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Table 5.  Number and percentage of private schools that had limited-English-proficient (LEP) students, percentage of enrolled students who were LEP, and percentage of schools with LEP students that used various ways of determining LEP status, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum Number of schools that had any LEP students   Percent of all schools that had any LEP students   Percent of enrolled students who were LEP  

Percent of schools with LEP students that 
used various ways of determining LEP status

Information provided by parent   Teacher observation or referral Home language survey   Student interview   Student records   Achieve-
ment
test
  Language proficiency test  
All private schools  3,706   13.1   5.5   91.3   94.5 25.9   81.7   76.7   43.1   31.7  
                                       
Catholic- Parochial  672   16.5   4.3   92.5   96.2 43.6   86.1   81.3   45.6   26.1  
Catholic- Diocesan  483   16.4   1.9   94.9   96.5 23.9   87.1   79.2   55.8   43.9  
Catholic- Private  196   21.8   3.6   100.0   97.7 21.9   94.0   80.8   37.4   28.3  
Amish  50   6.8   12.2   46.8   100.0 34.4 ! #   #   #   18.2 !
Assembly of God  82   18.8   1.6   96.5   96.5 35.8 ! 80.0   76.0   59.7   #  
Baptist  159   7.2   1.6   87.1   100.0 11.0 ! 79.0   70.4   55.2   16.5 !
Episcopal  48   14.1   2.9   100.0   93.4 38.0   100.0   100.0   67.8   55.8  
Jewish  189   23.3   26.1   87.0   100.0 24.6   100.0   76.9   53.3   11.0 !
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  63 ! 5.7 ! 2.3 ! 100.0   100.0 5.6 ! 96.1   62.2   43.3 ! 18.2 !
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  20   5.5   23.3 ! 93.0   100.0 13.9 ! 70.2   100.0   53.2   41.3 !
Mennonite  19 ! 4.1 ! 5.2 ! 42.1 ! 100.0 25.2 ! 42.1 ! 42.1 ! #   28.0 !
Pentecostal  32 ! 8.2 ! 1.2   100.0   91.2 8.8 ! 62.6   46.0 ! 11.1 ! #  
Seventh-Day Adventist  145   15.1   6.1   86.3   91.6 27.5 ! 85.3   73.1   35.7 ! 47.7  
Other Religious  635   10.8   3.2   93.4   91.6 13.4   77.7   72.4   38.3   33.0  
Nonsectarian- Regular  436   14.7   4.1   90.3   85.8 18.5   78.8   82.7   41.5   47.6  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  322   13.5   5.4   90.0   93.6 19.4   65.9   69.8   32.1   21.7  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  156   10.7  14.2 ! 83.2   100.0 61.7   89.7   100.0   37.1   42.9
# 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.
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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