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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table A-13.  Percentage distribution of full-time and part-time newly hired teachers, by age and control of school: Selected years, 1987–88 through 2007–08

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 with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coeffiecient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
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Questionnaire," 1987–88 through 2007–08 and "Private School Teacher Questionnaire," 1987–88 through 2007–08; and unpublished tabulations.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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