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Table 16. Average number and standard error for the student arts events in public elementary schools and events attended by school principals, by school characteristics: School year 200809
 
School characteristic Total student arts events Student arts events attended
by principals
Number Standard
error
Number Standard
error
         
All public elementary schools 5 (0.1) 4 (0.2)
         
Enrollment size        
Less than 300 4 (0.2) 3 (0.2)
300 to 499 5 (0.2) 5 (0.2)
500 or more 5 (0.2) 5 (0.1)
Community type        
City 5 (0.3) 5 (0.2)
Suburban 5 (0.3) 5 (0.2)
Town 4 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
Rural 4 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
Region        
Northeast 5 (0.3) 5 (0.3)
Southeast 4 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
Central 5 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
West 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
       
Less than 6 percent 4 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
6 to 20 percent 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
21 to 49 percent 5 (0.3) 4 (0.3)
50 percent or more 5 (0.2) 4 (0.2)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
       
0 to 25 percent 6 (0.3) 5 (0.3)
26 to 50 percent 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
51 to 75 percent 4 (0.3) 4 (0.3)
76 percent or more 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked about student arts events 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.