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Number and percentage distribution of all public school teachers and all BIE school teachers, by reported level of agreement with the statement, "I worry about the security of my job because of the performance of my students on state and/or local tests" and selected school characteristics: 2007-08

        Percent of teachers who
Selected school characteristic Number of teachers        Strongly agree        Somewhat agree        Somewhat disagree        Strongly disagree  
All public schools  3,404,500   7.0   23.9   30.9   38.2  
                     
School classification                     
Traditional public  3,332,100   7.0   23.8   31.0   38.3  
Charter school  72,400   10.1   26.9   26.5   36.4  
                     
Community type                     
City  882,400   9.6   26.7   29.0   34.7  
Suburb  1,200,700   5.8   22.2   30.9   41.1  
Town  467,500   6.8   24.7   32.8   35.7  
Rural  853,900   6.2   22.8   31.7   39.3  
                     
School level                     
Elementary  2,147,900   7.5   24.7   30.3   37.5  
Secondary  1,099,800   6.1   22.3   32.1   39.6  
Combined  156,900   7.3   23.2   30.3   39.2  
                     
Student enrollment                     
Less than 100  48,700   6.9   21.0   33.5   38.7  
100-199  124,100   7.4   24.1   28.6   39.9  
200-499  1,029,800   7.3   24.6   30.9   37.2  
500-749  845,100   6.9   24.7   30.7   37.8  
750-999  488,600   7.3   23.8   31.2   37.7  
1,000 or more  868,100   6.7   22.4   31.1   39.9  
                     
Percent of K-12 students who were approved for
   free or reduced-price lunches 
                   
0-34  1,487,900   4.7   20.0   31.2   44.1  
35-49  576,000   6.6   24.4   31.4   37.6  
50-74  722,500   8.7   26.2   31.8   33.3  
75 or more  554,700   11.7   30.9   28.4   29.0  
School did not participate in free or reduced-price
   lunch program 
63,400   5.8   21.6   28.5   44.1  
                     
All BIE schools  4,400   13.0   39.2   29.9   18.0  
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 and BIE School Teacher Data Files," 2007-08.

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