Table 21.  Percentage distribution of private school teachers by total years of full-time teaching experience, years teaching at current school, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

  Full-time teaching experience   Years teaching at current school  
Affiliation stratum 3 or fewer years   4 or more years   3 or fewer years   4 or more years  
All private schools  31.7   68.3   49.4   50.6  
                 
Catholic- Parochial  25.8   74.2   42.5   57.5  
Catholic- Diocesan  26.3   73.7   45.0   55.0  
Catholic- Private  26.2   73.8   48.4   51.6  
Amish  72.3   27.7 ! 87.0   13.0 !
Assembly of God  36.4   63.6   58.7   41.3  
Baptist  36.5   63.5   57.2   42.8  
Episcopal  22.2   77.8   46.1   53.9  
Jewish  50.5   49.5   48.8   51.2  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  22.4   77.6   45.1   54.9  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  26.4 ! 73.6   36.5 ! 63.5  
Mennonite  43.4 ! 56.6 ! 61.2   38.8 !
Pentecostal  39.6 ! 60.4   50.8   49.2  
Seventh-Day Adventist  25.8   74.2   49.6   50.4  
Other Religious  38.2   61.8   55.8   44.2  
Nonsectarian- Regular  27.6   72.4   46.4   53.6  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  35.2   64.8   52.2   47.8  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  38.0   62.0   63.6   36.4  
! 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.