|Table H119. Percentage distributions of grade 9 through 12 public school teachers' sex and race/ethnicity, by school type and main teaching assignment: 2008|
|School type and main teaching assignment||Male||Female||White||Black||Hispanic||Other|
|Career or technical||54.5||45.6||83.1||9.8||4.0||!||3.1||!|
|Main teaching assignment|
|Career and technical education (CTE), total||48.0||52.0||84.9||8.8||3.9||2.5|
|Agriculture and natural resources||76.1||23.9||90.8||4.7||!||‡||‡|
|Communications and design||52.4||47.6||75.9||‡||13.1||!||‡|
|Computer and information sciences||58.0||42.0||76.3||‡||‡||‡|
|Construction, architecture, and engineering technologies||95.9||4.1||!||88.8||8.7||!||‡||‡|
|Consumer, culinary, and public services||13.9||86.1||83.2||10.4||!||‡||‡|
|Repair and transportation||98.6||‡||90.3||‡||‡||‡|
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate is unstable because the standard error represents more than 30 percent of the estimate.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Black includes African American and Hispanic includes Latino. “Other” includes Asian, American Indian, Alaska Native, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, and respondents who reported two or more races. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
2 Excludes 9 percent of teachers with unspecified school type.
3 Other school types include special program emphasis schools, special education schools, and alternative/other schools.
4 Other teaching assignments include special education; health education; physical education; military science or Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC); religious studies, theology, or divinity; and other unspecified teaching assignments.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), “Public School Teacher Questionnaire,” 2007–08.