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Table 15.  Of private schools that had teaching vacancies for the current school year, percentage with vacancies in various fields, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum General elemen-
tary
Special education   English/ language arts Social studies   Computer science   Math-
ematics
  Biology or life sciences   Physical sciences   English as a Second Language (ESL)1   Foreign lang-
uages
  Music or art   Vocational or technical education  
All private schools  86.1 43.5   48.0 41.7   31.9   48.0   42.5   37.6   13.8   48.6   47.2   15.2  
                                             
Catholic- Parochial  86.1 18.7   37.8 29.6   28.4   38.4   30.7   23.2   7.8   48.7   50.6   3.0 !
Catholic- Diocesan  89.7 22.2   56.5 42.1   37.6   51.4   42.2   43.6   10.9 ! 47.1   49.8   1.5 !
Catholic- Private  83.6 53.2   48.9 56.2   30.5   64.0   51.3   43.4   22.5 ! 58.4   48.7   17.5 !
Amish  100.0 38.0 ! 85.8 #   #   85.8   #   #   50.0 ! 84.1   100.0   #  
Assembly of God  88.7 #   50.8 42.5   10.9 ! 43.9   31.1   43.5   #   34.8   35.5   16.5 !
Baptist  83.8 17.5 ! 44.3 43.8   38.5   49.0   39.5   31.6   16.2   36.8   41.9   4.7 !
Episcopal  92.2 #   49.3 45.2   41.9   48.8   38.2   43.1   12.2 ! 49.5   50.2   #  
Jewish  90.4 60.9   59.5 56.0   18.1   57.2   41.2   42.3   15.0 ! 54.1   37.1   25.9  
Lutheran Church-
 Missouri Synod 
96.3 27.3 ! 33.3 30.6   24.5   32.3   22.9   26.7   #   50.5   39.4   #  
Wisconsin Evangelical
 Lutheran Synod 
98.1 #   30.8 4.5 ! 6.2 ! 3.6 ! 3.6 ! 3.6 ! #   12.7 ! 10.2 ! #  
Mennonite  93.8 32.0   23.5 21.9   12.2 ! 18.4   10.6 ! 19.8   #   26.4   12.6   14.8 !
Pentecostal  93.6 35.7 ! 66.9 66.7   63.1   72.6   60.4   79.0   59.3 ! 61.3   60.5   62.5 !
Seventh-Day Adventist  84.9 #   40.9 41.9   46.2   38.8   40.1   39.5   22.8 ! 54.2   63.5   18.9 !
Other Religious  87.4 27.9   43.6 38.4   31.0   45.9   45.1   39.9   13.5   47.9   45.1   19.8  
Nonsectarian- Regular  85.1 40.3   56.4 52.9   36.8   52.4   51.4   44.2   19.2   60.8   48.4   19.8  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  76.9 61.6   53.5 43.0   21.6   44.7   49.8   43.3   11.7 ! 35.5   49.5   26.7 !
Nonsectarian- Special Education  54.8 89.7   54.9 31.0   33.8   58.1   59.8   32.1   16.7 ! 49.3   51.5   27.7 !
# 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 English as a Second Language (ESL) also includes English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and/or bilingual education.
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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