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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table A12.Percentage of public and private school principals by highest degree earned, by
           race-ethnicity and sex:  1987-88,1990-91, and 1993-94
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                                                                                    Highest degree
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                                                    Public                                                Private
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                                  Less than                       Ed. Sp./              Less than                       Ed. Sp./
Principal characteristics         Bachelor's Bachelor's Master's   Prof.   Doctorate    Bachelor's Bachelor's Master's   Prof.   Doctorate
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1987-88
     Total                             0.1       2.4      53.4      35.1       8.9           4.7      25.7      51.0      12.2       6.4
 Race-ethnicity
   American Indian/Alaska Native                        50.8      35.2      12.9                            78.1                 
   Asian/Pacific Islander                       2.3      51.5      34.1      12.1                   31.5      38.0       8.7      12.6
   Black non-Hispanic                                   51.1      37.2      11.5                   23.0      55.7       8.7      12.3
   White non-Hispanic                           2.6      53.6      35.1       8.5           4.8      25.5      50.9      12.5       6.2
   Hispanic                                     4.3      54.5      30.4      10.8                   35.8      51.4                2.1
 Sex
   Male                                         1.9      55.6      34.3       8.2           5.2      26.2      49.6       9.8       9.2
   Female                                       4.1      46.5      37.8      11.3           4.3      25.2      52.3      14.4       3.8
1990-91
     Total                                      1.8      60.5      28.2       9.4           7.4      26.9      47.4      11.5       6.8
 Race-ethnicity
   American Indian/Alaska Native                        52.8      28.0      13.2                            56.9                 
   Asian/Pacific Islander                       7.1      64.8      20.6       7.5                   23.7      29.1      12.6      31.9
   Black non-Hispanic                                   57.8      27.4      13.9          14.0      24.0      44.1       4.7      13.2
   White non-Hispanic                           1.7      60.5      28.6       9.1           7.2      26.6      47.9      11.7       6.6
   Hispanic                                     4.1      67.5      21.6       6.4           2.8      44.8      36.0      12.8       3.5
 Sex
   Male                                         1.5      62.5      27.5       8.4          10.0      28.0      42.9       9.2       9.8
   Female                                       2.5      55.8      29.8      11.8           4.8      25.9      51.7      13.7       3.9
1993-94
     Total                                      1.4      63.4      25.8       9.3           8.4      25.9      51.6       8.2       5.9
 Race-ethnicity
   American Indian/Alaska Native                1.1      65.8      24.8       8.2           0.0      42.5      52.4                 
   Asian/Pacific Islander                       6.7      50.9      25.4      17.0                   22.9      50.5                4.5
   Black non-Hispanic                                   64.3      23.7      11.9          14.3      26.5      43.6      11.0       4.6
   White non-Hispanic                           1.5      62.8      26.5       9.2           8.4      25.6      52.1       8.1       5.8
   Hispanic                                     2.7      74.5      17.3       5.5                   34.5      44.0       9.2      12.1
 Sex
   Male                                         1.1      65.0      24.7       9.1          11.3      23.1      49.6       6.8       9.2
   Female                                       2.0      60.2      27.9       9.8           6.0      28.3      53.3       9.4       3.0
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Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
NOTE: Details may not add to 100 percent due to rounding or cell suppression.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and 
Staffing Survey:1987-88 (School Administrator Questionnaire), 1990-91 (Public and Private School 
Administrator Questionnaires), and 1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal Questionnaires).


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