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Total number of teachers, total number and percentage of teachers with 1 year of teaching experience and, among teachers with 1 year of teaching experience, percentage that participated in induction programs and/or were assigned a mentor, by selected school characteristics: 2015–16 (rev)

Selected school characteristics   Teachers with 1 year of teaching experience   Percent of teachers with 1 year of teaching experience who  
Total number of
teachers
  Number   Percent       Participated in
induction program
  Were assigned a
mentor
  Participated in induction
program and/or assigned a
mentor
 
All public schools 3,348,800   168,900   5.0       66.5   74.3   81.4  
                             
School classification                            
Traditional public 3,161,900   150,300   4.5       61.0   67.4   73.2  
Charter school 186,900   18,600   0.6       5.5   6.9   8.2  
                             
Community type                            
City 982,600   54,200   1.6       20.8   23.5   26.1  
Suburban 1,285,500   55,800   1.7       22.9   24.4   27.3  
Town 399,100   22,200   0.7       8.9   10.0   10.7  
Rural 681,600   36,800   1.1       13.8   16.3   17.3  
                             
School level                            
Primary 1,612,800   78,900   2.4       31.4   34.9   38.1  
Middle 600,000   31,900   1.0       12.4   13.4   15.1  
High 933,700   44,800   1.3       18.2   20.8   22.1  
Combined 202,300   13,400   0.4       4.5   5.3   6.0  
                             
Student enrollment                            
Less than 100 51,800   2,100   0.1       0.8   0.8   1.0  
1000–199 106,100   7,000   0.2       2.3   2.8   3.1  
2000–499 966,500   46,300   1.4       17.4   19.6   21.8  
5000–749 938,700   51,000   1.5       19.4   22.2   24.3  
7500–999 489,900   26,900   0.8       11.1   11.9   13.1  
1,000 or more 795,900   35,600   1.1       15.5   16.9   18.1  
                             
Percent of K–12 students who were
approved for free or reduced price lunches
                           
00–34 1,073,800   44,600   1.3       18.6   19.8   21.7  
350–49 475,000   23,500   0.7       9.1   10.0   11.3  
50–74 739,700   39,000   1.2       15.6   17.9   19.1  
75 or more 953,800   54,500   1.6       20.5   23.4   25.7  
School did not participate in free
 or reduced-price lunch program
106,500   7,300   0.2       2.9   3.1   3.6  
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2015–16.