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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Standard errors for total number of private schools, students, and teachers (headcount), by membership in private school associations: United States, 2001-02
(see the data table)
Association Schools Students Teachers
None 246.1 15,987.9 1,918.8
 
Religious
Accelerated Christian Education 79.2 3,010.1 318.1
American Association of Christian Schools 30.4 1,264.8 212.8
Association of Christian Schools International 59.3 4,497.5 375.7
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools 4.1 384.7 53.8
Christian Schools International 8.6 844.9 69.8
Council of Islamic Schools in North America # # #
Evangelical Lutheran Education Association # # #
Friends Council on Education # # #
General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church 14.5 159.1 14.5
Jesuit Secondary Education Association # # #
National Association of Episcopal Schools # # #
National Catholic Educational Association 17.9 7,873.5 429.4
National Christian School Association 45.8 2,566.7 256.7
National Society of Hebrew Day Schools # # #
Oral Roberts University Educational Fellowship # # #
Solomon Schechter Day Schools # # #
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools 16.3 1,631.4 114.2
Other religious school associations 86.1 7,438.0 1,386.3
 
Special emphasis
American Montessori Society 23.2 1,321.0 155.9
Other Montessori associations 27.7 1,965.9 227.2
Association of Military Colleges and Schools # # #
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America 3.8 142.7 30.0
Bilingual School Association
Council of Bilingual Education
Council for Exceptional Children 18.4 367.4 51.4
National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children 18.4 367.4 51.4
Other associations for exceptional children # # #
European Council for International Schools # # #
National Association for the Education of Young Children 3.9 137.3 19.2
National Association of Bilingual Education
National Association of Laboratory Schools # # #
National Coalition of Girls' Schools # # #
Other special emphasis school associations 38.1 3,112.7 217.8
 
Other school associations or organizations
Alternative School Network # # #
Institute for Independent Education # # #
National Association of Independent Schools # # #
State or regional independent school association 22.8 3,892.3 527.1
National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools # # #
National Independent Private School Association # # #
The Association of Boarding Schools # # #
Other school associations 97.2 7,976.0 779.9
# 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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