Table 1-6
Educational attainment of public school teachers: Academic years 1999–2000 and 2003–04
(Percent distribution)
 
    Academic year 1999–2000   Academic year 2003–04
Highest degree earned   All teachers   Mathematics
and science
  All teachers   Mathematics
and science
 
All teachers   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
< Bachelor's   0.7   0.2   1.1   0.3
≥Bachelor's   99.3   99.8   98.9   99.7
Bachelor's   52.0   48.4   50.9   50.1
Master's   42.0   45.8   40.8   43.0
>Master's   5.3   5.6   7.2   6.6
 
SOURCES: National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 1999–2000 and 2003–04; and National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008