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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number of private schools, students, FTE teachers, and high school graduates, by state: United States, 2001-02
(Standard Errors for this table)
State Schools Students FTE teachers High school
graduates 2000-01
United States 29,273 5,341,516 425,406 278,773
 
Alabama 442 76,634 6,368 4,234
Alaska 86 6,747 657 247
Arizona 299 44,360 3,458 2,079
Arkansas 202 29,290 2,382 1,236
California 3,508 655,502 47,033 30,285
 
Colorado 376 54,450 4,751 2,418
Connecticut 341 71,147 7,298 5,126
Delaware 121 26,365 2,144 1,534
District of Columbia 90 20,043 2,386 1,555
Florida 1,779 303,093 25,427 14,038
 
Georgia 660 117,229 10,889 6,622
Hawaii 137 40,199 3,269 3,388
Idaho 108 10,291 813 461
Illinois 1,375 293,290 19,910 15,621
Indiana 750 111,257 7,809 4,593
 
Iowa 284 47,647 3,652 2,667
Kansas 226 41,027 2,985 1,903
Kentucky 398 72,819 5,615 3,654
Louisiana 444 137,266 9,526 8,398
Maine 145 18,779 1,896 2,045
 
Maryland 785 153,861 13,745 7,666
Massachusetts 691 140,810 13,688 9,686
Michigan 1,060 177,026 12,555 9,226
Minnesota 590 101,180 7,238 4,563
Mississippi 249 52,565 4,268 3,452
 
Missouri 659 124,326 9,444 6,883
Montana 109 9,941 842 543
Nebraska 251 43,137 2,976 2,375
Nevada 118 16,623 1,211 605
New Hampshire 162 24,750 2,427 2,189
 
New Jersey 989 218,187 18,121 12,345
New Mexico 219 23,637 2,258 1,362
New York 2,009 492,518 39,414 26,601
North Carolina 706 103,219 9,681 4,299
North Dakota 56 6,782 532 374
 
Ohio 1,042 256,427 17,044 13,869
Oklahoma 192 30,579 2,879 1,581
Oregon 374 45,448 3,643 2,517
Pennsylvania 1,971 331,471 24,543 18,092
Rhode Island 119 26,125 2,211 1,616
 
South Carolina 366 58,937 5,282 2,923
South Dakota 97 10,950 934 510
Tennessee 567 92,099 8,167 5,462
Texas 1,362 241,674 21,832 10,500
Utah 111 16,814 1,359 820
 
Vermont 129 13,058 1,539 1,342
Virginia 631 109,993 10,617 5,470
Washington 606 82,189 6,580 3,526
West Virginia 176 15,737 1,434 827
Wisconsin 1,066 141,812 10,424 5,387
Wyoming 41 2,209 252 54
NOTE: The state estimates were prepared using a different weighting procedure. See the last paragraph of the "Weighting" section in Appendix B—Technical Notes for a description of this procedure. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2001-2002.

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