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Table 12. Percent and standard error for public elementary schools reporting various ways in which dance or drama/theatre was taught or incorporated into other subject or curriculum areas, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 12—Continued
 
School characteristic Dance
Taught as a
separate subject
Taught as part of the physical education program Taught as part of the music curriculum Activities and instruction are integrated into other curriculum areas Other ways of
teaching dance
Any integration with other subject or curriculum areas
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
                         
All public elementary schools 3 (0.7) 44 (1.8) 37 (1.5) 29 (1.7) 5 (0.7) 61 (1.7)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 300 (†) 44 (4.0) 34 (3.3) 25 (3.4) 5! (1.9) 57 (3.9)
300 to 499 4 (1.2) 41 (2.6) 42 (2.6) 34 (3.0) 4 (0.9) 64 (2.9)
500 or more 4 (0.9) 46 (2.3) 33 (2.3) 28 (1.9) 4 (1.0) 61 (2.3)
Community type                        
City 7 (1.5) 39 (3.1) 36 (2.7) 32 (2.8) 6 (1.4) 59 (2.9)
Suburban 2! (0.8) 47 (2.6) 38 (2.4) 31 (2.6) 5 (1.2) 65 (2.8)
Town (†) 35 (4.7) 38 (4.8) 27 (4.0) 5! (2.5) 59 (5.2)
Rural (†) 48 (3.2) 34 (2.9) 26 (3.1) 3! (0.9) 59 (2.9)
Region                        
Northeast 5! (1.8) 40 (3.7) 41 (3.4) 32 (3.1) 7 (1.6) 63 (3.6)
Southeast 2! (0.8) 40 (3.3) 33 (2.8) 26 (2.6) 5 (1.2) 56 (3.4)
Central (†) 47 (3.2) 41 (2.4) 27 (3.4) 3! (1.1) 64 (2.7)
West (†) 45 (3.2) 31 (2.8) 31 (2.8) 4 (1.3) 60 (2.9)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and other races/ethnicities1                        
Less than 6 percent 3! (1.4) 53 (4.1) 41 (3.7) 32 (3.7) 3! (1.3) 67 (3.7)
6 to 20 percent (†) 44 (3.7) 40 (3.5) 27 (2.9) 4! (1.6) 61 (3.6)
21 to 49 percent 2! (0.7) 44 (3.8) 38 (3.5) 30 (2.8) 5 (1.4) 64 (3.8)
50 percent or more 5 (1.3) 37 (3.0) 30 (2.6) 29 (2.6) 6 (1.1) 55 (2.7)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                        
0 to 25 percent 3! (1.0) 56 (3.8) 49 (2.8) 34 (3.1) 4! (1.4) 73 (2.8)
26 to 50 percent (†) 47 (3.5) 34 (3.2) 30 (2.9) 5! (1.6) 63 (3.6)
51 to 75 percent 4! (1.2) 36 (3.2) 33 (3.0) 24 (3.0) 4 (1.2) 54 (3.2)
76 percent or more 5 (1.2) 38 (3.4) 31 (3.3) 30 (3.1) 5 (1.2) 55 (3.6)
See notes at end of table.

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