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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number of private schools, students, full-time equivalent (FTE) teachers, and high school graduates, by state: United States, 2003–04
 
State Schools Students FTE
teachers
High school
graduates 2002–03
United States  28,384 5,122,772 425,238 295,755
         
Alabama  408 73,105 6,379 4,671
Alaska  75 6,177 623 296
Arizona  292 46,366 3,625 2,402
Arkansas  189 27,500 2,376 1,351
California  3,377 623,105 47,625 31,946
         
Colorado  345 50,123 4,644 2,423
Connecticut  361 74,430 7,728 6,629
Delaware  121 25,576 2,245 1,298
District of Columbia  82 16,376 1,931 1,202
Florida  1,803 323,766 27,144 16,595
         
Georgia  665 120,697 11,533 7,079
Hawaii  133 37,228 3,070 2,780
Idaho  107 10,994 923 535
Illinois  1,346 270,490 19,502 15,173
Indiana  784 109,101 7,998 4,947
         
Iowa  266 45,309 3,414 2,689
Kansas  229 41,762 3,138 2,209
Kentucky  368 71,067 5,400 3,806
Louisiana  440 140,492 10,005 9,151
Maine  151 20,696 2,079 2,772
         
Maryland  727 149,253 13,668 8,084
Massachusetts  688 134,708 13,798 10,725
Michigan  983 160,049 11,771 9,502
Minnesota  568 93,935 7,149 4,602
Mississippi  240 49,729 4,183 3,544
         
Missouri  633 119,812 9,320 7,235
Montana  104 8,924 898 498
Nebraska  242 39,454 2,874 2,419
Nevada  111 18,219 1,327 676
New Hampshire  165 23,692 2,447 2,471
         
New Jersey  964 204,732 17,969 12,902
New Mexico  176 22,416 2,140 1,280
New York  1,959 458,079 38,898 28,050
North Carolina  661 102,642 9,897 5,086
North Dakota  52 6,209 557 490
         
Ohio  987 239,323 16,857 13,943
Oklahoma  168 27,603 2,528 1,532
Oregon  362 46,968 3,672 2,717
Pennsylvania  2,009 316,337 24,349 19,367
Rhode Island  139 28,119 2,563 1,943
         
South Carolina  345 58,005 5,339 2,963
South Dakota  95 10,817 922 506
Tennessee  551 87,055 8,222 5,457
Texas  1,282 220,206 20,673 10,682
Utah  108 15,907 1,425 1,070
         
Vermont  123 12,218 1,501 1,370
Virginia  604 104,304 10,339 6,000
Washington  556 78,746 6,398 3,800
West Virginia  166 14,397 1,360 815
Wisconsin  1,041 134,474 10,557 6,028
Wyoming  35 2,079 255 46
NOTE: The state estimates were prepared using a different weighting procedure. See the last paragraph of the "Sampling Error and Tests of Significance" section in appendix B 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), 2003–2004.
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