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Table 14.  Number and percentage of private schools that had teaching vacancies for the current school year, by methods used for covering teaching vacancies at the school, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

    Of schools that had teaching vacancies for the current school year,
percent of schools that used various methods for covering vacancies
 
Affiliation stratum Number Percent Hired a fully qualified teacher Hired a less than fully qualified teacher   Used long-term or short-term substitutes   Cancelled planned course offerings   Expanded some class sizes   Added sections to other teachers' normal teaching loads   Assigned a teacher of another subject or grade level to cover vacancy   Assigned an administrator or counselor to teach those classes  
All private schools  18,767 66.1 89.5 19.2   11.0   2.4   8.8   11.7   11.7   11.2  
                                   
Catholic- Parochial  3,017 74.0 92.3 14.5   8.9   0.7 ! 6.1   4.2   6.6   4.4  
Catholic- Diocesan  2,057 69.8 94.3 16.4   10.2   1.3   6.8   8.1   9.2   1.9  
Catholic- Private  822 91.6 90.3 21.8   12.0   7.0   2.4 ! 18.5   11.1   7.7  
Amish  114 15.5 78.8 15.8 ! 30.9   #   #   #   5.4 ! #  
Assembly of God  283 64.3 76.8 27.8   5.4 ! 6.4 ! 24.3   14.7   12.8   17.5  
Baptist  1,360 62.0 92.0 14.9   12.8   2.1   15.1   17.7   17.9   26.8  
Episcopal  281 82.3 98.3 14.7   5.1 ! 3.3 ! 6.1   8.3   9.8   8.5  
Jewish  640 78.9 85.8 25.2   21.1   2.3 ! 7.1 ! 26.0   12.6   13.5  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  638 58.0 88.4 11.9   3.3 ! #   11.3 ! 9.0 ! 18.7   21.0  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  71 19.3 100.0 #   15.1 ! #   #   1.8 ! #   3.8 !
Mennonite  248 54.2 72.9 42.5   11.2   #   6.7 ! 3.0 ! 4.2   6.8 !
Pentecostal  142 36.5 94.7 11.0 ! 9.1 ! 1.5 ! 19.7 ! 9.1 ! 9.1 ! 15.9 !
Seventh-Day Adventist  438 45.8 85.2 16.8   7.8 ! 3.6 ! 7.3 ! 4.0 ! 2.2 ! 7.9 !
Other Religious  4,002 68.2 90.1 24.0   11.1   4.4   12.4   17.4   17.3   18.2  
Nonsectarian- Regular  2,200 74.2 93.2 15.9   10.5   1.1 ! 10.0   10.9   12.5   11.0  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  1,477 61.8 80.2 21.5   7.3   3.8 ! 4.4 ! 11.5   9.7   3.9  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  977 67.4 79.6 25.2   23.3   #   3.7 ! 7.2   7.0 ! 10.8  
# 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: 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 Data File, 2003–04.

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