Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B7.-Standard errors for Table A7:  Percentage of public and private school principals 
          with less than three years of experience as a principal, by sex, race-ethnicity, 
          and age: 1987-88, 1990-91, and 1993-94
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                                            Public                          Private
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Principal characteristics        1987-88   1990-91   1993-94      1987-88   1990-91   1993-94
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Total number                       417.9     542.4     462.2        385.2     358.5     304.1
Sex
 Male                               1.66      1.51      1.67         3.24      2.76      3.20
 Female                             1.66      1.51      1.67         3.24      2.76      3.20
Race-ethnicity
 American Indian/Alaska Native      0.27      0.14      0.21         0.13      0.09      0.22
 Asian/Pacific Islander             0.19      0.26      0.22         0.32      0.05      0.39
 Black non-Hispanic                 0.74      0.91      1.03         0.90      0.98      0.90
 White non-Hispanic                 1.00      1.22      1.25         1.44      1.21      1.30
 Hispanic                           0.73      0.67      0.74         1.04       0.7      0.74
Total minority                      1.00      1.22      1.25         1.44      1.21      1.30
Age
 Under 35                           1.07      0.93      0.59         2.30      2.48      2.88
 35-39                              1.29      1.22      1.04         2.63      2.27      2.21
 40-44                              1.43      1.45      1.28         2.54      2.14      2.34
 45-49                              1.10      1.16      1.35         2.54      1.97       1.4
 50-54                              0.79      0.92      1.10         1.66      2.31      1.45
 55 or over                         0.49      0.61      0.76         0.49      1.32      1.12
Average age                         0.17      0.19      0.18         0.52      0.54      0.58
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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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