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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Table 11.  Number and percentage distribution of private school teachers (headcount), by work status and selected characteristics: United States, 2005–06
 
Selected characteristic  Total   Work status
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
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Total  479,775 100.0   381,728 79.6   21,144 4.4   40,442 8.4   20,690   4.3   15,772 3.3
                                     
NCES typology                                     
Catholic  160,920 100.0   134,756 83.7   5,843 3.6   10,876 6.8   6,034   3.7   3,411 2.1
Parochial  66,373 100.0   54,987 82.8   2,439 3.7   4,806 7.2   2,672   4.0   1,468 2.2
Diocesan  62,377 100.0   52,333 83.9   2,267 3.6   4,134 6.6   2,412   3.9   1,230 2.0
Private  32,170 100.0   27,435 85.3   1,136 3.5   1,937 6.0   949   3.0   713 2.2
                                     
Other religious  197,762 100.0   147,973 74.8   9,770 4.9   21,326 10.8   10,057   5.1   8,637 4.4
Conservative Christian  80,196 100.0   62,568 78.0   3,475 4.3   6,725 8.4   4,062   5.1   3,366 4.2
Affiliated  66,069 100.0   47,302 71.6   3,665 5.5   8,729 13.2   3,502   5.3   2,871 4.3
Unaffiliated  51,497 100.0   38,104 74.0   2,630 5.1   5,872 11.4   2,492   4.8   2,400 4.7
                                     
Nonsectarian  121,094 100.0   98,999 81.8   5,531 4.6   8,240 6.8   4,600   3.8   3,724 3.1
Regular  72,092 100.0   60,492 83.9   3,049 4.2   4,466 6.2   2,464   3.4   1,621 2.2
Special emphasis  30,157 100.0   21,334 70.7   2,017 6.7   3,201 10.6   1,837   6.1   1,769 5.9
Special education  18,845 100.0   17,173 91.1   465 2.5   573 3.0   299   1.6   334 1.8
                                     
School level                                     
Elementary  216,132 100.0   169,188 78.3   10,122 4.7   19,783 9.2   9,992   4.6   7,046 3.3
Secondary  77,633 100.0   62,503 80.5   3,249 4.2   5,781 7.4   3,708   4.8   2,391 3.1
Combined  186,011 100.0   150,036 80.7   7,772 4.2   14,878 8.0   6,990   3.8   6,334 3.4
                                     
Program emphasis                                     
Regular elementary/
secondary 
410,299 100.0   328,648 80.1   17,386 4.2   34,146 8.3   17,472   4.3   12,647 3.1
Montessori  12,424 100.0   9,170 73.8   762 6.1   1,195 9.6   575   4.6   722 5.8
Special program
emphasis 
25,364 100.0   17,639 69.5   1,611 6.4   3,174 12.5   1,696   6.7   1,244 4.9
Special education  21,378 100.0   19,292 90.2   540 2.5   745 3.5   374   1.8   426 2.0
Vocational/technical             
Alternative  9,408 100.0   6,324 67.2   801 8.5   1,065 11.3   532   5.7   688 7.3
Early childhood  694 100.0   495 71.3   38 5.5   75 10.8   40   5.8   46 6.6
                                     
Size (number of students)                                     
Less than 50  42,263 100.0   29,397 69.6   2,631 6.2   3,909 9.2   2,778   6.6   3,548 8.4
50–149  97,608 100.0   71,994 73.8   4,839 5.0   9,644 9.9   6,118   6.3   5,013 5.1
150–299  117,392 100.0   90,815 77.4   5,689 4.8   11,104 9.5   6,141   5.2   3,643 3.1
300–499  90,060 100.0   74,473 82.7   3,931 4.4   7,164 8.0   2,798   3.1   1,694 1.9
500–749  62,933 100.0   53,898 85.6   2,258 3.6   4,117 6.5   1,668   2.7   991 1.6
750 or more  69,520 100.0   61,151 88.0   1,796 2.6   4,505 6.5   1,185   1.7   883 1.3
                                     
Region                                     
Northeast  125,321 100.0   96,965 77.4   6,107 4.9   11,847 9.5   6,129   4.9   4,273 3.4
Midwest  104,600 100.0   82,819 79.2   4,078 3.9   9,197 8.8   4,754   4.5   3,752 3.6
South  161,708 100.0   133,631 82.6   6,442 4.0   11,579 7.2   5,539   3.4   4,517 2.8
West  88,146 100.0   68,314 77.5   4,515 5.1   7,819 8.9   4,268   4.8   3,230 3.7
                                     
Urbanicity type                                     
City  195,124 100.0   157,205 80.6   8,502 4.4   16,535 8.5   7,621   3.9   5,261 2.7
Suburban  182,772 100.0   145,115 79.4   8,154 4.5   15,644 8.6   7,747   4.2   6,113 3.3
Town  35,882 100.0   27,884 77.7   1,301 3.6   3,037 8.5   2,024   5.6   1,635 4.6
Rural  65,998 100.0   51,524 78.1   3,186 4.8   5,226 7.9   3,298   5.0   2,763 4.2
‡ 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 teacher estimates in this table are headcounts. These estimates do not include private schools for which kindergarten is the highest grade.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2005–2006.

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