The Condition of Education 2014

Participation in Education

Private School Enrollment

Private school enrollment increased from 5.9 million in 1995–96 to 6.3 million in 2001–02, then decreased to 5.3 million in 2011–12. The percentage of all students in private schools decreased from 12 to 10 percent during this period.

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Private school enrollment in prekindergarten (preK) through grade 12, by grade level: School years 1995–96 through 2011–12

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS).