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Average hours public and private third grade students spent on art and music during a typical full week of school, by selected school characteristics: 2007-08

Public Private
Selected school characteristic Art   Music   Art   Music  
Total  0.9   1.0   0.9   0.9  
                 
Enrollment size                 
Less than 300  0.9   1.0   0.9   0.9  
300 to 499  0.9   1.0   0.9   1.0  
500 or more  0.8   1.0   0.9   1.0  
                 
Community type                 
City  0.9   1.0   0.9   0.9  
Suburban  0.8   0.9   1.0   0.9  
Town  0.8   0.9   0.8   0.9  
Rural  0.9   1.1   1.0   0.9  
                 
Percent minority enrollment                 
Less than 6 percent  0.9   1.1   0.9   0.9  
6 to 20 percent  0.9   1.0   1.0   1.0  
21 to 49 percent  0.8   0.9   0.9   0.9  
50 percent or more  0.8   1.0   1.0   0.9  
                 
Percent of K-12 students who
   were approved for free or
   reduced-price lunches 
               
0-251  0.9   1.0      
26-50  0.9   1.0      
51-75  0.8   1.0      
76 or more  0.8   0.9      
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1This category includes schools that did not participate in the free or reduced-price lunch program.
NOTE: Estimates are based on principalsí reports and include only principals of schools who reported having a third grade. There were an estimated 49,669 principals of public schools with a third grade and 21,063 principals of private schools with a third grade in 2007-08.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Principal and Private School Principal Data Files," 2007–08.


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