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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Standard errors for number and percentage distribution of private school FTE teachers, by school level and selected characteristics: United States, 2001-02
(see the data table)
Selected characteristics Total   Elementary   Secondary   Combined
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total 3,022.3   1,137.6   362.8   2,333.4
 
NCES typology
Catholic 822.3 0.24   603.0 0.26   262.5 0.29   179.4 0.13
Parochial 393.9 0.13   250.3 0.16   262.5 0.36   # 0.02
Diocesan 387.0 0.11   382.5 0.17   # 0.15   58.8 0.04
Private 277.1 0.05   213.2 0.10   # 0.14   169.5 0.11
 
Other religious 1,857.4 0.33   452.1 0.19   101.5 0.13   1,779.3 0.77
Conservative Christian 502.6 0.15   343.8 0.17   68.6 0.10   376.7 0.49
Affiliated 1,386.4 0.29   115.9 0.08   # 0.04   1,381.2 0.75
Unaffiliated 874.4 0.18   433.9 0.19   74.8 0.10   708.3 0.39
 
Nonsectarian 1,849.7 0.32   701.5 0.29   199.7 0.25   1,550.2 0.77
Regular 1,572.9 0.30   420.4 0.18   58.6 0.12   1,434.9 0.75
Special emphasis 509.6 0.11   432.0 0.20   186.3 0.26   181.7 0.13
Special education 259.0 0.05   9.5 0.01   41.7 0.06   255.4 0.16
 
Program emphasis
Regular elementary/
secondary
2,625.3 0.17   860.1 0.22   117.2 0.44   2,266.8 0.34
Montessori 327.0 0.07   252.6 0.12   0.0 0.00   207.7 0.13
Special program emphasis 340.5 0.08   46.5 0.02   303.7 0.43   106.0 0.08
Special education 409.5 0.08   213.2 0.10   41.7 0.06   262.5 0.17
Vocational/ technical      
Alternative 482.7 0.11   371.4 0.18   108.4 0.16   282.1 0.18
Early childhood 22.2 0.01   # #    
 
Size (number of students)
Less than 50 726.8 0.15   347.4 0.16   241.2 0.34   636.5 0.36
50-149 1,648.4 0.30   636.7 0.25   105.6 0.15   1,499.4 0.79
150-299 564.4 0.17   472.8 0.17   52.7 0.13   241.1 0.28
300-499 478.7 0.15   431.8 0.19   258.3 0.32   122.9 0.26
500-749 408.3 0.12   # 0.05   # 0.10   408.3 0.32
750 or more 1,468.1 0.29   313.6 0.15   112.1 0.22   1,383.7 0.74
 
Region
Northeast 514.9 0.20   478.1 0.22   41.7 0.19   123.5 0.34
Midwest 892.3 0.22   498.2 0.23   38.8 0.14   598.9 0.38
South 2,542.1 0.42   653.7 0.27   242.9 0.30   2,147.1 0.77
West 1,269.2 0.27   624.6 0.27   263.3 0.33   678.9 0.43
 
Community type
Central city 2,487.2 0.41   959.7 0.30   309.5 0.33   1,596.6 0.80
Urban fringe/large town 868.5 0.34   542.1 0.26   118.4 0.25   590.0 0.65
Rural/small town 1,743.5 0.35   263.8 0.14   182.2 0.23   1,703.2 0.87
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001-2002.

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