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Table 2. Percentage distribution of private school teachers, by race/ethnicity and affiliation: 2007–08

Race/ethnicity
Affiliation Total number of teachers White, non-Hispanic   Black, non-Hispanic   American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic   Asian, non-Hispanic   Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic   Hispanic, regardless of race   Two or more races, non-Hispanic1  
All private schools  489,500 86.4   4.0   0.4   2.2   0.3 ! 5.9   0.7  
                               
Catholic- Parochial  59,800 88.8   1.9 !   1.5     6.5   0.8 !
Catholic- Diocesan  66,100 90.0   2.1     0.9 ! #   6.1    
Catholic- Private  34,500 86.2   2.2 !       9.0    
Baptist  29,800 83.7   5.4 ! #   1.9 !   7.9    
Jewish  27,500 96.1         #      
                               
Lutheran  15,600 93.8   1.3 !     #   2.6 !  
Seventh-Day Adventist  5,500 66.2   13.6   #   4.4 !   13.4    
Other Religious  122,500 82.4   7.2   0.7 ! 3.0     4.9   0.9 !
Nonsectarian- Regular  84,300 86.7   3.6     2.7 ! #   6.0    
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  25,600 80.9   4.1 !   5.9   #   8.3    
Nonsectarian- Special Education  18,200 89.4   4.8 !       3.0 !  
# Rounds to zero.
! 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 Two or more races, non-Hispanic includes all non-Hispanic respondents who selected more than one race.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. Black includes African American and Hispanic includes Latino. 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 Teacher Data File," 2007-08.


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