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Table 4. Percentage distribution of private school teachers, by total years of full-time teaching experience, years teaching at current school, and affiliation: 2007–08

Full-time teaching experience Years teaching at current school
Affiliation Less than 4 years   4–9 years   10–14 years   15 or more years   Average number of years     Less than 4 years   4–9 years   10–14 years   15 or more years   Average number of years  
All private schools  29.4   25.2   14.4   30.9   11.6     39.8   31.9   11.0   17.4   7.9  
                                           
Catholic- Parochial  23.9   25.0   14.9   36.2   12.8     35.7   30.0   12.5   21.7   8.9  
Catholic- Diocesan  25.2   23.2   14.0   37.6   13.6     35.4   29.9   12.3   22.4   9.4  
Catholic- Private  18.8   23.5   16.7   40.9   14.7     32.0   32.7   13.1   22.2   9.3  
Baptist  39.0   20.0   12.8   28.1   10.2     47.9   26.8   10.3   15.1   6.7  
Jewish  30.8   31.8   16.2   21.2   10.9     37.9   40.5   12.9   8.6 ! 6.7  
                                           
Lutheran  27.1   18.7   17.0   37.2   13.3     36.3   32.2   9.8   21.7   8.8  
Seventh-Day Adventist  21.0   20.9   17.4   40.8   14.4     43.4   26.9   9.9   19.7   8.1  
Other Religious  36.3   25.7   12.1   25.9   9.8     45.8   31.9   9.4   13.0   6.6  
Nonsectarian- Regular  25.0   25.3   16.4   33.3   12.4     36.1   31.9   11.6   20.4   8.7  
Nonsectarian- Special Emphasis  36.3   27.3   16.2   20.2   8.8     42.7   34.9   12.1   10.3   6.5  
Nonsectarian- Special Education  33.6   36.1   10.4   19.9   8.5     47.0   34.9   3.2 ! 14.9   6.4  
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. 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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