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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005

NCES 2006-057
May 2006

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Table 14. Percentage distribution of public elementary schools reporting the number of times per day of scheduled recess, by elementary grade level and selected school characteristics: 2005 (Table 14—Continued)
  Grade 1   Grade 2   Grade 3
School characteristic None Once More than once   None Once More than once   None Once More than once
   All public elementary schools 75538 75637 85933
Enrollment size 
   Less than 300 64846 64945 55441
   300 to 499 75340 75438 85735
   500 or more 96130 96130 106327
School locale 
   City 145532 135730 145927
   Urban fringe 66034 66034 76231
   Town 63955 64153 65143
   Rural 35245 35344 35740
Region 
   Northeast 57916 58015 68014
   Southeast 16777 17767 18775
   Central 74449 74647 65242
   West 43859 43858 44254
Percent minority enrollment 
   Less than 6 percent 25048 25147 25543
   6 to 20 percent 55243 55341 65638
   21 to 49 percent 45542 45541 46036
   50 percent or more 145827 145927 156025
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch 
   Less than 35 percent 45145 45145 45442
   35 to 49 percent 44946 45145 45640
   50 to 74 percent 36037 46036 46530
   75 percent or more 185823 186022 196120
See notes at end of table.


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