The Texas Education Agency reports that for the first time in modern Texas history, students of Hispanic ancestry make up a majority of those enrolled in the state’s public schools.
Statistics for 2010-2011 show that 2,480,000 students are Hispanic—50.2 percent of the total enrollment, which is 4,933,617.
The ethnicity breakdown of Texas public school students:
•Black or African American:
•American Indian or Alaska
•Two or More Races: 78,419