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Table 1. Total number of private schools and students, and percentage of schools and students that participated in the Title I and federal free or reduced-price lunch programs, by affiliation: 2011–12


          Title I services1   Federal free or reduced-price lunch program  
Affiliation Total number of schools   Total number of students   Percent of all schools that received services   Percent of all K–12 students that received services2   Percent of all schools that participated   Percent of all K–12 students who were approved for free or reduced-price lunches3  
All private schools 26,230 4,479,530 20.8 3.7 22.7 8.2  
                         
Catholic, Parochial 2,890 715,990 57.1 6.8 52.2 9.1
Catholic, Diocesan 2,900 843,140 48.3 3.9 57.4 9.0
Catholic, Private 960 333,360 18.3 4.9 ! 21.4 9.6
Baptist 1,790 225,970 7.4 1.7 ! 6.3 ! 1.2 !
Jewish
                         
Lutheran 1,360 148,230 25.9 3.6 38.1 9.1
Seventh-Day Adventist 800 44,670 11.8 4.3 4.6 ! 2.6 !
All Other Religious 8,210 967,540 9.5 2.8 10.1 4.1
Non-sectarian, Regular 2,610 724,970 7.2 ! 0.8 ! 6.3 !
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 2,220 156,230 7.8 ! 5.7 ! 6.8 6.1 !
Non-sectarian, Special Education 1,600 100,950 9.5 10.2 32.0 31.8
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Respondents were provided the following explanation on the questionnaire for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: "Title I is a federally funded program that provides educational services, such as remedial reading or remedial math, to children who live in areas with high concentrations of low-income families." These services were received at the school or at any other location.
2 Percentages are based on all students, including those in schools that did not receive Title I services.
3 Percentages are based on all students, including those in schools that did not participate in the federal free or reduced-price lunch program.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Data File," 2011–12.


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