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Table 41. Average number and standard error for the number of classes, class size, and number of hours per week spent teaching during regular school hours, reported by public elementary school music and visual arts specialists for their most recent full week of teaching, by teaching status and school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Table 41—Continued)
 
School characteristic Music specialists who taught the subject on a part-time basis All visual arts specialists
Average number
of classes taught
per week1
Average class size2 Average number of hours per week spent teaching classes Average number
of classes taught
per week1
Average class size2 Average number of hours per week spent teaching classes
Number Standard error Number Standard error Number Standard error Number Standard error Number Standard error Number Standard error
                         
All public elementary school music and visual 16 (1.0) 18 (0.9) 14 (0.7) 22 (0.3) 22 (0.2) 20 (0.2)
arts specialists
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 300 17 (1.5) 17 (1.4) 15 (1.6) 20 (0.9) 20 (0.5) 20 (0.7)
300 to 499 17 (1.6) 20 (1.5) 14 (0.8) 22 (0.5) 21 (0.3) 20 (0.3)
500 or more 15 (1.6) 17 (2.6) 12 (1.1) 24 (0.4) 23 (0.2) 21 (0.3)
Community type                        
City 14 (1.6) 21 (1.1) 13 (1.2) 22 (0.6) 22 (0.3) 20 (0.4)
Suburban 18 (1.4) 16 (2.0) 15 (1.6) 23 (0.5) 22 (0.3) 20 (0.4)
Town 14 (1.5) 23 (2.9) 12 (0.8) 24 (1.0) 22 (0.4) 20 (0.7)
Rural 16 (1.9) 17 (1.5) 14 (0.9) 22 (0.6) 20 (0.3) 20 (0.4)
Region                        
Northeast 16 (1.1) 14 (1.7) 13 (0.9) 23 (0.6) 21 (0.3) 20 (0.4)
Southeast 17 (2.4) 21 (1.4) 15 (1.3) 25 (0.7) 21 (0.2) 21 (0.3)
Central 18 (2.0) 16 (2.4) 16 (2.1) 21 (0.4) 23 (0.3) 21 (0.3)
West 15 (1.8) 22 (1.1) 13 (0.9) 20 (0.8) 22 (0.3) 18 (0.6)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
3
                       
Less than 6 percent 16 (2.2) 15 (1.2) 14 (0.8) 21 (0.8) 21 (0.3) 20 (0.4)
6 to 20 percent 15 (1.2) 20 (2.0) 15 (2.4) 24 (0.6) 22 (0.3) 20 (0.5)
21 to 49 percent 19 (1.8) 17 (1.8) 14 (1.0) 23 (0.6) 22 (0.3) 21 (0.5)
50 percent or more 14 (1.5) 22 (1.7) 12 (0.9) 22 (0.7) 22 (0.3) 20 (0.5)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 15 (1.6) 16 (2.1) 14 (1.7) 22 (0.7) 22 (0.2) 20 (0.4)
26 to 50 percent 16 (1.0) 20 (1.2) 15 (0.9) 22 (0.6) 22 (0.4) 20 (0.5)
51 to 75 percent 19 (2.5) 19 (2.1) 14 (0.9) 24 (0.7) 21 (0.3) 21 (0.5)
76 percent or more 15 (1.9) 18 (1.8) 12 (1.2) 22 (0.7) 21 (0.3) 21 (0.5)
See notes at end of table.

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