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Table 32.  Percentage of private school principals who were currently teaching in addition to serving as principal and average number of years spent teaching before becoming a principal, by affiliation stratum: 2003–04

Affiliation stratum Percentage of principals who were currently teaching in addition to serving as principal Average number of years spent teaching before becoming a principal
All private schools  71.7 10.4
     
Catholic- Parochial  47.6 14.9
Catholic- Diocesan  48.2 15.2
Catholic- Private  65.3 13.2
Amish 
Assembly of God  69.0 6.5
Baptist  80.2 7.5
Episcopal  52.1 13.3
Jewish  55.2 9.7
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  85.2 10.5
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  99.3 3.5
Mennonite  85.1 3.4
Pentecostal  81.9 3.5
Seventh-Day Adventist  97.9 7.8
Other Religious  74.9 8.7
Nonsectarian- Regular  70.5 11.2
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  78.3 7.7
Nonsectarian- Special Education  30.1 9.7
‡ Reporting standards not met. The base-weighted unit response rate was below 50 percent.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, Private School Principal Data File, 2003–04.