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Digest of Education Statistics: 2006
Digest of Education Statistics: 2006

NCES 2007-017
July 2007


Table 59. Private elementary and secondary schools, enrollment, teachers, and high school graduates, by state: Selected years, 1997 through 2003
State Schools, fall 2003 Enrollment in prekindergarten through grade 12 Teachers,1  fall 2003 High school graduates, 2002–03
Fall 1997 Fall 1999 Fall 2001 Fall 2003
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
United States 34,681 (390.1) 5,944,320 (18,543) 6,018,280 (30,179) 6,319,650 (40,272) 6,099,220 (41,219) 440,850 (3,108) 295,790 (5,355)
Alabama 590 (103.4) 82,060 (0) 81,040 (0) 92,380 (3,926) 99,580 (12,130) 7,250 (720) 5,980 (1,225)
Alaska 97 (28.3) 7,230 (0) 6,980 (0) 7,420 (0) 7,370 (424) 640 (57) 280 (0)
Arizona 616 (208.6) 59,730 (261) 58,740 (2,591) 78,660 (18,218) 75,360 (16,426) 4,840 (907) 2,410 (23)
Arkansas 185 (0.0) 30,410 (0) 29,400 (0) 32,570 (0) 31,300 (0) 2,280 (0) 1,300 (0)
California 4,244 (61.8) 721,210 (2,146) 724,010 (1,403) 757,750 (8,415) 740,460 (8,703) 49,460 (524) 32,000 (594)
                             
Colorado 429 (9.5) 65,410 (0) 65,690 (0) 64,700 (0) 62,080 (476) 4,620 (29) 2,360 (19)
Connecticut 443 (34.3) 76,740 (785) 80,060 (391) 82,320 (0) 102,960 (25,024) 9,190 (1,814) 10,560 (5,065)
Delaware 177 (31.8) 36,730 (7,525) 26,940 (0) 31,690 (1,023) 33,020 (2,649) 3,410 (1,306) 1,360 (101)
District of Columbia 145 (52.3) 17,480 (0) 17,000 (0) 33,660 (14,373) 23,510 (6,121) 2,410 (527) 1,200 (0)
Florida 1,998 (101.8) 329,770 (2,120) 349,180 (4,957) 365,890 (8,301) 398,720 (14,590) 27,720 (998) 16,820 (463)
                             
Georgia 895 (169.4) 126,520 (5,983) 137,420 (9,460) 137,060 (4,550) 144,850 (6,527) 11,880 (506) 6,850 (16)
Hawaii 134 (0.0) 35,530 (0) 35,550 (746) 42,980 (220) 39,940 (0) 2,990 (0) 2,740 (0)
Idaho 118 (0.0) 11,140 (0) 12,720 (0) 12,050 (0) 12,570 (0) 910 (0) 510 (0)
Illinois 1,618 (37.2) 345,250 (720) 347,750 (700) 357,390 (19,293) 316,430 (1,698) 19,910 (143) 15,090 (63)
Indiana 860 (39.3) 122,430 (1,222) 121,960 (0) 129,240 (326) 124,500 (455) 7,900 (39) 4,820 (0)
                             
Iowa 278 (21.2) 64,320 (9,269) 54,640 (844) 51,540 (0) 53,850 (4,634) 3,500 (180) 2,620 (0)
Kansas 319 (74.6) 45,430 (1,964) 56,840 (12,716) 51,540 (8,341) 47,710 (2,151) 3,350 (223) 2,160 (0)
Kentucky 465 (63.5) 81,770 (1,078) 89,300 (6,657) 85,230 (3,227) 82,100 (1,525) 5,420 (64) 3,660 (0)
Louisiana 476 (27.8) 153,710 (1,198) 148,020 (0) 159,910 (11,381) 155,780 (3,515) 10,020 (199) 9,010 (42)
Maine 237 (82.8) 18,260 ((0)) 19,820 (261) 20,820 (174) 24,740 (3,629) 2,250 (232) 3,240 (768)
                             
Maryland 863 (0.0) 154,920 (1,725) 166,570 (1,030) 175,740 (0) 172,360 (0) 13,440 (0) 7,810 (0)
Massachusetts 1,067 (108.9) 151,300 (0) 154,060 (147) 177,490 (9,836) 164,390 (6,636) 14,360 (258) 10,050 (0)
Michigan 1,037 (0.0) 211,950 (3,152) 208,470 (4,965) 198,380 (0) 180,080 (0) 11,710 (0) 9,320 (0)
Minnesota 627 (43.5) 97,470 (0) 101,360 (0) 112,310 (2,993) 106,010 (3,011) 7,330 (216) 4,750 (189)
Mississippi 316 (72.2) 57,150 (416) 67,200 (14,096) 67,380 (10,106) 57,110 (2,981) 4,360 (364) 3,370 (0)
                             
Missouri 813 (121.5) 138,460 (6,478) 131,750 (0) 138,140 (4,321) 141,530 (9,966) 9,970 (556) 7,670 (780)
Montana 168 (47.7) 9,050 (0) 10,170 (487) 12,930 (1,895) 12,510 (2,091) 1,400 (428) 830 (323)
Nebraska 234 (0.0) 43,210 (0) 44,560 (0) 45,590 (618) 41,650 (0) 2,800 (0) 2,360 (0)
Nevada 138 (0.0) 15,360 (0) 17,350 (0) 20,370 (385) 23,930 (0) 1,370 (0) 670 (0)
New Hampshire 322 (0.0) 31,670 (1,565) 36,480 (0) 38,650 (0) 33,780 (0) 2,700 (0) 2,240 (0)
                             
New Jersey 1,453 (49.4) 248,110 (8,025) 237,540 (2,316) 282,450 (4,182) 269,530 (7,577) 19,270 (459) 11,930 (5)
New Mexico 212 (17.3) 23,580 (84) 28,570 (220) 26,510 (0) 29,310 (3,928) 2,450 (381) 1,240 (0)
New York 2,228 (64.2) 531,510 (2,416) 542,520 (4,368) 559,670 (1,669) 515,620 (4,071) 39,280 (338) 26,870 (415)
North Carolina 746 (77.8) 105,450 (8,920) 104,370 (1,403) 116,500 (4,112) 126,230 (11,439) 10,570 (800) 5,130 (184)
North Dakota 53 (0.0) 7,970 (0) 7,730 (0) 7,180 (0) 6,840 (0) 540 (0) 460 (0)
                             
Ohio 1,174 (53.5) 285,150 (3,088) 280,930 (1,730) 290,370 (7,180) 270,660 (7,094) 17,330 (464) 14,090 (414)
Oklahoma 202 (27.4) 39,580 (7,068) 45,660 (7,770) 46,570 (8,723) 34,300 (2,013) 2,580 (87) 1,550 (57)
Oregon 412 ((0.0)) 58,290 (4,441) 61,000 (5,195) 71,500 (15,519) 54,320 (0) 3,620 (0) 2,610 (0)
Pennsylvania 2,512 (87.2) 395,940 (5,960) 392,060 (6,679) 374,490 (0) 357,580 (3,364) 24,910 (268) 18,270 (162)
Rhode Island 193 (0.0) 30,310 (0) 29,570 (0) 30,970 (0) 31,960 (0) 2,610 (0) 1,800 (0)
                             
South Carolina 420 (0.0) 82,390 (7,965) 86,810 (18,537) 70,950 (0) 73,800 (0) 5,250 (0) 2,830 (0)
South Dakota 90 (0.0) 10,350 (0) 10,120 (0) 11,740 (0) 11,980 (0) 880 (0) 480 (0)
Tennessee 529 (0.0) 91,880 (0) 104,150 (5,281) 98,790 (0) 93,390 (0) 7,920 (0) 5,280 (0)
Texas 1,539 (117.5) 283,120 (7,997) 277,770 (2,338) 314,210 (12,244) 271,380 (2,758) 21,500 (766) 10,600 (267)
Utah 124 (0.0) 18,250 (0) 15,900 (0) 20,040 (0) 19,990 (0) 1,450 (0) 1,030 (0)
                             
Vermont 131 (0.0) 12,230 (398) 15,010 (1,829) 14,090 (0) 12,730 (0) 1,460 (0) 1,260 (0)
Virginia 733 (55.7) 115,560 (443) 116,110 (215) 129,470 (0) 131,160 (6,936) 10,480 (474) 5,840 (54)
Washington 740 (102.4) 88,160 (1,870) 88,080 (1,493) 91,150 (2,028) 101,130 (7,935) 6,860 (413) 3,750 (0)
West Virginia 153 (0.0) 15,260 (0) 16,370 (0) 16,560 (0) 15,300 (0) 1,270 (0) 760 (0)
Wisconsin 1,096 (84.1) 156,330 (0) 154,340 (1,581) 162,220 (9,080) 159,240 (11,743) 10,990 (657) 5,920 (0)
Wyoming 38 (0.0) 3,200 (0) 2,640 (0) 2,430 (0) 2,600 (0) 240 (0) 40 (0)
1 Reported in full-time-equivalents (FTE). Excludes teachers who teach only prekindergar­ten students.
NOTE: Includes special education, vocational/technical education, and alternative schools. Tabulation includes schools that offer kindergarten or higher grade. Includes enrollment of students in prekindergarten though grade 12 in schools that offer kindergarten or higher grade. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), various years, 1997–98 through 2003–2004. (This table was prepared September 2006.)