Number, average age, and sex of private school principals, by affiliation: 1999–2000
Sex
Affiliation   Number of
principals
  Average age
of principals
  Male   Female
Percent Percent
All private schools    26,230   49.9   45.4   54.6
                 
Catholic    8,100   52.4   27.1   72.9
Friends    80   53.2   65.4   34.6
Episcopal    370   51.0   46.1   53.9
Hebrew Day    250   52.8   64.0   36.0
Solomon Schechter    60   50.5   51.1   48.9
                 
Other Jewish    400   47.1   49.2   50.8
Lutheran, Missouri Synod    1,090   49.0   67.6   32.4
Lutheran, Wisconsin Synod    350   41.1   97.9  
Evangelical Lutheran    120   50.9   29.0   71.0
Other Lutheran    70   47.3   65.0   35.0
                 
Seventh-Day Adventist    950   49.3   42.8   57.2
Christian Schools International    360   48.5   70.7   29.3
American Association of Christian Schools    960   48.2   85.1   14.9
Association of Christian Schools International    2,730   47.2   50.5   49.5
National Association of Private Schools for
    Exceptional Children 
  270   51.8   59.9   40.1
                 
Montessori    890   51.4   14.5   85.5
Independent Schools    710   51.6   74.1   25.9
National Independent Private School Association    140   46.9   19.4 ! 80.6
Other    8,330   48.6   50.7   49.3
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 50 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Too few cases to report estimate.
NOTE: 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 File," 1999–2000.