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Characteristics of Public, Private, and Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States: Results From the 2007–08 Schools and Staffing Survey
NCES 2009-324
June 2009


Table D-1.    Variables used in the Characteristics of Public, Private, and Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States: Results From the teachers 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey report: 2007–08

Variable Variable name in data file
 
Average academic year base teaching salary of regular full-time teachers    T0343
Average amount of salary supplements from extracurricular activities in
  same school system
  T0345
Average amount of salary supplements from jobs outside of the school
  system
  T0349
Average amount of salary supplements from other school sources    ---(1)
Average class size for teachers with departmentalized instruction    ---(1)
Average class size for teachers with elementary subject classes    ---(1)
Average class size for teachers with self-contained or team-teaching classes    T0070
Average hours per week spent delivering instruction to a class of students    T0262
Average hours required to receive base pay during a typical week    T0261
Average hours spent on all teaching and other school-related activities
  during a typical full week 
  T0260
Average salary from all sources    ---(1)
Charter school identifier    CHARFLAG1
Class organization    T0068
Highest degree earned    HIDEGR1
Number of years experience as a full-time elementary or secondary teacher
  in public and private schools 
  ---(1)
Number of years teaching at current school    T0036
Percent with a job outside of the school system    T0348
Percent with salary supplements from extracurricular activities in same
  school system 
  T0344
Percent with salary supplements from other school sources    T0346
Percentage of regular full-time teachers    T0025
Percentage of students in the school approved for National School Lunch
  Program 
  NSLAPP_S1
Student enrollment    SCHSIZE1
Teacherís sex    T0352
Teacher's age    AGE_T1
Teacherís race/ethnicity    RACETH_T1
Three-category private school typology    RELIG1
Three-category school level    SCHLEVEL1
Urban-centric school locale code    URBANS121
1 The definition for this variable can be found below.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and StaffingSurvey (SASS), "Public School Teacher, BIE School Teacher, and Private School Teacher Data Files," 2007–08.


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