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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table A24.-Percentage of public and private school principals who rated specific educational 
          goals as first, second, or third most important for students to achieve, by school
          level, community type, and minority enrollment:  1993-94
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                                                                                     Goals
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                             Building    Encouraging     Promoting     Promoting    Promoting     Promoting      Promoting         Promoting
                              basic        academic    occupational/      work       personal         human        moral      multicultural aware-
School characteristics       literacy     excellence    voc. skills      habits        growth     relations        values     ness/religious dev.
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PUBLIC
 Total                          72.1          62.4           15.2         57.7          50.3          24.3           6.3            11.2
 School level
  Elementary                    75.4          61.7            8.5         58.7          53.2          24.6           6.2            11.6
  Secondary                     63.6          66.6           30.3         56.3          43.9          23.2           6.6             9.5
  Combined                      69.9          51.1           40.6         55.1          45.0          20.4           9.0             9.0
 Community type
  Central city                  71.3          64.9           13.6         53.3          48.0          24.9           6.2            17.4
  Urban fringe/large town       68.2          67.0            9.9         54.4          53.8          25.6           5.9            15.2
  Rural/small town              74.5          59.5           18.9         61.6          49.6          23.2           6.6             5.9
 Minority enrollment
  Less than 20%                 72.1          62.0           14.8         61.1          52.5          24.6           6.2             6.6
  20% to 50%                    71.1          60.6           14.8         57.7          47.0          27.0           6.5            15.3
  More than 50%                 74.0          65.6           15.7         50.6          49.5          20.2           6.9            17.6
PRIVATE
 Total                          46.4          62.0            5.9         41.5          43.7          11.7          27.8            61.0
 School level
  Elementary                    47.8          60.5            3.1         37.5          47.3          10.4          26.1            67.2
  Secondary                     29.9          68.0            4.4         40.7          55.4          16.5          28.5            56.5
  Combined                      51.2          59.7           10.7         49.4          35.7          13.7          28.2            51.3
 Community type
  Central city                  44.1          64.9            4.7         43.0          44.0           9.6          31.4            58.2
  Urban fringe/large town       43.5          65.0            6.5         38.1          49.8          14.2          23.3            59.6
  Rural/small town              53.1          54.0            6.8         43.7          35.8          11.6          28.3            66.6
 Minority enrollment
  Less than 20%                 46.2          61.8            4.8         41.0          43.1          10.5          27.9            64.7
  20% to 50%                    44.6          64.7            6.4         46.7          48.6          16.6          21.4            50.9
  More than 50%                 52.3          54.4            7.8         38.4          47.2          14.0          28.7            57.2
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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and
Staffing Survey:  1993-94 (Public and Private School Principal and School Questionnaires).


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