Percentage of public school students in kindergarten through 12th grade who were suspended or expelled, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2000
Race/ethnicity Suspended Expelled
Total Female Male Total Female Male
Total 6.6 3.9 9.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
White, non-Hispanic 5.1 2.7 7.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Black, non-Hispanic 13.3 9.1 17.4 0.4 0.2 0.5
Hispanic 6.1 3.5 8.7 0.2 0.1 0.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9 1.4 4.3 0.1 # 0.2
American Indian/Alaska Native 7.7 4.8 10.5 0.3 0.2 0.4
# Rounds to zero.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Elementary and Secondary School Survey (E&S), 2000.