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Table 77. Percent and standard error for public secondary schools reporting that students took arts classes that were taught at another location, and of those schools, percent and standard error reporting the class location, by school characteristics: School year 200809
 
School characteristic Schools reporting students
took arts classes at another location
Classes offered at:1
Other schools Performing arts studios or stages Museums
or galleries
Local arts
centers
Other
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                         
All public secondary schools 8 (0.8) 56 (5.9) 19! (5.9) (†) 14! (5.8) 28 (5.5)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 6 (1.2) 60 (13.8) 25! (11.3) (†) (†) 25! (11.5)
500 to 999 6 (1.3) 55 (12.2) (†) (†) 23! (†) 27! (11.0)
1,000 or more 13 (1.8) 52 (7.4) 18! (5.6) (†) (†) 32 (7.1)
Community type                        
City 11 (2.3) 55 (9.7) (†) (†) (†) 25! (7.7)
Suburban 7 (1.3) 51 (11.5) 36! (11.5) (†) (†) (†)
Town 11 (2.7) 49 (14.5) (†) (†) 24! (11.2) 40! (13.8)
Rural 5 (1.3) 66 (14.2) (†) (†) (†) 34! (14.2)
Region                        
Northeast 7 (1.9) 56 (13.0) 42! (12.9) (†) (†) (†)
Southeast 7 (1.5) 67 (13.1) (†) (†) (†) (†)
Central 10 (1.9) 62 (9.6) (†) (†) (†) 33 (9.6)
West 7 (1.3) 37 (9.3) 25! (11.0) (†) 26! (10.9) 41 (9.4)
Percent combined enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
2
                       
Less than 6 percent 8 (1.9) 61 (15.5) (†) (†) (†) (†)
6 to 20 percent 8 (1.7) 54 (12.0) 15! (7.1) (†) (†) 36! (12.1)
21 to 49 percent 8 (2.0) 46 (11.4) (†) (†) (†) 28! (10.9)
50 percent or more 7 (1.5) 61 (9.7) 18! (8.0) (†) (†) 27! (9.1)
Percent of students eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 10 (1.6) 49 (11.1) 26! (9.3) (†) (†) 26! (9.8)
26 to 50 percent 9 (1.5) 55 (11.3) (†) (†) (†) 31! (9.7)
51 to 75 percent 6 (1.3) 62 (12.3) (†) (†) (†) 33! (12.2)
76 percent or more 4! (2.0) 66! (21.1) (†) (†) (†) (†)
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Based on the 8 percent of public secondary schools that reported students taking arts classes that were taught at another location.
2 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked to report whether, during the 2008–09 school year, students took arts classes that were taught at another location.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Secondary School Arts Education Survey: Fall 2009,” FRSS 101, 2009–10.

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