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Table 160. Among public secondary schools that offered instruction in various arts subjects, percent and standard error for schools reporting that students took arts classes that were taught at another location, and of those schools, percent and standard error reporting the location at which classes were offered, by school characteristics: School year 199899
 
School characteristic Schools reporting students
took arts classes at another location1
Classes offered at:2
Other schools Performing arts studios or stages Museums
or galleries
Local arts
centers
Other
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
All public secondary schools 10   (1.1) 71   (5.3) 30   (7.0) 16 ! (5.4) 23   (6.2) 30   (6.3)
                                     
Enrollment size                                    
Less than 500 8   (2.4) 84   (12.0)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
500 to 999 8   (1.8) 68   (9.7) 28!   (9.1) 19 ! (9.7)   (†) 33 ! (12.0)
1,000 or more 15   (2.1) 61   (7.3) 24   (7.0) 19 ! (6.2) 28   (8.2) 32   (7.1)
Region                                    
Northeast 15   (3.6) 73   (8.6) 19!   (8.5)   (†)   (†) 25 ! (10.3)
Southeast 5!   (1.6) 59 ! (21.0)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Central 11   (2.5) 70   (12.7) 39 ! (16.1)   (†) 27 ! (12.6) 26 ! (11.8)
West 9   (1.9) 75   (9.1) 33 ! (13.3)   (†) 30 ! (9.7) 36 ! (12.7)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and other races/ethnicities3                                    
Less than 6 percent 11   (2.5) 76   (9.6)   (†)   (†)   (†) 27 ! (11.9)
6 to 20 percent 12   (2.8) 70   (11.2) 33 ! (15.2) 20 ! (9.2) 26 ! (11.9) 24 ! (9.8)
21 to 49 percent 7   (1.9) 42 ! (14.5)   (†)   (†) 45 ! (15.3) 53   (15.2)
50 percent or more 7   (1.7) 84   (9.1) 35 ! (14.3)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                                    
0 to 25 percent 11   (1.8) 75   (5.8) 28   (7.9) 10 ! (4.2) 17   (4.8) 31   (8.8)
26 to 50 percent 10   (2.1) 62   (11.7) 35 ! (13.0) 29 ! (11.9) 36 ! (12.6) 41 ! (12.4)
51 to 75 percent 6 ! (2.5) 74   (19.6)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
76 percent or more   (†) 100   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Classes were offered during regular school hours and were considered part of the school’s educational program.
2 Percents based on the percentage of public secondary schools that reported students taking arts classes that were taught at another location.
3 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, “Secondary School Arts Education Survey: Fall 1999,” FRSS 67S, 1999–2000.

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