|Student and household characteristics||Number of private school students in grades 1-12 (thousands)||Percentage||Standard Error of Percentage|
|Parents' highest level of education2|
|Less than high school diploma or GED||68||1.3||!||0.51|
|High school diploma or GED||470||9.1||1.24|
! Interpret data with caution; the estimates are unstable; coefficient of variation is 30 percent or more.
1Poor students are defined as those with household incomes below 100 percent of the poverty threshold; near-poor students as those with household incomes from 100 through 199 percent of the poverty threshold; and nonpoor students as those with household incomes at or above 200 percent of the poverty threshold.
2 GED is General Educational Development.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Survey, 2007.