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Table 6. Number and percentage of private schools with staff with academic specialist or coaching assignments and among those schools the percentage with different types of assignments, by affiliation: 2007-08

Affiliation Number of schools with staff with specialist or coaching assignments   Percent of all schools with staff with specialist or coaching assignments   Among schools that had specialist or coaching assignments
Percent with reading specialists   Percent with math specialists   Percent with science specialists   Percent with reading coaches   Percent with math coaches   Percent with science coaches  
All private schools  10,290   36.5   68.6   51.4   38.3   27.9   22.2   15.7  
                                 
Catholic- Parochial  1,640   48.9   70.1   46.4   39.8   17.7   11.8   10.3  
Catholic- Diocesan  1,230   40.2   77.1   42.3   32.9   22.1   17.9   10.5  
Catholic- Private  320   32.9   64.4   39.0   27.7   19.3 ! 35.8   29.5  
Baptist  360   17.6   64.0   67.5   37.4   51.0   33.5 ! 33.5 !
Jewish  650   71.7   68.5   44.4   47.1   27.3   20.9   9.5 !
                                 
Lutheran  560   34.6   54.0   46.8   45.5   12.9 ! 12.7 !  
Seventh-Day Adventist  220   25.6   63.0   72.0   33.3   30.1 ! 36.1 ! 17.0 !
Other Religious  2,540   29.8   66.7   62.6   34.0   33.1   25.9   14.9  
Nonsectarian- Regular  1,190   41.3   74.4   51.4   46.3   22.5   17.7   17.4  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  970   39.5   62.1   51.5   47.9   40.3   30.1   27.2  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  610   39.6   75.0   38.4   23.6 ! 40.8   30.5   20.8 !
! 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: A specialist works with students and a coach works with teachers. Coaching includes observing lessons, providing feedback and demonstrating teaching strategies.
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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