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Table 82. Average number and standard error for student arts events in public secondary schools and events attended by school principals, by school characteristics: School year 200809
 
School characteristic Student arts events Student arts events attended
by principals
Number Standard
error
Number Standard
error
         
All public secondary schools 8 (0.2) 6 (0.2)
         
Enrollment size        
Less than 500 5 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
500 to 999 8 (0.4) 6 (0.3)
1,000 or more 14 (0.6) 9 (0.5)
Community type        
City 10 (0.6) 7 (0.4)
Suburban 10 (0.5) 7 (0.4)
Town 8 (0.7) 6 (0.6)
Rural 6 (0.3) 4 (0.2)
Region        
Northeast 8 (0.5) 6 (0.3)
Southeast 7 (0.6) 5 (0.4)
Central 8 (0.4) 6 (0.3)
West 8 (0.5) 6 (0.3)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
       
Less than 6 percent 7 (0.4) 5 (0.3)
6 to 20 percent 8 (0.4) 6 (0.3)
21 to 49 percent 9 (0.6) 7 (0.5)
50 percent or more 7 (0.5) 5 (0.3)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
       
0 to 25 percent 10 (0.5) 7 (0.3)
26 to 50 percent 8 (0.5) 6 (0.4)
51 to 75 percent 7 (0.5) 5 (0.3)
76 percent or more 6 (0.6) 4 (0.4)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked about student arts events in the 2008–09 school year.
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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