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Table C.1.a.-4 Percentage of public school teachers who reported agreement with various statements about teaching conditions, by condition, locale, and grade level taught: 2011–12—Continued (Return to Table C.1.a.-4)

School locale and grade level taught   Cooperative effort among staff members   Recognition of staff members for a job well done   External standards3 have positive influence on teaching satisfaction   Satisfied with being a teacher at this school   Student misbehavior4 interferes with my teaching   Routine duties and paperwork interfere with my teaching   Worry about job security because of performance of my students on state and/or local tests   Student tardiness or class cutting interferes with my teaching
  Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error   Percent   Standard error
Total   82.3   (0.41)   74.3   (0.45)   47.5   (0.52)   90.2   (0.33)   40.7   (0.65)   69.2   (0.53)   44.0   (0.54)   37.6   (0.51)
City   80.3   (1.07)   73.1   (0.99)   45.7   (1.30)   87.1   (0.85)   48.5   (1.63)   69.9   (1.28)   47.5   (1.32)   44.8   (1.18)
Suburban   84.7   (0.73)   75.3   (0.99)   47.2   (0.96)   91.2   (0.58)   37.4   (1.06)   68.8   (0.92)   42.9   (0.86)   34.0   (0.85)
Town   81.5   (1.00)   74.0   (1.14)   49.3   (1.13)   91.6   (0.57)   40.5   (1.23)   69.9   (1.11)   42.8   (1.42)   38.6   (1.32)
Rural   82.0   (0.67)   74.4   (0.68)   48.9   (0.94)   91.5   (0.48)   36.7   (0.93)   68.5   (0.80)   42.1   (0.98)   33.7   (0.91)
                                                                 
Primary   84.7   (0.77)   75.8   (0.89)   51.7   (0.96)   90.4   (0.60)   38.6   (1.17)   71.7   (0.90)   45.6   (0.97)   32.6   (0.90)
City   81.4   (1.73)   73.1   (1.89)   48.6   (2.01)   87.0   (1.52)   46.1   (2.59)   72.6   (1.69)   48.1   (2.18)   38.2   (2.18)
Suburban   87.5   (1.21)   76.9   (1.85)   52.0   (1.67)   91.1   (0.97)   34.6   (1.79)   70.3   (1.71)   45.4   (1.48)   29.1   (1.48)
Town   84.2   (1.71)   75.0   (2.07)   54.3   (2.20)   92.4   (1.01)   39.9   (2.41)   72.8   (2.10)   43.8   (2.69)   35.6   (2.69)
Rural   85.3   (1.13)   78.1   (1.24)   53.8   (1.90)   92.5   (0.84)   34.0   (1.59)   71.7   (1.52)   43.6   (1.81)   29.0   (1.81)
                                                                 
Middle   82.5   (0.55)   74.3   (0.77)   46.6   (0.81)   89.6   (0.56)   45.6   (0.85)   66.3   (1.00)   44.4   (0.85)   32.0   (0.75)
City   79.5   (1.26)   72.7   (1.63)   46.3   (2.13)   85.7   (1.34)   56.2   (2.09)   65.7   (1.95)   48.2   (2.16)   41.8   (2.16)
Suburban   84.0   (0.92)   75.7   (0.95)   46.5   (1.25)   91.2   (0.79)   40.5   (1.33)   66.0   (1.29)   42.3   (1.29)   27.3   (1.29)
Town   82.9   (1.32)   75.6   (1.89)   47.2   (1.96)   90.3   (1.17)   45.2   (2.38)   65.4   (2.03)   44.3   (1.81)   30.8   (1.81)
Rural   83.4   (1.16)   73.4   (1.60)   47.0   (1.35)   91.3   (0.83)   41.5   (1.66)   67.9   (1.81)   43.2   (1.53)   28.8   (1.53)
                                                                 
High school   78.5   (0.55)   72.1   (0.64)   40.6   (0.64)   90.2   (0.46)   41.6   (0.76)   68.0   (0.68)   41.0   (0.69)   49.3   (0.74)
City   78.4   (1.09)   73.4   (1.49)   38.7   (1.94)   89.1   (1.09)   49.2   (1.50)   68.2   (1.69)   45.1   (1.81)   60.7   (1.81)
Suburban   80.6   (1.02)   72.7   (1.25)   39.6   (1.07)   91.3   (0.73)   39.5   (1.52)   69.0   (0.90)   39.3   (1.11)   46.7   (1.11)
Town   75.4   (1.58)   71.2   (1.45)   42.6   (1.45)   90.9   (0.82)   37.3   (1.82)   68.4   (1.71)   39.3   (1.97)   48.8   (1.97)
Rural   77.4   (0.99)   70.5   (1.08)   42.5   (1.30)   89.7   (0.79)   39.1   (1.38)   66.5   (1.30)   40.1   (1.28)   42.5   (1.28)
                                                                 
Combined   81.0   (1.41)   72.0   (2.14)   49.0   (2.15)   90.1   (1.81)   39.3   (1.83)   63.3   (2.60)   43.5   (2.98)   37.7   (1.86)
City   81.0   (4.05)   72.5   (4.72)   48.3   (5.13)   84.2   (4.12)   44.1   (5.53)   65.4   (8.54)   49.6   (10.24)   42.8   (10.24)
Suburban   82.8   (3.59)   71.6   (4.23)   50.7   (3.45)   92.8   (2.77)   41.3   (4.58)   60.1   (4.69)   40.0   (6.19)   36.0   (6.19)
Town   82.8   (2.98)   72.9   (4.33)   46.1   (5.49)   93.8   (2.92)   45.6   (5.31)   67.9   (5.30)   48.0   (7.34)   44.9   (7.34)
Rural   80.1   (1.72)   71.7   (1.67)   49.5   (1.94)   92.5   (0.89)   34.7   (2.36)   62.1   (2.33)   40.0   (2.02)   33.8   (2.02)
1 Necessary materials include textbooks, supplies and copy machines.
2 This includes enforcement of rules among students who are not in their class.
3 External standards refer to state or district content standards.
4 Student misbehavior includes noise, horseplay, or fighting in the halls, cafeteria, or student lounge.
NOTE: For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, "PublicSchool Teacher Data File," 2011-12.
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