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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table A-10.  Percentage distribution of full-time and part-time school teachers, by age, control of school, and teaching status: 200708

Control of school and teaching status Percent of total Age distribution
Total Less than 25 years 25-29 years 30-39 years 40-49 years 50-59 years 60-64 years 65 years
or more
Public-actual                                  
2007–08 100.0 (†) 100.0 3.7 (0.21) 14.3 (0.51) 26.4 (0.39) 23.7 (0.47) 25.8 (0.51) 4.8 (0.24) 1.3 (0.12)
Full-time 91.8 (0.29) 100.0 3.8 (0.22) 14.6 (0.50) 26.5 (0.40) 23.6 (0.50) 25.7 (0.54) 4.7 (0.25) 1.2 (0.13)
Part-time 8.2 (0.29) 100.0 2.5 (0.46) 11.8 (1.18) 25.3 (1.56) 24.7 (1.48) 27.6 (1.33) 6.0 (0.83) 2.1 (0.34)
Private-actual                                  
2007–08 100.0 (†) 100.0 4.6 (0.34) 11.7 (0.48) 22.3 (0.91) 23.8 (0.65) 26.2 (0.87) 7.9 (0.52) 3.6 (0.41)
Full-time 78.8 (0.93) 100.0 5.0 (0.37) 13.0 (0.66) 23.0 (0.96) 23.0 (0.65) 25.0 (0.98) 8.0 (0.56) 3.0 (0.38)
Part-time 21.2 (0.93) 100.0 3.0 (0.80) 7.0 (0.90) 19.0 (1.86) 27.0 (1.90) 29.0 (1.46) 9.0 (1.57) 7.0 (1.09)
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Teacher Questionnaire," 2007–08 and "Private School Teacher Questionnaire," 2007–08; and unpublished tabulations. (This table was prepared October 2010.)

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