Percentage of principals rating each of eight goals as among the three most important goals for students in their schools, by school type: 1999-2000 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 5.4: Principal and Teacher Perceptions

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Table 5.4a. Percentage of principals rating each of eight goals as among the three most important goals for students in their schools, by school type: 1999-2000
Student goal All principals Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools1 Non-BIA public schools with 25 percent or more American Indian/Alaska Native student enrollment Non-BIA public schools with less than 25 percent American Indian/Alaska Native student enrollment
Basic literacy skills 80.2 83.8 84.0 80.1
Academic excellence 69.5 55.9 65.1 69.6
Work habits/self-discipline 59.8 49.6 60.3 59.8
Personal growth 32.4 40.6 33.2 32.4
Human relations skills 25.1 20.6 16.9 25.2
Occupational/vocational skills 12.9 12.5 17.9 12.8
Multicultural awareness 11.2 28.9 13.1 11.2
Specific moral values 8.9 8.1 9.6 8.9
1 BIA-funded schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Survey," "Public Charter School Survey," and "Indian School Survey," 1999-2000.

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