Two-thirds of students with disabilities in U.S. public schools were male, while just over half of all students were male, according to data from the 2017-18 school year.

Source: Katherine Schaeffer, “As schools shift to online learning amid pandemic, here's what we know about disabled students in the U.S.,” Pew Research Center, April 23, 2020, https://tinyurl.com/4zpk3fv3

Data for the graphic are as follows:

Student Category Percentage of Males Percentage of Females
Students with disabilities 67% 33%
All students 52% 48%

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