Report: NY Schools Are Most Racially Segregated

Karen Matthews, AP, March 26, 2014

New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white classmates, according to a report released Wednesday.

The report by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California at Los Angeles looks at enrollment trends from 1989 to 2010.

In New York City, the largest school system in the U.S. with 1.1 million pupils, the study notes that many of the charter schools created over the last dozen years are among the least diverse of all, with less than 1 percent white enrollment at 73 percent of charter schools.


He and his fellow researchers say segregation has the effect of concentrating black and Latino students in schools with high ratios of poor students compared with the statewide average. Black and Latino students who attend schools that are integrated by race and income level perform significantly better than their peers in segregated schools, the authors note.

The study suggests that New York’s segregation is largely due to housing patterns, because housing and school segregation are correlated, but that it could be mitigated through policies intended to promote diversity.


One way to measure segregation is the exposure of students to classmates from other racial groups. About half of New York state’s public school students are white, but during the 2009-10 school year the average black student in New York went to a school where 17.7 percent of the students are white.


A report on nationwide trends in segregation is planned to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown vs. Board of Education ruling on May 17. {snip}

The report released Wednesday noted that about half of New York state’s public school students were from low-income families in 2010 but the typical black or Latino student attended a school where close to 70 percent of classmates were low-income. The typical white student went to a school where just 30 percent of classmates were low-income.


New York City Department of Education spokesman Devon Puglia did not address the findings of the report, but said, “We believe in diverse classrooms in which students interact and grow through personal relationships with those of different backgrounds.” The district is roughly 40 percent Hispanic, 30 percent black, 15 percent white and 15 percent Asian.


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  • D.B. Cooper

    I propose forced diversity in white school districts that heavily favored Obama and other democrats in the past several elections. They need MORE diversity, especially the Minnesota and Wisconsin areas. Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont would also be targeted for increased diversity. You Yankees sure need some!

    • sbuffalonative

      That would be great accept ‘progressives’ don’t understand what’s going on.

      They’re voting in ‘progressive’ Democrats and they aren’t making the connection to what’s going on in their lives.

      How do you get through to people who vote against their own interests just so they can feel they’re ‘on the right side of history’?

      This is the real challenge. HOW DO YOU REACH THESE PEOPLE???

    • newscomments70

      What about those of us from those areas who are race realist and against Obama? Why should we be punished? He may have one by a small majority in these states, but there is a double digit percentage of us who voted against him.

    • ye ol’ swampyankee

      I don’t dig all the fake racial inclusiveness that exists up here either. But, I’m not into trashing currently white sub-regions in an attempt to even up some kind of score.

      Then again that’s Texas…

    • Mason Gull

      Vermont is has been getting diversity for years now. A lot of Somalis and Nepalese have been settling in Burlington as of late, and the Vietnamese community has been pretty prominent in the city for as long as I can remember.

  • The study suggests that New York’s segregation is largely due to housing patterns, because housing and school segregation are correlated, but that it could be mitigated through policies intended to promote diversity.

    The article does not say what those “policies” are, but the only way it can be done is forced busing, which is about as popular as a root canal.

    • TheHBD

      They are talking about moving black and hispanic people into white neighborhoods…not merely busing them to schools…busing is no longer enough in Obama’s socialist worker’s paradise.

  • Martel

    Segregation is natural, racial consciousness is not a product of our social environment but an inherited trait handed down to us through ten thousands of years of evolution.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      There can be no racial self-preservation without racial segregation. Segregation is adaptive. It is nature’s preventative measure against racial extinction through hybridization with invasive subspecies and outright genocide.

      • Martel

        Well put.

  • Lewis33

    I guess this is why gay couples and singles lead the way in gentrification.

    • IstvanIN

      No kids to worry about.

  • Luca

    The children of black politicians and the elites are also segregated. They want nothing to do with ghetto blacks, but will spend all day preaching the joys of diversity to the rest of us.

    Same goes for all the designer kids in Hollywood whose parents make fortunes. But let’s not focus on them. Let’s force the children of White middle-class taxpayers into the diversity cauldron. In essence, these taxpayers are funding the destruction of their own children.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    “Black and Latino students who attend schools that are integrated by race and income level perform significantly better than their peers in segregated schools, the authors note.”

    And I bet whites who are stuck in those integrated schools do far worse than their white peers in predominantly white schools. Nobody cares about whites, though. Gotta sacrifice some of those whites to lift up the blacks and Hispanics.

    • Martel

      I had skipped over this part. Everyday race realists are buried in evidence which support our claims, the problem for us is not to find evidence for our assertions, but to pick and chose which ones we like most.

      • LovelyNordicHeidi

        Martel, whenever you think about picking certain evidence for our assertions, then always consider what might convert Geert Wilders’ brother to our cause! <;-)

  • A woman I used to work with had a saying that she liked to repeat: “When you try to educate a monkey, all you end with is an educated monkey.” She was speaking about New Orleans blacks, of course. There’s more wisdom in her take than in all these educational studies posted on Amren combined.

    If someone were allowed to go into these NY schools with a video camera to make a documentary, what we would observe is chaos. Thus, no video cameras and no chance to see how hundreds of millions of dollars are wasted on creatures that have no ability and no desire to learn.

    It’s child abuse to send a white child to a black school. Segregation, combined with matching blacks in studies that their abilities allow, would be best. Blacks can be trained to do janitorial work and such. Meanwhile, white kids can go forward into rocket science, etc.

  • willbest

    “Black and Latino students who attend schools that are integrated by race and income level perform significantly better than their peers in segregated schools, the authors note.”

    How do whites fair in such integrated environments, be honest. And make sure you tell those white parents that their kids need to take one for the team.

  • jeffaral

    Of course! Jews, who are very numerous in New York, don’t want their high IQ children to mix with colored low IQ children. To keep being the chosen ones requires segregation.

    • benvad

      That’s the way they want it, easier to influence the colored masses.

  • Ed

    The Dems would never dare to implement any of the suggestions in this silly UCLA report. You want to see a White liberal morph into a conservative overnight force their kids to go to a school with a bunch of Blacks. When liberals say diversity they mean trendy restaurant and street bazaars not actually putting their kids in schools with Blacks.

    • willbest

      I doubt it. I am pretty sure the only way you can be a white liberal is to either not have kids, or have enough money to stick them in private school so what you subject the masses to is of no concern to yourself.

      Its more likely that what you would do is to piss off those people that either hate both parties or are apathetic into actually voting against you.

  • dd121

    They’re run by Democrats. Democrat = hypocrit.

  • Magician

    I paid a visit to New York city a couple of years ago for two days, and saw hundreds of whites and blacks in public but I didn’t see any black woman or man blatantly walking hand in hand with a white person. I did see one young white mother holding a mulatto baby. (Where was dad? In jail? At work? Screwing another woman?) I felt that interracial dating and marriages did exist but didn’t really influence the survival of the white race.

    • Northerner

      With regards to White survival, the effect of interracial marriage is nothing compared to the problem of low White birth rate. Unfortunately, people tend to focus much more on the former than the latter.

    • Tarczan

      Jeesh, just watch TV ads. It’s my only interaction with darkies these days (sadly) and I am under the distinct impression that darkie men are marrying the most beautiful white women. I further believe that all groups of white guys sitting around drinking beer or eating pizza have a beloved black friend with them to keep it real.

      • Magician

        Well if the TV ads reflect the real world honestly and accurately then the following would also be true

        – All black men in the world are lawyers, doctors, scientists, teachers
        – All criminals in the world are white men
        – All stupid guys in the world are white men
        – Black men are very family oriented.

        • Tarczan

          Yup, the black family guy cracks me up. Being landlord in East Cleveland for too long disaffected me any notions of smart black guys or devoted black husbands.

        • benvad

          Maybe in the twilight zone.

    • IstvanIN

      Come to NJ if you want to see mulatto central. And no, they are not all over-weight and ugly, many are perfectly normal looking.

      • tyree1

        Live in wayne nj work on the upper west side c very little

    • MBlanc46

      I see that you’re using the past tense. I assume that you have been enlightened since. If not, some to my western suburb of Chicago. You won’t be able to swing a dead cat without hitting an interracial couple.

      • wildfirexx

        Just out of curiosity MBlanc, what % of those interracial couples has a white partner, and what % of those… are black males with white females ?

        • MBlanc46

          Based on my own observations–by no means a scientific sample–all black male/white female, unless you count the white male/Asian female couples on the University of Chicago campus.

    • dd121

      Well, I can tell you, the black dad is not married to the dumb white woman.

      My favorite prank is to walk up to the white woman with her mulatto baby, smile and complement her cute baby, then ask her if she knows who the father is. It always get a huge laugh, by me.

      • Magician

        “So which correctional facility is the baby’s daddy at?”
        “How do you treat your HIV?”
        “How does it feel to be disowned by your parents and relatives after breaking their hearts, just so you could prove you are a liberal person?”
        “How many step brothers and sisters does your baby have?”

        • dd121

          That’s good, I’ll use those.

      • benvad

        I gotta try that one out. That deserves a LOL if I do say so myself.

  • MekongDelta69

    To leftists:

    Black and brown segregation = Good
    White segregation = Bad

    • Rhialto

      When the Liberals first used the term, segregation, it meant assigning students to schools according to their race. Now the Liberals use the term, segregation, to mean NOT assigning students to schools according to their race.

      The Liberals are great verbal magicians.

      • Yes, they’re practically Pharisaic in their distortions of our language.

    • sbuffalonative

      Blacks fight to preserve historically black universities and historically black neighborhoods but actively seek to destroy anything historically white.

  • JohnEngelman

    New York City Department of Education spokesman Devon Puglia did not address the findings of the report, but said, “We believe in diverse classrooms in which students interact and grow through personal relationships with those of different backgrounds.”

    – Karen Matthews, AP, March 26, 2014

    Those who think this way are black or Hispanic parents who want their children to go to predominantly white schools, knowing that their children will be safer there, or they are white liberals who send their children to white schools for the same reason.

    Predominately black schools are dangerous places where little learning occurs.

  • libertarian1234

    One of the greatest causes of anti-black sentiment comes about via school integration.

    White students not having much experience with blacks get an up close and personal view of their lack of ability to learn, their rowdy, loud behavior, their propensity for constant trouble-making, and most of their other pathologies, and they then understand that these traits are not stereotypical, but an accurate picture of who these people really are.

    If blacks had anything even close to half a brain, they would be fighting tooth and nail for segregated schools so they wouldn’t be judged on the basis of their characters and could continue to fool all the white weenies.

  • MBlanc46

    “About half of New York state’s public school students are white”.

    My dog, what are we coming to? Only half of NY State’s student’s are white?

    • TXCriollo

      Its because of new york city and the exodus from upstate ny, most upstate ny residents are conservative and nys does not care for them, so they leave and take there kids. In texas you should see some school districts its all californian and nys ppl, surprisingly they are very conservative, i have a client who is a teacher and she told me you would expect people from ny or ca to be left wing nut jobs but they are not. That is why nys public schools are only half white, nyc buffalo Rochester and albany Syracuse are the few upstate ny ares with blacks and mexicans chillin out

  • r j p

    Charter schools are created to specifically enroll blacks in Chicago, give them good grades, and brag about their “success”. Urban Prep brags that every student graduates and that every graduate receives Kollege sKolaships. Average ACT score 17. True sKolas.

  • Norseman

    “Black and Latino students who attend schools that are integrated by race and income level perform significantly better than their peers in segregated schools, the authors note.”

    I predict that white students who attend segregated schools perform better than whites who attend integrated schools. Furthermore, I predict that whites who attend segregated schools are significantly less likely to be physically molested compared to their white peers in integrated schools.

  • scutum

    As a resident of Wisconsin I would like to point out to Mr. Cooper that we have more than enough diversity. Our past Democratic governor Jim Doyle made it a point to drop as many refugees from Chicago’s inner city into southern Wisconsin communities as he could. And what a blessing they have been, robbing the elderly, attacking joggers on bike paths, breaking into homes, sexually assaulting white girls, and just in general behaving like Negroes. We in Wisconsin can now enjoy the fruits of these future nuclear physicists, nuerosurgeons, geneticists, and research chemists.

  • fool me once fool me twice

    I already knew this . I became suspicious after reading “American Terrorist”. The author lived only 60 miles or so from NYC but had seldom seen minorities . I’ve always tried to refrain from being specific in my post because I support their right of association and to segregate . Even though many Northerners denied us in the South our right to do so . Many today even brag about their complicity in the civil rights movement . A while back in our liberal , local newspaper ,they featured and lauded I might add ,a Vermonter who had participated in civil rights marches in Albany Georgia .

    . The Vermonter’s thinking was too skewed for him to realize that he was a traitor to his own people . Can you imagine , a Vermonter ? What was Vermont in the 1960s , 97% white I’ll wager . Hypocrisy doesn’t even begin to describe it . The left never suspected there would be an internet one day to throw a blinding light on their lies and treachery . Pray they don’t find a way to censor it .

  • benvad

    The message is clear “They won’t leave us alone”