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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, 200910
 
Selected characteristic Work status
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
Total Full time
Number   Percent     Number   Percent     Number   Percent     Number   Percent     Number   Percent     Number   Percent  
Total  482,947   100.0     380,401   78.8     22,700   4.7     43,481   9.0     20,678   4.3     15,687   3.2  
                                                           
Private school typology                                                           
Catholic  153,573   100.0     128,079   83.4     5,745   3.7     11,193   7.3     5,479   3.6     3,077   2.0  
Parochial  56,920   100.0     46,973   82.5     2,327   4.1     4,268   7.5     2,235   3.9     1,118   2.0  
Diocesan  62,978   100.0     52,474   83.3     2,211   3.5     4,815   7.6     2,308   3.7     1,172   1.9  
Private  33,675   100.0     28,633   85.0     1,208   3.6     2,111   6.3     937   2.8     787   2.3  
                                                           
Other religious  195,357   100.0     143,241   73.3     10,501   5.4     23,063   11.8     10,372   5.3     8,181   4.2  
Conservative Christian  67,126   100.0     51,349   76.5     3,166   4.7     6,135   9.1     3,487   5.2     2,989   4.5  
Other affiliated  52,176   100.0     36,242   69.5     2,729   5.2     7,654   14.7     3,077   5.9     2,474   4.7  
Unaffiliated  76,055   100.0     55,649   73.2     4,606   6.1     9,273   12.2     3,808   5.0     2,718   3.6  
                                                           
Nonsectarian  134,017   100.0     109,081   81.4     6,454   4.8     9,224   6.9     4,828   3.6     4,429   3.3  
Regular  81,694   100.0     67,740   82.9     3,885   4.8     5,094   6.2     2,734   3.3     2,240   2.7  
Special emphasis  33,290   100.0     23,924   71.9     2,121   6.4     3,532   10.6     1,785   5.4     1,929   5.8  
Special education  19,033   100.0     17,417   91.5     448   2.4     598   3.1     309   1.6     260   1.4  
                                                           
School level                                                           
Elementary  216,328   100.0     166,413   76.9     11,565   5.3     21,087   9.7     9,816   4.5     7,448   3.4  
Secondary  74,401   100.0     59,580   80.1     2,914   3.9     6,000   8.1     3,526   4.7     2,380   3.2  
Combined  192,217   100.0     154,408   80.3     8,222   4.3     16,394   8.5     7,337   3.8     5,858   3.0  
                                                           
Program emphasis                                                           
Regular elementary/
  secondary 
402,837   100.0     320,629   79.6     17,837   4.4     35,621   8.8     17,040   4.2     11,711   2.9  
Montessori  17,354   100.0     12,293   70.8     1,252   7.2     1,999   11.5     821   4.7     990   5.7  
Special program
  emphasis 
17,758   100.0     12,843   72.3     1,131   6.4     1,782   10.0     1,016   5.7     986   5.6  
Special education  21,055   100.0     19,019   90.3     555   2.6     790   3.8     367   1.7     324   1.5  
Vocational/technical                                   
Alternative  12,468   100.0     8,055   64.6     1,014   8.1     1,566   12.6     905   7.3     928   7.4  
Early childhood  11,397   100.0     7,489   65.7     912   8.0     1,719   15.1     530   4.7     747   6.6  
                                                           
Size (number of students)                                                           
Less than 50  58,679   100.0     40,654   69.3     3,725   6.3     6,617   11.3     3,353   5.7     4,329   7.4  
50–149  97,995   100.0     72,292   73.8     5,219   5.3     9,353   9.5     6,203   6.3     4,928   5.0  
150–299  115,323   100.0     89,031   77.2     6,253   5.4     11,259   9.8     5,784   5.0     2,996   2.6  
300–499  87,469   100.0     72,379   82.7     3,490   4.0     7,178   8.2     2,713   3.1     1,710   2.0  
500–749  56,771   100.0     48,591   85.6     2,021   3.6     3,896   6.9     1,421   2.5     842   1.5  
750 or more  66,709   100.0     57,453   86.1     1,992   3.0     5,177   7.8     1,205   1.8     882   1.3  
                                                           
Region                                                           
Northeast  128,096   100.0     98,487   76.9     6,311   4.9     13,362   10.4     5,896   4.6     4,040   3.2  
Midwest  102,192   100.0     80,209   78.5     4,248   4.2     9,420   9.2     4,711   4.6     3,603   3.5  
South  166,286   100.0     135,654   81.6     7,223   4.3     12,758   7.7     5,953   3.6     4,698   2.8  
West  86,372   100.0     66,050   76.5     4,918   5.7     7,941   9.2     4,118   4.8     3,345   3.9  
                                                           
Urbanicity type                                                           
City  194,304   100.0     154,316   79.4     8,996   4.6     17,240   8.9     7,845   4.0     5,906   3.0  
Suburban  183,519   100.0     143,367   78.1     9,247   5.0     17,629   9.6     7,741   4.2     5,536   3.0  
Town  33,984   100.0     26,497   78.0     1,322   3.9     2,969   8.7     1,801   5.3     1,394   4.1  
Rural  71,139   100.0     56,220   79.0     3,135   4.4     5,642   7.9     3,291   4.6     2,850   4.0  
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few sample cases. These estimates include private schools which provide instruction for one or more of grades kindergarten through twelve (or comparable ungraded levels).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2009–10.
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