Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number of private schools, students, full-time equivalent (FTE) teachers, and 2010-11 high
school graduates, by state: United States, 2011–12

State

Schools     Students   FTE
teachers
  High school
graduates 2010-11
 
United States 30,861   4,494,845 420,880 305,842
 
Alabama 402   67,479 6,208 4,721
Alaska 51   4,087 420 218
Arizona 341   43,134 3,809 2,646
Arkansas 234 !   25,164 2,642 1,495
California 3,479   523,088 44,268 34,381
 
Colorado 414   45,697 4,877 2,892
Connecticut 406   58,399 7,077 5,959
Delaware 124   21,667 2,056 1,774
District of Columbia 79   15,368 1,957 1,513
Florida 1,880   284,238 26,435 20,060
 
Georgia 710   120,488 13,005 7,761
Hawaii 134   33,994 3,013 2,760
Idaho 124   11,262 986 583
Illinois 1,572   226,265 19,149 14,502
Indiana 969   111,872 8,896 5,622
 
Iowa 300   58,180 4,702
Kansas 404 !   39,016 3,526 2,260
Kentucky 329   60,590 5,239 4,127
Louisiana 394   112,645 8,827 7,508
Maine 157   17,011 2,001 2,601
 
Maryland 736   117,657 12,429 8,834
Massachusetts 803   112,684 14,064 10,134
Michigan 791   116,461 9,290 7,287
Minnesota 504   76,693 6,420 4,705
Mississippi 221   45,419 4,122 3,250
 
Missouri 1,270 !   115,553 10,508 7,527
Montana 111   8,561 976 433
Nebraska 222   36,163 2,839 2,304
Nevada 157   20,396 1,594 899
New Hampshire 278   21,264 2,667 2,522
 
New Jersey 1,289   166,508 16,847 12,979  
New Mexico 174   19,360 1,944 1,275  
New York 1,931   430,293 41,454 30,441  
North Carolina 642   106,661 10,685 6,312  
North Dakota 46   6,535 588  
   
Ohio 968   190,810 15,269 12,858  
Oklahoma 181   30,063 3,002 1,764  
Oregon 432   42,694 3,818 2,974  
Pennsylvania 2,325   240,993 21,959 16,366  
Rhode Island 144   22,539 2,362 2,019  
   
South Carolina 378   47,259 5,001 2,957  
South Dakota 74   10,266 965 653  
Tennessee 512   81,499 8,150 5,857  
Texas 1,502   223,469 23,360 12,838  
Utah 160   15,498 1,620 1,213  
   
Vermont 114   8,323 1,199 999  
Virginia 755   98,439 10,981 6,402  
Washington 633   77,279 7,127 4,208  
West Virginia 124   11,890 1,126 660  
Wisconsin 844   112,025 9,153 5,420  
Wyoming 38   1,947 265  
               
! Interperet data with caution. The coefficient of variation for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent (i.e. the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ 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), 2011–12.