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Table 25.  Percentage of public school teachers by main activity in school, by state: 2003–04

State Regular full-time teacher   Regular part-time teacher   Itinerant teacher   Long-
term substitute
  Adminis-
trator
  Library media specialist or librarian   Other professional staff (e.g., counselor, curriculum coordinator, social worker)   Support staff (e.g., secretary)  
United States  90.7   3.3   3.4   0.7   0.3   0.2   1.4   #  
                                 
Alabama  92.6   1.1   2.6   0.3 ! 0.4   #   3.0   #  
Alaska  91.2   2.9   3.3   0.3 ! 0.2 ! #   2.0   #  
Arizona  90.4   5.7   2.1   0.4   0.6 ! 0.1   0.7   #  
Arkansas  92.8   1.3   2.8   0.2 ! 0.4 ! 0.2 ! 2.2   #  
California  91.8   4.9   1.2   0.4 ! 0.1 ! 0.1 ! 1.2   0.1 !
                                 
Colorado  84.5   8.4   3.6   0.4 ! 0.6 ! 0.1   2.4   0.1 !
Connecticut  89.6   2.2   4.1   0.8 ! 0.4   0.8 ! 2.1   #  
Delaware  93.7   2.3   3.3   0.2 ! #   #   0.5 ! #  
District of Columbia  96.2   0.7 ! 0.9 ! 0.6 ! #   0.4 ! 1.1 ! #  
Florida  96.1   0.6   0.9 ! 0.3   0.1   #   2.0   #  
                                 
Georgia  93.1   2.2   3.1   0.4 ! 0.1 ! #   1.0 ! #  
Hawaii  93.9   3.4   #   0.7 ! #   0.3 ! 1.7   #  
Idaho  89.1   6.6   2.7   0.1 ! 0.4 ! 0.1 ! 0.9   0.2 !
Illinois  89.1   3.6   5.2   0.7   0.1 ! 0.1 ! 1.0   #  
Indiana  91.2   1.9   5.5   0.7   0.2 ! 0.3 ! 0.1 ! #  
                                 
Iowa  88.9   4.4   4.2   0.4 ! 0.2 ! 0.7   1.1   #  
Kansas  86.8   4.6   5.0   0.4   0.2 ! 0.1 ! 2.9   #  
Kentucky  89.7   2.8   5.0   0.6 ! #   0.6 ! 1.3   #  
Louisiana  94.0   0.5   4.2   0.1 ! 0.1 ! #   1.0   #  
Maine  86.6   5.3   6.2   0.1 ! 0.2 ! 0.2 ! 1.5   #  
                                 
Maryland  88.7   5.8   3.7   0.5 ! 0.1 ! #   1.1   #  
Massachusetts  85.8   4.8   4.8   1.9   0.4   0.3 ! 2.0   0.1 !
Michigan  86.5   5.4   5.0   1.3   0.1 ! #   1.6   #  
Minnesota  84.0   8.8   3.9   1.0   0.4 ! 0.2 ! 1.8   #  
Mississippi  95.4   1.5   1.3   #   0.3 ! #   1.5   0.1 !
                                 
Missouri  89.5   2.9   3.6   0.6 ! 0.1 ! 0.2 ! 3.2   #  
Montana  85.2   7.4   4.8   #   0.5   0.6   1.5   #  
Nebraska  87.5   5.3   4.5   0.3 ! 0.2 ! 0.5   1.5   0.2 !
Nevada  92.3   3.5   0.8 ! 0.8 ! #   0.7 ! 1.9   #  
New Hampshire  87.9   5.4   3.1   0.5 ! 0.5 ! 0.1 ! 2.6   #  
                                 
New Jersey  87.5   3.1   5.4   1.7   0.6 ! #   1.6   #  
New Mexico  92.3   2.4   1.6   0.1 ! 0.4 ! 0.1 ! 3.0   0.3 !
New York  92.5   1.8   2.3   1.6   0.5 ! #   1.4   #  
North Carolina  94.0   1.9   3.1   0.2 ! 0.2 ! 0.1 ! 0.6 ! #  
North Dakota  83.0   6.3   6.6   #   1.0   0.6   2.4   0.1 !
                                 
Ohio  89.4   3.6   4.1   1.7   0.1 ! 0.1 ! 0.8   0.1 !
Oklahoma  90.4   3.0   3.4   0.1 ! 0.6   0.4 ! 2.1   #  
Oregon  85.1   8.5   3.6   #   0.3 ! #   2.5   #  
Pennsylvania  89.0   1.4   6.4   1.3   0.1 ! 0.1 ! 1.7   #  
Rhode Island  88.4   2.1   4.9   1.6 ! 0.7 ! 0.4 ! 1.9 ! #  
                                 
South Carolina  94.7   1.4   3.0   0.3 ! 0.1 ! #   0.5 ! #  
South Dakota  89.7   5.3   2.6   0.6 ! 0.7   0.1 ! 1.0   #  
Tennessee  94.4   1.0   1.8   0.5 ! 0.1 ! #   1.8   0.3 !
Texas  95.8   1.3   1.6   0.4 ! 0.4 ! #   0.5   #  
Utah  88.3   7.6   1.0   0.4 ! 0.3 ! 0.2 ! 1.9   0.2 !
                                 
Vermont  82.7   8.0   5.6   0.6 ! 0.2 ! 0.6 ! 2.3   #  
Virginia  90.2   2.0   5.1   0.3 ! 0.6 ! #   1.6   0.2 !
Washington  83.7   9.1   4.0   0.9   0.1 ! 1.3   0.9   #  
West Virginia  86.6   0.8   8.6   1.7   #   0.6 ! 1.7   #  
Wisconsin  85.7   6.0   5.6   0.4 ! 0.1 ! 0.2 ! 2.0   #  
Wyoming  88.2   3.6   6.5   #   0.2 ! #   1.4 ! 0.1 !
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: A regular full-time teacher is any teacher whose primary position in a school is not an itinerant teacher, a long-term substitute, a short-term substitute, a student teacher, a teacher aide, an administrator, a library media specialist or librarian, another type of professional staff (e.g., counselor, curriculum coordinator, social worker) or support staff (e.g., secretary), or a part-time teacher. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Public School Teacher Data File, 2003–04.

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