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Table 36.  Percentage of public school districts and private schools that provided professional development training for school or district administrators, by selected public school district and private school characteristics: 2003–04

Selected public school district and private school characteristic Training in management techniques Training in evaluation or supervision Training to use technology for planning, budgeting, decisionmaking, or reporting Training about advances in curriculum, teaching, or assessment
All public school districts  60.5 75.2 73.2 80.2
         
District size         
1 school  56.8 79.7 61.1 65.7
2-3 schools  51.3 65.4 65.0 71.4
4-5 schools  59.8 75.0 73.8 81.0
6-9 schools  67.5 82.5 80.0 86.9
10-19 schools  71.5 86.8 82.6 92.5
20 or more schools  82.6 94.1 90.0 95.7
         
Community type         
Central city  76.9 89.8 83.7 93.6
Urban fringe/large town  61.7 77.4 76.4 83.6
Rural/small town  56.6 70.4 67.9 74.1
         
District K–12 enrollment         
Less than 250  51.4 58.8 54.8 63.4
250-999  51.9 67.5 63.5 70.6
1,000-1,999  55.9 70.6 73.3 78.2
2,000-4,999  64.8 80.5 79.2 86.7
5,000-9,999  71.4 87.9 82.6 91.3
10,000 or more  84.5 94.5 89.9 97.0
         
Percent of K–12 students in
district who were approved for
free or reduced-price lunches 
       
Less than 5  72.2 88.4 86.6 94.1
5-24.9  61.1 73.2 73.5 81.7
25-49.9  59.9 74.4 72.4 79.1
50-74.9  56.5 76.3 69.9 76.5
75 or more  65.9 76.3 77.6 83.7
District did not participate in free
or reduced-price lunch program 
60.6 67.1 74.0 75.5
         
All private schools  26.2 31.4 28.9 39.2
         
School classification         
Catholic  26.0 34.5 39.5 46.1
Other religious  22.8 27.2 22.0 34.4
Nonsectarian  33.4 36.4 30.2 40.8
         
Community type         
Central city  25.1 32.1 31.6 40.0
Urban fringe/large town  27.4 31.9 29.0 40.7
Rural/small town  25.0 28.7 22.4 32.6
         
School level         
Elementary  24.0 28.6 27.5 38.6
Secondary  25.5 33.6 34.2 41.9
Combined  31.0 36.7 29.9 39.5
         
Student enrollment         
Less than 100  23.4 26.7 21.7 32.8
100–199  28.4 34.0 28.4 38.0
200–499  28.0 35.4 38.6 48.1
500–749  28.7 38.0 43.2 53.4
750 or more  38.5 49.3 52.3 62.1
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04, District and Private School Data Files.


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