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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, 2003–04
 
Selected characteristic 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 Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
Total  470,104 100.0   372,100 79.2   20,742 4.4   39,422 8.4   21,494 4.6   16,347 3.5
                                   
NCES typology                                   
Catholic  164,928 100.0   137,232 83.2   6,064 3.7   11,286 6.8   6,570 4.0   3,776 2.3
Parochial  72,575 100.0   59,864 82.5   2,594 3.6   5,280 7.3   3,171 4.4   1,667 2.3
Diocesan  61,867 100.0   51,769 83.7   2,088 3.4   4,219 6.8   2,371 3.8   1,420 2.3
Private  30,486 100.0   25,598 84.0   1,383 4.5   1,787 5.9   1,029 3.4   690 2.3
                                   
Other religious  185,241 100.0   137,509 74.2   9,129 4.9   19,781 10.7   10,221 5.5   8,602 4.6
Conservative Christian  73,483 100.0   56,126 76.4   3,081 4.2   6,419 8.7   4,233 5.8   3,625 4.9
Affiliated  58,642 100.0   42,288 72.1   2,931 5.0   7,177 12.2   3,424 5.8   2,821 4.8
Unaffiliated  53,116 100.0   39,094 73.6   3,117 5.9   6,185 11.6   2,563 4.8   2,156 4.1
                                   
Nonsectarian  119,935 100.0   97,360 81.2   5,549 4.6   8,355 7.0   4,703 3.9   3,969 3.3
Regular  72,378 100.0   59,854 82.7   3,295 4.6   4,797 6.6   2,530 3.5   1,902 2.6
Special emphasis  28,669 100.0   20,655 72.0   1,708 6.0   2,797 9.8   1,768 6.2   1,740 6.1
Special education  18,888 100.0   16,851 89.2   546 2.9   760 4.0   404 2.1   327 1.7
                                   
School level                                   
Elementary  221,636 100.0   171,626 77.4   10,823 4.9   20,275 9.1   11,148 5.0   7,765 3.5
Secondary  75,115 100.0   61,004 81.2   2,781 3.7   5,261 7.0   3,335 4.4   2,734 3.6
Combined  173,353 100.0   139,470 80.5   7,139 4.1   13,886 8.0   7,011 4.0   5,848 3.4
                                   
Program emphasis                                   
Regular elementary/secondary  402,310 100.0   320,214 79.6   17,289 4.3   33,771 8.4   18,012 4.5   13,024 3.2
Montessori  11,371 100.0   8,338 73.3   690 6.1   1,042 9.2   548 4.8   753 6.6
Special program emphasis  20,158 100.0   15,165 75.2   1,001 5.0   1,982 9.8   1,044 5.2   966 4.8
Special education  20,726 100.0   18,297 88.3   643 3.1   925 4.5   466 2.3   394 1.9
Vocational/technical           
Alternative  15,017 100.0   9,745 64.9   1,073 7.1   1,630 10.9   1,378 9.2   1,190 7.9
Early childhood  433 100.0   275 63.6   45 10.4   57 13.3   36 8.4   19 4.3
                                   
Size (number of students)                                   
Less than 50  39,807 100.0   27,315 68.6   2,424 6.1   3,839 9.6   2,609 6.6   3,621 9.1
50–149  93,318 100.0   68,268 73.2   4,794 5.1   8,802 9.4   6,283 6.7   5,171 5.5
150–299  118,413 100.0   91,876 77.6   5,235 4.4   11,071 9.3   6,472 5.5   3,759 3.2
300–499  91,235 100.0   75,684 83.0   3,819 4.2   7,000 7.7   2,931 3.2   1,800 2.0
500–749  59,122 100.0   50,158 84.8   2,235 3.8   4,115 7.0   1,662 2.8   953 1.6
750 or more  68,208 100.0   58,799 86.2   2,237 3.3   4,594 6.7   1,536 2.3   1,043 1.5
                                   
Region                                   
Northeast  124,188 100.0   95,827 77.2   6,075 4.9   11,517 9.3   6,341 5.1   4,428 3.6
Midwest  104,153 100.0   82,666 79.4   4,166 4.0   8,644 8.3   4,806 4.6   3,871 3.7
South  155,894 100.0   128,375 82.3   5,514 3.5   11,339 7.3   6,104 3.9   4,562 2.9
West  85,870 100.0   65,233 76.0   4,987 5.8   7,922 9.2   4,242 4.9   3,486 4.1
                                   
Community type                                   
Central city  191,585 100.0   153,550 80.1   7,927 4.1   16,642 8.7   7,931 4.1   5,535 2.9
Urban fringe/large town  208,702 100.0   164,395 78.8   10,022 4.8   17,103 8.2   9,684 4.6   7,498 3.6
Rural/small town  69,817 100.0   54,155 77.6   2,794 4.0   5,677 8.1   3,879 5.6   3,313 4.7
‡ 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), 2003–2004.
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