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Table 122. Percent and standard error for public secondary school visual arts specialists reporting that they gave moderate or major emphasis to various goals or objectives of student learning, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 122)
 
School characteristic Reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics
and merits of their work and the work of others
Making connections
among visual arts, the
other arts, and disciplines outside the arts
Understanding the
visual arts in relation
to history and cultures
Using technology to
gain knowledge
and skills in visual arts
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public secondary school visual arts specialists 89 (1.1) 79 (1.5) 83 (1.3) 64 (1.6)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 500 84 (2.5) 79 (2.9) 79 (2.9) 63 (3.6)
500 to 999 87 (2.1) 78 (2.7) 82 (2.4) 58 (2.5)
1,000 or more 92 (1.4) 81 (2.1) 87 (2.0) 68 (2.5)
Community type                
City 93 (1.5) 83 (2.1) 86 (2.4) 63 (2.7)
Suburban 90 (1.8) 84 (2.1) 87 (1.9) 71 (3.1)
Town 85 (3.0) 69 (4.3) 81 (3.1) 51 (3.8)
Rural 85 (2.4) 77 (2.8) 78 (2.9) 61 (3.1)
Region                
Northeast 95 (1.5) 85 (3.0) 86 (2.3) 70 (3.9)
Southeast 86 (2.7) 81 (2.8) 86 (2.2) 66 (3.1)
Central 86 (2.0) 75 (3.0) 83 (2.5) 59 (3.3)
West 87 (2.2) 77 (2.9) 80 (2.9) 61 (3.0)
Percent combined enrollment of Black
and other races/ethnicities2
               
Less than 6 percent 88 (2.5) 75 (3.7) 80 (2.9) 59 (4.0)
6 to 20 percent 89 (1.7) 80 (2.8) 81 (2.6) 64 (2.8)
21 to 49 percent 87 (2.5) 74 (2.9) 82 (2.9) 69 (3.0)
50 percent or more 89 (1.7) 87 (1.7) 90 (1.8) 64 (2.8)
Percent of students eligible for
free or reduced-price lunch
               
0 to 25 percent 91 (1.8) 83 (2.6) 87 (2.0) 71 (2.6)
26 to 50 percent 89 (2.0) 76 (2.6) 80 (2.3) 63 (2.8)
51 to 75 percent 84 (2.7) 78 (3.7) 82 (3.2) 56 (3.5)
76 percent or more 87 (3.7) 82 (3.4) 85 (3.8) 53 (5.4)
1 Rounds to 100 percent.
2 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 Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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