1995 Digest of Education Statistics

Table 44.--Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, by race or ethnicity and state: Fall 1986 and fall 1993

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                      |       Percent distribution, fall 1986             |       Percent distribution, fall 1993
                      |___________________________________________________|______________________________________________________
                      |      |        |        |        |Asian or|American|      |        |        |         |Asian or |American
        State         |Total |White\1\|Black\1\|Hispanic|Pacific |Indian/ |Total |White\1\|Black\1\|Hispanic |Pacific  |Indian/
    or other area     |      |        |        |        |Islander|Alaskan |      |        |        |         |Islander |Alaskan
                      |      |        |        |        |        | Native |      |        |        |         |         |Native
______________________|______|________|________|________|________|________|______|________|________|_________|_________|_________
          1           |  2   |   3    |   4    |   5    |   6    |   7    |  8   |     9  |    10  |     11  |     12  |     13
______________________|______|________|________|________|________|________|______|________|________|_________|_________|_________
   United States .....|100.0 |   70.4 |   16.1 |    9.9 |    2.8 |    0.9 |100.0 |\2\66.1 |\2\16.6 |\2\ 12.7 |\2\  3.6 |\2\  1.1
                      |______|________|________|________|________|________|______|________|________|_________|_________|_________
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Alabama ..............|100.0 |   62.0 |   37.0 |    0.1 |    0.4 |    0.5 |100.0 |   62.4 |   35.8 |     0.4 |     0.6 |     0.8
Alaska ...............|100.0 |   65.7 |    4.3 |    1.7 |    3.3 |   25.1 |100.0 |   65.3 |    4.9 |     2.4 |     4.1 |    23.3
Arizona ..............|100.0 |   62.2 |    4.0 |   26.4 |    1.3 |    6.1 |100.0 |   59.7 |    4.2 |    27.6 |     1.6 |     6.9
Arkansas .............|100.0 |   74.7 |   24.2 |    0.4 |    0.6 |    0.2 |100.0 |   74.1 |   24.1 |     0.9 |     0.7 |     0.3
California ...........|100.0 |   53.7 |    9.0 |   27.5 |    9.1 |    0.7 |100.0 |   42.3 |    8.7 |    37.0 |    11.2 |     0.8
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Colorado .............|100.0 |   78.7 |    4.5 |   13.7 |    2.0 |    1.0 |100.0 |   74.1 |    5.4 |    17.1 |     2.4 |     1.0
Connecticut ..........|100.0 |   77.2 |   12.1 |    8.9 |    1.5 |    0.2 |100.0 |   73.3 |   13.0 |    11.1 |     2.4 |     0.2
Delaware .............|100.0 |   68.3 |   27.7 |    2.5 |    1.4 |    0.2 |100.0 |   66.2 |   28.5 |     3.4 |     1.7 |     0.2
District of Columbia .|100.0 |    4.0 |   91.1 |    3.9 |    0.9 |    0.1 |100.0 |    4.0 |   88.5 |     6.1 |     1.3 |   (\3\)
Florida ..............|100.0 |   65.4 |   23.7 |    9.5 |    1.2 |    0.2 |100.0 |   59.6 |   24.7 |    13.8 |     1.7 |     0.2
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Georgia ..............|100.0 |   60.7 |   37.9 |    0.6 |    0.8 |  (\3\) |100.0 |   59.9 |   37.0 |     1.5 |     1.4 |     0.2
Hawaii ...............|100.0 |   23.5 |    2.3 |    2.2 |   71.7 |    0.3 |100.0 |   23.7 |    2.6 |     5.0 |    68.4 |     0.3
Idaho ................|100.0 |   92.6 |    0.3 |    4.9 |    0.8 |    1.3 |100.0 |   92.6 |    0.3 |     4.9 |     0.8 |     1.3
Illinois .............|100.0 |   69.8 |   18.7 |    9.2 |    2.3 |    0.1 |100.0 |   64.8 |   21.0 |    11.1 |     2.9 |     0.1
Indiana...............|100.0 |   88.7 |    9.0 |    1.7 |    0.5 |    0.1 |100.0 |   85.9 |   11.1 |     2.1 |     0.8 |     0.2
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Iowa .................|100.0 |   94.6 |    3.0 |    0.9 |    1.2 |    0.3 |100.0 |   93.4 |    3.1 |     1.6 |     1.5 |     0.4
Kansas ...............|100.0 |   85.6 |    7.6 |    4.4 |    1.9 |    0.6 |100.0 |   83.4 |    8.4 |     5.3 |     1.8 |     1.0
Kentucky .............|100.0 |   89.2 |   10.2 |    0.1 |    0.5 |  (\3\) |100.0 |   89.3 |    9.8 |     0.3 |     0.5 |   (\3\)
Louisiana ............|100.0 |   56.5 |   41.3 |    0.8 |    1.1 |    0.3 |100.0 |   51.7 |   45.4 |     1.1 |     1.3 |     0.5
Maine ................|100.0 |   98.3 |    0.5 |    0.2 |    0.8 |    0.2 |  --- |    --- |    --- |     --- |     --- |     ---
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Maryland .............|100.0 |   59.7 |   35.3 |    1.7 |    3.1 |    0.2 |100.0 |   58.9 |   34.2 |     2.9 |     3.7 |     0.3
Massachusetts ........|100.0 |   83.7 |    7.4 |    6.0 |    2.8 |    0.1 |100.0 |   79.3 |    8.1 |     8.8 |     3.7 |     0.2
Michigan .............|100.0 |   76.4 |   19.8 |    1.8 |    1.2 |    0.8 |100.0 |   78.1 |   17.1 |     2.4 |     1.4 |     1.0
Minnesota ............|100.0 |   93.9 |    2.1 |    0.9 |    1.7 |    1.5 |100.0 |   88.8 |    4.2 |     1.7 |     3.5 |     1.9
Mississippi ..........|100.0 |   43.9 |   55.5 |    0.1 |    0.4 |    0.1 |100.0 |   47.9 |   50.9 |     0.3 |     0.5 |     0.4
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Missouri..............|100.0 |   83.4 |   14.9 |    0.7 |    0.8 |    0.2 |100.0 |   82.3 |   15.7 |     0.9 |     0.9 |     0.2
Montana ..............|100.0 |   92.7 |    0.3 |    0.9 |    0.5 |    5.5 |100.0 |   87.8 |    0.5 |     1.4 |     0.8 |     9.6
Nebraska .............|100.0 |   91.4 |    4.4 |    2.4 |    0.8 |    1.0 |100.0 |   88.3 |    5.7 |     3.6 |     1.2 |     1.3
Nevada ...............|100.0 |   77.4 |    9.6 |    7.5 |    3.2 |    2.3 |100.0 |   70.5 |    9.2 |    14.3 |     4.0 |     2.0
New Hampshire ........|100.0 |   98.0 |    0.7 |    0.5 |    0.8 |    0.1 |100.0 |   96.9 |    0.8 |     1.0 |     1.0 |     0.2
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
New Jersey ...........|100.0 |   69.1 |   17.4 |   10.7 |    2.7 |    0.1 |100.0 |   63.4 |   18.6 |    12.8 |     5.1 |     0.1
New Mexico ...........|100.0 |   43.1 |    2.3 |   45.1 |    0.8 |    8.7 |100.0 |   40.5 |    2.3 |    46.0 |     0.9 |    10.2
New York .............|100.0 |   68.4 |   16.5 |   12.3 |    2.7 |    0.2 |100.0 |   58.3 |   20.1 |    16.5 |     4.7 |     0.4
North Carolina .......|100.0 |   68.4 |   28.9 |    0.4 |    0.6 |    1.7 |100.0 |   65.7 |   30.3 |     1.3 |     1.1 |     1.6
North Dakota .........|100.0 |   92.4 |    0.6 |    1.1 |    0.8 |    5.0 |100.0 |   90.3 |    0.7 |     0.8 |     0.7 |     7.5
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Ohio .................|100.0 |   83.1 |   15.0 |    1.0 |    0.7 |    0.1 |100.0 |   82.7 |   14.9 |     1.3 |     1.0 |     0.1
Oklahoma .............|100.0 |   79.0 |    7.8 |    1.6 |    1.0 |   10.6 |100.0 |   71.6 |   10.3 |     3.3 |     1.2 |    13.7
Oregon ...............|100.0 |   89.8 |    2.2 |    3.9 |    2.4 |    1.7 |100.0 |   86.6 |    2.4 |     5.8 |     3.1 |     2.0
Pennsylvania .........|100.0 |   84.4 |   12.6 |    1.8 |    1.2 |    0.1 |100.0 |   81.1 |   13.8 |     3.3 |     1.7 |     0.1
Rhode Island .........|100.0 |   87.9 |    5.6 |    3.7 |    2.4 |    0.3 |100.0 |   81.1 |    6.8 |     8.6 |     3.1 |     0.4
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
South Carolina .......|100.0 |   54.6 |   44.5 |    0.2 |    0.6 |    0.1 |100.0 |   57.2 |   41.4 |     0.6 |     0.7 |     0.2
South Dakota .........|100.0 |   90.6 |    0.5 |    0.6 |    0.7 |    7.6 |100.0 |   84.9 |    0.7 |     0.6 |     0.7 |    13.0
Tennessee ............|100.0 |   76.5 |   22.6 |    0.2 |    0.6 |  (\3\) |100.0 |   75.6 |   22.9 |     0.5 |     0.9 |     0.1
Texas ................|100.0 |   51.0 |   14.4 |   32.5 |    2.0 |    0.2 |100.0 |   47.7 |   14.3 |    35.5 |     2.2 |     0.2
Utah .................|100.0 |   93.7 |    0.4 |    3.0 |    1.5 |    1.5 |100.0 |   91.5 |    0.6 |     4.5 |     2.0 |     1.4
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
Vermont ..............|100.0 |   98.4 |    0.3 |    0.2 |    0.6 |    0.6 |100.0 |   97.5 |    0.7 |     0.3 |     0.9 |     0.6
Virginia .............|100.0 |   72.6 |   23.7 |    1.0 |    2.6 |    0.1 |100.0 |   67.9 |   25.8 |     2.8 |     3.3 |     0.2
Washington ...........|100.0 |   84.5 |    4.2 |    3.8 |    5.1 |    2.3 |100.0 |   79.9 |    4.4 |     6.9 |     6.2 |     2.6
West Virginia.........|100.0 |   95.9 |    3.7 |    0.1 |    0.3 |  (\3\) |100.0 |   95.3 |    4.0 |     0.2 |     0.4 |     0.1
Wisconsin ............|100.0 |   86.6 |    8.9 |    1.9 |    1.7 |    1.0 |100.0 |   84.3 |    9.1 |     2.9 |     2.4 |     1.3
Wyoming ..............|100.0 |   90.7 |    0.9 |    5.9 |    0.6 |    1.9 |100.0 |   89.4 |    1.0 |     6.2 |     0.7 |     2.7
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     Other areas      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
                      |      |        |        |        |        |        |      |        |        |         |         |
American Samoa .......|  --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |  --- |    --- |    --- |     --- |     --- |     ---
Guam .................|  --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |100.0 |    9.1 |    1.9 |     0.6 |    88.4 |     0.1
Northern Marianas.....|  --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |100.0 |    1.1 |   (\3\)|   (\3\) |    98.9 |   (\3\)
Puerto Rico ..........|  --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |100.0 |   (\3\)|   (\3\)|   100.0 |   (\3\) |   (\3\)
Virgin Islands .......|  --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |    --- |100.0 |    1.0 |   85.4 |    13.2 |     0.5 |   (\3\)
______________________|______|________|________|________|________|________|______|________|________|_________|_________|_________
\1\Excludes persons of Hispanic origin.
\2\Includes estimate for nonresponding state.
\3\Less than 0.05 percent.
---Data not available.

NOTE.--The 1986-87 data were derived from the 1986 Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights sample survey of public school districts. Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1986 State Summaries of Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Survey; and National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data survey. (This table was prepared July 1995.)