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Table 12.  Number of various school staff, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2003–04

School type and selected school characteristic Vice principals and assistant principals/ school heads1 Instructional coordinators and supervisors,
such as curriculum specialists1
Library media specialists/ librarians1 School counselors, excluding psychologists and social workers1 Student support services professional staff1,2
All schools  78,349 65,203 97,275 133,145 394,969
           
All public schools  65,038 56,980 81,338 118,761 353,654
           
School classification           
Traditional public  63,857 55,671 80,571 117,462 348,370
Charter school  1,181 1,310 767 1,299 5,284
           
Community type           
Central city  22,653 21,307 19,794 32,090 99,114
Urban fringe/large town  32,007 28,843 40,838 60,177 179,878
Rural/small town  10,378 6,830 20,707 26,494 74,663
           
School level           
Elementary  33,992 38,724 57,491 64,575 261,082
Secondary  28,509 15,919 19,287 47,320 70,655
Combined  2,537 2,338 4,560 6,866 21,917
           
Student enrollment           
Less than 100  1,180 1,291 2,106 3,918 13,034
100–199  1,185 1,821 5,678 6,294 26,135
200–499  10,980 18,516 33,042 34,038 139,285
500–749  16,228 13,346 19,882 24,857 89,533
750–999  11,562 8,971 8,500 15,511 38,905
1,000 or more  23,902 13,035 12,130 34,143 46,762
           
All BIA schools  79 138 151 239 487
           
All private schools  13,232 8,086 15,785 14,144 40,828
           
School classification           
Catholic  4,548 2,151 6,427 6,378 12,175
Other religious  4,926 2,934 5,833 3,008 8,978
Nonsectarian  3,758 3,000 3,525 4,759 19,675
           
Community type           
Central city  5,847 3,138 6,116 6,559 15,168
Urban fringe/large town  6,225 4,171 7,978 6,147 22,359
Rural/small town  1,161 777 1,691 1,438 3,301
           
School level           
Elementary  5,525 3,129 8,470 4,407 18,960
Secondary  2,629 1,557 2,145 4,444 7,552
Combined  5,078 3,400 5,170 5,293 14,316
           
Student enrollment           
Less than 100  2,691 2,193 1,986 2,833 15,145
100–199  2,449 1,134 3,715 2,513 8,811
200–499  4,759 2,644 6,681 4,549 10,774
500–749  1,619 813 1,660 1,742 2,981
750 or more  1,714 1,301 1,743 2,508 3,117
1 Includes full- and part-time head counts.
2 Student support services professional staff includes nurses, social workers, psychologists, speech therapists or pathologists, and other professional staff.
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. Estimates of the number of principals and teachers are provided in Table 1. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey, 2003–04, Public School Teacher, BIA School Teacher, Private School Teacher, Public School Principal, BIA School Principal, Private School Principal, Public School, BIA School, and Private School Data Files.


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