A report on the nature & extent of the school dropout problem among Hispanics &, which Hispanic students are most at risk of dropping out. An analysis of who drops out should be helpful in developing strategies for preventive actions to reduce the dropout rate. But quite different strategies may be needed to help those who have already dropped out so, there is additional information on the barriers young Hispanics dropouts face in resuming their high school education. The Hispanic school dropout rate for 1990 was very high 30%; the comparable rate for non-Hispanic blacks was 18%, & for non-Hispanic whites, it was 10%. Charts & tables.