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Table 46. Percent and standard error for public elementary school music specialists reporting that they taught a curriculum-based or co-curricular music class outside of school hours, by teaching status and school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic All music specialists Music specialists who taught the subject on a full-time basis Music specialists who taught the subject on a part-time basis
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
             
All public elementary school music specialists 24 (1.4) 23 (1.5) 25 (5.0)
             
Enrollment size            
Less than 300 22 (3.6) 25 (4.4) (†)
300 to 499 23 (2.4) 22 (2.4) 31! (9.5)
500 or more 25 (2.0) 24 (2.0) 33 (9.9)
Community type            
City 24 (2.9) 25 (3.1) 19! (8.8)
Suburban 23 (2.8) 22 (2.8) 34! (11.3)
Town 22 (3.6) 23 (3.9) (†)
Rural 24 (3.0) 25 (3.3) 20! (8.6)
Region            
Northeast 21 (3.4) 20 (3.2) 30! (12.3)
Southeast 21 (3.0) 21 (3.2) 20! (7.3)
Central 25 (2.9) 25 (3.1) (†)
West 27 (2.9) 27 (3.0) 25! (7.5)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
           
Less than 6 percent 20 (3.4) 23 (3.8) (†)
6 to 20 percent 26 (3.0) 25 (2.6) 32! (11.8)
21 to 49 percent 24 (3.2) 21 (3.3) 37 (9.0)
50 percent or more 23 (2.5) 24 (2.7) 17! (7.4)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
           
0 to 25 percent 25 (3.0) 24 (3.2) 33! (11.0)
26 to 50 percent 20 (2.8) 20 (2.9) 21! (9.9)
51 to 75 percent 25 (3.0) 25 (3.2) 24! (8.0)
76 percent or more 24 (3.0) 25 (3.3) (†)
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Arts specialists are education professionals with a teaching certificate in an arts discipline—such as music, visual arts, dance, or drama/theatre—who provide separate instruction in that discipline.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Survey of Elementary School Music Specialists,” FRSS 102M, 2009–10.

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