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Table 1. Total number of private school principals and percentage distribution of private school principals, by race/ethnicity and affiliation: 2011–12


      Percent of principals by race/ethnicity  
Affiliation Total number of principals   Hispanic, regardless of race   White, non-Hispanic   Black or African American, non-Hispanic   Other1  
All private schools 25,730   3.3   87.3   6.8   2.5  
                     
Catholic, Parochial 2,890     92.4      
Catholic, Diocesan 2,900   4.6 ! 91.4   2.6 !  
Catholic, Private 960   10.6 ! 81.9   5.3 !  
Baptist 1,790   2.2 ! 88.8   6.2   2.9 !
Jewish          
                     
Lutheran 1,350     96.6      
Seventh-Day Adventist 800     71.9   17.6   3.2 !
All Other Religious 7,780   2.3 ! 84.4   10.0   3.2 !
Non-sectarian, Regular 2,590   4.4 ! 81.4   10.7    
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 2,200     86.8   5.9 !  
Non-sectarian, Special Education 1,580     93.2   3.3 ! #  
# Rounds to zero.
! 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 Other includes American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic; Asian, non-Hispanic; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic; and two or more races, non-Hispanic.
NOTE: Hispanic includes Latino. 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 Principal Data File," 2011–12.


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