Facts and Figures About States With High Percentages of Minority Students in Rural Schools


Last Updated: March 26, 2010
 

This article appeared in the March 2010 Rural Policy Matters.

QUESTION: In which 16 states do minority students make up more than 25% of rural enrollment?

ANSWER: New Mexico (81.6%), Alaska (56.2%), California (50.3%), Louisiana (43.9%); South Carolina (42.9%), Texas (41.4%), Mississippi (40.0%), Oklahoma (36.7%), North Carolina (36.0%), Florida (34.9%), Delaware (33.9%), Georgia (31.2%), Colorado (29.8%), Nevada (29.6%), Alabama (27.0%), Virginia (24.3%), and Washington (23.4%).

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