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Table 124. Among public secondary school music and visual arts specialists who reported that they used various types of assessments to determine student progress and achievement in the arts, percent and standard error reporting that they used the assessment to a moderate or great extent, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 124—Continued)
 
School characteristic Observation Selected-response assessments
(i.e., multiple choice, matching)
Assessments requiring short written answers or essays
Music
specialist
Visual arts specialist Music
specialist
Visual arts specialist Music
specialist
Visual arts specialist
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                         
All public secondary school music and
visual arts specialists
97 (0.5) 96 (0.6) 38 (1.6) 31 (1.4) 36 (1.6) 54 (1.5)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 96 (1.3) 97 (1.1) 36 (3.2) 28 (3.0) 32 (3.3) 47 (3.2)
500 to 999 98 (0.7) 97 (1.0) 41 (3.1) 27 (2.5) 35 (2.7) 52 (3.2)
1,000 or more 97 (0.9) 96 (1.0) 38 (2.4) 35 (2.6) 39 (2.6) 59 (2.5)
Community type                        
City 97 (1.6) 97 (1.1) 44 (3.7) 30 (2.9) 41 (3.9) 61 (3.0)
Suburban 98 (0.8) 95 (1.2) 37 (3.1) 32 (2.6) 36 (2.9) 59 (2.8)
Town 97 (1.1) 96 (1.6) 34 (3.9) 26 (3.3) 32 (4.1) 42 (4.3)
Rural 96 (1.2) 96 (1.1) 38 (3.0) 31 (2.7) 33 (2.9) 49 (3.1)
Region                        
Northeast 95 (1.4) 99 (0.8) 35 (4.2) 25 (3.2) 38 (3.9) 60 (3.4)
Southeast 96 (1.3) 97 (1.0) 43 (3.6) 41 (3.1) 38 (3.2) 53 (3.5)
Central 98 (0.8) 95 (1.6) 41 (3.1) 31 (2.4) 37 (3.0) 53 (3.2)
West 98 (1.0) 95 (1.4) 35 (3.0) 29 (3.3) 30 (2.6) 48 (3.2)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities 2
                       
Less than 6 percent 97 (1.2) 95 (1.5) 41 (3.9) 30 (3.1) 37 (3.9) 51 (3.6)
6 to 20 percent 97 (0.9) 98 (1.0) 38 (2.3) 28 (3.3) 33 (3.4) 52 (3.7)
21 to 49 percent 96 (1.1) 96 (1.1) 32 (2.8) 30 (3.2) 31 (2.7) 55 (3.6)
50 percent or more 97 (1.2) 95 (1.6) 43 (3.2) 35 (3.2) 42 (3.8) 57 (3.4)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-
price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 99 (0.5) 98 (0.8) 39 (2.4) 30 (2.8) 36 (2.9) 58 (2.7)
26 to 50 percent 96 (0.9) 95 (1.2) 37 (2.6) 29 (2.3) 32 (2.6) 48 (2.7)
51 to 75 percent 94 (1.8) 96 (1.5) 36 (3.3) 32 (3.3) 35 (3.3) 55 (3.7)
76 percent or more 99 (1.5) 95 (3.2) 46 (5.6) 38 (6.6) 49 (5.9) 54 (5.1)
See notes at end of table.

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