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Status of Education in Rural America
NCES 2007-040
June 2007

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Table 1.6a.

Percentage distribution of elementary and secondary students, by control of school and locale: 200304


Locale All Public Private
Total Catholic Non-Catholic religious Non-sectarian
Total 100.0 88.8 11.2 4.6 4.1 2.5
City 100.0 85.0 15.0 6.7 5.0 3.3
Suburban 100.0 87.5 12.5 5.3 4.3 2.9
Town 100.0 93.3 6.7 3.2 2.6 0.9
Rural 100.0 94.3 5.7 1.0 3.1 1.5
NOTE: Includes kindergarten-terminal schools, in which the highest grade is kindergarten. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 20032004; Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 200304.