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Table 81. Percent and standard error for public secondary schools reporting that they provided or sponsored curriculum-guided instructional activities in the arts outside of regular school hours, by school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic School performances
or presentations
in the arts1
Individual or small group music lessons Choir/band/
marching band practice
Dance2 Arts-related field trips3 Other activities
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                         
All public secondary schools 87 (1.2) 57 (1.8) 76 (1.5) 26 (1.4) 78 (1.5) 3 (0.6)
                         
Enrollment size                        
Less than 500 80 (2.5) 55 (2.8) 63 (2.9) 17 (2.2) 74 (2.7) 2! (0.9)
500 to 999 90 (1.6) 57 (3.0) 81 (2.3) 24 (2.7) 78 (2.3) 3! (1.0)
1,000 or more 94 (1.1) 61 (2.7) 91 (1.2) 42 (2.4) 85 (2.1) 3 (0.9)
Community type                        
City 90 (2.4) 50 (3.7) 70 (3.3) 31 (3.3) 81 (3.1) 3! (1.6)
Suburban 90 (2.5) 63 (3.3) 83 (2.6) 31 (2.7) 83 (2.9) 4 (1.1)
Town 87 (3.3) 60 (3.7) 78 (3.3) 22 (3.5) 75 (4.0) 3! (1.6)
Rural 82 (2.4) 56 (2.9) 74 (2.6) 21 (2.3) 74 (2.7) (†)
Region                        
Northeast 92 (2.5) 66 (4.1) 81 (3.2) 19 (2.9) 83 (3.0) 4! (1.5)
Southeast 86 (2.5) 47 (3.0) 77 (2.7) 31 (2.7) 79 (3.1) 2! (0.8)
Central 87 (2.6) 68 (2.7) 82 (2.8) 27 (2.7) 78 (2.8) 3! (1.1)
West 84 (2.4) 51 (3.0) 67 (2.7) 24 (2.3) 74 (2.8) 3! (1.0)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
4
                       
Less than 6 percent 85 (2.8) 65 (3.4) 79 (3.7) 22 (3.1) 78 (3.4) (†)
6 to 20 percent 91 (2.0) 63 (3.2) 79 (2.5) 23 (2.2) 79 (2.9) 2! (1.1)
21 to 49 percent 85 (2.7) 53 (3.3) 75 (3.2) 28 (2.7) 78 (2.9) 3! (1.3)
50 percent or more 86 (2.1) 49 (2.9) 71 (2.5) 29 (2.6) 77 (3.1) 3! (1.1)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                       
0 to 25 percent 91 (1.9) 69 (3.3) 83 (2.9) 27 (2.7) 81 (2.7) 3! (1.1)
26 to 50 percent 88 (1.8) 59 (3.0) 78 (2.3) 27 (2.3) 82 (1.9) 3! (0.9)
51 to 75 percent 84 (2.5) 50 (2.8) 71 (3.2) 23 (3.0) 74 (3.0) 1! (0.7)
76 percent or more 84 (3.4) 45 (4.4) 68 (4.2) 25 (4.3) 72 (4.9) 4! (2.0)
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 The questionnaire wording was “School performances or presentations in the arts (e.g., concerts, plays, art shows).”
2 The questionnaire wording was “Dance (e.g., lessons, team).”
3 The questionnaire wording was “Arts-related field trips (e.g., school trips to concerts, plays, museums).”
4 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked to consider activities held before or after school, on weekends, or during the summer, only if the activities were guided by a curriculum. Extracurricular activities such as drama clubs were excluded.
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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