U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Figure 1. Demographics if Six Profiled School Districts

  Districtwide
Enrollment
Magnet
Enrollment
Total
Number
of Schools
Number
of Magnet
Schools
District Size
(square
miles)
Population
Type3
Student
Ethnicity4
English
Learners5
Subsidized
Meals6
Special
Needs7
Duval 126,633 19,927 (16%) 178 61 850 Large Central City 46% White
43% African American
5% Hispanic
3% Asian/Pacific Islander
2% American Indian
3% Multiracial
2% 49% 18%
Hamilton 40,655 6,038 (15%) 80 13 554 Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City 63% White
33% African American
2% Hispanic
2% Asian
1% 46% 16%
Hot Springs 3,555 3,382 (95%) 8 6* 36 Mid-size Central City 50% White
41% African American
7% Hispanic
1% Asian
1% Native
7% 72% 15%
Houston 211,499 37,562 (18%) 307 108 301 Large Central City 57% Hispanic
31% African American
9% White
3% Asian
29% 80% 10%
Montclair 6,340 4,600 (73%) 11 10** 6.25 Urban Fringe of Large City 48% White
42% African American
5% Hispanic
4% Asian
1% 17% 18%
Wake 108,970 25,130 (23%) 127 43 832 Urban Fringe of Large City 60% White
27% African American
6% Hispanic
4% Asian
2% Multiracial
4% 22% 23%
All data was provided by the districts and was current as of June 2004, unless otherwise noted. Totals may equal more than 100% due to rounding.
* Hot Springs is essentially an all magnet district. The two schools that are not magnets are alternative schools for students with special needs.
** Only the high school in Montclair is not a magnet school. However, the high school functions in accordance with the magnet philosophy.

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