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Table 110. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting that they taught a curriculum-based or co-curricular class in their arts subject outside of school hours, 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
Percent Standard
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All public secondary school
music and visual arts specialists
35 (1.3) 36 (1.4) 35 (5.8) 3 (0.6) 4 (0.7) (†)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 35 (2.8) 36 (2.9) 29! (11.2) 5 (1.4) 6 (1.7) (†)
500 to 999 33 (2.2) 32 (2.3) 35! (11.7) 3! (1.0) 3! (1.1) # (†)
1,000 or more 39 (2.3) 39 (2.4) 42 (11.0) 2! (1.0) 2! (1.0) # (†)
Community type                        
City 30 (3.2) 31 (3.4) (†) 4! (1.4) 4! (1.5) # (†)
Suburban 39 (2.5) 37 (2.8) 62 (12.3) 3! (1.2) 4! (1.3) # (†)
Town 43 (4.4) 43 (4.3) 44! (16.7) (†) (†) # (†)
Rural 31 (2.6) 33 (2.7) 11! (5.3) 3! (1.2) 4! (1.2) (†)
Region                        
Northeast 35 (3.6) 35 (3.8) 42! (13.4) 6! (2.2) 6! (2.3) # (†)
Southeast 36 (2.5) 36 (2.6) 26! (12.5) 3! (0.9) 3! (1.0) # (†)
Central 36 (2.7) 37 (2.6) (†) 1! (0.6) (†) # (†)
West 35 (3.0) 34 (3.4) 46 (10.9) 3! (1.2) 3! (1.3) (†)
Percent combined enrollment
of Black and other
races/ethnicities
1
                       
Less than 6 percent 31 (3.5) 32 (3.5) (†) 2! (1.0) 3! (1.2) # (†)
6 to 20 percent 45 (2.9) 44 (3.0) 51 (14.2) (†) (†) # (†)
21 to 49 percent 36 (3.7) 35 (3.9) 44! (13.4) 5! (1.8) 6! (2.0) # (†)
50 percent or more 29 (2.5) 30 (2.7) 18! (8.5) 4 (1.1) 4 (1.0) (†)
Percent of students eligible
for free or reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 42 (2.9) 41 (3.1) 48 (10.9) (†) 3! (1.2) # (†)
26 to 50 percent 33 (2.9) 33 (3.1) 38 (10.5) (†) (†) # (†)
51 to 75 percent 27 (3.0) 29 (3.2) (†) 5! (1.6) 5! (1.7) (†)
76 percent or more 39 (5.3) 40 (5.5) (†) 6! (2.2) 7! (2.4) # (†)
† 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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