Chart Image: Statewide Classification Rates of Students with Disabilities by Race/Ethnicity as of 12/1 Annually

Statewide Classification Rates of Students with Disabilities by Race/Ethnicity as of 12/1 Annually
White Black Hispanic Asian American Indian/ Alaskan Native Statewide Average*
2005-06 0.1170.1510.1370.0470.1660.123
2006-07 0.1190.1660.1440.050.1590.126
2007-08 0.1170.1670.1540.0550.1950.129
2008-09 0.1180.170.1580.0550.190.13

The special education classification rate is climbing for racial/ethnic groups, and highest for Black and American Indian students.