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Percentage distribution of public school principals, by race/ethnicity and state: 2017–18

    Percent of principals by race/ethnicity
State   Hispanic, regardless of race   White, non-Hispanic   Black or African American, non-Hispanic   Other1  
United States   8.9   77.7   10.5   2.9  
                   
Alabama   #   71.4   27.7    
Alaska     82.2     11.4 !
Arizona   21.0   73.9   3.0 !  
Arkansas   #   88.6   9.6 !  
California   22.5   66.1   6.1   5.3  
                   
Colorado   11.1 ! 83.9   3.3 !  
Connecticut   7.5 ! 81.7   10.1 !  
Delaware     68.7   27.7   #  
District of Columbia          
Florida   21.9   59.6   18.5   #  
                   
Georgia     67.8   31.5   #  
Hawaii   6.1 ! 26.6     66.1  
Idaho     99.2   #   #  
Illinois   9.1   76.3   12.4   2.2 !
Indiana     92.1   4.7 !  
                   
Iowa     96.6   #    
Kansas     91.3   5.0    
Kentucky   #   96.0     #  
Louisiana     74.1   23.6    
Maine   #   100.0   #   #  
                   
Maryland          
Massachusetts     87.7   8.5 !  
Michigan   1.9 ! 87.4   8.3   2.4 !
Minnesota     94.1   3.5 !  
Mississippi   #   65.2   33.4    
                   
Missouri     86.3   12.2    
Montana   #   91.2   #   8.8 !
Nebraska     94.4   4.7 ! #  
Nevada   8.2   80.5   9.1    
New Hampshire   #   100.0   #   #  
                   
New Jersey   5.6 ! 78.2   15.3    
New Mexico   36.0   56.4   #   7.5 !
New York   13.5   73.8   9.5   3.2 !
North Carolina   #   69.1   24.4   6.5 !
North Dakota     92.0     5.1  
                   
Ohio     86.4   10.4    
Oklahoma     78.1   6.7   11.9  
Oregon     90.1     4.2 !
Pennsylvania     88.1   8.2    
Rhode Island     93.9   3.8 ! #  
                   
South Carolina   #   78.2   21.8   #  
South Dakota     87.2   #   5.8 !
Tennessee   #   73.1   26.9   #  
Texas   25.5   62.8   9.6   2.0 !
Utah     95.9   #   1.4 !
                   
Vermont   #   100.0   #   #  
Virginia   3.1 ! 76.2   16.4   4.3 !
Washington     93.9   #   5.7 !
West Virginia   #   98.5      
Wisconsin   2.5 ! 92.8      
Wyoming     95.5   2.4 !  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Other includes American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic; Asian, non-Hispanic; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic; and two or more races, non-Hispanic.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Preliminary Public School Principal Restricted-Use Data File," 2017–18.