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    Hispanic Education Statistics

    Hispanic.com data update 2010

    Hispanics Taking the SAT
    2008 13%
    1998 9%
    High School Dropout Rates in 2007 in 16-24 Year Olds
    Hispanic 21%
    African- American 8%
    Asian 6%
    Anglo 5%
    Language Other than English Spoken at Home by High School Students
    Hispanic 69%
    Asian 64%


    Distribution of Higher Education Degrees by Ethnicity in the U.S.

     Ethnicity Associates  Bachelors Masters First Professional
    Degree
    Doctorate Total
    White 23.50% 52.60% 19.20% 3.10% 1.70% 100%
    Black 29.60% 47.10% 20.10% 2.00% 1.20% 100%
    Hispanic 35.50% 47.90% 14.30% 1.90% 0.90% 100%
    Asian 19.30% 54.30% 18.60% 5.90% 1.80% 100%
    American Indian/ Alaska Native 35.30% 45.90% 15.00% 2.70% 1.10% 100%


    Number by percentage of distribution of degrees awarded by degree-granting educational institutions and percentage (%) female of degrees.

    Ethnicity/Sex Total  Associates  Bachelors Masters First Professional
    Degree
    Doctor
    White 2,134,839 501,079 1,122,655 409,312 65,383 36,390
         Male 892,057 194,099 492,137 155,035 34,618 16,168
         Female 1,242,782 306,980 630,538 254,277 30,765 20,222
         % Female 58.2% 61.3% 56.2% 62.1% 47.1% 55.6%
    Black 323,527 95,702 152,457 65,062 6,400 3,906
         Male 104,321 30,016 52,247 18,357 2,389 1,312
         Female 219,206 65,686 100,210 46,705 4,011 2,594
         % Female 67.8% 68.6% 65.7% 71.8% 62.7% 66.4%
    Hispanic 256,940 91,274 123,048 36,801 4,840 2,279
         Male 98,036 33,817 47,884 13,057 2,301 977
         Female 158,904 57,457 75,164 23,744 2,539 1,302
         % Female 61.8% 59.0% 61.1% 64.5% 52.5% 57.1%
    Asian 200,773 38,843 109,058 37,408 11,846 3,618
         Male 89,411 15,936 49,485 17,227 5,135 1,628
         Female 111,362 22,907 59,573 20,181 6,711 1,990
         % Female 55.5% 59.0% 54.6% 53.9% 56.7% 55.0%
    American Indian/Alaska Native 25,063 8,849 11,509 3,758 675 272
         Male 9,264 3,003 4,523 1,280 343 115
         Female 15,799 5,846 6,986 2,478 332 157
         % Female 63.0% 66.1% 60.7% 65.9% 49.2% 57.7%

    Information courtesy of the U.S. Dept. of Education

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