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Table 127. Percent and standard error for public secondary school visual arts specialists reporting that they participated to a moderate or great extent in various activities related to visual arts outside of their school duties, by school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic Teach art at a
studio or gallery
Create
works of art
Exhibit
works of art
View and respond to original works
of art at museums
or galleries
Study, critique, or write about art Provide arts leadership in your community or state Attend workshops with professional artists or arts groups
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All public secondary school
visual arts specialists
9 (1.0) 75 (1.5) 34 (1.5) 66 (1.5) 36 (1.2) 25 (1.3) 48 (1.8)
                             
Enrollment size                            
Less than 500 8 (1.5) 73 (3.6) 37 (2.9) 59 (2.8) 31 (3.2) 25 (2.6) 44 (3.1)
500 to 999 12 (2.2) 71 (2.7) 33 (2.8) 64 (2.6) 32 (2.2) 25 (2.2) 44 (2.9)
1,000 or more 8 (1.4) 79 (2.3) 33 (2.6) 71 (2.3) 41 (2.4) 25 (2.2) 52 (2.8)
Community type                            
City 8 (1.7) 78 (2.6) 35 (3.8) 71 (3.7) 35 (3.4) 25 (2.8) 54 (3.6)
Suburban 10 (1.7) 80 (2.5) 35 (2.6) 70 (2.5) 43 (2.4) 24 (2.6) 49 (3.0)
Town 12! (3.5) 76 (3.6) 35 (3.9) 63 (3.9) 37 (4.3) 29 (3.4) 47 (4.4)
Rural 7 (1.7) 67 (3.1) 32 (2.4) 57 (3.0) 28 (2.6) 24 (2.2) 41 (2.7)
Region                            
Northeast 12 (2.7) 74 (3.4) 35 (3.6) 76 (3.3) 42 (2.8) 23 (3.4) 50 (3.8)
Southeast 9 (2.0) 74 (3.1) 35 (2.7) 61 (2.5) 37 (3.3) 30 (3.2) 51 (3.0)
Central 6 (1.2) 73 (3.0) 32 (2.5) 57 (3.2) 30 (2.5) 20 (2.2) 41 (3.4)
West 10 (1.6) 80 (2.9) 34 (3.1) 68 (3.3) 34 (3.0) 28 (2.9) 50 (3.3)
Percent combined enrollment of Black
and other races/ethnicities
1
                           
Less than 6 percent 10 (2.6) 73 (3.4) 37 (3.3) 62 (3.6) 32 (3.6) 23 (2.5) 50 (2.8)
6 to 20 percent 7 (1.8) 73 (3.0) 30 (3.3) 65 (3.1) 41 (3.3) 22 (2.8) 43 (3.5)
21 to 49 percent 8 (2.1) 79 (3.1) 31 (3.3) 62 (3.5) 34 (3.4) 27 (2.9) 49 (3.6)
50 percent or more 12 (2.0) 77 (2.9) 39 (3.3) 73 (2.8) 34 (3.2) 28 (2.7) 49 (4.0)
Percent of students eligible for
free or reduced-price lunch
                           
0 to 25 percent 11 (1.9) 76 (2.8) 32 (2.5) 71 (2.3) 43 (2.5) 24 (2.4) 50 (3.0)
26 to 50 percent 8 (1.6) 70 (2.1) 31 (2.6) 58 (3.0) 32 (2.3) 24 (2.1) 47 (2.6)
51 to 75 percent 7 (1.9) 82 (2.3) 37 (3.0) 63 (3.4) 32 (3.3) 25 (3.2) 41 (3.9)
76 percent or more 14 (3.5) 76 (5.2) 45 (4.1) 79 (4.0) 32 (4.5) 30 (5.1) 56 (4.9)
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
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 Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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