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Table 23. Percent and standard error for public elementary schools reporting partnerships or collaborations with various outside artists or entities to help meet the school’s arts education goals, by school characteristics: School year 2008–09
 
School characteristic Individual artists and craftspeople Cultural or community organizations1 Museums or/
galleries
Performing arts centers2 Community school
of the arts
Colleges and universities Other artists or entities
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                             
All public elementary schools 31 (1.4) 42 (1.7) 29 (1.6) 26 (1.4) 7 (0.9) 18 (1.4) 2 (0.5)
                             
Enrollment size 31 (3.5) 44 (3.8) 29 (3.2) 20 (3.1) 7 (1.9) 18 (2.9) 1 (0.9)
Less than 300 31 (2.8) 41 (2.7) 29 (2.8) 25 (2.2) 6 (1.3) 17 (2.0) (†)
300 to 499 30 (2.0) 44 (2.2) 30 (2.3) 31 (2.2) 8 (1.3) 18 (1.8) (†)
500 or more                            
Community type 38 (3.4) 52 (3.1) 45 (3.6) 40 (3.1) 9 (1.7) 25 (2.8) (†)
City 25 (2.9) 39 (3.5) 24 (2.5) 27 (2.6) 7 (1.6) 11 (2.3) (†)
Suburban 31 (4.0) 44 (4.9) 22 (4.4) 15 (3.9) 5 (2.3) 15 (3.0) 1 (1.0)
Town 30 (2.8) 37 (2.8) 25 (2.8) 18 (2.6) (†) 18 (2.8) 1 (0.6)
Rural                            
Region 32 (2.9) 42 (3.7) 26 (3.6) 22 (3.5) 6 (1.7) 13 (2.4) 3 (1.4)
Northeast 30 (3.1) 50 (3.2) 36 (3.3) 28 (2.7) 9 (1.7) 19 (2.3) 2 (0.8)
Southeast 27 (2.8) 37 (3.1) 28 (3.6) 23 (2.8) 5 (1.5) 17 (2.5) (†)
Central 35 (3.5) 42 (3.0) 28 (2.5) 30 (2.6) 8 (1.8) 19 (2.3) (†)
West 31 (3.5) 44 (3.8) 29 (3.2) 20 (3.1) 7 (1.9) 18 (2.9) 1 (0.9)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
3
                           
Less than 6 percent 29 (3.6) 34 (4.5) 26 (3.6) 17 (2.9) (†) 18 (3.5) 1 (0.9)
6 to 20 percent 30 (3.0) 42 (3.5) 28 (2.8) 23 (3.5) 6 (1.5) 13 (2.7) (†)
21 to 49 percent 32 (2.7) 43 (3.1) 24 (2.4) 27 (3.0) 6 (1.4) 18 (2.3) (†)
50 percent or more 31 (2.5) 48 (2.8) 37 (2.7) 33 (2.4) 8 (1.5) 20 (2.2) (†)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                           
0 to 25 percent 31 (3.3) 40 (3.0) 25 (2.9) 22 (3.1) 9 (2.3) 14 (2.8) (†)
26 to 50 percent 31 (3.0) 39 (3.3) 27 (3.6) 27 (2.8) 5 (1.3) 16 (2.6) 1 (0.8)
51 to 75 percent 27 (2.8) 41 (3.4) 25 (2.4) 24 (2.6) 5 (1.3) 17 (2.1) (†)
76 percent or more 34 (2.9) 50 (3.0) 40 (3.4) 32 (3.1) 9 (2.0) 22 (2.8) 2 (0.9)
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 The questionnaire wording was “Cultural or community organizations (e.g., community theatre, arts councils).”)
2 The questionnaire wording was “Performing arts centers (e.g., concert halls).”)
3 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked about partnerships or collaborations with outside artists or entities during 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.

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