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Characteristics of Public, Private, and Bureau of Indian Education Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States:
NCES 2009-321
June 2009


Table 2.    Number and percentage of all schools that had any students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or who were limited-English proficient (LEP) and percentage of students with an IEP or who were LEP, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2007–08

IEP LEP
School type and selected
school characteristic
Number of schools with at least 1 IEP student Percent of all schools with at least 1 IEP student Percent of K-12 students with an IEP Number of schools with at least 1 LEP student Percent of all schools with at least 1 LEP student Percent of K-12 students who were LEP
           
                         
All schools  105,980   88.9   12.1   65,500   55.0   11.3  
                         
All public schools  89,070   98.1   12.3   60,900   67.1   11.3  
                         
School classification                         
Traditional public  85,610   98.2   12.4   59,060   67.7   11.2  
Charter school  3,460   97.0   11.9   1,840   51.6   16.5  
                         
Community type                         
City  20,950   97.7   12.5   16,540   77.1   18.5  
Suburban  25,560   99.0   11.9   20,360   78.9   9.8  
Town  13,740   97.7   12.6   9,230   65.6   8.6  
Rural  28,820   97.9   12.6   14,780   50.2   5.7  
                         
School level                         
Elementary  61,830   99.0   11.8   44,750   71.7   14.1  
Secondary  20,690   95.6   12.5   13,320   61.5   6.5  
Combined  6,540   98.0   19.2   2,830   42.4   8.3  
                         
Student enrollment                         
Less than 100  6,780   89.1   27.5   2,250   29.6   16.7  
100-199  7,860   95.0   17.1   3,180   38.4   10.6  
200-499  36,430   99.0   13.5   23,380   63.6   11.9  
500-749  20,270   99.8   12.0   16,670   82.1   12.5  
750-999  8,520   99.6   11.0   7,210   84.4   13.8  
1,000 or more  9,220   99.8   11.6   8,210   88.9   8.8  
                         
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches 
                       
0-34  33,500   99.0   11.5   23,400   69.2   4.7  
35-49  14,650   99.1   13.0   9,530   64.5   8.1  
50-74  19,680   99.3   12.9   13,780   69.6   14.1  
75 or more  17,540   97.4   13.1   12,780   71.0   28.4  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
3,700   85.6   14.1   1,400   32.4   7.3 !
                         
All BIE schools  170   98.6   17.9   110   63.1   50.9  
                         
All private schools  16,740   59.3   8.3   4,490   15.9   7.9  
                         
School classification                         
Catholic  5,600   75.7   4.5   1,470   19.9   4.6  
Other religious  6,450   46.2   6.3   1,780   12.8   12.5  
Nonsectarian  4,690   68.3   22.0   1,240   18.0   5.9  
                         
Community type                         
City  5,990   61.6   8.2   1,800   18.5   9.1  
Suburban  6,180   65.2   8.7   1,760   18.6   8.2 !
Town  1,800   59.6   5.9   360   11.9   4.2 !
Rural  2,770   46.3   8.7   580   9.6   3.2  
                         
School level                         
Elementary  9,240   56.5   5.8   2,570   15.7   6.5  
Secondary  2,150   70.6   7.9   510   16.6   4.6 !
Combined  5,350   60.7   12.1   1,420   16.1   11.0  
                         
Student enrollment                         
Less than 100  6,680   49.1   26.9   1,530   11.2   8.9  
100-199  3,740   65.4   11.0   1,140   19.9   9.2  
200-499  4,790   72.1   6.3   1,370   20.6   4.6  
500-749  950   68.3   4.7   310   22.2   2.9 !
750 or more  580   68.1   4.2   150   17.6   20.1 !
                         
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches
                       
0-34  3,390   73.3   4.6   570   12.4   1.8  
35-49  360   62.0   28.7   190   33.2   5.9 !
50-74  480   73.0   17.6   180   27.2   18.2  
75 or more  980   72.9   30.0   460   34.6   36.5  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
11,540   54.9   7.8   3,090   14.7   3.9  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: BIE school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. Private school students with a formally identified disability may or may not have an IEP (Individualized Education Program). Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School, BIE School, and Private School Data Files," 2007–08.

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