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Main teaching assignments of teachers by ethnicity and race: Percentage distribution of teachers by Hispanic/Latino ethnic status, race of non-Hispanic teachers, sex, school type and selected main teaching assignments: 2017–18

  Percent of teachers by ethnicity and sex   Percent of non-Hispanic teachers by race and sex
  Hispanic,
regardless of
race1
  Non-Hispanic   White,
non-Hispanic
  Black,
non-Hispanic
  Other,
non-Hispanic
School type and selected main teaching assignment Male   Female   Male   Female  Male   Female   Male   Female   Male   Female  
    All schools 2.2   6.9   21.7   69.1   21.0   66.9   1.7   5.3   1.3   3.9  
                                         
Selected main teaching assignment                                        
General education2 1.3   8.0   8.8   81.9   8.1   79.6   1.1   6.4   0.6   4.3  
Humanities3 3.1   10.1   21.6   65.2   22.5   65.7   1.1   5.3   1.3   4.2  
Arts and music4 1.8   4.0   30.2   64.0   28.8   61.9   1.8   2.5   1.5   3.5  
Behavioral & social sciences5 3.0   4.4   46.1   46.5   44.1   43.4   3.5   4.9   2.2   2.0  
Career, technical, & vocational education6 3.3   2.8   41.4   52.5   39.2   47.4   3.1   6.6   1.8   1.9  
Mathematics & computer science7 2.9   4.2   32.4   60.6   30.0   56.5   2.5   4.6   2.3   4.1  
Natural sciences8 2.6   4.8   34.7   57.8   33.7   53.5   1.5   4.8   2.3   4.2  
Other9 4.2   2.6   50.1   43.0   47.5   41.7   4.4   2.5   1.9   2.0  
                                         
Public schools 2.3   7.1   21.5   69.1   20.7   66.7   1.7   5.7   1.3   3.9  
                                         
Selected main teaching assignment                                        
 General education2 1.4   8.2   9.0   81.4   8.2   79.0   1.1   6.8   0.6   4.3  
 Humanities3 3.2   10.3   20.7   65.9   21.5   66.2   1.2   5.7   1.3   4.2  
 Arts and music4 1.9   3.8   30.6   63.7   29.2   61.3   1.8   2.8   1.5   3.4  
 Behavioral & social sciences5 3.1   4.7   46.1   46.1   44.0   43.2   3.7   4.9   2.3   1.9  
 Career, technical, & vocational education6 3.4   2.6   41.4   52.6   39.1   47.3   3.1   6.8   1.8   1.9  
 Mathematics & computer science7 3.1   4.4   31.8   60.6   29.2   56.2   2.7   5.1   2.5   4.3  
 Natural sciences8 2.6   5.3   34.4   57.7   33.6   53.0   1.5   5.3   2.3   4.3  
 Other9 4.0   2.7   51.0   42.4   48.1   40.6   4.7   2.8   1.9   2.0  
                                         
Private schools 1.7   5.7   23.8   68.8   23.3   68.4   1.3   2.2   1.2   3.7  
                                         
Selected main teaching assignment                                        
 General education2 0.3 ! 6.2   7.8   85.7   6.9   84.6   0.9 ! 2.7   0.6 ! 4.3  
 Humanities3 2.4   9.4   27.0   61.1   28.9   62.8   0.6   2.5   1.2 ! 4.0  
 Arts and music4 1.3 ! 4.9   28.3   65.5   26.7   64.9   1.8 ! 1.1 ! 1.6 ! 3.8 !
 Behavioral & social sciences5 2.6 !   45.4   49.7   45.0   45.2       1.4 !  
 Career, technical, & vocational education6   8.5 ! 39.6   50.0   41.3   53.3          
 Mathematics & computer science7 1.2 ! 2.9   35.7   60.1   34.4   58.1   1.5 ! 1.7 ! 1.4 ! 3.0  
 Natural sciences8 2.6 ! 1.7 ! 36.9   58.8   34.7   56.7   1.7 ! 1.6 ! 2.1   3.2  
 Other9 5.4   2.6   46.1   46.0   44.9   46.8   3.1 !   2.0 ! 1.9 !
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate).
1 Hispanic includes Latino.
2 General education includes: early childhood or pre-K, elementary grades, middle grades, and special education.
3 Humanities includes: art history, communications, composition, English, language arts, literature or literary criticism, reading, ESL or bilingual education, foreign languages, area or ethnic studies, government or civics, history, Native American studies, and philosophy.
4 Arts and music includes: art or arts and crafts, dance, drama or theatre, and music.
5 Behavioral and social sciences includes: social studies, anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and other social sciences.
6 Career, technical, & vocational education includes: agriculture and natural resources, business management, business support, marketing and distribution, healthcare occupations, construction trades, engineering, or science technologies, mechanic and repair, manufacturing or precision production, communications and related technologies, personal and public services, family and consumer sciences education, industrial arts or technology education, and other career or technical education.
7 Mathematics & computer science includes: algebra I, algebra II, algebra III, basic and general mathematics, business and applied math, calculus and pre-calculus, computer science, geometry, pre-algebra, statistics and probability, and trigonometry.
8 Natural sciences includes: sciences, general, biology or life sciences, chemistry, earth science, engineering, integrated science, physical science, physics, and other natural sciences.
9 Other includes: journalism, speech, health education, physical education, driver education, library or information science, military science or ROTC, religious studies, and other.
NOTE: Teachers include regular full-time, part-time, itinerant, and long-term substitute teachers in both public and private schools. Administrators, library media specialists or librarians, other professional staff, and support staff who teach are not included. 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 and Private School Teacher Data Files," 2017–18.