Table 9.  Percentage of 200304 base year teachers moving across schools, school districts, and sectors, by teacher category: 2003–04 through 2004–05

Teacher category Moved from one public school to another public school in the same school district Moved from one public school district to another public school district Moved from a private school to a public school Moved from one private school to another private school Moved from a public school to a private school  
All teachers  3.5 3.4 0.4 0.4 0.2  
             
Teachers with less than 5 years experience  5.3 7.0 0.9 0.6 0.4  
Teachers with 5 or more years experience  3.0 2.3 0.2 0.3 0.2  
             
Public school teachers  4.0 3.9 0.2  
Teachers with less than 5 years experience  6.3 8.4 0.5 !
Teachers with 5 or more years experience  3.4 2.6 0.2  
             
Private school teachers  3.1 2.8  
Teachers with less than 5 years experience  5.6 3.9  
Teachers with 5 or more years experience  2.1 2.4  
             
Movers  44.5 43.2 5.0 4.5 2.7  
Movers with less than 5 years experience  37.0 49.2 6.5 4.5 2.8  
Movers with 5 or more years experience  49.7 39.0 4.0 4.6 2.7  
             
Public school movers  49.2 47.7 3.0  
Movers with less than 5 years experience  41.5 55.3 3.2  
Movers with 5 or more years experience  54.4 42.7 2.9  
             
Private school movers  52.5 47.5  
Movers with less than 5 years experience  59.1 40.9  
Movers with 5 or more years experience  46.6 53.4  
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: Movers are teachers who were still teaching in the current school year but had moved to a different school after the previous school year. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS), "Current Teacher Data File," 2004–05.