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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table B29.Standard errors for Table A29: Percentage of private school principals by private
           school affiliation, by sex, race-ethnicity, highest degree earned, average age, 
           salary, and years as a principal:  1993-94
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                                                                                Private school affiliation
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                                     Assoc.                                            Nat. Soc.      Solomon                           Lutheran,    Wisconsin
                                    Military                                           Hebrew Day    Schechter            Other         Missouri     Evangelical
Principal characteristics         Colleges/Schs.  Catholic    Friends     Episcopal      Schs.       Day Schs.            Jewish          Synod       Lutheran
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Total number                              10.3        65.2         1.1         11.2          11.2           4.1            26.3           39.9         11.7
Sex
  Male                                    2.12        0.98        6.26         4.80          6.57          0.00            5.96           4.33         0.02
  Female                                  2.12        0.98        6.26         4.80          6.57          0.00            5.96           4.33           
Race-ethnicity
  American Indian/Alaska Native           0.00        0.28        0.00         0.00          0.00          0.00            0.00           0.00         0.00
  Asian/Pacific Islander                  0.00        0.00        0.00         0.00          0.00          0.00            0.00                       0.00
  Black non-Hispanic                      0.00        0.48                                 0.00                         0.00                         
  White non-Hispanic                      0.00        0.81        0.75         2.17          0.75          0.00            1.46           2.02         0.01
  Hispanic                                0.00        0.59        0.00                                   0.00                                      0.00
Total minority                            0.00        0.81                                                                           2.02           
Highest degree earned
  Less than bachelor's                    0.00                               0.00          1.56          0.00            3.68                         
  Bachelor's                                         1.14        2.23         4.85          3.08          0.00            4.26           6.43         3.43
  Master's                               18.82        1.52        5.93         5.30          5.44          0.00            6.35           6.60         3.23
  Ed. spec./prof. dipl.                   6.07        1.02        1.32         4.08          7.21          0.00            5.12           1.64           
  Doctorate                                          0.44        1.98         3.61          4.05          0.00            5.47                       0.00
Average age                               1.76        0.26        0.64         0.82          1.10          0.00            1.20           1.04         1.01
Average salary                         $770.47     $329.80   $1,382.97    $1,719.72     $2,700.95         $0.00       $2,547.16      $1,006.77      $620.47
Average years as principal                1.25        0.21        0.15         0.83          0.99          0.00            1.36           1.29         0.81
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See footnote at end of table.
Table B29.Standard errors for Table A29: Percentage of private school principals by private
           school affiliation, by sex, race-ethnicity, highest degree earned, average age, 
           salary, and years as a principal:  1993-94 (continued)
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                                                                                Private school affiliation
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                                                                                                         Nat. Assoc.                    National
                                      Evangelical                Seventh-    Christian    Association   Priv. Schools                 Association of   Other
                                       Lutheran       Other        Day       Schools,     of Christian  Exceptional                   Independent     Private
Principal characteristics               Church       Lutheran    Adventist International  Schools, Int.  Children      Montessori      Schools*       Schools
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Total number                               2.2         0.3        43.9         61.7          72.0          15.8            32.7           24.3        212.7
Sex
  Male                                    1.70        1.51        8.63         9.34          4.60          6.23            2.37           3.71         2.92
  Female                                  1.70        1.51        8.63         9.34          4.60          6.23            2.37           3.71         2.92
Race-ethnicity
  American Indian/Alaska Native                                 0.00                                   0.00            0.00           0.47
  Asian/Pacific Islander                  0.00        0.00                                 0.00          0.00            4.87           2.26         0.27
  Black non-Hispanic                      0.06        0.00        2.48                      2.03          3.37                                      1.11
  White non-Hispanic                      0.22        0.15        2.67         3.26          2.13          3.42            5.06           2.58         1.54
  Hispanic                                           0.00        0.00                      0.00                         0.00                       0.91
Total minority                            0.22                   2.67         3.26          2.13          3.42            5.06           2.58         1.54
Highest degree earned
  Less than bachelor's                                                         0          3.12             0            3.25                       2.76
  Bachelor's                              1.66        1.97        6.71         8.77          5.01           1.7            6.19           2.32         3.16
  Master's                                2.08        1.21        6.66         8.61          4.65          6.22            6.57           3.69         2.68
  Ed. spec./prof. dipl.                   0.87                                            1.21          6.01            4.33           1.86         1.04
  Doctorate                               0.40                               1.78          1.19           4.1            5.08           3.07         1.34
Average age                               0.70        0.20        2.79         1.14          0.99          1.06            0.94           0.43         0.74
Average salary                         $807.26   $1,121.04   $1,551.50    $2,243.99     $1,265.37     $1,794.41       $2,030.22      $2,771.85    $1,066.09
Average years as principal                0.44        0.21        1.09         0.91          0.69          0.69            0.90           0.45         0.49
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* Religious, military, Montessori, and special education schools that are members of the National 
Association of Independent Schools are reported under these classifications.
 Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and
Staffing Survey:  1993-94 (Private School Principal and School Questionnaires).
 

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