Arlington High School (TX) in Arlington, Texas is the fifth most racially homogeneous school in the United States.
The district received a score of 87.9 on the “Race and Diversity in Education” index from the Washington, D.C.-based Fairness Project, which defines “Race” as “the race or national origin of an individual or group of people, regardless of their ethnicity or race, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or citizenship status.”
Arlington’s score of 86.9 is the lowest of any high school in Texas.
The District of Columbia, however, is rated at 90.1.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Arlington is one of five predominantly black high schools in the country.
Arlington has a student body of 4,547 students.
Read more about Arlington’s diversity report.
The District of Colombia’s racial diversity score was 83.9, while the highest score was 91.8 for the nation’s capital.
Arlington, the nation�s sixth-largest city, has more than 1,500 students in grades 8 to 12.
The Washington, DC-based Fair Justice Project has compiled the report and released it to the public this week.
In addition to racial diversity, the report includes a “racialized climate” score, which measures the extent to which students of different races or ethnicities experience different racial and cultural contexts, the Washington Post reported.
The racialized climate score ranges from “high” to “very high,” with a score ranging from “very low” to being “very rare.”
Read the full report here.
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