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Table 1. Total number of private schools and students and percentage of private schools and students that participated in Title I and the National School Lunch Program, by affiliation: 2007-08

Title I services National School Lunch Program
Affiliation Total number of schools   Total number of students   Percent of all schools that received services1   Percent of all K-12 students that received services   Percent of all schools that participated   Percent of all K-12 students who were approved for free or reduced-price lunches  
All private schools  28,220   5,165,280   19.0   3.6   25.5   27.4  
                         
Catholic- Parochial  3,360   868,140   52.5   6.4   53.6   21.6  
Catholic- Diocesan  3,060   925,320   43.9   4.7   52.2   14.0  
Catholic- Private  970   431,010   14.2   1.3 ! 24.5   40.7  
Baptist  2,050   326,770   15.6 !   12.8 ! 25.9 !
Jewish  910   205,360   17.5   4.4 ! 40.3   56.2  
                         
Lutheran  1,630   178,960   24.1   3.0   44.0   14.3  
Seventh-Day Adventist  850   62,150       6.7   41.0  
Other Religious  8,520   1,202,750   8.1   2.0   11.8   38.7  
Nonsectarian- Regular  2,880   691,730   4.4 !   9.3   46.7 !
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  2,460   177,560   10.1 ! 8.0 ! 11.3 ! 69.3  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  1,530   95,540   8.6 ! 9.7   39.4   69.0  
! 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.
1 These services were received at the school or any other location.
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 Data File," 2007-08.


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