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Percentage of private school teachers who spent their own unreimbursed money on classroom supplies and average amount spent during the 2006-07 school year, by selected school characteristics: 2007-08

Affiliation Percent of teachers who
spent their own money
Average amount of money spent among
teachers who spent their own money
All private schools  79.3 $317
Catholic- Parochial  89.0 364
Catholic- Diocesan  88.1 355
Catholic- Private  82.0 264
Baptist  79.3 314
Jewish  72.4 260
Lutheran  85.5 338
Seventh-Day Adventist  82.6 554
Other Religious  77.2 292
Nonsectarian- Regular  70.2 273
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  71.2 312
Nonsectarian- Special Education  81.3 418
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Teacher Data File," 2007–08.

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