0
Kentucky 76.8 10.5 6.7 1.8 0.1 0.1 3.9 86.4 4.0 0.4
Louisiana 47.8 40.2 7.0 1.6 0.1 0.7 2.6 19.9 70.2 6.5 1.4 0.1 0.3 1.6 46.2 38.7 1.0 14.1 77.2 0.7
Maine 89.3 3.7 2.3 1.5 0.1 0.7 2.5 91.8 2.5 1.9 0.8 0.1 0.5 2.3 98.8 0.2 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0

Maryland
38.0 32.6 17.7 6.7 0.1 0.3 4.6 12.1 76.4 7.5 1.5 0.2 0.3 2.1 37.3 28.4 7.0 8.0 78.0 2.0
Massachusetts 61.6 8.0 19.4 7.0 0.1 0.2 3.6 28.9 29.9 32.9 4.7 0.1 0.3 3.3 70.9 2.4 12.1 28.8 23.8 20.0
Michigan 70.2 14.1 7.6 3.4 0.1 0.6 3.9 32.6 50.5 9.2 3.5 0.1 0.4 3.6 79.3 10.4 1.6 35.6 47.2 3.6
Minnesota 68.2 9.9 9.2 6.2 0.1 1.6 4.7 40.5 27.0 10.9 15.6 0.1 1.4 4.5 77.4 3.2 1.2 50.9 22.7 5.0
Mississippi 44.3 48.4 3.8 1.1 0.1 0.2 2.1 0.8 98.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4 41.2 50.5 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Missouri
72.5 14.7 6.1 2.0 0.3 0.4 3.9 15.1 62.3 17.0 1.4 0.1 0.1 3.9 84.5 9.8 0.4 10.3 67.6 14.7
Montana 78.7 0.9 4.7 0.8 0.2 11.1 3.7 89.4 0.0 0.0
Nebraska 66.5 6.7 18.8 2.8 0.1 1.4 3.8 83.2 1.4 7.2
Nevada 31.5 11.1 43.6 5.4 1.4 0.9 6.1 42.0 11.2 31.2 6.2 1.5 0.6 7.3 35.2 1.5 31.3 33.8 5.6 16.9
New Hampshire 85.5 2.0 5.6 3.2 0.1 0.3 3.3 81.3 2.0 4.2 9.2 0.1 0.5 2.8 97.6 0.0 0.2 96.8 0.0 0.0

New Jersey
45.6 13.9 27.8 10.4 0.2 0.1 2.0 7.3 43.8 42.3 5.1 0.1 0.2 1.1 52.1 8.0 16.9 8.0 36.4 30.7
New Mexico 22.7 1.9 61.9 1.1 0.1 10.4 1.9 29.8 2.0 59.6 1.5 0.2 5.5 1.5 10.7 0.0 67.4 14.4 0.0 57.7
New York 45.3 15.1 26.5 9.7 0.3 0.7 2.4 6.3 54.1 34.6 2.4 0.2 0.9 1.5 51.1 10.8 19.3 2.2 52.7 30.1
North Carolina 47.8 25.3 18.0 3.3 0.1 1.3 4.2 54.9 26.1 9.9 3.6 0.2 0.7 4.6 49.7 15.6 3.5 59.0 25.4 1.7
North Dakota 78.8 5.0 5.0 1.6 0.3 6.8 2.5 93.6 0.0 0.0

Ohio
72.3 14.4 5.5 2.5 0.1 0.1 5.1 37.5 47.0 8.0 1.0 0.1 0.2 6.2 80.0 10.4 0.5 26.5 52.6 1.8
Oklahoma 49.1 8.3 16.8 2.1 0.4 13.8 9.6 42.8 16.2 27.1 1.2 0.3 9.4 3.0 56.4 2.1 5.4 35.7 19.6 28.6
Oregon 61.6 2.3 23.8 4.2 0.8 1.3 6.1 75.8 1.6 12.4 2.0 0.3 1.6 6.4 76.8 0.1 10.2 91.3 0.0 3.2
Pennsylvania 68.9 12.0 10.9 4.0 0.1 0.1 3.9 33.0 43.0 16.8 2.9 0.1 0.2 4.1 79.4 8.1 4.2 29.6 45.3 12.8
Rhode Island 60.0 8.1 23.4 3.4 0.2 0.8 4.2 22.7 15.9 55.3 1.7 0.3 0.5 3.7 69.2 0.0 15.8 22.6 0.0 67.7

South Carolina
50.3 34.0 9.6 1.6 0.1 0.3 4.1 61.3 25.7 7.2 1.7 0.2 0.4 3.6 46.4 30.0 0.8 61.4 31.4 0.0
South Dakota 73.9 3.2 6.0 1.8 0.1 11.1 4.0 86.1 0.3 0.0
Tennessee 65.0 19.8 10.1 2.0 0.1 0.2 2.8 7.2 74.8 16.2 0.6 # 0.1 1.0 74.5 14.5 1.7 2.7 80.9 6.4
Texas 28.6 12.3 51.9 4.4 0.2 0.4 2.3 15.7 17.6 60.1 4.2 0.1 0.3 1.9 27.7 3.7 46.9 11.0 11.6 55.8
Utah 74.6 1.4 17.1 1.6 1.6 1.1 2.6 73.1 1.6 17.5 2.7 1.4 0.5 3.2 86.3 0.0 5.8 88.5 0.8 5.4

Vermont
90.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 0.1 0.2 3.6 98.6 0.0 0.0
Virginia 48.9 22.4 15.7 7.0 0.2 0.3 5.5 49.1 32.2 7.3 3.7 0.2 0.4 7.2 53.1 14.7 5.0 62.5 25.0 0.0
Washington 54.4 4.3 23.3 7.7 1.1 1.2 8.0 40.4 26.3 14.6 4.3 1.3 1.8 11.4 65.7 0.2 9.7 20.0 10.0 0.0
West Virginia 90.1 4.3 1.8 0.7 # 0.1 3.1 98.8 0.1 0.0
Wisconsin 70.9 8.5 11.6 3.9 0.1 1.1 3.8 49.0 21.5 19.6 5.9 0.1 0.6 3.4 83.5 5.9 2.3 79.2 9.5 6.1
Wyoming 78.0 1.1 13.7 0.8 0.1 3.7 2.6 64.3 1.6 17.8 3.0 0.5 7.4 5.4 96.1 0.0 0.3 80.0 0.0 0.0
†Not applicable. No charter schools in state.
#Rounds to zero.
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, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2017-18. (This table was prepared November 2019.)

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