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Table 6. Number and percentage of private schools that had staff with specialist or coaching assignments, and among those schools, the percentage that had staff with a particular specialist or coaching assignment, by affiliation: 2011–12


        Among schools that had staff with specialist or coaching assignments, percent that had  
Affiliation Number of schools that had staff with specialist or coaching assignments   Percent of all schools that had staff with specialist or coaching assignments   Reading specialists   Math specialists   Science specialists   Reading coaches   Math coaches   Science coaches   General instructional/not subject-specific coaches  
All private schools 10,280 39.2 58.6 42.4 28.9 20.9 19.0 11.3 41.8  
                                     
Catholic, Parochial 1,100 38.0 66.2 38.2 24.0 19.2 ! 28.9  
Catholic, Diocesan 1,200 41.2 72.3 48.0 23.2 14.7 ! 11.2 ! 28.4  
Catholic, Private 420 44.0 61.6 41.5 27.8 24.0 ! 26.0 ! 35.6  
Baptist 510 28.5 44.9 54.3 31.1 13.4 ! 21.9 ! 9.1 ! 38.4  
Jewish  
                                     
Lutheran 370 27.0 40.1 38.3 32.3 21.4 12.4 37.4  
Seventh-Day Adventist 160 20.1 48.2 42.4 43.1 21.4 ! 13.5 ! 14.2 ! 55.5  
All Other Religious 2,740 33.3 48.3 39.9 22.1 19.7 23.8 13.7 46.8  
Non-sectarian, Regular 1,230 46.9 72.6 56.5 43.8 29.7 25.8 22.8 44.5  
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 1,010 45.6 54.2 37.8 46.1 16.7 12.1 ! 4.4 ! 45.0  
Non-sectarian, Special Education 820 51.3 63.9 33.0 15.2 ! 21.0 14.3 ! 10.1 ! 55.6  
! 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.
NOTE: A specialist works with students and a coach works with teachers. Coaching includes observing lessons, providing feedback, and demonstrating teaching strategies. 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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