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Table 68. Percent and standard error for public elementary school visual arts specialists reporting that they participated to a moderate or great extent in various activities related to visual arts outside of their school duties, by school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic Teach art at a studio
or gallery
Create works of art Exhibit works of art View and respond to original works of art at museums or galleries Study, critique,
or write about art
Provide arts leadership
in your community or state
Attend workshops with
professional artists or arts groups
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All public elementary school
visual arts specialists
11 (1.1) 69 (1.5) 27 (1.4) 67 (1.4) 30 (1.6) 23 (1.0) 44 (1.8)
                             
Enrollment size                            
Less than 300 15 (3.4) 72 (3.8) 31 (3.9) 65 (3.3) 31 (4.0) 25 (3.5) 38 (5.1)
300 to 499 12 (1.6) 69 (2.6) 26 (2.4) 66 (2.6) 32 (2.6) 24 (2.2) 45 (2.7)
500 or more 8 (1.2) 68 (2.3) 26 (1.9) 69 (2.0) 28 (2.3) 21 (2.0) 46 (2.4)
Community type                            
City 10 (2.2) 69 (3.4) 29 (2.9) 74 (2.5) 30 (3.5) 23 (3.1) 49 (3.9)
Suburban 11 (1.9) 67 (2.9) 25 (2.4) 69 (2.4) 32 (2.9) 20 (2.0) 43 (2.8)
Town 10! (3.1) 66 (4.9) 29 (4.9) 61 (4.7) 34 (5.0) 27 (4.9) 38 (4.8)
Rural 11 (2.3) 73 (3.0) 26 (3.0) 58 (3.1) 27 (3.0) 26 (2.7) 42 (3.6)
Region                            
Northeast 12 (2.2) 72 (2.5) 30 (2.4) 72 (2.8) 32 (3.2) 25 (2.6) 43 (2.7)
Southeast 9 (1.8) 70 (3.1) 28 (3.1) 66 (2.6) 30 (3.3) 23 (2.9) 49 (3.5)
Central 10 (2.2) 66 (3.5) 22 (2.6) 65 (3.1) 29 (3.2) 22 (2.2) 40 (2.8)
West 14 (3.2) 68 (3.7) 30 (4.4) 65 (4.1) 33 (4.5) 23 (3.7) 45 (4.6)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
                           
Less than 6 percent 10 (2.4) 74 (3.2) 23 (3.4) 59 (3.9) 22 (2.9) 26 (3.3) 41 (4.5)
6 to 20 percent 12 (2.2) 68 (3.4) 25 (2.9) 64 (2.7) 33 (3.4) 21 (2.3) 44 (3.3)
21 to 49 percent 9 (1.7) 66 (2.9) 26 (2.7) 70 (3.3) 30 (3.1) 22 (2.6) 44 (3.7)
50 percent or more 12 (2.2) 69 (2.7) 31 (2.8) 73 (2.5) 35 (3.2) 24 (2.5) 46 (3.1)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                           
0 to 25 percent 11 (2.1) 67 (3.2) 25 (2.7) 67 (3.3) 31 (3.3) 19 (2.8) 47 (3.1)
26 to 50 percent 10 (2.1) 71 (3.1) 26 (2.9) 72 (2.6) 27 (2.7) 24 (2.8) 44 (3.3)
51 to 75 percent 12 (2.2) 67 (3.0) 26 (3.3) 61 (3.5) 26 (2.9) 25 (2.9) 40 (3.5)
76 percent or more 11 (2.9) 72 (3.7) 33 (3.4) 70 (3.1) 39 (4.1) 26 (2.9) 44 (4.4)
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
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 Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 102VA, 2009–10.

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