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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—Continued (Table 73—Continued)
 
School characteristic Visual arts2
Number of visual arts instructors Percent of visual arts instructors who were arts specialists Other visual arts
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 49,700 (1,151) 94 (1.1) 86 (1.4) 8 (0.7) 6 (1.1)
                     
Enrollment size                    
Less than 500 13,580 (746) 95 (1.2) 76 (3.7) 12 (1.8) 5 (1.2)
500 to 999 15,250 (583) 97 (0.8) 86 (1.4) 9 (1.2) 3 (0.8)
1,000 or more 20,870 (648) 94 (1.1) 92 (1.0) 5 (0.7) 6 (1.1)
Community type                    
City 11,140 (475) 97 (0.9) 89 (1.8) 8 (1.5) 3 (0.9)
Suburban 16,500 (776) 96 (1.4) 89 (1.7) 7 (0.9) 4 (1.4)
Town 7,140 (373) 94 (1.9) 85 (2.5) 9 (1.8) 6 (1.9)
Rural 14,930 (883) 90 (2.9) 81 (3.4) 9 (1.5) 10 (2.9)
Region                    
Northeast 12,390 (882) 93 (3.5) 85 (3.8) 8 (1.5) 7 (3.5)
Southeast 9,570 (672) 94 (1.5) 87 (2.0) 7 (1.6) 6 (1.5)
Central 13,240 (816) 98 (0.8) 87 (1.9) 11 (1.7) 2 (0.8)
West 14,500 (866) 91 (2.0) 85 (2.4) 6 (1.2) 9 (2.0)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
5
                   
Less than 6 percent 10,920 (870) 92 (3.8) 81 (4.9) 11 (2.0) 8 (3.8)
6 to 20 percent 13,820 (896) 96 (1.2) 87 (1.5) 8 (1.1) 4 (1.2)
21 to 49 percent 11,270 (761) 94 (1.8) 86 (2.1) 8 (1.5) 6 (1.8)
50 percent or more 13,700 (751) 95 (1.4) 89 (2.0) 5 (1.3) 5 (1.4)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                   
0 to 25 percent 17,410 (1,037) 94 (2.4) 85 (2.9) 9 (1.2) 6 (2.4)
26 to 50 percent 16,330 (917) 96 (1.0) 89 (1.6) 7 (1.2) 4 (1.0)
51 to 75 percent 11,160 (648) 92 (1.9) 84 (2.2) 9 (1.5) 8 (1.9)
76 percent or more 4,800 (478) 93 (2.5) 88 (3.6) 5! (2.4) 7 (2.3)
See notes at end of table.

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