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Table 2. Number of private school principals and percentage distribution of school principals, by race/ethnicity and affiliation: 2007–08

Affiliation Total number of principals Race/ethnicity
Hispanic, regardless of race White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic
        Other  
All private schools  27,960   4.0   87.3   6.5   2.3  
   
Catholic- Parochial 3,320   5.7   90.7   1.4 ! 2.2 !
Catholic- Diocesan 3,080   3.1   92.6   2.7 ! 1.6 !
Catholic- Private 970   8.2 ! 89.7  
Baptist 2,050   92.1   7.0   #
Jewish 890   # 100.0   # #
   
Lutheran 1,620   94.7   #
Seventh-Day Adventist 850   7.3 ! 70.1   15.2  
Other Religious 8,410   3.5   84.0   10.3   2.2 !
Nonsectarian- Regular 2,850   5.7 ! 81.4   9.6 ! 3.3 !
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis 2,380   4.0 ! 85.0   5.3 ! 5.7 !
Nonsectarian- Special Education 1,540     87.4   6.2 !  
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Principal Data File," 2007–08.


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