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Table 10.  Percentage of private schools that offered various programs, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum Programs with special instructional approaches   Talented/ Gifted program or honors courses A program in which at least half of the core subjects are taught in a foreign language   Advanced placement (AP) courses for college credit   International Baccalaureate (IB)   Specialized career academy   Distance learning course(s)  
All private schools 26.8   28.0 2.3   14.7   0.3   0.8   6.2  
                           
Catholic- Parochial  7.8   26.5 0.7 ! 2.8   #   #   2.6  
Catholic- Diocesan  3.5   29.0 0.6 ! 15.7   #   #   2.7  
Catholic- Private  13.4   63.3 0.8 ! 51.6   2.4 ! #   6.0  
Amish  8.0   # 1.7 ! #   #   1.2 ! #  
Assembly of God  31.5   37.1 3.8 ! 8.3   #   1.1 ! 6.6 !
Baptist  40.4   23.7 #   17.1   #   #   18.2  
Episcopal  14.6   36.0 5.6   28.5   #   #   6.2  
Jewish  14.6   33.2 31.8   22.7   #   1.9 ! 1.4 !
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  #   23.0 1.0 ! 7.2 ! #   #   3.3 !
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  1.9 ! 14.2 #   4.0   #   #   6.0  
Mennonite  31.4   8.4 #   2.0 ! #   1.6 ! 3.9 !
Pentecostal  57.6   46.9 2.9 ! 37.7   #   #   10.2  
Seventh-Day Adventist  8.4   11.4 0.6 ! 4.5 ! #   #   9.5 !
Other Religious  25.3   28.7 1.1   19.0   0.1 ! 1.5   8.1  
Nonsectarian- Regular  28.8   47.2 2.5   27.7   1.2 ! 0.6 ! 6.8  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  81.3   21.5 4.2   6.3   0.4 ! 0.9 ! 6.7  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  74.7   8.9 2.4 ! 3.9   #   4.4 ! 2.1 !
# 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.
NOTE: The Schools and Staffing Survey School questionnaires define specialized career academy as a multi-year curriculum that integrates academic and vocational courses, organized around broad career areas.
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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