Table 19.  Average age of private school teachers and percentage distribution of teachers by sex, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

    Sex 
Affiliation stratum  Average age of teachers Male   Female
All private schools  42.8 23.6   76.4
         
Catholic- Parochial  44.4 11.5   88.5
Catholic- Diocesan  44.3 23.0   77.0
Catholic- Private  43.7 34.2   65.8
Amish  23.5 11.8 ! 88.2
Assembly of God  40.8 19.9   80.1
Baptist  41.2 24.5   75.5
Episcopal  45.4 31.2   68.8
Jewish  40.3 23.3   76.7
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  43.8 25.1   74.9
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  42.8 40.5   59.5
Mennonite  35.3 26.5 ! 73.5
Pentecostal  42.4 11.2   88.8
Seventh-Day Adventist  44.1 33.8   66.2
Other Religious  42.6 22.4   77.6
Nonsectarian- Regular  42.4 30.0   70.0
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  42.7 21.4   78.6
Nonsectarian- Special Education  38.1 29.5   70.5
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. 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 Teacher Data File, 2003–04.