Average Public School Minority Breakdown (2017-2018)

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties  Districts Districts 
  • The average percent of minority students in public schools is approximately 52%.
  • The ethnicity breakdown of public schools in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Minority Breakdown

State
% Minority
Student Ethnicity Breakdown
Alabama44%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (33%)
White (56%)
Two or more races (2%)
Alaska52%
American Indian (23%)
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (3%)
White (48%)
Hawaiian (3%)
Two or more races (10%)
Arizona61%
American Indian (5%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (45%)
Black (5%)
White (39%)
Two or more races (3%)
Arkansas39%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (21%)
White (61%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (2%)
California76%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (11%)
Hispanic (54%)
Black (6%)
White (24%)
Two or more races (4%)
Colorado46%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (33%)
Black (5%)
White (54%)
Two or more races (4%)
Connecticut44%
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (13%)
White (56%)
Two or more races (3%)
Delaware54%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (31%)
White (46%)
Two or more races (3%)
District of Columbia90%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (15%)
Black (67%)
White (10%)
Two or more races (2%)
Florida61%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (32%)
Black (23%)
White (39%)
Two or more races (3%)
Georgia59%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (15%)
Black (37%)
White (41%)
Two or more races (3%)
Hawaii87%
Asian (30%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (2%)
White (13%)
Hawaiian (30%)
Two or more races (12%)
Idaho24%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (1%)
White (76%)
Two or more races (2%)
Illinois51%
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (26%)
Black (17%)
White (49%)
Two or more races (3%)
Indiana31%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (12%)
White (69%)
Two or more races (5%)
Iowa22%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (6%)
White (78%)
Two or more races (4%)
Kansas35%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (7%)
White (65%)
Two or more races (5%)
Kentucky22%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (11%)
White (78%)
Two or more races (3%)
Louisiana55%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (44%)
White (45%)
Two or more races (2%)
Maine10%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (3%)
White (90%)
Two or more races (2%)
Maryland61%
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (15%)
Black (34%)
White (39%)
Two or more races (4%)
Massachusetts37%
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (9%)
White (63%)
Two or more races (3%)
Michigan33%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (18%)
White (67%)
Two or more races (3%)
Minnesota32%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (10%)
White (68%)
Two or more races (4%)
Mississippi55%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (3%)
Black (49%)
White (45%)
Two or more races (1%)
Missouri28%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (16%)
White (72%)
Two or more races (3%)
Montana21%
American Indian (11%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (1%)
White (79%)
Two or more races (3%)
Nebraska32%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (7%)
White (68%)
Two or more races (3%)
Nevada66%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (42%)
Black (10%)
White (34%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (6%)
New Hampshire13%
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (2%)
White (87%)
Two or more races (3%)
New Jersey54%
Asian (10%)
Hispanic (26%)
Black (16%)
White (46%)
Two or more races (2%)
New Mexico76%
American Indian (10%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (61%)
Black (2%)
White (24%)
Two or more races (2%)
New York56%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (9%)
Hispanic (26%)
Black (18%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (2%)
North Carolina50%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (26%)
White (50%)
Two or more races (4%)
North Dakota21%
American Indian (9%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (4%)
White (79%)
Two or more races (2%)
Ohio29%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (16%)
White (71%)
Two or more races (5%)
Oklahoma50%
American Indian (14%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (9%)
White (50%)
Two or more races (8%)
Oregon37%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (22%)
Black (2%)
White (63%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (6%)
Pennsylvania32%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (15%)
White (68%)
Two or more races (3%)
Rhode Island40%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (24%)
Black (8%)
White (60%)
Two or more races (4%)
South Carolina48%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (34%)
White (52%)
Two or more races (4%)
South Dakota25%
American Indian (11%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (3%)
White (75%)
Two or more races (3%)
Tennessee36%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (22%)
White (64%)
Two or more races (2%)
Texas71%
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (52%)
Black (13%)
White (29%)
Two or more races (2%)
Utah25%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (1%)
White (75%)
Hawaiian (2%)
Two or more races (2%)
Vermont9%
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (2%)
White (91%)
Two or more races (3%)
Virginia50%
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (23%)
White (50%)
Two or more races (5%)
Washington44%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (22%)
Black (4%)
White (56%)
Hawaiian (1%)
Two or more races (7%)
West Virginia10%
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (4%)
White (90%)
Two or more races (3%)
Wisconsin29%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (9%)
White (71%)
Two or more races (3%)
Wyoming22%
American Indian (4%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (1%)
White (78%)
Two or more races (2%)
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The state with highest average public school minority percentage is District of Columbia, with 90%. The county with the highest average public school minority percentage is Bullitt County, KY with 100%.