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Table 7. Percentage of private school principals who thought they had a major influence on decisions concerning various activities at their school, by affiliation: 2011–12


Affiliation Setting performance standards for students   Establishing curriculum   Determining the content of in-service professional development programs for teachers   Evaluating teachers   Hiring new full-time teachers   Setting discipline policy   Deciding how their school budget will be spent  
All private schools 80.6   70.4   78.5   83.7   85.8   81.9   63.4  
                             
Catholic, Parochial 88.6   67.3   84.1   95.5   97.7   90.4   68.0  
Catholic, Diocesan 84.8   71.3   86.1   95.7   98.2   92.6   69.4  
Catholic, Private 82.9   76.1   81.7   86.1   95.5   85.1   57.8  
Baptist 83.0   79.0   79.1   85.2   82.3   82.9   55.7  
Jewish              
                             
Lutheran 81.5   80.0   77.8   84.2   74.2   79.3   60.6  
Seventh-Day Adventist 79.6   43.6   42.7   59.9   57.2   83.2   42.3  
All Other Religious 70.8   65.3   73.6   75.3   74.7   73.8   54.3  
Non-sectarian, Regular 93.5   74.0   81.5   79.5   90.6   83.3   79.1  
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 74.6   71.9   77.8   85.7   91.8   76.7   76.0  
Non-sectarian, Special Education 85.1   76.1   84.7   90.4   93.6   83.9   66.8  
‡ 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: Response options included "no influence," "minor influence," "moderate influence," "major influence," and "not applicable." Principals who reported "not applicable" are excluded from the table.
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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