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Table 119. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists describing their instructional program at their currently assigned school, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 119)
 
School characteristic Integrated with other
arts subjects
Integrated with
other academic subjects
Music specialist Visual arts specialist Music specialist Visual arts specialist
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public secondary school music and visual arts specialists 34 (1.4) 61 (1.3) 30 (1.5) 51 (1.5)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 500 32 (3.1) 54 (3.3) 29 (3.0) 56 (3.0)
500 to 999 34 (2.8) 55 (2.3) 31 (2.5) 53 (2.9)
1,000 or more 36 (2.3) 70 (2.4) 31 (2.5) 46 (2.5)
Community type                
City 42 (3.5) 69 (3.4) 37 (3.5) 60 (3.4)
Suburban 35 (3.0) 66 (2.8) 30 (2.9) 48 (2.7)
Town 29 (3.5) 56 (4.4) 22 (3.0) 43 (3.7)
Rural 32 (2.3) 52 (2.9) 30 (2.8) 52 (3.1)
Region                
Northeast 32 (3.4) 65 (2.8) 31 (3.8) 48 (3.6)
Southeast 41 (3.3) 61 (3.2) 37 (3.4) 57 (3.3)
Central 34 (3.3) 57 (2.8) 27 (2.8) 48 (2.8)
West 31 (3.3) 63 (3.4) 29 (2.9) 52 (3.5)
Percent combined enrollment
of Black and other
races/ethnicities1
               
Less than 6 percent 34 (3.5) 54 (3.5) 25 (2.7) 47 (3.4)
6 to 20 percent 27 (2.8) 61 (3.2) 26 (2.6) 49 (3.3)
21 to 49 percent 35 (2.7) 64 (3.1) 30 (3.0) 49 (3.3)
50 percent or more 42 (3.8) 64 (3.1) 40 (3.3) 58 (3.0)
Percent of students eligible
for free or reduced-price lunch
               
0 to 25 percent 32 (2.7) 67 (2.3) 27 (2.9) 50 (3.2)
26 to 50 percent 33 (2.2) 57 (2.9) 28 (2.3) 46 (3.1)
51 to 75 percent 34 (3.5) 57 (4.0) 33 (3.3) 61 (4.5)
76 percent or more 50 (4.3) 60 (5.9) 44 (5.4) 57 (5.6)
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 Music Specialists,” FRSS 103M, 2009–10; and “Survey of Secondary School Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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