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Table 8.  Percentage of private schools that had various special requirements for admission other than proof of immunization, age, or residence, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum Percent of schools that had special requirements for admission   Of schools that had special requirements for admission,
percent of schools that used various requirements
Admission test   Standardized achievement test   Academic record   Special student needs   Special student aptitudes, skills, or talents   Personal interview   Recom-
mendations
All private schools  71.0   47.7   40.4   74.5   34.2   18.0   85.2   58.5
                               
Catholic- Parochial  57.0   38.2   40.4   86.2   35.6   13.2   78.9   50.9
Catholic- Diocesan  60.2   59.1   53.2   91.8   42.3   21.6   73.6   59.9
Catholic- Private  97.7   74.2   56.7   92.2   33.0   26.5   72.2   73.4
Amish  18.5   6.7 ! 8.4 ! 6.7 ! 8.4 ! #   6.7 ! #
Assembly of God  82.7   65.8   46.1   79.8   34.8   17.1   100.0   66.3
Baptist  84.7   46.6   47.3   86.1   15.2   13.8   95.2   58.2
Episcopal  80.5   83.4   69.2   98.5   26.2   39.0   90.4   85.9
Jewish  93.8   54.8   34.7   64.8   30.9   20.9   91.4   76.7
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  62.0   48.9   40.6   72.2   38.4   17.7   93.1   44.3
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  53.4   7.7   19.0   47.8   21.5   8.0   73.9   32.0
Mennonite  72.1   20.3   17.6   33.2   19.3   4.7 ! 71.5   33.7
Pentecostal  75.7   57.5   29.7   58.4   19.1   19.5 ! 98.0   45.9
Seventh-Day Adventist  52.0   31.9   27.5   86.1   42.9   27.2   92.8   82.3
Other Religious  81.3   56.8   41.5   76.0   30.7   13.3   92.9   58.2
Nonsectarian- Regular  72.4   60.1   55.5   85.4   14.1   27.1   90.2   73.6
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  59.7   23.3   13.1   44.3   31.2   23.9   85.3   51.8
Nonsectarian- Special Education  100.0   13.2   20.3   37.0   100.0   14.6   67.1   44.3
# 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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