Skip Navigation
small NCES header image

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 as a volunteer in the school on a regular basis 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 as a volunteer in the school on a regular basis  
Selected school characteristic Number of principals   0–25   26–50   51–75   76–100   Not applicable  
All private schools  27,960   26.1   24.5   20.1   18.4   10.9  
                         
School classification                         
Catholic  7,360   20.1   25.4   24.1   27.4   3.0  
Other religious  13,840   30.6   26.6   19.0   13.5   10.2  
Nonsectarian  6,760   23.5   19.2   17.9   18.4   20.9  
                         
Community type                         
City  9,610   29.1   23.9   17.8   20.6   8.6  
Suburban  9,510   23.1   27.2   23.6   17.1   9.1  
Town  2,780   24.1   23.0   24.3   22.0   6.5 !
Rural  6,060   27.2   22.0   16.2   15.2   19.5  
                         
School level                         
Elementary  16,110   22.4   25.0   22.9   22.5   7.2  
Secondary  2,930   34.0   22.9   14.0   3.9   25.1  
Combined  8,920   30.2   24.1   17.1   15.6   13.0  
                         
Student enrollment                         
Less than 100  13,180   28.9   19.1   17.2   16.3   18.4  
100–199  6,010   27.2   31.8   17.1   17.0   6.8  
200–499  6,610   20.6   26.8   26.8   23.8   2.1  
500–749  1,390   21.5   31.7   24.8   19.9   2.2 !
750 or more  770   25.4   27.9   26.9   13.9 ! 5.9 !
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
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.


Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey

or

No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.