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Number and percentage distribution of private school principals who reported the estimated percentage range of the schools' students with at least one parent or guardian participating in all regularly scheduled schoolwide parent-teacher conferences during the previous (2006–07) school year, by selected school characteristics: 2007–08

Estimated percentage range of schools' students with at least one parent or guardian participating in all regularly scheduled schoolwide parent-teacher conferences
Selected school characteristic Number of principals   0–25   26–50   51–75   76–100   Not applicable  
All private schools  27,960   3.2   6.4   17.6   64.2   8.6  
                         
School classification                         
Catholic  7,360   1.8   5.7   15.6   74.5   2.5  
Other religious  13,840   3.0   6.0   19.6   61.5   9.9  
Nonsectarian  6,760   5.2   8.2   15.6   58.5   12.4  
                         
Community type                         
City  9,610   3.7   6.9   18.6   64.8   6.0  
Suburban  9,510   3.8   7.3   20.3   62.8   5.9  
Town  2,780     4.2 ! 14.2   74.8   6.2 !
Rural  6,060   2.9 ! 5.4   13.2   60.5   17.9  
                         
School level                         
Elementary  16,110   1.8   2.9   11.2   79.9   4.3  
Secondary  2,930   4.8 ! 16.3   31.2   29.5   18.3  
Combined  8,920   5.3   9.7   24.6   47.3   13.1  
                         
Student enrollment                         
Less than 100  13,180   4.5   6.1   14.3   62.5   12.7  
100–199  6,010   3.5   6.9   17.4   66.7   5.5  
200–499  6,610   1.4 ! 6.0   21.3   67.6   3.7  
500–749  1,390     8.2   26.3   57.1   7.7 !
750 or more  770   #   9.7   28.1   56.1   6.1 !
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
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 (SASS), "Private School Principal Data File," 2007–08.


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