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Table 9.  Number and percentage of private schools that had any 12th-grade students, graduation status and college participation, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

          Among schools that had any 12th-grade students:
Affiliation stratum Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year
(2002–03)
  Percent of schools with students enrolled in the 12th grade during the previous year
(2002–03)
  Percent of schools in which 90 percent or more of the 12th-grade students graduated with a diploma during the previous year (2002–03) Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002–03) attended a 4-year college Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002–03) attended a 2-year college   Percent of schools in which 50 percent or more of the graduates from the previous year (2002–03) attended either a 4- or 2-year college1
All private schools  8,211   28.9   89.7 61.4 15.9   80.8
                   
Catholic- Parochial  205   5.0   96.7 91.0 9.0 ! 100.0
Catholic- Diocesan  544   18.4   98.2 95.5 1.7 ! 98.9
Catholic- Private  536   59.8   100.0 91.5 #   96.4
Amish  #   #    
Assembly of God  174   39.6   95.9 39.0 32.3   71.3
Baptist  1,283   58.4   89.0 52.4 27.7   85.6
Episcopal  94   27.6   96.5 100.0 #   100.0
Jewish  315   38.9   88.2 70.4 7.0 ! 77.4
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  69 ! 6.3 ! 100.0 89.2 5.1 ! 100.0
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  21   5.8   100.0 94.5 #   100.0
Mennonite  109   23.8   84.8 17.1 13.8   35.2
Pentecostal  190   48.9   95.4 27.4 39.1   66.6
Seventh-Day Adventist  94   9.8   100.0 74.1 4.9 ! 85.8
Other Religious  2,272   38.7   90.7 54.1 20.5   78.4
Nonsectarian- Regular  1,148   38.8   98.0 90.5 8.1   99.7
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  533   22.3   77.9 35.1 18.6   57.3
Nonsectarian- Special Education  623   43.0   57.7 18.0 14.0   39.7
† Not applicable.
# 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 The percent of schools in this column exceeds the sum of the previous two columns because it also includes schools in which the sum of students attending a 4- or 2-year college exceeds 50 percent.
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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