Dept. of Ed. Projects Public Schools Will Be ‘Majority-Minority’ This Fall

Jens Manuel Krogstad and Richard Fry, Pew Research, August 18, 2014

A milestone is expected to be reached this fall when minorities outnumber whites among the nation’s public school students for the first time, U.S. Department of Education projections show. This is due largely to fast growth in the number of Hispanic and Asian school-age children born in the U.S., according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data.

A steady demographic change over the years has resulted in a decline in the number of whites in classrooms even as the total number of public school students has increased. In 1997, the U.S. had 46.1 million public school students, of which 63.4% were white. While whites will still outnumber any single racial or ethnic group this fall, their overall share of the nation’s 50 million public school students is projected to drop to 49.7%. Since 1997, the number of white students has declined by 15%, falling from 29.2 million to 24.9 million in 2014.

While the number of white students has declined, there have been large enrollment increases of Hispanics and Asians, two groups that have seen overall population growth. Since 1997, the number of Hispanic students nearly doubled to 12.9 million, and the number of Asians jumped 46% to 2.6 million. The number of black students expected in schools this fall, 7.7 million, has been relatively steady during this time.

Most of the growth is driven by U.S.-born Hispanic and Asian children rather than immigrant children. The number of Hispanic and Asian school-age children born in the U.S. has boomed, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data. The difference in growth between U.S.-born and immigrant children is most dramatic among Hispanics. From 1997 to 2013, the number of Hispanic children ages 5 to 17 born in the U.S. jumped 98%, while the group’s immigrant population of the same age declined by 26%. Among Asians of this age, the number of U.S.-born Asians increased 50% during this time, and the immigrant population increased a more modest 9%.

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  • Dave West

    When proficiency scores continue to fall compared to other “industrialized” countries everyone and everything will be blamed but the actual cause of the problem itself.

    • Anglokraut

      Nah, eventually other countries will stop considering the United States to be First World based on debt, GDP, inflation, education achievement by the average citizen, crime, sanitation standards…
      …you know, like almost every other country on this bleak, savage rock.

  • DaveMed

    This term – “minority” – has got to go. Unless it’s being used in the context of Whites being only ~8-9% of the global population.

    • Den

      My 17 year old son calls them “majorities”.

  • MekongDelta69

    And in other bad news…

    • propagandaoftruth

      And the beat goes on…

  • Andy

    I started kindergarten in 1997. There was one mulatto boy in my grade; everyone else was white. Everyone spoke English and lots of the little girls wore dresses. The worst offense my first-grade year was when a little girl spat on the ground inside and got sent to the principal. That’s the closest thing I’ve known to the photos I see of the old America.

    This year my nephew is starting kindergarten. The preschool he just finished was mostly non-white and bilingual. Little girls (and their dolls) dress like insane prostitutes. My other nephew studied rap last year; a boy at his school another year brought in a knife and threatened another child with it.

    I will not put my children in public schools. I do have hope that they will be a decent place for my grandchildren or great-grandchildren.

    • Pro_Whitey

      Good luck. I am hoping that whites come to their senses and do something about bending those demographic curves back. The demographic dynamics have been quite planned, for 50-60 years now, by the left, which now exercises power in the form of the Democratic party.

  • John Smith

    Imagine the reaction if this exact same scenario was occurring in schools and neighborhoods in asian or african countries.

  • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

    Whites were sold a false story. Back in the late 60s we were told by the professors and media that we were destroying the earth and we should stop having children. We bought into that story.

    Now, having zero to one child has been ingrained into whites as the only responsible thing to do. Problem is the darker races are breeding like flies. Until whites reject the propaganda and begin having large white families we will lose the demographic wars.

    Blogger Viking Bitch is in her early 40s and just had her third little viking. She’s never been married. It doesn’t matter. We’re in a war. We must use all our weapons. At about age 15 or so a white girl can begin to bear children. We should encourage her to mate with good white boys and have a big family. Certainly, ever little Mexican around here in junior high is pushing a baby carriage. Likewise, Mexican grandmothers are still pumping them out of the womb. White women must have children or we are doomed.

    • kjh64

      While I’m all for White people having more kids, there is no way we can outbreed all of these people coming in nor should we have to. Teenage White girls shouldn’t be having babies, no teen should. They’re too young. What we need to do is rise up and stop immigration, both legal and illegal. We need to get these illegals as well as a lot of those here legally out of here(by not renewing their visas). We also need to rise up and demand improvements to the economy to encourage Whites to have more children. The government will keep allowing 3rd world immigration, both legal and illegal, as long as Whites passively sit back and allow it.

      • IstvanIN

        We can not out breed them at this point which is why we need to protect our living space so we can have cchildren.

        • Mary

          As depressing as it is, that’s about the best we can hope for at this point.

      • DaveMed

        Well, our families should look a bit more like they did in Jimmy Stewart movies – a father, mother, and 4+ children around the table.

    • http://www.coinsandhistory.com/ Claudius_II

      I remember that, we were told that we would create “unsustainable numbers upon the Earth”. European whites were the only one who cared & behaved responsibly. Blacks and Latins continued to have large families and didn’t care a whit. Actually it is whites who are the only one who could solve the population problems and sustainability.

      Wonder what 10 billion blacks would be like on the Earth with no more research into advanced energy systems, anti-pollution technology, sustainability, increased food production and space exploration?

      There will be a fierce competition for diminishing non-rewable resources like food, drinkable water, and fuel. Of course it’ll be a peaceful competition -> like watching black athletes at the Olympics.

  • kjh64

    A lot of Whites put their kids in charter schools, private schools or homeschool now and don’t use the public schools. The Whites that use public schools usually live in the suburbs or small towns. The public school system in America is becoming like public transportation, mostly minority with the Whites not using it because it has so many minorities and is lousy.

    • Anglokraut

      Or you could say “is lousy with non-whites”, because they are blood-sucking, disease-spreading parasites.

  • Greg Thomas

    “US born hispanic children” = anchor babies!

  • Leon NJ

    Back in high school, we were offered foreign language classes in Spanish, French, and Latin. How many more years until English will replace Spanish as a choice?

  • Paleoconn

    Looks like black and White proportins are dwindling as hispanic increases.

    • M.

      The black percentage will stabilize because blacks are still increasing in absolute numbers, therefore they’ll keep up with other increasing races. Whites will dwindle in percentage because their absolute numbers are expected to remain steady or slightly decrease in the near future.

    • Mary

      Whites are dramatically declining. Blacks are not increasing like Hispanics, but there is always the possibility that our overlords could decide to let a lot more of them in as immigrants and refugees. As we continue to lurch left due to demographic changes, there is no limit to the horrors we may be subjected to.

      • Paleoconn

        The fact that we do not meet the replacement rate of 2.1 per woman is bad enough. The fact that we surround ourselves with hostile minorities who do makes the situation untenable.

      • M.

        We’re not dramatically declining yet in numbers. From 2000 to 2010, we’ve actually increased a little from 194 to 196 million due to residual population momentum from when our fertility rates where higher. 2013 was the first year where deaths ounumbered births among non-Hispanic whites, but it’s still not “dramatic” yet.

        But it’s still bad new in the sense that even if we keep our numbers as they are, we’ll still dwindle in percentage, as other races are increasing through both immigration and higher birthrates.

  • willbest

    The media has done studies demonstrating whites get substantially more conservative on every topic when told they are in the minority. It is surprising any evidence of this would see the light of day.

  • ViktorNN

    We will be healthy and back to our old selves as soon as we begin to say without fear and without shame that we refuse to become a minority in our own lands. We demand self-rule and we will take it if we have to.

  • zanegray

    and olie whitey will die off simultaneously.

    And then what ?

    The US implodes ?

  • Gerald Michael

    That is generally the case in California schools already. It is sad to watch white student behavior: furtive, pushed to the edge of crowds, huddled at lunch. The most striking is their manner of dress. Generally speaking, California public school students wear black: black pants, black jackets and black t-shirts. This is because minorities wear mostly black. It’s a Latin thing – support for the Raiders, a peasant mentality, and black is neither a red or blue gang color. The whole picture is depressing, seeing mobs of students at crosswalks and fast food joints, a mass of black clothing and black shiny hair, with a few blonde ones mixed in. Private and Christian schools are different. Students there dress in cheerful colors just purchased from the racks at Target.

  • eavesmac

    Only low income in public schools. Anyone that cares about their kids getting a good education sends them to a private school. Public school is a pipeline to the penitentiary.

    • Mary

      This is true to a large degree. However, there are some good public school districts remaining; I live in one. It is about 90% White and has received numerous awards. I do send my children to private schools due to husband’s insistence, but I would not object to the public schools here.
      But, unfortunately, public schools can always change for the worse if the demographics of the community changes. That is apparently something we can never be secure about nowadays.