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Percentage distribution of private school teachers by stayer, mover, and leaver status for selected teacher and school characteristics in the base year: 1994–95, 2000–01, 2004–05, and 2008–09
 
Teacher or school characteristic in base year1 1994–95 2000–01 2004–05 2008–09
Stayers   Movers   Leavers   Stayers   Movers   Leavers   Stayers   Movers   Leavers   Stayers   Movers   Leavers
Total 82.3   5.8   11.9   79.1   8.4   12.5   80.5   5.9   13.6   79.2   4.9   15.9  
                                                 
Teaching experience2                                                
1–3 years 68.7   11.3   20.1   65.9   10.8   23.3   69.8   9.9   20.2   70.5   6.5   22.9  
4–9 years 79.1   8.0   13.0   75.4   11.6   13.0   77.0   6.0   16.9   74.8   7.8   17.4  
10–19 years 89.1   2.6   8.3   87.5   5.9   6.6   86.9   4.8   8.2   84.3   2.8   12.9  
20 years or more 89.7   2.2   8.1   86.4   5.4   8.2   88.1   3.1   8.8   85.8   2.7   11.4  
                                                 
Age                                                
Less than 30 years 74.2   11.2   14.6   64.4   12.8   22.8   68.1   11.8   20.1   68.9   10.0   21.1  
30–39 years 77.6   7.5   14.9   77.5   8.8   13.7   80.6   5.2   14.2   76.9   4.9   18.2  
40–49 years 87.2   4.1   8.7   83.8   7.7   8.5   84.3   5.0   10.7   83.7   5.4   10.9  
50 years or more 85.8   2.3   11.9   85.6   5.7   8.7   84.7   3.8   11.5 ! 82.8   2.5   14.7  
                                                 
Sex                                                
Male 82.1   4.8   13.1   81.1   7.2   11.7   80.5   5.2   14.2   80.0   5.7   14.3  
Female 82.4   6.1   11.6   78.5   8.8   12.8   80.5   6.1   13.4   78.9   4.7   16.4  
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White, non-Hispanic 82.5   5.7   11.7   78.9   8.7   12.4   81.3   5.7   13.0   80.7   4.6   14.7  
Black, non-Hispanic 82.3     12.6   88.7   2.3   9.1   67.8   9.2   23.0 ! 67.2   8.6 ! 24.2 !
Hispanic, regardless of race 77.2     14.6   82.0   7.6   10.4   70.3   7.6   22.1   69.2     23.7 !
Asian/Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 79.0     17.5   68.9   4.2   26.9 ! 89.7   2.7   7.6   58.7 !    
American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic     38.5 ! 95.7 ! 4.3 ! #   65.5   18.5 ! 16.0 !      
Two or more races, non-Hispanic3       65.6   7.1 ! 27.3   65.8   13.4 ! 20.8 ! 100.0   #   #  
                                                 
Region                                                
Northeast 84.0   7.1   8.9   79.2   8.8   12.0   82.9   4.8   12.3   80.3   5.0   14.7  
Midwest 84.3   5.9   9.8   79.4   8.4   12.3   80.7   6.9   12.3   78.8   3.8   17.3  
South 81.5   4.1   14.5   78.4   7.7   13.9   78.7   6.3   15.0   77.5   5.4   17.2  
West 78.3   6.7   15.0   79.8   9.2   11.0   79.9   5.7   14.4   81.9   5.3   12.9  
                                                 
School level                                                
Elementary 83.7   5.8   10.5   78.8   10.2   11.0   79.0   7.6   13.5   78.9   6.4   14.6  
Secondary 83.0   5.5   11.5   82.5   9.0   8.5   87.4   3.2   9.4   82.3   5.4 ! 12.2  
Combined 79.1   6.0   14.9   77.8   5.5   16.7   79.3   5.1   15.6   78.4   3.1   18.6  
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Base year refers to the school year prior to the relevant TFS administration year.
2 Teaching experience includes total years of full-time and part-time teaching experience.
3 The 2000–01 TFS, 2003–04 SASS, and 2007–08 SASS allowed respondents to mark multiple race categories. Data presented for the 2000–01 TFS administration's race/ethnicity categories are different from the data presented in Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results from the Teacher Follow-up Survey, 2000–01 (NCES 2004-301). This table presents the multiple response race/ethnicity data as reported in the 2000–01 TFS questionnaires (rather than the mutually exclusive categories offered in the 1999–2000 SASS teacher questionnaires).
NOTE: "Stayers" are teachers who were teaching in the same school in the current school year as in the base year. "Movers" are teachers who were still teaching in the current school year but had moved to a different school after the base year. "Leavers" are teachers who left the teaching profession after the base year. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because all data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Private School Teacher Data Files," 1993–94, 1999–2000, 2003–04 and 2007–08; Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS), "Current and Former Teacher Data Files," 1994–95, 2000–01, 2004–05 and 2008–09.


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