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Table 108. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting more than 4 hours of designated planning time per week when students were in attendance, 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
61 (1.4) 62 (1.4) 47 (7.4) 62 (1.8) 64 (1.7) 48 (7.4)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 55 (3.3) 55 (3.5) 50 (13.3) 53 (3.3) 57 (3.2) 41 (9.0)
500 to 999 60 (2.8) 61 (3.1) 46 (12.6) 58 (2.9) 59 (3.0) 48 (12.1)
1,000 or more 68 (2.2) 70 (2.3) 46 (12.5) 71 (2.3) 72 (2.3) 62 (12.7)
Community type                        
City 55 (3.8) 58 (3.9) 26! (11.7) 66 (3.1) 67 (3.2) 58 (11.0)
Suburban 64 (2.9) 65 (2.8) 58 (12.7) 65 (2.9) 66 (3.5) 61 (17.5)
Town 63 (3.9) 65 (4.4) 40! (16.9) 60 (4.2) 63 (4.2) 42! (14.0)
Rural 62 (3.1) 62 (3.1) 57 (14.3) 57 (3.1) 61 (3.5) 37 (9.2)
Region                        
Northeast 56 (3.9) 57 (4.2) 39! (12.5) 59 (4.1) 60 (4.4) 51! (16.1)
Southeast 68 (3.4) 68 (3.6) 54 (14.5) 73 (3.3) 73 (3.3) 67 (15.8)
Central 59 (3.9) 59 (3.9) 46! (18.6) 57 (2.8) 59 (2.8) 47 (11.5)
West 64 (2.9) 66 (3.0) 50 (10.3) 64 (3.3) 68 (3.0) 42 (9.5)
Percent combined enrollment
of Black and other
races/ethnicities
1
                       
Less than 6 percent 55 (4.2) 55 (4.3) 45! (19.7) 54 (3.6) 56 (3.8) 42 (11.3)
6 to 20 percent 63 (3.0) 63 (3.2) 56 (14.6) 57 (3.4) 60 (3.5) 33 (9.5)
21 to 49 percent 67 (2.5) 69 (2.8) 48 (10.0) 71 (3.4) 71 (3.5) 71 (10.3)
50 percent or more 61 (3.1) 62 (2.7) 42! (16.2) 68 (2.7) 69 (2.8) 55! (17.2)
Percent of students eligible
for free or reduced-price
lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 67 (2.7) 69 (2.9) 41! (10.7) 63 (2.7) 66 (2.6) 39 (11.1)
26 to 50 percent 61 (2.7) 61 (2.9) 55 (10.7) 58 (3.4) 59 (3.3) 55 (13.7)
51 to 75 percent 57 (3.2) 58 (3.4) 41! (14.6) 67 (3.6) 70 (3.7) 48 (11.0)
76 percent or more 52 (4.5) 52 (4.8) 65! (31.3) 67 (4.0) 67 (4.0) 58! (19.1)
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
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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