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Table 126. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music specialists reporting that they participated to a moderate or great extent in various activities related to music outside of their school duties, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 126)
 
School characteristic Study, critique, or write about music Provide arts
leadership in your
community or state
Attend workshops
with professional artists or arts groups
Attend performances
directed by colleagues
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public secondary school music specialists 30 (1.6) 32 (1.6) 60 (1.8) 65 (1.5)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 500 26 (2.9) 28 (3.5) 57 (2.9) 60 (3.4)
500 to 999 29 (2.6) 26 (2.3) 58 (2.9) 65 (2.6)
1,000 or more 36 (2.4) 40 (3.2) 65 (3.2) 70 (2.8)
Community type                
City 38 (3.4) 33 (3.5) 60 (3.3) 68 (3.6)
Suburban 33 (3.1) 32 (2.8) 60 (3.4) 70 (2.8)
Town 18 (2.7) 25 (3.8) 52 (4.5) 59 (3.9)
Rural 30 (2.4) 35 (2.9) 64 (2.9) 62 (2.4)
Region                
Northeast 32 (3.9) 30 (3.5) 44 (4.4) 63 (3.5)
Southeast 28 (3.1) 33 (2.7) 60 (3.1) 70 (2.9)
Central 30 (3.0) 32 (2.9) 63 (3.1) 62 (3.1)
West 31 (2.9) 32 (3.6) 69 (3.1) 68 (2.9)
Percent combined enrollment of Black
and other races/ethnicities
1
               
Less than 6 percent 29 (3.3) 31 (4.0) 59 (3.4) 56 (3.5)
6 to 20 percent 31 (3.1) 30 (2.8) 59 (3.4) 69 (2.4)
21 to 49 percent 27 (2.8) 34 (3.2) 62 (3.5) 68 (2.5)
50 percent or more 35 (3.0) 32 (3.3) 60 (3.7) 68 (3.2)
Percent of students eligible for
free or reduced-price lunch
               
0 to 25 percent 33 (3.2) 32 (2.9) 63 (2.7) 66 (3.1)
26 to 50 percent 27 (2.5) 31 (2.8) 59 (2.8) 66 (3.2)
51 to 75 percent 30 (3.5) 31 (4.0) 59 (3.6) 62 (3.9)
76 percent or more 36 (5.7) 35 (4.8) 57 (5.7) 70 (5.7)
1Other 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.

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