Average Public School Minority Breakdown

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  • The average percent of minority students in public schools is approximately 53% (2020).
  • The highest state for average percent of minority students in public schools is American Samoa with 100%.
  • The lowest state for average percent of minority students in public schools is Vermont with 10%.
  • The ethnicity breakdown of public schools in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Public School Minority Breakdown (2020)

State
% Minority
Student Ethnicity Breakdown
52%
American Indian (23%)
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (3%)
White (48%)
Two or more races (11%)
45%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (33%)
White (55%)
Two or more races (2%)
39%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (13%)
Black (20%)
White (61%)
Two or more races (3%)
100%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (0%)
Hispanic (0%)
Black (0%)
White (0%)
Two or more races (0%)
62%
American Indian (6%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (45%)
Black (5%)
White (38%)
Two or more races (3%)
77%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (12%)
Hispanic (54%)
Black (5%)
White (23%)
Two or more races (4%)
47%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (34%)
Black (5%)
White (53%)
Two or more races (4%)
46%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (25%)
Black (13%)
White (54%)
Two or more races (3%)
89%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (69%)
White (11%)
Two or more races (2%)
56%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (30%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (4%)
62%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (33%)
Black (22%)
White (38%)
Two or more races (4%)
60%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (37%)
White (40%)
Two or more races (4%)
99%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (22%)
Hispanic (0%)
Black (0%)
White (1%)
Two or more races (2%)
88%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (29%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (2%)
White (12%)
Two or more races (14%)
24%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (6%)
White (76%)
Two or more races (4%)
25%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (18%)
Black (1%)
White (75%)
Two or more races (3%)
52%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (5%)
Hispanic (26%)
Black (17%)
White (48%)
Two or more races (3%)
32%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (13%)
White (68%)
Two or more races (5%)
36%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (20%)
Black (7%)
White (64%)
Two or more races (5%)
23%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (11%)
White (77%)
Two or more races (4%)
55%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (7%)
Black (44%)
White (45%)
Two or more races (2%)
40%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (20%)
Black (9%)
White (60%)
Two or more races (4%)
63%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (34%)
White (37%)
Two or more races (5%)
11%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (4%)
White (89%)
Two or more races (3%)
34%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (8%)
Black (18%)
White (66%)
Two or more races (4%)
34%
American Indian (2%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (11%)
White (66%)
Two or more races (5%)
29%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (16%)
White (71%)
Two or more races (4%)
56%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (4%)
Black (48%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (2%)
21%
American Indian (11%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (1%)
White (79%)
Two or more races (4%)
52%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (25%)
White (48%)
Two or more races (4%)
26%
American Indian (12%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (5%)
Black (5%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (2%)
34%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (19%)
Black (7%)
White (66%)
Two or more races (4%)
15%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (2%)
White (85%)
Two or more races (3%)
56%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (10%)
Hispanic (28%)
Black (15%)
White (44%)
Two or more races (2%)
77%
American Indian (12%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (60%)
Black (2%)
White (23%)
Two or more races (2%)
68%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (6%)
Hispanic (43%)
Black (11%)
White (32%)
Two or more races (6%)
57%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (9%)
Hispanic (27%)
Black (17%)
White (43%)
Two or more races (2%)
30%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (17%)
White (70%)
Two or more races (5%)
51%
American Indian (14%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (9%)
White (49%)
Two or more races (9%)
38%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (2%)
White (62%)
Two or more races (6%)
34%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (11%)
Black (15%)
White (66%)
Two or more races (4%)
100%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (0%)
Hispanic (100%)
Black (0%)
White (0%)
Two or more races (0%)
42%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (3%)
Hispanic (25%)
Black (9%)
White (58%)
Two or more races (4%)
49%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (9%)
Black (34%)
White (51%)
Two or more races (4%)
30%
American Indian (16%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (6%)
Black (3%)
White (70%)
Two or more races (4%)
37%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (10%)
Black (22%)
White (63%)
Two or more races (3%)
72%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (52%)
Black (13%)
White (28%)
Two or more races (2%)
26%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (17%)
Black (1%)
White (74%)
Two or more races (3%)
51%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (7%)
Hispanic (16%)
Black (22%)
White (49%)
Two or more races (6%)
98%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (20%)
Black (77%)
White (2%)
Two or more races (0%)
10%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (2%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (2%)
White (90%)
Two or more races (4%)
46%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (8%)
Hispanic (23%)
Black (4%)
White (54%)
Two or more races (8%)
30%
American Indian (1%)
Asian (4%)
Hispanic (12%)
Black (9%)
White (70%)
Two or more races (4%)
10%
American Indian (0%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (2%)
Black (4%)
White (90%)
Two or more races (3%)
22%
American Indian (4%)
Asian (1%)
Hispanic (14%)
Black (1%)
White (78%)
Two or more races (3%)
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The state with highest average public school minority percentage is American Samoa, with 100%. The county with the highest average public school minority percentage is Oglala Lakota County, SD with 100%.