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Number of schools with a library media center and number of full–time and part–time school technology specialists and librarians/library media specialists, by selected school characteristics: 2015–16
  Number of technology
specialists
  Number of librarians/library
media specialists
 
Selected school characteristic   Total number of schools   Number of schools with a library media center   Full–time   Part–time   Full–time   Part–time  
All public schools   90,400   82,300   36,700   29,400   56,000   17,600  
                           
School classification                          
Traditional public   83,500   77,900   33,600   27,500   53,900   16,800  
Charter school   6,900   4,400   3,100   1,900   2,100   800  
                           
Community type                          
City   24,800   21,700   9,300   6,400   14,600   4,300  
Suburban   29,100   26,800   12,800   8,700   19,900   5,600  
Town   12,200   10,900   5,000   4,300   7,400   2,500  
Rural   24,400   22,800   9,600   9,900   14,100   5,200  
                           
School level                          
Primary   50,400   48,200   14,400   16,300   30,600   12,100  
Middle   13,900   13,200   6,200   4,700   9,600   2,500  
High   17,900   14,400   11,800   6,000   12,300   1,800  
Combined   8,200   6,500   4,300   2,400   3,500   1,200  
                           
Student enrollment                          
Less than 100   6,500   4,000   700   2,200   500   1,100  
100–199   7,300   5,600   1,700   3,100   1,800   2,200  
200–499   35,700   33,200   11,400   12,400   20,000   8,900  
500–749   22,900   22,100   9,400   6,500   16,700   3,500  
750–999   9,200   8,800   5,200   3,200   7,500   1,200  
1,000 or more   8,800   8,500   8,300   2,000   9,500   900  
                           
Percent of K–12 students who were approved for free or reduced–price lunches                          
0–34   24,500   23,600   12,000   8,700   17,800   5,400  
35–49   12,000   11,600   5,000   4,800   7,900   3,100  
50–74   18,800   17,900   7,300   5,300   12,300   3,600  
75 or more   30,100   26,300   10,200   9,000   16,700   4,900  
School did not participate in free or reduced–price lunch program   5,000   2,900   2,000   1,600   1,200   600  
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Data File," 2015–16.