U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Children Aged 6-17 Years Engaged in School,* by Race/Ethnicity, 2007

Percent of children:

  • Total 75.4
  • Non-Hispanic White 82.6
  • Non-Hispanic Black 71.6
  • Hispanic 80.5

*Children are considered engaged in school if they “usually” or “always” care about doing well in school and do all required homework, according to parent report.

Source I.6: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics

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