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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number and percentage distribution of private school teachers (headcount), by work status and selected characteristics: United States, 2001-02
(Standard Errors for this 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 470,213 100.0   372,844 79.3   20,103 4.3   38,866 8.3   22,478  4.8    15,922 3.4
 
NCES typology
Catholic 167,621 100.0   140,567 83.9   5,671 3.4   11,268 6.7   6,348  3.8    3,767 2.3
Parochial 76,903 100.0   63,822 83.0   2,727 3.6   5,416 7.0   3,198  4.2    1,740 2.3
Diocesan 60,523 100.0   51,089 84.4   1,921 3.2   4,133 6.8   2,132  3.5    1,248 2.1
Private 30,194 100.0   25,655 85.0   1,024 3.4   1,720 5.7   1,017  3.4    779 2.6
 
Other religious 189,132 100.0   139,989 74.0   9,162 4.8   19,974 10.6   11,573  6.1    8,434 4.5
Conservative Christian 75,681 100.0   58,105 76.8   3,253 4.3   6,264 8.3   4,146  5.5    3,913 5.2
Affiliated 59,704 100.0   41,244 69.1   3,169 5.3   8,077 13.5   4,736! 7.9!   2,478 4.2
Unaffiliated 53,747 100.0   40,640 75.6   2,740 5.1   5,632 10.5   2,690  5.0    2,044 3.8
 
Nonsectarian 113,460 100.0   92,287 81.3   5,270 4.6   7,624 6.7   4,557  4.0    3,721 3.3
Regular 72,764 100.0   60,250 82.8   3,223 4.4   4,792 6.6   2,703  3.7    1,796 2.5
Special emphasis 23,862 100.0   16,820 70.5   1,620 6.8   2,242 9.4   1,503  6.3    1,678 7.0
Special education 16,833 100.0   15,217 90.4   427 2.5   591 3.5   351  2.1    247 1.5
 
School level
Elementary 224,053 100.0   175,337 78.3   10,321 4.6   20,341 9.1   10,308  4.6    7,747 3.5
Secondary 73,802 100.0   60,035 81.4   2,795 3.8   5,133 7.0   3,481  4.7    2,357 3.2
Combined 172,358 100.0   137,472 79.8   6,988 4.1   13,392 7.8   8,689  5.0    5,818 3.4
 
Program emphasis
Regular elementary/
secondary
413,819 100.0   328,914 79.5   17,302 4.2   34,627 8.4   19,752  4.8    13,224 3.2
Montessori 11,361 100.0   8,154 71.8   742 6.5   1,075 9.5   665  5.9    725 6.4
Special program emphasis 15,386 100.0   11,124 72.3   734 4.8   1,513 9.8   1,014  6.6    1,002 6.5
Special education 18,941 100.0   17,079 90.2   480 2.5   682 3.6   406  2.1    293 1.6
Vocational/ technical         ‡  ‡   
Alternative 9,909 100.0   6,989 70.5   757 7.6   898 9.1   614  6.2    652 6.6
Early childhood 604 100.0   413 68.3   74 12.3   72 11.9   25  4.1    21 3.4
 
Size (number of students)
Less than 50 38,371 100.0   26,871 70.0   2,183 5.7   3,664 9.6   2,613  6.8    3,041 7.9
50-149 93,458 100.0   66,924 71.6   4,705 5.0   9,166 9.8   7,329  7.8    5,334 5.7
150-299 116,707 100.0   90,468 77.5   5,489 4.7   10,763 9.2   6,174  5.3    3,813 3.3
300-499 93,874 100.0   78,258 83.4   3,833 4.1   6,778 7.2   3,222  3.4    1,782 1.9
500-749 60,994 100.0   52,135 85.5   2,179 3.6   4,028 6.6   1,677  2.8    976 1.6
750 or more 66,809 100.0   58,188 87.1   1,714 2.6   4,468 6.7   1,464  2.2    975 1.5
 
Region
Northeast 123,443 100.0   96,348 78.1   5,576 4.5   11,177 9.1   6,244  5.1    4,098 3.3
Midwest 105,776 100.0   83,844 79.3   4,131 3.9   9,038 8.5   4,904  4.6    3,859 3.7
South 155,996 100.0   126,898 81.4   6,250 4.0   11,143 7.1   7,112  4.6    4,594 2.9
West 84,998 100.0   65,754 77.4   4,146 4.9   7,509 8.8   4,217  5.0    3,372 4.0
 
Community type
Central city 193,190 100.0   155,839 80.7   8,145 4.2   15,730 8.1   7,928  4.1    5,547 2.9
Urban fringe/large town 194,241 100.0   154,788 79.7   8,496 4.4   15,647 8.1   8,619  4.4    6,691 3.4
Rural/small town 82,781 100.0   62,216 75.2   3,462 4.2   7,489 9.1   5,930  7.2    3,684 4.5
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation for this estimate is larger than 25 percent. The standard error for this estimate is presented in the corresponding table in appendix C.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few sample cases. The number of teachers in this table is headcount and, therefore, differs from full-time equivalents (FTEs) in the other tables.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001-2002.

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