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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table A-12.  Percentage distribution of full-time and part-time school teachers, by age, control of school, and teaching status: 2007–08

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                                  
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                                  
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)
†Not applicable.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors appear in parentheses. The 2007-08 data are the most recent data available.
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. (This table was prepared October 2010.)