of Filipino Americans
and other Asians
In 1990, 78% of all Asians 25 years old and over were at least high school graduates. This, compared to the national average of high school graduates which was 75%. Education is highly valued in Asian communities, but the education attainment of different Asian groups varied widely as well. In general, Asian men had higher rates of high school graduation or higher education than Asian women.
|Graph 1.1 (above) shows the percentage of male and female high school graduates by ethnicity:|
|Graph 1.2 shows the percentage of asian male and female college graduates or those with higher degrees:|