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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number and percentage distribution of private school FTE teachers, by school level and religious orientation of school: United States, 2001-02
(Standard Errors for this table)
Religious or nonsectarian category Total   Elementary   Secondary   Combined
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total 425,406 100.0   202,071 100.0   67,318 100.0   156,017 100.0
 
Religious orientation 321,519 75.6   168,446 83.4   54,767 81.4   98,307 63.0
Roman Catholic 155,514 36.6   103,897 51.4   42,671 63.4   8,946 5.7
African Methodist Episcopal      
Amish 1,170 0.3   1,112 0.6   0 0.0   58 #
Assembly of God 5,196 1.2   2,084 1.0     3,059 2.0
Baptist 26,670 6.3   6,434 3.2   609 0.9   19,627 12.6
Brethren 625 0.1   248 0.1     350 0.2
Calvinist 2,616 0.6   1,131 0.6   412 0.6   1,073 0.7
Christian (unspecified) 52,414 12.3   14,687 7.3   2,830 4.2   34,897 22.4
Church of Christ 3,728 0.9   735 0.4     2,637 1.7
Church of God 1,099 0.3   382 0.2     702 0.5
Church of God in Christ 281 0.1   137 0.1    
Disciples of Christ      
Episcopal 11,053 2.6   4,622 2.3   1,427 2.1   5,004 3.2
Friends 2,481 0.6   636 0.3     1,687 1.1
Greek Orthodox 493 0.1   370 0.2   0 0.0  
Islamic 2,388 0.6   1,065 0.5     1,317 0.8
Jewish 19,813 4.7   10,176 5.0   3,089 4.6   6,548 4.2
Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod 10,914 2.6   9,353 4.6   1,100 1.6   461 0.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America 1,158 0.3   1,060 0.5    
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 2,419 0.6   1,913 0.9   453 0.7  
Other Lutheran 374 0.1   251 0.1    
Latter Day Saints      
Mennonite 1,913 0.5   821 0.4     1,006 0.6
Methodist 1,675 0.4   731 0.4     811 0.5
Pentecostal 3,961 0.9   829 0.4     3,119 2.0
Presbyterian 3,469 0.8   1,493 0.7     1,725 1.1
Seventh-Day Adventist 4,636 1.1   2,139 1.1   711 1.1   1,786 1.1
Other 5,458 1.3   2,139 1.1   317 0.5   3,002 1.9
 
Nonsectarian 103,887 24.4   33,625 16.6   12,551 18.6   57,711 37.0
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few sample cases.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001-2002.

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