EdWonk discusses the trend of home schooling increasing in the African American population.
Indiana has some of the least restrictive home schooling regulations in America. When it is done well, home schooling can hardly be beat. With internet resources growing daily and the home school network continuing to grow - it should come as no surprise.
Some of them have their own extra-curricular teams and even organize large scale field trips.
With a knowledgeable parent or tutor, the right resources and an independent or motivated learner - it can work wonders.