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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Standard errors for number and percentage distribution of private school students, by grade level and NCES typology: United States, 2001-02
(see the data table)
NCES typology
Grade
Kindergarten   First   Second   Third   Fourth
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total 4,022.0   2,851.1   2,419.2   2,253.9   2,105.2
 
Catholic 1,142.3 0.29   1,171.0 0.26   1,029.8 0.23   1,065.9 0.20   1,042.4 0.20
Parochial 462.3 0.20   604.9 0.17   525.2 0.16   595.1 0.10   481.9 0.13
Diocesan 681.8 0.15   801.0 0.16   743.4 0.15   710.6 0.10   766.5 0.16
Private 432.0 0.08   151.0 0.03   178.4 0.04   214.6 0.00   132.0 0.03
 
Other religious 2,011.3 0.34   1,834.4 0.27   1,554.4 0.24   1,203.2 0.20   1,048.4 0.18
Conservative Christian 884.7 0.22   760.2 0.19   460.3 0.13   504.1 0.10   501.7 0.12
Affiliated 898.2 0.17   1,029.3 0.20   849.7 0.17   672.5 0.10   457.1 0.11
Unaffiliated 1,654.0 0.29   1,528.5 0.28   1,114.3 0.21   919.0 0.10   826.7 0.17
 
Nonsectarian 2,866.1 0.46   1,466.1 0.26   1,179.6 0.22   1,182.1 0.20   1,058.0 0.21
Regular 1,819.6 0.29   1,192.4 0.22   994.9 0.20   978.0 0.20   894.6 0.19
Special emphasis 1,185.8 0.20   386.4 0.07   399.7 0.08   419.1 0.00   410.2 0.09
Special education 215.7 0.04   279.0 0.06   273.0 0.06   275.6 0.00   273.3 0.06
 
 
NCES typology
Grade
Fifth   Sixth   Seventh   Eighth   Ninth
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total 2,049.3   2,013.0   1,747.9   1,787.1   1,934.9
 
Catholic 1,138.9 0.22   1,094.3 0.22   1,042.2 0.21   1,002.8 0.20   706.8 0.27
Parochial 618.2 0.15   412.4 0.13   402.4 0.11   346.1 0.11   689.6 0.19
Diocesan 763.4 0.16   828.5 0.17   819.1 0.18   830.0 0.18   # 0.12
Private 150.9 0.03   198.6 0.04   157.0 0.04   110.2 0.03   155.1 0.11
 
Other religious 1,036.6 0.19   1,051.5 0.21   1,070.4 0.22   1,015.1 0.23   1,055.3 0.20
Conservative Christian 506.0 0.13   366.8 0.12   453.3 0.14   526.8 0.16   718.1 0.17
Affiliated 448.0 0.11   606.2 0.14   301.6 0.07   525.7 0.13   442.3 0.13
Unaffiliated 859.4 0.18   772.7 0.16   807.2 0.17   709.1 0.16   633.9 0.17
 
Nonsectarian 1,017.0 0.21   1,118.7 0.23   951.1 0.21   1,029.6 0.23   1,137.6 0.26
Regular 881.0 0.19   927.7 0.19   802.5 0.18   878.7 0.20   921.2 0.22
Special emphasis 349.6 0.08   477.7 0.11   247.5 0.06   248.7 0.06   418.3 0.11
Special education 284.0 0.07   299.2 0.07   298.9 0.07   301.6 0.08   309.4 0.09
 
 
NCES typology
Grade
 
Tenth   Eleventh   Twelfth   Ungraded
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total 1,881.1   1,635.6   1,358.2   3,702.8
 
Catholic 677.0 0.28   533.2 0.25   443.5 0.20   1,210.3 1.10
Parochial 669.7 0.19   527.7 0.16   441.4 0.10   # 0.08
Diocesan # 0.13   # 0.12   # 0.10   441.2 0.46
Private 99.1 0.11   76.9 0.10   43.4 0.00   1,127.0 1.09
 
Other religious 972.9 0.21   912.4 0.21   690.4 0.10   1,254.5 1.20
Conservative Christian 689.0 0.18   682.4 0.19   581.8 0.10   557.9 0.59
Affiliated 515.1 0.15   442.3 0.14   228.4 0.00   # 0.07
Unaffiliated 515.4 0.15   471.1 0.14   338.6 0.10   1,202.0 1.18
 
Nonsectarian 1,257.7 0.30   1,129.3 0.29   1,043.5 0.20   2,948.2 1.47
Regular 929.9 0.24   916.0 0.24   890.1 0.20   116.9 0.34
Special emphasis 642.2 0.19   426.6 0.13   219.0 0.00   2,598.9 2.02
Special education 330.6 0.10   341.0 0.11   321.3 0.10   949.5 1.21
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001-2002.

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