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Table 163. Among public secondary schools that offered instruction in the arts, percent and standard error for reporting a district-level arts coordinator, various ways that arts programs and instruction were assessed at the school, and the inclusion of arts education in mission statements or school improvement plans, by school characteristics: School year 19992000
 
School characteristic District has specialist or coordinator who is responsible for the arts programs offered Principal evaluates the arts program in the same way other programs are evaluated School conducts standardized assessment of student achievement
in the arts
Arts education is included in mission statements or school improvement plans
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
All public secondary schools 53 (1.9) 92 (1.2) 24 (2.0) 65 (2.1)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 500 42 (4.1) 91 (2.2) 23 (3.5) 67 (3.5)
500 to 999 55 (3.0) 94 (1.6) 24 (2.8) 62 (3.1)
1,000 or more 68 (3.0) 93 (1.6) 23 (2.5) 65 (3.1)
Region                
Northeast 64 (5.5) 95 (2.3) 26 (4.5) 81 (3.4)
Southeast 55 (4.4) 91 (2.7) 22 (3.3) 61 (4.5)
Central 49 (3.9) 94 (1.9) 23 (3.3) 63 (4.1)
West 50 (3.9) 90 (2.7) 23 (3.3) 60 (3.9)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and other races/ethnicities1                
Less than 6 percent 46 (4.1) 92 (2.0) 21 (3.4) 62 (4.1)
6 to 20 percent 53 (4.3) 94 (2.2) 20 (3.7) 63 (3.8)
21 to 49 percent 60 (4.8) 90 (2.9) 30 (4.0) 66 (4.1)
50 percent or more 60 (3.9) 93 (2.8) 25 (3.7) 67 (3.8)
Percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch                
0 to 25 percent 54 (3.0) 94 (1.3) 22 (2.5) 66 (3.1)
26 to 50 percent 51 (4.3) 91 (2.1) 24 (3.7) 62 (3.7)
51 to 75 percent 49 (5.2) 92 (3.2) 24 (5.0) 66 (4.3)
76 percent or more 67 (9.1) 84 (7.5) 29 (8.2) 62 (9.2)
† Not applicable.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE:Percents are based on the 98 percent of public secondary schools that offered arts instruction in the 1999–2000 school year. 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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