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Table 21. Among public elementary schools that offered instruction in the arts, percentage distribution and standard error reporting that the support for arts instruction was somewhat or very adequate, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10 (Table 21—Continued)
 
School characteristic Funding Facilities
(e.g., classroom, storage, display)
Materials, equipment, tools, and instruments Instructional time
for the arts
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public elementary schools 61 (1.7) 73 (1.4) 78 (1.3) 72 (1.6)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 300 55 (4.0) 67 (3.3) 74 (3.2) 68 (3.9)
300 to 499 63 (2.4) 75 (2.2) 80 (2.3) 76 (2.6)
500 or more 63 (2.2) 76 (2.2) 78 (2.0) 71 (2.3)
Community type                
City 57 (3.3) 71 (2.8) 79 (2.3) 71 (3.2)
Suburban 69 (3.0) 79 (2.4) 80 (2.6) 73 (2.8)
Town 60 (4.8) 78 (3.6) 83 (3.3) 69 (5.0)
Rural 56 (3.3) 68 (3.2) 72 (3.2) 73 (3.3)
Region                
Northeast 72 (3.1) 77 (3.5) 84 (2.9) 84 (3.1)
Southeast 57 (2.7) 72 (3.0) 74 (2.7) 73 (2.8)
Central 70 (2.4) 80 (2.3) 87 (2.2) 82 (2.7)
West 48 (3.4) 65 (3.1) 67 (3.1) 55 (3.3)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
               
Less than 6 percent 62 (3.9) 71 (3.5) 79 (3.1) 80 (3.5)
6 to 20 percent 68 (2.9) 81 (2.6) 83 (2.2) 78 (3.6)
21 to 49 percent 58 (3.4) 73 (3.2) 75 (3.0) 64 (3.2)
50 percent or more 57 (3.0) 70 (2.9) 75 (2.3) 69 (2.6)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
               
0 to 25 percent 72 (3.1) 81 (2.6) 82 (2.4) 83 (2.6)
26 to 50 percent 63 (3.2) 73 (2.6) 79 (2.0) 71 (2.8)
51 to 75 percent 56 (3.2) 71 (2.6) 78 (2.7) 68 (3.4)
76 percent or more 54 (3.4) 70 (3.2) 72 (2.6) 69 (3.5)
See notes at end of table.

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