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Table 100. Percent and standard error for public secondary school visual arts specialists reporting that they participated in various professional development activities, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 100)
 
School characteristic Activities designed for all teachers
Incorporating state or district
standards into instruction
Student assessment A subject area that is unrelated
to visual arts
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
             
All public secondary school
visual arts specialists
78 (1.4) 77 (1.4) 36 (1.7)
             
Enrollment size            
Less than 500 75 (3.6) 70 (3.6) 40 (2.8)
500 to 999 78 (2.6) 75 (2.4) 38 (2.8)
1,000 or more 79 (2.2) 82 (2.2) 34 (2.0)
Community type            
City 80 (3.1) 80 (2.9) 37 (2.9)
Suburban 77 (2.2) 78 (2.9) 34 (3.1)
Town 81 (3.0) 80 (3.5) 40 (4.2)
Rural 75 (2.6) 71 (2.8) 37 (3.4)
Region            
Northeast 73 (3.2) 75 (3.6) 39 (4.4)
Southeast 76 (3.0) 76 (3.1) 34 (3.1)
Central 81 (2.9) 76 (2.8) 38 (3.2)
West 80 (2.6) 79 (2.4) 34 (2.9)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
           
Less than 6 percent 79 (3.0) 76 (3.3) 40 (3.5)
6 to 20 percent 78 (2.9) 76 (2.9) 36 (3.3)
21 to 49 percent 76 (2.9) 79 (2.9) 32 (4.0)
50 percent or more 78 (3.1) 76 (3.0) 37 (2.9)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
           
0 to 25 percent 80 (2.6) 79 (2.7) 36 (3.3)
26 to 50 percent 77 (2.3) 74 (2.3) 37 (3.3)
51 to 75 percent 75 (3.7) 74 (3.4) 38 (3.4)
76 percent or more 77 (4.7) 83 (3.8) 36 (4.6)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Arts specialists are education professionals with a teaching certificate in an arts discipline—such as music, visual arts, dance, or drama/theatre—who provide separate instruction in that discipline.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Survey of Secondary School Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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