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Table 94. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music and visual arts specialists reporting that they held a bachelor's or master's degree, by school characteristics: School year 200910
 
School characteristic Music specialist Visual arts specialist
Bachelor's Master's Bachelor's Master's
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
                 
All public secondary school music
and visual arts specialists
99 (0.4) 53 (1.9) 99 (0.4) 50 (1.7)
                 
Enrollment size                
Less than 500 98 (1.1) 38 (3.0) 99 (0.5) 42 (3.7)
500 to 999 99 (0.4) 54 (3.3) 98 (0.7) 55 (3.1)
1,000 or more 99 (0.4) 63 (2.9) 99 (0.4) 52 (3.0)
Community type                
City 99 (0.5) 58 (3.4) 99 (0.5) 56 (3.6)
Suburban 99 (0.4) 60 (2.9) 98 (0.9) 58 (2.8)
Town 97 (1.9) 49 (4.3) 99 (0.7) 43 (3.7)
Rural 1001 (0.3) 43 (3.1) 99 (0.4) 41 (3.4)
Region                
Northeast 98 (1.0) 60 (3.6) 98 (0.8) 65 (3.4)
Southeast 100 (†) 47 (3.6) 99 (0.6) 41 (3.6)
Central 99 (0.9) 54 (2.9) 99 (0.3) 50 (3.2)
West 99 (0.5) 48 (3.1) 99 (0.7) 44 (3.7)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities
2
               
Less than 6 percent 99 (0.8) 51 (3.7) 1001 (0.3) 46 (3.8)
6 to 20 percent 98 (1.1) 55 (3.3) 98 (1.1) 58 (3.7)
21 to 49 percent 100 (†) 59 (3.4) 99 (0.6) 49 (3.4)
50 percent or more 99 (0.4) 45 (3.3) 99 (0.3) 47 (3.3)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
               
0 to 25 percent 99 (0.4) 60 (2.8) 98 (0.9) 62 (3.1)
26 to 50 percent 99 (0.9) 51 (3.9) 1001 (0.2) 42 (2.7)
51 to 75 percent 1001 (0.4) 49 (3.7) 99 (0.7) 44 (4.4)
76 percent or more 100 (†) 41 (4.9) 99 (0.6) 51 (5.7)
† Not applicable.
1 Rounds to 100 percent.
2 Other races/ethnicities include Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native students.
NOTE: 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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