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Table 28.  Percentage distribution of private school principals by highest degree earned, and affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum  Less than bachelor's
degree
  Bachelor's degree   Master's degree Education
specialist or professional
diploma
  Doctorate/1st professional
degree
 
All private schools  10.5   22.7   49.5 10.7   6.7  
                   
Catholic- Parochial  0.2 ! 6.3   74.0 15.9   3.5  
Catholic- Diocesan  #   14.5   59.8 19.8   5.9  
Catholic- Private  #   9.6   67.5 14.9   8.0  
Amish         
Assembly of God  18.6   37.3   33.0 2.5 ! 8.5 !
Baptist  17.8   33.7   37.1 5.2   6.2  
Episcopal  #   17.5   61.7 11.8   9.0  
Jewish  13.2   10.6   38.8 19.5   17.9  
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  #   30.6   56.5 9.2   3.7 !
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  #   73.4   26.2 0.4 ! #  
Mennonite  74.9   9.1 ! 14.5 0.9 ! 0.6 !
Pentecostal  54.5   23.2   10.3 3.0 ! 8.9  
Seventh-Day Adventist  1.7 ! 45.1   47.2 4.2 ! 1.8 !
Other Religious  13.3   33.7   41.7 6.7   4.5  
Nonsectarian- Regular  8.2   18.6   48.0 12.1   13.1  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  18.8   28.0   42.0 6.5   4.8  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  2.1 ! 10.6   55.0 14.4   17.9  
# 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.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The base-weighted unit response rate was below 50 percent.
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 Principal Data File, 2003–04.

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