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Number and percentage of private schools that had library media centers, by religious or nonsectarian orientation of school: United States, 2011–12

Religious or
nonsectarian orientation
Total number
of schools
  Total number of schools
that reported having a
library media center
    Percent of schools
that reported having
a library media center
 
Total 30,861 23,444   76.0
 
Religious orientation 21,086 17,264   81.9
Roman Catholic 6,873 6,386   92.9
African Methodist Episcopal  
Amish 1,260 587 !   46.6
Assembly of God 292 228   78.2
Baptist 1,970 1,540   78.2
 
Brethren 78 63   80.7
Calvinist 113 108   95.2
Christian (unspecified) 4,518 3,554   78.7
Church of Christ 141 117   82.5
Church of God 104 79   75.8
 
Church of God in Christ 23 15   67.3
Church of the Nazarene 63 45   71.8
Disciples of Christ  
Episcopal 374 319   85.4
Friends 87 79   91.5
 
Greek Orthodox 36 29   82.2
Islamic 229 172   75.1
Jewish 954 769   80.7
Latter Day Saints  
Lutherian Church - Missouri Synod 994 847   85.3
 
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America 120 83   69.0
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 336 235   70.0
Other Lutheran 82 59   71.9
Mennonite 736 578   78.6
Methodist 240 169   70.3
 
Pentecostal 295 198   67.1
Presbyterian 224 180   80.2
Seventh-Day Adventist 800 714   89.3
Other 118 86   73.1
 
Nonsectarian 9,775 6,180   63.2
               
! Interpret 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. There are fewer than 15 sample cases.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few sample cases. Kindergarten-terminal are schools in which the highest grade is kindergarten.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2011–12.


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