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Among the nation’s 75 million students, fully 71 million are under age 30. More than 90 percent of children aged 5 to 17 are in school. The figure falls with age, but remains above 50 percent through age 20. The number of students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade stood at 53 million in 2004 (37 million in grades K through 8, and nearly 17 million in grades 9 through 12). These lofty numbers have not been seen since the Baby-Boom generation filled classrooms decades ago. Only 13 percent of students enrolled in school below the college level are in privately owned institutions.

S. Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2004, Series 10, No. gov/brfss/ THE MILLENNIALS 43 Teens Worry about Being Overweight Although few are overweight, many are trying to shed pounds. Among children in both the 6-to-11 and 12-to-19 age groups, only about 16 percent are overweight, according to government studies. Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to be overweight than non-Hispanic whites. Among high school students, 25 percent of girls are overweight or at risk for becoming overweight.

The number of high school students who take the Scholastic Assessment Test expanded enormously over the past few decades. Once limited to the elite, the SAT has been embraced by the masses—as have the nation’s college campuses. Despite the greater numbers of students taking the test, SAT scores are rising. The average verbal SAT score rose 9 points between 1990–91 and 2003–04. The biggest gainers by race and Hispanic origin are Asians—up 22 points. The average math SAT score rose 18 points overall between 1990–91 and 2003–04, including a 29-point rise for Asians.

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