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Table 99. Percent and standard error for public secondary school music specialists reporting that they participated in various professional development activities, by school characteristics: School year 2009–10—Continued (Return to Table 99)
 
School characteristic Activities designed for all teachers
Incorporating state or district
standards into instruction
Student assessment A subject area that is unrelated to music
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
Percent Standard
error
             
All public secondary school
music specialists
80 (1.3) 79 (1.3) 30 (1.3)
             
Enrollment size            
Less than 500 84 (2.1) 81 (2.3) 30 (2.9)
500 to 999 78 (2.1) 76 (2.5) 31 (2.8)
1,000 or more 80 (2.5) 80 (2.3) 30 (2.5)
Community type            
City 81 (3.0) 75 (3.4) 31 (2.8)
Suburban 82 (2.7) 81 (2.4) 28 (2.6)
Town 80 (3.4) 75 (3.9) 35 (4.0)
Rural 79 (2.6) 81 (2.3) 29 (2.3)
Region            
Northeast 80 (2.7) 73 (3.6) 27 (2.9)
Southeast 81 (2.3) 83 (2.0) 37 (3.7)
Central 80 (2.5) 75 (2.6) 28 (2.7)
West 81 (2.3) 85 (2.1) 30 (3.2)
Percent combined
enrollment of Black and
other races/ethnicities1
           
Less than 6 percent 79 (2.4) 74 (2.7) 32 (3.4)
6 to 20 percent 83 (2.3) 81 (2.7) 28 (2.8)
21 to 49 percent 80 (2.7) 76 (2.7) 27 (2.6)
50 percent or more 79 (3.0) 83 (2.3) 35 (2.9)
Percent of students
eligible for free or
reduced-price lunch
           
0 to 25 percent 83 (2.1) 75 (2.5) 27 (2.3)
26 to 50 percent 80 (2.4) 79 (2.3) 29 (2.5)
51 to 75 percent 79 (3.3) 80 (2.9) 36 (3.3)
76 percent or more 77 (5.5) 87 (3.1) 34 (5.0)
1 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.

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