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Table 90. Percent and standard error for public secondary schools reporting partnerships or collaborations with various outside artists or entities to help meet the school’s arts education goals, by school characteristics: School year 2008–09
 
School characteristic Individual artists and craftspeople Cultural or community organizations1 Museums/
galleries
Performing arts centers2 Community school
of the arts
Colleges and universities Other artists or entities
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                             
All public secondary schools 37 (1.7) 44 (2.0) 31 (1.7) 28 (1.6) 7 (0.8) 36 (1.4) 2 (0.6)
                             
Enrollment size                            
Less than 500 36 (2.9) 40 (3.2) 27 (2.9) 22 (2.4) 3! (1.1) 31 (2.5) (†)
500 to 999 35 (2.1) 43 (2.4) 33 (2.3) 28 (2.4) 9 (1.4) 31 (2.5) 3! (1.0)
1,000 or more 43 (2.6) 53 (3.4) 37 (3.0) 37 (2.8) 13 (1.6) 51 (3.0) 3! (0.8)
Community type                            
City 40 (3.9) 51 (4.0) 42 (3.8) 32 (3.7) 10 (1.9) 38 (3.5) 3! (1.1)
Suburban 41 (3.3) 45 (3.1) 33 (3.4) 34 (2.8) 11 (1.8) 38 (3.0) 2! (0.8)
Town 40 (4.7) 49 (5.0) 33 (4.7) 29 (4.5) 7! (2.2) 41 (4.0) 3! (1.2)
Rural 32 (2.9) 38 (2.9) 23 (2.5) 21 (2.5) 4 (1.1) 31 (2.5) (†)
Region                            
Northeast 44 (3.7) 54 (2.9) 32 (2.7) 31 (3.9) 7 (1.8) 35 (3.6) 4! (1.5)
Southeast 37 (3.6) 45 (3.6) 35 (3.5) 29 (2.8) 10 (1.9) 38 (3.2) (†)
Central 39 (2.9) 46 (3.3) 30 (2.6) 27 (3.2) 8 (1.8) 39 (3.0) 2! (1.0)
West 33 (3.4) 37 (3.2) 29 (3.0) 26 (2.9) 4 (1.0) 31 (2.9) 3! (1.1)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
3
                           
Less than 6 percent 36 (3.8) 42 (3.4) 27 (2.9) 25 (3.6) 5 (1.6) 40 (3.2) 3! (1.1)
6 to 20 percent 43 (4.1) 47 (3.6) 34 (3.6) 29 (2.9) 9 (1.8) 35 (2.9) 2! (0.9)
21 to 49 percent 36 (3.5) 48 (3.8) 31 (3.0) 30 (2.7) 6 (1.4) 31 (2.9) (†)
50 percent or more 34 (3.1) 41 (3.2) 33 (3.3) 27 (2.9) 8 (1.5) 36 (2.6) 3! (1.2)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                           
0 to 25 percent 45 (3.9) 49 (3.4) 35 (3.4) 33 (3.2) 10 (1.9) 40 (3.1) (†)
26 to 50 percent 37 (2.9) 44 (2.7) 28 (2.6) 29 (2.6) 6 (1.3) 35 (2.5) 2! (0.8)
51 to 75 percent 33 (3.0) 40 (3.4) 28 (2.9) 21 (2.3) 5 (1.3) 35 (2.5) 2! (1.0)
76 percent or more 33 (4.9) 42 (5.4) 40 (5.7) 28 (4.5) 10! (3.2) 32 (4.8) 4! (2.1)
† 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 “Cultural or community organizations (e.g., community theatre, arts councils).”
2 The questionnaire wording was “Performing arts centers (e.g., concert halls).”
3 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Respondents were asked about partnerships and collaborations with outside artists or entities during 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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