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Table 155. Among public secondary schools that offered instruction in various arts subjects, percentage distribution and standard error for reporting the number of different types of arts courses taught, by school characteristics: School year 1998–99 (Table 155—Continued)
 
School characteristic Music1 Visual arts2
1 or 2 courses 3 or 4 courses 5 or more courses 1 or 2 courses 3 or 4 courses 5 or more courses
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
All public secondary schools 30   (2.2) 26   (2.1) 43   (2.3) 28   (2.1) 33   (2.1) 39   (1.9)
                                     
Enrollment size                                    
Less than 500 51   (4.8) 28   (4.3) 20   (3.8) 41   (3.9) 33   (3.8) 26   (3.6)
500 to 999 21   (2.9) 30   (2.8) 49   (4.0) 25   (2.9) 40   (3.2) 36   (3.0)
1,000 or more 12   (2.4) 17   (2.4) 72   (3.0) 12   (2.0) 25   (2.6) 62   (2.9)
Region                                    
Northeast 22   (3.7) 27   (4.3) 50   (5.4) 23   (3.8) 27   (4.0) 49   (4.4)
Southeast 29   (4.6) 25   (4.3) 46   (4.5) 27   (4.9) 43   (3.5) 30   (3.5)
Central 31   (4.5) 25   (3.5) 43   (4.4) 26   (4.1) 31   (3.9) 43   (4.1)
West 35   (3.8) 27   (3.9) 38   (3.5) 33   (3.6) 33   (3.6) 35   (2.7)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and other races/ethnicities5                                    
Less than 6 percent 34   (3.5) 30   (3.6) 35   (3.5) 24   (3.4) 36   (3.8) 40   (3.9)
6 to 20 percent 29   (3.9) 17   (3.5) 54   (5.1) 25   (3.9) 29   (3.7) 46   (4.2)
21 to 49 percent 29   (4.3) 23   (4.0) 48   (3.6) 30   (4.4) 34   (3.8) 36   (4.5)
50 percent or more 28   (3.4) 31   (4.3) 39   (4.0) 33   (4.1) 35   (3.9) 32   (3.4)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                                    
0 to 25 percent 22   (3.2) 23   (3.1) 55   (3.5) 19   (2.8) 31   (3.0) 50   (3.2)
26 to 50 percent 34   (3.8) 29   (4.1) 37   (3.9) 32   (4.1) 35   (4.0) 32   (3.2)
51 to 75 percent 44   (5.2) 26   (3.9) 30   (4.8) 36   (5.0) 36   (5.1) 28   (4.0)
76 percent or more 29 ! (9.2) 28   (7.9) 43   (8.9) 41   (9.2) 39   (8.4) 20 ! (7.1)
See notes at end of table.

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