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Table 12. Percent and standard error for public elementary schools reporting various ways in which dance or drama/theatre was taught or incorporated into other subject or curriculum areas, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 12)
 
School characteristic Drama/theatre
Taught as a
separate subject
Taught as part of the English/language arts curriculum Activities and instruction are integrated into other curriculum areas Other ways of
teaching drama/theatre
Any integration with other subject or curriculum areas
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                     
All public elementary schools 4 (0.5) 29 (1.7) 46 (1.5) 6 (0.9) 53 (1.6)
                     
Enrollment size                    
Less than 300 2! (1.2) 25 (3.2) 41 (3.6) 9 (2.3) 46 (3.5)
300 to 499 5 (1.1) 31 (2.3) 52 (2.7) 6 (1.2) 58 (2.7)
500 or more 3 (0.8) 29 (2.2) 44 (2.2) 5 (1.2) 53 (2.3)
Community type                    
City 5 (1.4) 31 (2.9) 48 (2.1) 7 (1.5) 28 (1.5)
Suburban 3! (1.1) 26 (2.4) 49 (3.3) 6 (1.3) 31 (1.6)
Town (†) 29 (4.2) 44 (4.9) 5! (2.5) 13 (1.3)
Rural 3! (1.0) 30 (2.8) 43 (2.8) 7 (1.8) 29 (1.5)
Region                    
Northeast 5! (1.7) 28 (3.5) 49 (3.6) 10 (2.2) 57 (3.7)
Southeast (†) 25 (2.3) 40 (3.3) 6 (1.7) 45 (3.5)
Central 2! (1.0) 28 (3.0) 44 (3.0) 5! (1.8) 51 (2.7)
West 6 (1.5) 33 (2.9) 51 (2.6) 6 (1.6) 59 (2.6)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
                   
Less than 6 percent (†) 38 (3.6) 46 (3.6) 7! (2.2) 56 (3.8)
6 to 20 percent 2! (1.0) 21 (2.8) 44 (3.4) 6 (1.8) 48 (3.4)
21 to 49 percent 4! (1.3) 27 (2.7) 52 (3.5) 7 (2.0) 57 (3.5)
50 percent or more 5 (1.2) 30 (2.7) 43 (2.8) 6 (1.1) 52 (2.8)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                   
0 to 25 percent 4 (1.2) 34 (3.0) 59 (3.5) 6! (1.8) 65 (3.2)
26 to 50 percent 3! (1.2) 30 (3.6) 50 (4.1) 5! (1.7) 57 (4.1)
51 to 75 percent 3! (1.0) 26 (3.0) 40 (2.5) 8 (2.0) 47 (2.5)
76 percent or more 4! (1.4) 27 (2.7) 39 (3.1) 6 (1.4) 46 (2.8)
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents could report more than one method of incorporating dance and drama/theatre in their program of study.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Elementary School Arts Education Survey: Fall 2009,” FRSS 100, 2009–10.

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