Number, average age, and sex of private school principals, by affiliation: 2003–04
Sex
Affiliation Number of
principals
Average age
of principals
Male   Female
Percent Percent
All private schools  27,690 50.5 43.7   56.3
 
Catholic- Parochial  4,060 53.7 19.7   80.3
Catholic- Diocesan  2,960 53.0 28.8   71.2
Catholic- Private  880 52.7 45.1   54.9
Amish 
Assembly of God  440 48.3 47.3   52.7
 
Baptist  2,180 48.6 66.5   33.5
Episcopal  340 52.7 48.5   51.5
Jewish  810 51.1 57.9   42.1
Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod  1,100 48.8 66.9   33.1
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod  360 40.9 100.0 #
 
Mennonite  410 40.7 85.3   14.7
Pentecostal  390 48.3 50.3   49.7
Seventh-Day Adventist  930 47.7 45.2   54.8
Other Religious  5,830 49.8 49.3   50.7
 
Nonsectarian- Regular  2,960 51.2 46.8   53.2
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  2,310 50.8 24.3   75.7
Nonsectarian- Special Education  1,420 50.1 45.5   54.5
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The base-weighted unit response rate was below 50 percent.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. The total number of principals listed above includes a suppressed number for principals in Amish schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Principal Data File," 2003–04.