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Table 107. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting that they taught at more than one school, by teaching status and school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic Music specialist Visual arts specialist
All music specialists Taught music
full time
Taught music
part time
All visual arts specialists Taught visual arts
full time
Taught visual arts
part time
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All public secondary school music
and visual arts specialists
44 (1.7) 46 (1.6) 29 (4.8) 13 (1.0) 12 (1.0) 21 (5.3)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 62 (3.4) 64 (3.5) 44 (11.3) 31 (2.8) 30 (2.5) 32 (7.9)
500 to 999 46 (3.3) 48 (3.3) 24! (11.5) 8 (1.7) 9 (1.8) (†)
1,000 or more 29 (2.0) 29 (2.0) 20! (8.8) 6 (1.5) 6 (1.5) (†)
Community type                        
City 36 (3.1) 36 (3.1) (†) 4! (1.5) 5! (1.7) # (†)
Suburban 33 (3.2) 34 (3.4) (†) 7 (2.1) 8 (2.3) (†)
Town 56 (4.0) 59 (4.3) 32! (10.8) 15 (2.9) 13 (3.0) (†)
Rural 56 (3.1) 57 (3.3) 49 (12.8) 26 (2.6) 23 (2.8) 38 (9.8)
Region                        
Northeast 32 (3.6) 33 (3.6) (†) 10 (2.1) 10 (2.0) (†)
Southeast 35 (3.2) 36 (3.4) (†) 11 (2.6) 12 (2.8) # (†)
Central 51 (2.6) 52 (2.7) (†) 20 (2.4) 19 (2.3) 30! (10.6)
West 53 (3.2) 55 (3.5) 43 (9.2) 10 (2.1) 8 (1.8) 24! (8.7)
Percent combined enrollment
of Black and other
races/ethnicities
1
                       
Less than 6 percent 62 (2.8) 63 (2.8) 36! (16.3) 24 (3.1) 22 (3.0) 35! (13.9)
6 to 20 percent 42 (3.5) 43 (3.6) 20! (9.3) 14 (2.0) 13 (2.0) 23! (9.0)
21 to 49 percent 43 (3.6) 44 (3.7) 31! (12.1) 9 (2.0) 8 (2.0) (†)
50 percent or more 33 (3.5) 33 (3.7) 32! (11.7) 7 (1.5) 8 (1.7) # (†)
Percent of students eligible
for free or reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 39 (2.9) 40 (2.9) 28! (9.1) 12 (2.2) 11 (2.1) 21! (10.0)
26 to 50 percent 50 (3.0) 52 (3.2) 22! (10.8) 15 (1.9) 13 (1.7) 29! (11.9)
51 to 75 percent 50 (4.0) 51 (4.3) 41 (11.6) 13 (2.4) 13 (2.5) 17! (8.6)
76 percent or more 31 (4.4) 31 (4.6) (†) 11 (2.8) 12 (2.9) # (†)
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
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 Music Specialists,” FRSS 103M, 2009–10; and “Survey of Secondary School Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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