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Table Number and percentage distribution of private elementary and secondary students and schools, by type of school and locale: 2007–08—Continued (Return to Table B.1.a.-4)
  Schools
  Total   Catholic   Other religious   Non-sectarian
Locale Estimate Standard error   Estimate Standard error   Estimate Standard error   Estimate Standard error
  Number
Total 33,700 (370)   7,500 (40)   15,400 (300)   10,800 (180)
City 11,200 (100)   3,100 (10)   4,500 (50)   3,700 (60)
Large 5,700 (60)   1,700 (10)   2,200 (20)   1,900 (40)
Midsize 2,500 (70)   600 (10)   1,000 (30)   800 (50)
Small 3,000 (70)   800 (10)   1,300 (40)   900 (50)
Suburban 12,700 (200)   2,800 (30)   4,900 (120)   5,000 (120)
Large 11,100 (200)   2,500 (30)   4,100 (110)   4,500 (120)
Midsize 900 (20)   200 (0)   400 (0)   300 (20)
Small 600 (20)   100 (0)   300 (20)   200 (10)
Town 3,300 (130)   1,000 (10)   1,700 (100)   600 (80)
Fringe 900 (30)   300 (00)   400 (20)   200 (10)
Distant 1,300 (70)   400 (10)   700 (50)   200 (50)
Remote 1,100 (110)   300 (00)   600 (90)   200 (50)
Rural 6,600 (260)   600 (20)   4,400 (250)   1,500 (70)
Fringe 3,400 (90)   300 (10)   2,100 (90)   1,000 (30)
Distant 2,300 (170)   200 (20)   1,700 (160)   400 (40)
Remote 900 (100)   100 (20)   600 (90)   200 (50)
  Percentage distribution
Total 100.0 (†)   22.2 (0.24)   45.7 (0.51)   32.1 (0.43)
City 100.0 (†)   27.4 (0.25)   39.8 (0.29)   32.8 (0.34)
Large 100.0 (†)   29.1 (0.32)   37.9 (0.17)   33.0 (0.40)
Midsize 100.0 (†)   24.2 (0.68)   41.6 (0.50)   34.2 (0.98)
Small 100.0 (†)   26.8 (0.61)   41.8 (1.02)   31.3 (1.16)
Suburban 100.0 (†)   21.9 (0.26)   38.3 (0.61)   39.8 (0.65)
Large 100.0 (†)   22.1 (0.30)   37.2 (0.69)   40.7 (0.73)
Midsize 100.0 (†)   20.1 (0.35)   42.8 (0.77)   37.0 (1.06)
Small 100.0 (†)   21.2 (0.65)   50.9 (1.51)   27.9 (1.25)
Town 100.0 (†)   30.8 (1.25)   51.0 (1.95)   18.2 (1.95)
Fringe 100.0 (†)   32.8 (0.90)   46.5 (1.39)   20.8 (1.25)
Distant 100.0 (†)   30.7 (1.85)   53.1 (2.79)   16.2 (3.29)
Remote 100.0 (†)   29.5 (2.82)   52.0 (4.59)   18.5 (4.24)
Rural 100.0 (†)   9.8 (0.54)   67.1 (1.47)   23.1 (1.21)
Fringe 100.0 (†)   8.6 (0.41)   62.8 (1.05)   28.6 (1.04)
Distant 100.0 (†)   9.8 (1.06)   74.6 (2.36)   15.6 (1.80)
Remote 100.0 (†)   13.9 (2.08)   64.8 (5.01)   21.3 (4.65)
† Not applicable.
NOTE: Nursery and prekindergarten students are not included. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2007–08.
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