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Table 93. Percentage distribution and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting the number of years of teaching experience, by school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic Music specialist Visual arts specialist
3 or fewer years 4 to 9 years 10 to 19 years 20 or more years 3 or fewer years 4 to 9 years 10 to 19 years 20 or more years
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All public secondary
school music and
visual arts specialists
13 (1.1) 22 (1.5) 29 (1.6) 35 (1.8) 15 (1.2) 27 (1.6) 29 (1.5) 29 (1.5)
                                 
Enrollment size                                
Less than 500 18 (2.6) 17 (2.4) 28 (2.7) 36 (3.2) 19 (2.7) 30 (2.8) 24 (2.5) 28 (3.2)
500 to 999 11 (1.6) 25 (2.4) 28 (2.5) 36 (3.0) 13 (1.9) 22 (2.5) 32 (2.8) 32 (2.5)
1,000 or more 11 (1.6) 24 (2.1) 32 (2.6) 33 (2.3) 13 (1.9) 29 (2.5) 29 (2.7) 29 (2.0)
Community type                                
City 11 (2.3) 24 (2.7) 30 (3.5) 35 (3.6) 12 (2.4) 25 (3.9) 34 (3.0) 29 (2.9)
Suburban 10 (1.6) 21 (2.6) 33 (2.7) 35 (3.0) 14 (2.4) 29 (2.5) 28 (2.9) 29 (2.8)
Town 11 (2.0) 26 (3.5) 27 (3.7) 36 (4.2) 19 (3.3) 21 (3.6) 29 (4.1) 30 (4.0)
Rural 19 (3.0) 21 (2.3) 26 (2.8) 34 (2.9) 15 (2.3) 30 (3.0) 25 (2.5) 30 (3.1)
Region                                
Northeast 9 (2.1) 27 (3.2) 27 (3.1) 37 (3.2) 15 (2.8) 27 (3.4) 29 (3.3) 30 (3.3)
Southeast 15 (2.6) 27 (3.0) 27 (3.5) 30 (3.1) 16 (2.1) 26 (3.0) 30 (3.1) 28 (2.9)
Central 11 (2.0) 16 (2.1) 33 (3.4) 39 (2.8) 14 (2.4) 22 (2.5) 30 (2.5) 34 (3.2)
West 17 (2.3) 23 (2.4) 28 (3.6) 33 (3.2) 15 (2.2) 33 (3.3) 27 (3.0) 25 (2.8)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
1
                               
Less than 6 percent 12 (2.4) 21 (3.1) 33 (3.4) 35 (3.4) 14 (2.6) 21 (3.2) 28 (3.2) 37 (4.3)
6 to 20 percent 13 (2.0) 20 (2.1) 28 (3.0) 39 (3.1) 13 (2.1) 27 (2.6) 32 (3.0) 27 (2.6)
21 to 49 percent 11 (2.3) 24 (3.0) 30 (3.3) 34 (3.2) 11 (2.3) 29 (3.0) 30 (3.5) 30 (3.8)
50 percent or more 16 (2.4) 25 (2.9) 27 (3.5) 32 (3.4) 20 (2.8) 31 (3.1) 24 (2.6) 25 (2.7)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
                               
0 to 25 percent 11 (1.8) 20 (2.3) 32 (2.8) 37 (3.3) 11 (1.9) 25 (2.6) 35 (3.3) 30 (3.2)
26 to 50 percent 15 (1.8) 22 (2.5) 27 (2.6) 36 (2.8) 14 (2.1) 28 (2.8) 27 (2.7) 30 (2.4)
51 to 75 percent 13 (2.2) 25 (2.7) 30 (3.0) 31 (3.6) 20 (3.1) 30 (3.5) 25 (3.1) 25 (3.5)
76 percent or more 15 (4.0) 27 (4.6) 28 (5.3) 30 (5.0) 17 (4.2) 27 (4.6) 21 (3.6) 35 (5.0)
1 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Arts specialists are education professionals with a teaching certificate in an arts discipline—such as music, visual arts, dance, or drama/theatre—who provide separate instruction in that discipline.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, “Survey of Secondary School Music Specialists,” FRSS 103M, 2009–10; and “Survey of Secondary School Visual Arts Specialists,” FRSS 103VA, 2009–10.

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