Average Public School Minority Breakdown

The average percent of minority students in public schools is approximately 55% (2024).
The highest state for average percent of minority students in public schools is Puerto Rico with 100%.
The lowest state for average percent of minority students in public schools is American Samoa with 0%.
The ethnicity breakdown of public schools in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Minority Range: 0% 100% Avg. Minority: 55%

Average Public School Minority Breakdown (2024)

State
% Minority
Student Ethnicity Breakdown
53%
American Indian (22%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (2%)
White (47%)
Two or more races (13%)
47%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (32%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (3%)
41%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (20%)
White (59%)
Two or more races (4%)
0%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (0%)
Hispanic (0%)
Black (0%)
White (0%)
Two or more races (0%)
64%
American Indian (5%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (47%)
Black (6%)
White (36%)
Two or more races (4%)
79%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (12%)
Hispanic (56%)
Black (5%)
White (21%)
Two or more races (5%)
48%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (35%)
Black (5%)
White (52%)
Two or more races (5%)
51%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (29%)
Black (12%)
White (49%)
Two or more races (4%)
87%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (65%)
White (13%)
Two or more races (3%)
58%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (30%)
White (42%)
Two or more races (5%)
64%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (35%)
Black (21%)
White (36%)
Two or more races (4%)
63%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (36%)
White (37%)
Two or more races (4%)
99%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (22%)
Hispanic (0%)
Black (0%)
White (1%)
Two or more races (4%)
89%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (26%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (1%)
White (11%)
Two or more races (18%)
27%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (7%)
White (73%)
Two or more races (5%)
26%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (1%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (3%)
53%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (27%)
Black (16%)
White (47%)
Two or more races (4%)
35%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (13%)
White (65%)
Two or more races (5%)
37%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (21%)
Black (7%)
White (63%)
Two or more races (6%)
26%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (11%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (5%)
57%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (42%)
White (43%)
Two or more races (3%)
44%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (9%)
White (56%)
Two or more races (4%)
66%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (21%)
Black (33%)
White (34%)
Two or more races (5%)
13%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (3%)
Black (4%)
White (87%)
Two or more races (3%)
35%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (18%)
White (65%)
Two or more races (5%)
37%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (12%)
White (63%)
Two or more races (6%)
31%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (15%)
White (69%)
Two or more races (5%)
99%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (36%)
Hispanic (0%)
Black (0%)
White (1%)
Two or more races (5%)
57%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (47%)
White (43%)
Two or more races (4%)
22%
American Indian (11%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (1%)
White (78%)
Two or more races (4%)
55%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (20%)
Black (25%)
White (45%)
Two or more races (5%)
28%
American Indian (11%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (5%)
White (72%)
Two or more races (4%)
36%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (20%)
Black (7%)
White (64%)
Two or more races (4%)
17%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (2%)
White (83%)
Two or more races (4%)
60%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (10%)
Hispanic (32%)
Black (15%)
White (40%)
Two or more races (3%)
79%
American Indian (12%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (62%)
Black (2%)
White (21%)
Two or more races (2%)
71%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (44%)
Black (12%)
White (29%)
Two or more races (7%)
59%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (10%)
Hispanic (29%)
Black (16%)
White (41%)
Two or more races (3%)
33%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (17%)
White (67%)
Two or more races (6%)
54%
American Indian (12%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (8%)
White (46%)
Two or more races (12%)
41%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (25%)
Black (2%)
White (59%)
Two or more races (7%)
38%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (14%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (5%)
100%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (0%)
Hispanic (100%)
Black (0%)
White (0%)
Two or more races (0%)
47%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (29%)
Black (9%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (5%)
52%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (32%)
White (48%)
Two or more races (5%)
31%
American Indian (13%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (3%)
White (69%)
Two or more races (5%)
40%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (13%)
Black (21%)
White (60%)
Two or more races (4%)
74%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (53%)
Black (13%)
White (26%)
Two or more races (3%)
28%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (1%)
White (72%)
Two or more races (3%)
54%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (22%)
White (46%)
Two or more races (6%)
99%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (21%)
Black (77%)
White (1%)
Two or more races (0%)
12%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (3%)
Black (3%)
White (88%)
Two or more races (3%)
50%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (9%)
Hispanic (25%)
Black (5%)
White (50%)
Two or more races (9%)
32%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (13%)
Black (9%)
White (68%)
Two or more races (5%)
11%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (4%)
White (89%)
Two or more races (4%)
23%
American Indian (3%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (1%)
White (77%)
Two or more races (4%)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the national average percent of minority students in public schools?
The national average percent of minority students in public schools is 55% for 2024.
What are the most diverse public schools in the United States?
The most diverse public schools in the United States include Burlington Technical Center, Akhiok School and Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ.
What is the state with the highest average public school percent of minority students?
The state with the highest average public school percent of minority students is Puerto Rico.

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The state with highest average public school minority percentage is Puerto Rico, with 100%. The county with the highest average public school minority percentage is Oglala Lakota County, SD with 100%.