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Table 73. Among public secondary schools that offered instruction in various arts subjects, number and standard error for teachers on staff reported as arts instructors who taught various arts subjects, and of those teachers, percent and standard error for those who were arts specialists and other music instructors, by teaching status and school characteristics: School year 2008–09 (Table 73—Continued)
 
School characteristic Music1
Number of music instructors Percent of instructors who were arts specialists Other music
instructors
Full- or part-time Full-time Part-time
Number Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                     
All public secondary schools 65,840 (1,378) 97 (0.5) 81 (1.0) 15 (0.9) 3 (0.5)
                     
Enrollment size                    
Less than 500 18,640 (731) 97 (1.2) 81 (2.6) 16 (2.0) 3 (1.2)
500 to 999 24,030 (792) 96 (1.0) 79 (1.7) 17 (1.6) 4 (1.0)
1,000 or more 23,180 (662) 97 (0.7) 84 (1.4) 13 (1.3) 3 (0.7)
Community type                    
City 14,440 (678) 98 (0.7) 79 (2.4) 19 (2.2) 2 (0.7)
Suburban 21,030 (946) 97 (1.0) 81 (1.6) 15 (1.5) 3 (0.7)
Town 10,640 (645) 95 (1.5) 80 (2.6) 15 (2.5) 5 (1.5)
Rural 19,730 (841) 97 (1.2) 84 (2.1) 13 (1.5) 3 (1.2)
Region                    
Northeast 13,660 (1,072) 96 (1.6) 81 (2.2) 15 (1.9) 4 (1.6)
Southeast 13,880 (1,014) 96 (0.9) 81 (2.2) 15 (2.0) 4 (0.9)
Central 20,030 (1,181) 98 (0.8) 84 (1.8) 14 (1.6) 2 (0.8)
West 18,280 (1,160) 96 (1.0) 79 (2.5) 17 (2.3) 4 (1.0)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
5
                   
Less than 6 percent 14,800 (1,039) 98 (1.3) 83 (2.4) 15 (2.0) 2 (1.3)
6 to 20 percent 18,840 (1,074) 97 (1.1) 80 (1.8) 17 (1.5) 3 (1.1)
21 to 49 percent 15,400 (1,996) 95 (1.4) 79 (2.5) 16 (2.0) 5 (1.4)
50 percent or more 16,810 (991) 98 (0.7) 84 (1.7) 13 (1.6) 2 (0.7)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                   
0 to 25 percent 21,500 (1,197) 96 (1.3) 79 (1.8) 16 (1.6) 4 (1.3)
26 to 50 percent 23,250 (1,425) 98 (0.7) 83 (1.6) 16 (1.5) 2 (0.7)
51 to 75 percent 14,480 (904) 97 (1.0) 82 (2.1) 15 (1.9) 3 (1.0)
76 percent or more 6,620 (712) 96 (1.5) 82 (3.6) 14 (3.2) 4 (1.5)
See notes at end of table.

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