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Table 4. Number and percentage of private schools that had any 12th-grade students, graduation status, and 4-year college participation, by affiliation: 2007-08

Among schools that had any
12th-grade students
Affiliation Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006-07)   Percent of all schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006-07)   Average percent of 12th-grade students who graduated with a diploma during the previous year (2006-07)   Average percent of graduates from the previous year (2006-07) who attended a 4-year college
All private schools  8,940   31.7   93.8   66.5
               
Catholic- Parochial  220   6.6   97.7   72.7
Catholic- Diocesan  580   18.8   99.3   84.3
Catholic- Private  580   60.0   97.8   85.9
Baptist  1,220   59.6   99.2   63.3
Jewish  370   40.6   85.7   69.5
               
Lutheran  140   8.4   95.0   73.1
Seventh-Day Adventist  130   14.8   95.8   82.2
Other Religious  3,110   36.5   96.6   63.8
Nonsectarian- Regular  1,310   45.4   97.4   81.3
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  550   22.5   78.3   55.3
Nonsectarian- Special Education  740   48.2   72.5   20.1
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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