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Table 13. Percent and standard error for public elementary schools reporting that they sponsored various supplemental arts education programs, by school characteristics: School year 200809
 
School characteristic Artist-in-Residence/ Artist-in-the-School Visiting artist(s) Field trips to art galleries or museums Field trips
to arts performances
School performances
or presentations
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                     
All public elementary schools 20 (1.4) 31 (1.4) 54 (1.7) 68 (1.7) 84 (1.2)
                     
Enrollment size                    
Less than 300 22 (2.9) 31 (3.6) 51 (4.3) 62 (3.7) 77 (3.3)
300 to 499 19 (2.3) 29 (2.5) 56 (3.4) 69 (2.6) 87 (1.5)
500 or more 19 (1.8) 31 (2.0) 55 (2.2) 70 (2.1) 86 (1.6)
Community type                    
City 25 (2.8) 38 (2.9) 69 (3.0) 78 (2.6) 86 (2.3)
Suburban 19 (2.4) 28 (2.4) 58 (3.0) 72 (2.7) 88 (1.8)
Town 20 (3.1) 28 (3.8) 41 (4.7) 53 (4.7) 81 (4.2)
Rural 17 (2.4) 27 (2.5) 44 (3.3) 60 (3.6) 80 (2.7)
Region                    
Northeast 32 (3.5) 39 (3.8) 63 (3.6) 75 (3.2) 88 (2.4)
Southeast 13 (2.2) 26 (2.6) 48 (3.2) 65 (2.9) 84 (2.6)
Central 19 (2.7) 30 (2.9) 52 (3.3) 63 (3.3) 82 (2.5)
West 18 (2.2) 29 (2.7) 56 (2.5) 69 (2.9) 83 (2.2)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities1
                   
Less than 6 percent 19 (3.3) 33 (3.8) 54 (4.1) 63 (4.6) 81 (3.1)
6 to 20 percent 20 (3.0) 30 (2.9) 45 (4.2) 67 (3.8) 89 (2.1)
21 to 49 percent 17 (2.5) 28 (2.6) 51 (3.1) 65 (3.1) 81 (2.3)
50 percent or more 22 (2.2) 31 (2.7) 64 (2.4) 73 (2.5) 84 (2.0)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                   
0 to 25 percent 22 (2.7) 37 (3.1) 60 (2.9) 72 (3.4) 88 (2.1)
26 to 50 percent 17 (2.8) 29 (2.9) 50 (3.0) 66 (3.6) 82 (2.8)
51 to 75 percent 19 (2.3) 26 (2.8) 47 (3.1) 63 (3.2) 85 (2.0)
76 percent or more 21 (2.2) 31 (2.9) 63 (3.0) 70 (3.0) 80 (2.9)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked about supplemental arts education programs in the 2008–09 school year.
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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