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Table 128. Percent and standard error for public elementary schools reporting instruction designated specifically for various arts subjects, by school characteristics: School year 19992000
 
School characteristic Music Visual arts Dance Drama/theatre
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public elementary schools 94 (1.0) 87 (1.4) 20 (1.5) 20 (1.7)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 300 95 (2.1) 87 (3.1) 19 (4.2) 19 (4.0)
300 to 499 93 (1.7) 87 (2.7) 19 (2.2) 14 (2.4)
500 or more 95 (1.3) 86 (1.7) 22 (2.1) 24 (2.6)
Region                
Northeast 94 (2.3) 95 (2.2) 16 (4.0) 11 (2.7)
Southeast 95 (2.0) 81 (3.2) 19 (3.8) 19 (3.8)
Central 96 (1.5) 91 (2.5) 14 (2.5) 11 (2.4)
West 93 (2.3) 81 (3.2) 29 (3.5) 32 (3.3)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and other races/ethnicities1                
Less than 6 percent 95 (1.7) 93 (2.2) 17 (3.2) 16 (3.0)
6 to 20 percent 97 (1.5) 89 (2.8) 18 (2.7) 18 (3.0)
21 to 49 percent 95 (2.0) 86 (3.7) 17 (3.1) 18 (3.6)
50 percent or more 91 (2.9) 81 (2.8) 27 (3.6) 26 (3.6)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                
0 to 25 percent 96 (1.3) 95 (1.6) 21 (3.0) 21 (3.0)
26 to 50 percent 98 (1.0) 80 (2.9) 15 (3.0) 17 (3.0)
51 to 75 percent 93 (2.0) 88 (2.9) 26 (4.3) 22 (4.2)
76 percent or more 87 (4.1) 79 (4.0) 19 (3.1) 20 (3.4)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: The data presented in this table may differ from previously published information because missing data from the 1999–2000 surveys were imputed for analysis in this report.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Elementary School Arts Education Survey: Fall 1999,” FRSS 67E, 1999–2000.

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