One-in-Five and Growing Fast: A Profile of Hispanic Public School Students

Source: Rick Fry and Felisa Gonzales, Pew Hispanic Center, August 26, 2008

From the summary:
The number of Hispanic students in the nation’s public schools nearly doubled from 1990 to 2006, accounting for 60% of the total growth in public school enrollments over that period. There are now approximately 10 million Hispanic students in the nation’s public kindergartens and its elementary and high schools; they make up about one-in-five public school students in the United States. In 1990, just one-in-eight public school students were Hispanic.

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