Tennessee Education Snapshot A TENNESSEECAN RESEARCH REPORT

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Students

Our education system

Student demographics

Tennessee’s student population is growing more diverse every year. Today, 35 percent of students identify as students of color. Total enrollment in our public schools has grown steadily over the last decade.

K–12 enrollment BY RACE/ETHNICITY
White
Black
Hispanic or Latino
Asian Pacific
Native American
White
Black
Hispanic or Latino
Asian Pacific
Native American
White
Black
Hispanic or Latino
Asian Pacific
Native American

Notes:
1. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
2. Student group names are reported here the same way they are reported in the original source. This holds true throughout the report.

2a. English Learner students were formerly referred to as Limited English Proficient before 2012.
2b. Hispanic or Latino students were previously referred to as Hispanic before 2012.

K–12 enrollment BY OTHER SUBGROUPS
Economically disadvantaged
Economically disadvantaged
Economically disadvantaged
English learner students
English learner students
English learner students
Students with disabilities
Students with disabilities
Students with disabilities
Source
  1. “State Report Card,” Tennessee Department of Education, accessed June 21, 2016, https://www.tn.gov/education/topic/report-card