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Table 3.  Number and percentage of schools that had students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP), percentage of enrolled students who had an IEP, and percentage of IEP students who spent varying amounts of time in regular classrooms, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2003–04

        Among IEP students in schools that had any students with an IEP, percent who spent varying amounts of time in regular classrooms
School type and selected school characteristic Number of schools that had any students
with an IEP
Percent of
all schools
that had any students
with an
IEP
Percent of enrolled students
who had
an IEP
All
day
Most of
the day
Some of
the day
Little or
none of
the day
All schools 98,370 84.3 12.0 25.8 38.5 21.5 14.2
               
All public schools  86,095 97.7 12.8 25.2 38.5 21.8 14.5
               
School classification               
Traditional public  84,043 97.8 12.9 25.0 38.5 21.9 14.6
Charter school  2,052 94.2 10.8 42.3 40.3 12.7 4.7
               
Community type               
Central city  21,452 97.6 12.9 28.8 35.5 19.8 16.0
Urban fringe/large town  41,617 98.3 12.6 24.0 38.8 22.3 14.9
Rural/small town  23,026 96.7 13.6 23.3 42.3 23.3 11.1
               
School level               
Elementary  60,657 98.5 12.7 23.5 42.1 20.0 14.4
Secondary  19,016 95.6 12.5 27.5 31.6 25.7 15.2
Combined  6,421 96.5 16.4 34.0 38.5 17.6 10.0
               
Student enrollment               
Less than 100  5,712 82.8 23.7 53.3 30.0 12.9 3.8
100–199  7,700 97.2 17.1 32.5 41.3 16.5 9.6
200–499  35,392 99.2 12.7 23.2 44.8 20.7 11.2
500–749  20,070 99.6 13.3 24.8 39.8 20.8 14.7
750–999  8,254 98.3 12.9 24.1 37.9 21.5 16.5
1,000 or more  8,966 99.0 11.8 26.7 31.5 24.7 17.2
               
All BIA schools  168 100.0 18.2 32.1 40.5 19.6 7.9
               
All private schools  12,108 42.7 4.0 56.6 37.6 4.1 1.7
               
School classification               
Catholic  4,864 61.4 2.3 53.9 39.4 5.8 0.9
Other religious  3,911 28.6 2.6 50.6 46.0 2.0 1.5
Nonsectarian  3,333 49.0 10.4 72.2 20.7 3.1 4.1
               
Community type               
Central city  4,283 43.9 2.9 57.4 34.9 3.7 3.9
Urban fringe/large town  6,200 43.9 4.9 58.0 37.6 3.9 0.4
Rural/small town  1,625 36.1 4.1 47.9 45.1 5.6 1.4
               
School level               
Elementary  7,647 44.1 2.8 53.4 40.5 4.9 1.1
Secondary  1,426 53.7 4.0 65.3 28.9 4.4 1.4
Combined  3,035 36.2 6.1 57.1 38.0 1.2 3.7
               
Student enrollment               
Less than 100  4,541 33.7 12.6 71.7 23.8 2.2 2.4
100–199  3,325 53.1 5.5 63.7 32.2 3.4 0.7
200–499  3,406 51.3 2.4 50.5 42.6 4.6 2.4
500–749  556 45.3 2.8 49.4 46.4 3.2 1.0
750 or more  279 37.0 1.2 57.9 34.0 6.6 1.6
NOTE: BIA school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) that are operated by the BIA, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04, Public School, BIA School, and Private School Data Files.


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