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Table 5.  Number of full-time and part-time school staff, by type of staff, school type and selected school characteristics: 2007–08 —Continued (Return to Table 5)

Aides
School type and selected
 school characteristic
English as a Second Language (ESL) or bilingual teacher aides Special education aides2 Library media center aides2 Other classroom aides2 Secretaries and other clerical support staff Food service personnel Custodial maintenance and security personnel Other employees not previously reported
Regular Title I aides
                 
All schools  144,880   77,740   455,820   64,460   243,470   325,540   437,040   423,240   103,330  
                                     
All public schools  132,720   74,700   431,400   58,310   201,660   269,350   401,310   369,210   77,150  
                                     
School classification                                     
Traditional public  128,410   72,240   425,260   57,650   193,570   261,490   396,300   362,490   74,090  
Charter school  4,310   2,450   6,130   660   8,090   7,860   5,010   6,720 ! 3,060  
                                     
Community type                                     
City  34,580   26,450   101,770   11,950   47,560   69,900   93,260   91,890   20,770  
Suburban  33,720   25,110   159,770   18,840   63,310   91,310   123,270   123,090   25,470  
Town  25,900   9,550   62,800   9,550   32,170   35,920   61,600   51,720   11,000  
Rural  38,520   13,580   107,060   17,960   58,610   72,210   123,190   102,510   19,910  
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary  107,380   57,370   288,390   41,520   166,240   152,310   263,130   217,660   50,130  
Secondary  16,960   15,260   105,160   14,420   24,940   100,490   120,420   131,640   17,470  
Combined  8,380   2,070   37,840   2,360   10,470   16,550   17,760   19,910   9,550  
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  5,130   1,310   15,280   1,340   4,800   7,150   5,350   8,300   2,670  
100-199  8,640   3,140   31,750   3,520   10,120   14,010   18,350   17,070   4,750  
200-499  55,720   24,460   140,600   21,250   81,740   76,010   131,450   113,910   28,990  
500-749  35,900   19,680   105,460   15,030   60,600   60,740   102,130   83,890   17,020  
750-999  16,410   13,110   50,280   6,890   22,450   35,900   54,670   49,170   6,530  
1,000 or more  10,910   13,000   88,030   10,290   21,950   75,520   89,360   96,870   17,180  
                                     
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches
                                   
0-34  35,620   22,860   198,560   27,180   79,850   116,020   159,430   155,860   30,520  
35-49  17,250   9,070   74,520   9,980   32,460   44,300   74,520   62,290   14,040  
50-74  35,840   17,180   86,780   12,080   44,650   56,350   91,160   76,560   14,470  
75 or more  41,710   24,120   63,550   8,090   37,540   44,420   73,080   66,170   14,850  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
2,300 ! 1,460 ! 7,980   970   7,160   8,250   3,110   8,320   3,280 !
                                     
All BIE schools  660   170   680   80   320   580   710   1,130   1,140  
                                     
All private schools  11,500   2,880   23,750   6,080   41,500   55,610   35,030   52,900   25,040  
                                     
School classification                                     
Catholic  2,810   440   2,640   2,650   16,710   17,460   14,600   17,040   4,730  
Other religious  4,310   1,400   3,150   2,440   15,550   22,380   13,770   21,330   8,840  
Nonsectarian  4,380   1,040   17,960   990   9,240   15,770   6,650   14,530   11,470  
                                     
Community type                                     
City  3,980   880   7,550   2,100   16,290   23,090   14,310   21,740   9,400  
Suburban  4,780   1,480   11,840   2,360   16,880   21,250   11,360   19,050   7,850  
Town  1,530   230 ! 1,030 ! 540   3,290   4,160   4,260   4,750   1,950  
Rural  1,210   280   3,330 ! 1,070   5,040   7,100   5,110   7,360   5,840 !
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary  7,520   1,180   3,370   3,150   29,560   22,010   16,150   21,780   8,320  
Secondary  270 ! 280   1,470   800   700   10,630   6,580   9,240   6,150 !
Combined  3,720   1,410   18,900   2,130   11,240   22,960   12,300   21,880   10,570  
                                     
Student enrollment                                     
Less than 100  4,510   1,180   11,690   1,210   9,760   10,920   6,140   10,200   6,450 !
100-199  2,780   460   8,250   1,410   7,400   10,380   7,770   9,930   4,430  
200-499  2,910   750   2,780   2,020   16,400   17,580   11,840   16,140   7,280  
500-749  550   130 ! 660 ! 680   5,580   7,670   5,100   7,750   3,490  
750 or more  740 ! 360 ! 360   750   2,370   9,050   4,180   8,880   3,400  
                                     
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches
                                   
0-34  1,590   190 ! 2,350   1,220   7,830   8,280   10,470   9,230   2,320  
35-49  310 ! 50 ! 3,070 ! 140 ! 510   1,100   930   910   570 !
50-74  510   260 ! 1,340 ! 50 ! 1,280   1,320   1,380   1,250   260 !
75 or more  1,360 ! 380 ! 5,760   360 ! 1,650   2,420   2,480   1,990   1,480  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
7,730   2,000   11,210   4,310   30,230   42,480   19,760   39,530   20,400  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
1 Includes Social workers.
2 Includes both instructional and non-instructional staff.
NOTE: For estimates on principals and teachers, please refer to the Principal First Look (NCES 2009-323) and the Teacher First Look (NCES 2009–324), respectively. BIE school refers to schools funded by theBureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. 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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