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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number and percentage distribution of private school full-time equivalent (FTE) teachers, by school level and religious or nonsectarian orientation of school: United States, 2003–04
 
Religious or
nonsectarian orientation
Total   Elementary   Secondary   Combined
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number   Percent   Number Percent
Total  425,238 100.0   199,064 100.0   68,344   100.0   157,830 100.0
                         
Religious orientation  315,489 74.2   164,462 82.6   54,042   79.1   96,985 61.4
Roman Catholic  152,611 35.9   101,182 50.8   42,728   62.5   8,700 5.5
African Methodist Episcopal         
Amish  1,051 0.2   1,002 0.5   0   0.0   49 #
Assembly of God  5,045 1.2   1,790 0.9       3,185 2.0
Baptist  24,037 5.7   5,250 2.6   477 ! 0.7 ! 18,309 11.6
Brethren  804 0.2   186 0.1       586 0.4
Calvinist  2,860 0.7   1,271 0.6   478   0.7   1,110 0.7
Christian (unspecified)  51,767 12.2   15,170 7.6   2,113   3.1   34,483 21.8
Church of Christ  3,414 0.8   666 0.3       2,716 1.7
Church of God  977 0.2   354 0.2       602 0.4
Church of God in Christ  168 #   121 0.1   0   0.0  
Disciples of Christ         
Episcopal  11,137 2.6   4,591 2.3   1,536   2.2   5,010 3.2
Friends  2,178 0.5   654 0.3       1,355 0.9
Greek Orthodox  431 0.1   345 0.2      
Islamic  2,531 0.6   1,159 0.6       1,365 0.9
Jewish  20,968 4.9   10,527 5.3   3,378   4.9   7,063 4.5
Latter Day Saints         
Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod  10,522 2.5   8,912 4.5   1,123   1.6   488 0.3
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America  1,395 0.3   1,212 0.6   0   0.0  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  2,343 0.6   1,794 0.9   526   0.8  
Other Lutheran  651 0.2   408 0.2      
Mennonite  2,223 0.5   1,001 0.5       1,121 0.7
Methodist  1,748 0.4   799 0.4       817 0.5
Pentecostal  2,677 0.6   534 0.3       2,132 1.4
Presbyterian  3,427 0.8   1,518 0.8       1,709 1.1
Seventh-Day Adventist  4,550 1.1   2,180 1.1   683   1.0   1,687 1.1
Other  5,770 1.4   1,700 0.9   205   0.3   3,865 2.4
                         
Nonsectarian  109,749 25.8   34,603 17.4   14,301   20.9   60,845 38.6
# Rounds to zero.
! 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2003–2004.
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