Disciplinary Action Received, by Student Race

K-12 public school students of color are more likely to receive disciplinary action than their white peers, but it can vary by race. Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows who received each type of disciplinary action during the 2013-2014 school year.

Student population, by race

Total number of students: 49,917,157

One out-of-school suspension

Total number of students: 1,560,486

More than one out-of-school-suspension

Total number of students: 1,075,257

Expulsion without educational services

Total number of students: 45,082

Data source: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Civil Rights Data Collection, 2013-14, available at ocrdata.ed.gov.

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