A close friend recently moved to the US from West Africa (they're black, born and raised in Africa) and is looking for diverse public elementary schools for their kids. They feel like below 10% black students is too little, and are wondering whether more than 50% black might also be too much. As a black person, with all things being equal (eg school ratings, test scores), do you feel like a certain %age of black students in a school is too much? If so, what's that %age and why? If not, why not?

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My son attended a primarily African and Asian Catholic school in Chicago for preK & Kinder. It did not meet his academic or athletic needs, but it rooted him in our culture. This is invaluable.

I could teach him ro read; my husband can teach him to throw and hit - we know and love our people, by being in community with our people.

We moved and our daughter did not have the same opportunity and I sincerely regret it.

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