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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Table 14.  Number of private schools, students, and teachers (headcount), by school membership in private school associations: United States, 200910
 
Association Schools   Students   Teachers  
Total  33,366   4,700,119   482,947  
             
None  11,613   780,935   89,918  
             
Religious             
Accelerated Christian Education  959   38,647   5,374  
American Association of Christian Schools  705   77,343   8,824  
Association of Christian Schools International  3,129   537,502   54,791  
Association of Christian Teachers and Schools  222   29,192   2,839  
Association of Classical and Christian Schools  210 ! 26,849   3,316  
             
Christian Schools International  324   74,667   6,918  
Evangelical Lutheran Education Association  209   19,353   1,974  
Friends Council on Education  59   14,020   2,093  
General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church  508   34,703   3,127  
Islamic School League of America  75   10,306   1,284  
             
Jesuit Secondary Education Association  57   47,105   3,606  
National Association of Episcopal Schools  298   82,581   10,690  
National Catholic Educational Association  5,793   1,718,351   129,460  
National Christian School Association  167   39,661   3,701  
National Society of Hebrew Day Schools  230   57,391   8,204  
             
Oral Roberts University Educational Fellowship  67   10,906   1,107  
The Jewish Community Day School Network  109   23,854   3,510  
Solomon Schechter Day School Assocation  46   10,772   1,728  
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools  124   24,892   2,352  
Other religious school associations  1,473   261,312   26,168  
             
Special emphasis             
American Montessori Society  1,382   65,313   11,498  
Association Montessori International  633   30,611   3,991  
Other Montessori associations  736   27,742   5,359  
Association of Military Colleges and Schools  22   3,761   534  
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America  108   16,315   2,558  
             
National Association of Private Special Education Centers  243   23,863   3,888  
Other associations for exceptional children  236   25,657   4,310  
European Council for International Schools  17   5,806   924  
National Association for the Education of Young Children  1,466   109,213   13,482  
National Association of Laboratory Schools  18   3,050   338  
National Coalition of Girls' Schools  85   32,776   4,718  
Other special emphasis school associations  938   148,315   16,448  
             
Other school associations or organizations             
Alternative School Network  33 ! 2,543   335 !
National Association of Independent Schools  1,504   615,455   81,531  
State or regional independent school association  1,715   514,552   59,045  
National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools  62   3,759   666  
National Independent Private School Association  205   27,963   3,495  
The Association of Boarding Schools  211   67,672   10,206  
Other school associations  5,107   964,726   102,025  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation for this estimate is larger than 25 percent.
NOTE: Details do not sum to total because private schools may belong to more than one association. 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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