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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007

List of Tables


Table 1.1

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary districts, schools, and students, by locale: 2003–04

Table 1.2a

Number of public schools and students, by locale, school level, and size of school: 2003–04

Table 1.2b

Percentage distribution of public schools and students, by locale, school level, and size of school: 2003–04

Table 1.3

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by race/ethnicity and locale: 2003–04

Table 1.4

Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by locale, region, and state and District of Columbia: 2003–04

Table 1.5

Percentage of 3- to 5-year-olds enrolled in center-based preprimary programs, by poverty status, hours of attendance, and locale: 2005

Table 1.6a

Percentage distribution of elementary and secondary students, by control of school and locale: 2003–04

Table 1.6b

Number and percentage distribution of private elementary and secondary students and schools, by control of school and locale: 2003–04

Table 1.7

Percentage distribution of children under 18 living in families, by poverty level, age group, and locale: 2004

Table 1.8

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by percentage of students in school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and locale: 2003–04

Table 1.9a

Number of public elementary and secondary students, by percentage of students in school eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, locale, and race/ethnicity: 2003–04

Table 1.9b

Percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary students, by percentage of students in school eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch, locale, and race/ethnicity: 2003–04

Table 1.10

Number and percentage of public school students who were identified as limited English proficient (LEP), by locale and region: 2003–04

Table 1.11

Number and percentage of public school students with Individual Education Programs (IEP), by locale: 2003–04

Table 1.12

Percentage of public and private elementary and secondary students whose parents reported participation in school-related activities, by selected school activity, grade level, and locale: 2003

Table 1.13

Percentage of public and private elementary and secondary students whose parents reported outings with their children in the past month, by selected activity and locale: 2003

Table 1.14

Percentage distribution of children ages 6 to 18, by parents' highest level of education and locale: 2004

Table 1.15

Percentage distribution of public and private elementary and secondary students, by parents' expectations for child's highest educational attainment and locale: 2003

Table 2.1

Percentage distribution of public school students across NAEP reading achievement levels, by grade level and locale: 2005

Table 2.2

Percentage distribution of public school students across NAEP mathematics achievement levels, by grade level and locale: 2005

Table 2.3

Percentage distribution of public school students across NAEP science achievement levels, by grade level and locale: 2005

Table 2.4

Percentage of 16- to 24-year-olds who were high school status dropouts, by poverty level and locale: 2004

Table 2.6

Percentage of persons ages 16–19 who were neither enrolled in school nor working, by sex and locale: 2004

Table 2.7

Percentage of persons ages 18–29 enrolled in colleges or universities, by age group, locale, and sex: 2004

Table 2.8

Percentage of adults age 16 or older who participated in adult educational activities, by type of activity and locale: 2005

Table 2.9a

Percentage distribution of adults age 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment, age group, and locale: 2004

Table 2.9b

Percentage distribution of adults age 25 and over, by highest level of educational attainment, locale, and poverty status: 2004

Table 2.10a

Median earnings of full-time, full-year workers age 25 and over adjusted for geographic cost differences, by locale and educational attainment: 2004

Table 2.10b

Median earnings of full-time, full-year workers age 25 and over adjusted for geographic cost differences, by locale, sex, and educational attainment: 2004

Table 2.11

Percentage of civilian persons ages 25–64 in the labor force and unemployed, by sex, age group, and locale: 2004

Table 3.1

Revenues for public elementary and secondary schools and percentage distribution of revenues, by source of funds, locale, and district poverty level: 2003–04

Table 3.2

Expenditures per public elementary and secondary student, by type, locale, and district poverty level: 2003–04

Table 3.3

Percentage distribution of public schools reporting being underenrolled, at capacity, or overenrolled, by school locale: Fall 2005

Table 3.4

Number and percentage of public high schools that offered dual credit, Advanced Placement (AP), or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses during the 12-month school year, and percentage of all public high school students who were enrolled in these schools during this school year, by locale: 2002–03

Table 3.5a

Percentage of public schools with internet access, by type of access available and locale: 2005

Table 3.5b

Number of public school students per instructional computer with internet access and percentage of public schools providing hand-held or laptop computers, by locale: 2005

Table 3.6

Pupil-teacher ratios in public schools, by school level, school size, and locale: 2003–04

Table 3.7

Number and percentage distribution of public elementary and secondary school teachers, by locale and selected characteristics: 2003–04

Table 3.8

Average number of years of teaching experience for public school teachers and percentage distribution of such teachers, by years of teaching experience, locale, and grade level taught: 2003–04

Table 3.9a

Percentage of public school teachers who reported potential problems as "serious problems" in their schools, by type of problem, locale, and grade level taught: 2003–04

Table 3.9b

Percentage of public school teachers who reported behavioral problems occurring in their schools at least weekly, by type of problem, locale, and grade level taught: 2003–04

Table 3.9c

Percentage of public school teachers who reported agreement with various statements about teaching conditions, by condition, locale, and grade level taught: 2003–04

Table 3.10

Average base salary for full-time teachers in public elementary and secondary schools adjusted for geographic cost differences, by highest degree earned and locale: 2003–04

Table 3.11

Percentage of public elementary and secondary schools with a teaching vacancy in selected teaching fields, by the school's reported level of difficulty in filling the vacancy, teaching field, and locale: 2003–04

Table 3.12

Total number of teachers and student support staff in regular public schools, average number of staff per school, and average number of students per staff in schools with such staff, by locale, school level, and type of school staff: 2003–04

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