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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Standard errors for number and percentage distribution of private school teachers (headcount), by work status and selected characteristics: United States, 2001-02
(see the data table)
Selected characteristics Total   Full time   3/4 time but less than 100%   1/2 time but less than 3/4   1/4 time but less than 1/2   Less than 1/4 time
Number Per-
cent
  Number Per-
cent
  Number Per-
cent
  Number Per-
cent
  Number Per-
cent
  Number Per-
cent
Total 3,900.4   2,382.4 0.36   274.2 0.05   784.1 0.12   1,476.3 0.29   242.1 0.05
 
NCES typology
Catholic 853.0   776.1 0.05   36.0 0.02   46.8 0.02   28.2 0.02   39.0 0.02
Parochial 401.6   375.8 0.06   15.5 0.01   27.2 0.04   3.5 0.02   3.5 0.01
Diocesan 403.5   358.9 0.05   22.4 0.04   37.9 0.02   2.5 0.02   13.5 0.02
Private 304.4   261.4 0.13   11.2 0.03   3.5 0.06   27.4 0.07   36.4 0.11
 
Other religious 2,966.1   1,015.9 0.79   143.0 0.10   759.9 0.25   1,469.3 0.69   212.8 0.13
Conservative Christian 665.4   450.2 0.23   33.3 0.05   95.1 0.12   66.9 0.09   232.6 0.28
Affiliated 2,571.9   388.7 2.36   12.6 0.23   734.7 0.65   1,466.2 2.12   25.0 0.18
Unaffiliated 930.6   760.8 0.32   136.1 0.22   168.1 0.26   71.7 0.13   42.8 0.10
 
Nonsectarian 1,928.4   1,686.0 0.25   215.4 0.15   129.6 0.11   121.2 0.11   108.6 0.10
Regular 1,621.1   1,445.4 0.24   153.0 0.15   103.8 0.15   92.7 0.15   21.8 0.04
Special emphasis 594.3   385.8 0.54   150.5 0.54   54.4 0.18   71.2 0.24   106.4 0.40
Special education 267.9   246.4 0.24   10.2 0.05   28.1 0.15   9.4 0.05   # 0.02
 
School level
Elementary 1,213.8   971.5 0.08   207.4 0.1   129.9 0.05   72.0 0.04   208.9 0.09
Secondary 419.5   298.6 0.19   31.2 #   136.4 0.16   64.5 0.07   46.3 0.07
Combined 3,304.2   1,657.3 0.96   166.4 0.1   755.0 0.32   1,471.1 0.77   103.3 0.08
 
Program emphasis
Regular elementary/
secondary
3,560.1   1,965.1 0.40   221.2 0.05   774.1 0.13   1,474.0 0.32   216.5 0.06
Montessori 354.2   286.0 0.61   64.7 0.51   38.4 0.25   10.3 0.14   29.3 0.25
Special program emphasis 387.1   317.9 0.85   13.7 0.11   38.3 0.24   57.7 0.30   89.0 0.54
Special education 416.2   393.0 0.23   15.2 0.05   28.4 0.14   9.4 0.06   # 0.03
Vocational/ technical          
Alternative 502.0   406.9 1.07   136.0 1.14   12.7 0.46   18.4 0.32   18.7 0.34
Early childhood 23.4   11.7 0.71   11.7 1.46   # 0.46   # 0.16   # 0.13
 
Size (number of students)
Less than 50 790.1   644.5 0.63   113.9 0.25   185.7 0.45   91.7 0.23   53.4 0.17
50-149 2,771.0   871.7 1.59   180.0 0.22   739.2 0.53   1,471.9 1.36   239.6 0.28
150-299 610.9   489.3 0.11   94.0 0.07   59.6 0.05   50.7 0.04   82.7 0.07
300-499 504.3   415.4 0.05   55.7 0.04   48.6 0.03   11.6 0.01   3.3 0.01
500-749 447.1   348.1 0.06   3.5 0.03   91.8 0.10   7.7 0.01   # 0.01
750 or more 1,503.8   1,360.9 0.09   105.8 0.11   66.2 0.13   37.8 0.05   # 0.03
 
Region
Northeast 577.1   406.4 0.07   105.8 0.07   81.6 0.03   22.9 0.03   32.5 0.02
Midwest 1,018.7   753.0 0.18   45.5 0.03   184.6 0.11   69.6 0.05   109.3 0.09
South 3,468.6   1,898.8 1.09   236.9 0.14   741.8 0.36   1,472.8 0.86   207.3 0.14
West 1,345.8   1,156.9 0.24   76.0 0.04   154.3 0.18   71.6 0.06   51.6 0.07
 
Community type
Central city 2,582.5   2,286.7 0.14   226.5 0.09   122.6 0.09   130.4 0.07   47.6 0.04
Urban fringe/large town 1,042.1   769.6 0.10   97.1 0.05   182.7 0.08   89.7 0.04   233.5 0.11
Rural/small town 2,885.8   837.1 1.83   109.6 0.18   743.5 0.59   1,467.7 1.54   39.2 0.16
† 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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