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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table A-11.  Percentage distribution of full-time and part-time newly hired teachers, by age and control of school: Selected years, 198788 through 200708

Control of school and school year 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                                  
1987–88 100.0 17.7 (0.79) 23.7 (1.19) 33.0 (1.43) 21.2 (0.80) 4.0 (0.51) 0.3 ! (0.11)   (†)
1990–91 100.0 17.5 (1.06) 24.0 (1.35) 30.6 (1.33) 21.4 (1.28) 5.6 (0.65) 0.6   (0.18)   (†)
1993–94 100.0 16.2 (0.91) 28.7 (1.15) 24.9 (1.04) 24.6 (1.16) 5.0 (0.63) 0.5   (0.13) 0.2 ! (0.09)
1999–2000 100.0 23.6 (1.28) 22.5 (0.97) 22.2 (1.10) 19.2 (0.90) 11.1 (0.88) 0.9   (0.23) 0.6 ! (0.26)
2003–04 100.0 24.4 (1.21) 19.0 (1.23) 24.6 (1.10) 16.5 (1.18) 13.3 (0.93) 1.5   (0.29) 0.7 ! (0.29)
2007–08 100.0 23.8 (1.75) 24.3 (1.79) 20.4 (1.56) 15.1 (0.94) 13.6 (1.22) 2.3   (0.39) 0.5 ! (0.22)
Private                                  
1987–88 100.0 17.0 (1.27) 22.8 (1.68) 32.5 (2.17) 17.9 (1.61) 5.3 (1.09)   (†) 1.8 ! (0.77)
1990–91 100.0 15.8 (1.47) 26.3 (1.83) 29.1 (1.86) 21.1 (1.67) 5.6 (0.88) 1.1 ! (0.40) 1.0 ! (0.42)
1993–94 100.0 19.3 (1.13) 24.4 (1.19) 24.9 (1.49) 22.6 (1.18) 7.3 (0.85) 0.9   (0.20) 0.6 ! (0.23)
1999–2000 100.0 18.5 (0.89) 17.2 (0.87) 24.1 (1.24) 22.1 (1.19) 14.0 (1.01) 2.6   (0.39) 1.5   (0.38)
2003–04 100.0 17.1 (1.59) 16.0 (2.13) 23.0 (2.19) 22.8 (3.32) 15.3 (1.77) 3.6   (0.83) 2.1   (0.58)
2007–08 100.0 14.3 (1.26) 18.2 (1.36) 23.2 (1.97) 23.6 (1.92) 14.4 (1.49) 4.2   (0.84) 2.1 ! (0.69)
†Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation exceeds 30 percent of the estimate.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
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Questionnaire," 1987–88 through 2007–08 and "Private School Teacher Questionnaire," 1987–88 through 2007–08; and unpublished tabulations. (This table was prepared October 2010.)

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