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Table 6. Average total years of experience as a school principal, average years as a principal at current school, and percentage distribution of private school principals, by reported years of experience as a principal at current school and affiliation: 2011–12


          Percent of principals by reported years of experience at current school  
Affiliation Average total years of experience   Average years at current school   Less than 2 years   2–3 years   4–9 years   10 years or more  
All private schools 10.8   7.4   24.7   17.5   28.8   29.1  
                         
Catholic, Parochial 11.9   7.4   22.1   14.7   34.7   28.6  
Catholic, Diocesan 9.3   5.2   26.2   23.6   32.4   17.8  
Catholic, Private 10.1   6.2   30.7   25.9   18.9   24.5  
Baptist 11.3   8.4   21.2   12.6   29.6   36.6  
Jewish            
                         
Lutheran 12.4   7.2   24.7   17.2   33.0   25.0  
Seventh-Day Adventist 9.6   4.2   35.0   21.1   31.4   12.5  
All Other Religious 9.1   6.5   29.7   19.8   23.8   26.7  
Non-sectarian, Regular 13.8   9.9   16.2   11.6   29.8   42.4  
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 13.7   10.8   16.9   14.2   26.3   42.6  
Non-sectarian, Special Education 9.6   7.1   20.0   16.7   38.4   24.9  
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
NOTE: Years of experience do not include the current school year. 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 Principal Data Files," 2011–12.


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