Table 1-10
Public middle and high school teachers of mathematics and science with various levels of subject area preparation: 2003 and 2007
(Percent distribution)
 
      2003   2007
School level and
teaching field
All levels   In field Related
field
General
education
Other   In field Related
field
General
education
Other
 
Middle school                      
Mathematics 100   53 4 38 5   64 2 31 3
Science 100   67 na 29 4   70 na 27 3
High school                      
Mathematics 100   87 2 3 7   88 1 3 7
Biology/life sciences 100   92 4 1 3   93 4 1 2
Physical sciences 100   78 20 1 1   82 15 1 2
 

na = not applicable

NOTES: Percentages may not add to 100% because of rounding.

SOURCES: National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04 and 2007–08; and National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010