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Percentage distribution of school teachers based on years of teaching experience, average total years of teaching experience, percentage distribution of teachers based on years teaching at current school, and average years teaching at current school, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2017–18

                                         
  Total years of teaching experience Average years
teaching
  Years teaching at current school Average years at
current school
 
School type and selected school characteristic Less than
4 years
  4‐9 years   10‐14 years   15 or more years     Less than
4 years
  4‐9 years   10‐14 years   15 or more years    
   All schools 14.2   23.7   19.5   42.7   13.9   39.8   24.6   14.8   20.8   8.2  
                                         
All public schools 13.6   23.6   19.8   43.0   13.8   39.2   24.7   15.3   20.9   8.2  
                                         
School classification                                        
Traditional public 12.9   23.0   19.9   44.1   14.1   37.9   24.7   15.7   21.7   8.4  
Charter school 24.9   33.5   17.9   23.7   10.0   59.2   24.5   8.9   7.4   4.7  
                                         
Community type                                        
City 16.0   25.2   18.9   39.9   13.2   44.3   25.7   13.5   16.6   7.1  
Suburban 11.9   22.7   20.7   44.6   14.1   36.2   24.4   16.7   22.6   8.6  
Town 14.1   23.8   19.0   43.1   14.0   38.4   23.6   15.5   22.5   8.7  
Rural 13.2   23.0   19.7   44.1   14.2   37.9   24.2   15.0   22.9   8.7  
                                         
School level                                        
Primary 13.8   24.2   19.5   42.5   13.7   40.5   25.0   14.4   20.1   8.0  
Middle 14.0   22.7   19.0   44.3   13.9   39.9   23.7   15.3   21.0   8.0  
High 12.5   22.6   20.8   44.1   14.2   35.3   24.4   17.3   22.9   8.8  
Combined 15.7   26.7   19.3   38.3   13.2   43.6   25.6   12.8   17.9   7.6  
                                         
Student enrollment                                        
Less than 100 17.1   23.6   15.8   43.5   13.9   48.0   22.9   14.0   15.0   7.0  
100–199 13.7   24.1   22.5   39.7   14.0   42.8   25.0   13.6   18.6   8.1  
200–499 14.6   24.6   18.7   42.0   13.7   40.7   24.5   14.0   20.8   8.1  
500–749 13.4   23.2   19.7   43.7   13.9   39.2   24.8   14.8   21.2   8.1  
750–999 14.1   23.7   19.7   42.5   13.5   39.6   25.7   15.0   19.7   7.9  
1,000 or more 12.3   22.8   21.0   43.9   14.1   35.9   24.3   17.7   22.1   8.5  
                                         
Percent of K–12 students who were approved
for free or reduced‑price lunches
                                       
0–34 11.0   22.0   20.8   46.2   14.5   34.9   25.1   16.4   23.5   8.7  
35–49 11.7   24.4   20.3   43.6   14.0   36.3   25.3   16.9   21.5   8.5  
50–74 13.7   23.7   19.3   43.3   14.0   39.3   24.4   14.8   21.6   8.4  
75 or more 17.2   24.8   18.9   39.1   13.0   44.8   24.1   13.7   17.4   7.3  
                                         
All private schools 17.9   24.0   17.4   40.6   14.3   44.4   23.7   11.5   20.4   8.2  
                                         
School Classification                                        
Catholic 18.7   22.1   16.1   43.1   15.0   43.8   21.3   12.2   22.7   8.9  
Other religious                    
Nonsectarian                    
                                         
Community type                                        
City 17.5   24.7   17.6   40.1   14.4   45.3   24.5   10.7   19.5   8.1  
Suburban 18.1   22.7   17.7   41.5   14.4   42.3   23.0   12.3   22.3   8.6  
Town 16.0   22.2   17.8   43.9   15.2   43.6   24.9   12.9   18.6   8.4  
Rural 19.6   26.9   15.4   38.1   13.4   48.3   22.6   10.9   18.2   7.4  
                                         
School level                                        
Elementary 18.1   23.6   17.1   41.2   14.4   44.9   23.7   11.1   20.3   8.0  
Secondary 17.2   22.3   18.0   42.5   15.3   41.0   23.3   13.1   22.6   9.1  
Combined                    
                                         
Student enrollment                                        
Less than 100                    
100–199 20.7   25.1   15.0   39.2   13.5   47.8   22.5   9.5   20.3   7.8  
200–499 17.0   22.9   18.3   41.8   14.8   41.8   25.2   12.0   21.0   8.5  
500–749 14.8   22.9   18.2   44.1   15.2   42.3   22.9   14.1   20.6   8.5  
750 or more                    
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. 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 Teacher and Private School Teacher Data Files,” 2017–18.