Table 1. Number of school principals, by school type: 2007–08

School type
Selected school characteristic Total   Public   Private   BIE1
All schools  118,610   90,470   27,960   170  
1 BIE refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district.
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), "Public School Principal, BIE School Principal, and Private School Principal Data Files," 2007–08.