Table 20.  Percentage distribution of private school teachers by highest degree earned, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum  Less than bachelor's   Bachelor's degree   Master's degree   Higher than a
master's degree
 
All private schools  9.2   55.5   29.5   5.8  
                 
Catholic- Parochial  3.6   67.5   25.1   3.8  
Catholic- Diocesan  2.8   63.0   30.7   3.4  
Catholic- Private  3.0   41.0   45.6   10.4  
Amish  100.0   #   #   #  
Assembly of God  25.0   59.1   14.0   1.9 !
Baptist  25.5 ! 55.0   16.4   3.1  
Episcopal  4.0   44.0   40.5   11.5  
Jewish  27.5   33.4   29.3   9.8  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  4.0   65.1   27.9   3.0 !
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  3.7   79.4   16.6   0.4 !
Mennonite  47.3 ! 35.5 ! 16.1 ! 1.1 !
Pentecostal  62.9   25.7   10.8   0.6 !
Seventh-Day Adventist  3.8 ! 58.4   32.2   5.7  
Other Religious  13.1 ! 62.1   20.3   4.4  
Nonsectarian- Regular  3.6   47.1   41.7   7.6  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  10.6   49.4   31.2   8.9  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  3.3   62.6   25.4   8.7  
# 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.
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.