Appendix II-Demographics

Table I. School district demographics: total student enrollments, percentage by ethnic background (White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Other) and percentage below the poverty level as determined by the number of students receiving free or reduced price lunches. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

DISTRICT #Students White Black Hispanic Asian Native American Other POVERTY
Amherst 3,681 50% 16% 16% 18% - - 25%
Franklin County 10,820 97% 1% - 0.5% 0.2% 1.3% 22%
Hadley 644 98% - - - - 2% 2%
Holyoke 7,746 26% 3.9% 69% 0.6% 0.1% - 71%
Northampton 3,082 80% 3% 13% 4% - - 24%
S. Hadley 2,334 95% 1% 2% 2% - - 2.8%
Springfield 23,535 29% 31% 38% 2% - - 75%
State - 79% 8% 9% 3.7% 0.2% - -


Table II. Undergraduate college demographics: total student enrollments, percentage female, and percentage by ethnic background (White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Other).

COLLEGE # Students Female White Black Hispanic Asian Native American Other
Amherst College 1,615 44.5% 70.2% 8.0% 9.4% 12.0% 0.4% -
GCC 2,294 65% 93.8% 1.2% 1.5% 2.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Hampshire College 1,031 55% 78.9% 4.9% 3.7% 3.0% 0.5% -
HCC 3,356 60% 74.1% 3.5% 12.2% 1.4% - 8.8%
Mount Holyoke College 1,957 100% 80.3% 4.7% 4.3% 10.1% 0.6% -
Smith College 2,500 100% 79.2% 3.8% 4.0% 12.1% 0.9% -
STCC 6,084 57% 61.5% 9.4% 9.7% 2.0% 0.6% -
UMass Amherst 18,021 48% 82.3% 4.3% 3.8% 5.9% 0.3% 3.4%


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