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Table 2.  Percentage distribution of private school students, by sex, race/ethnicity, percentage minority, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

  Sex    Race/ethnicity     
Affiliation stratum Male Female   White, non-
Hispanic
Black, non-
Hispanic
  Hispanic, regardless of race   American Indian/Alaska Native   Asian/Pacific Islander   Minority1
All private schools  49.8 50.2   76.5 9.3   8.3   0.8   5.0   23.5  
                             
Catholic- Parochial  50.1 49.9   72.8 9.6   11.9   0.8   4.9   27.2  
Catholic- Diocesan  47.5 52.5   76.5 7.7   10.7   0.5   4.6   23.5  
Catholic- Private  45.6 54.4   72.2 7.1   11.2   2.4   7.1   27.8  
Amish  47.5 52.5   97.7 #   2.2 ! #   0.1   2.3 !
Assembly of God  48.3 51.7   70.0 13.9   9.0   0.6   6.4   30.0  
Baptist  49.1 50.9   74.2 15.8   6.5   0.5   3.0   25.8  
Episcopal  48.6 51.4   74.5 9.5   7.1   0.7   8.2   25.5  
Jewish  52.6 47.4   98.6 0.3   0.9   #   0.2   1.4  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  50.3 49.7   83.1 8.3   6.0   0.2   2.5   16.9  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  50.2 49.8   92.1 1.9   2.7   1.3   2.0   7.9  
Mennonite  51.1 48.9   94.1 2.8   1.9   0.5   0.6   5.9  
Pentecostal  46.8 53.2   69.5 17.6   10.6   0.5   1.8   30.5  
Seventh-Day Adventist  47.7 52.3   44.9 35.2   11.8   0.8   7.2   55.1  
Other Religious  49.5 50.5   78.8 10.6   5.7   1.0   3.9   21.2  
Nonsectarian- Regular  51.0 49.0   78.2 7.5   5.5   0.6   8.2   21.8  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  51.4 48.6   72.8 10.7   6.0   2.0   8.5   27.2  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  72.3 27.7   64.3 21.6   11.6   0.7   1.8   35.7  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
1 Minority includes Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic, regardless of race; American Indian/Alaska Native; and Asian/Pacific Islander.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Private School Date File, 2003–04.

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