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Table 55. Private elementary and secondary enrollment, teachers, and schools, by orientation of school and selected school characteristics: Fall 2003
Selected school characteristic Prekindergarten to grade 12 enrollment Teachers1  Schools
Total Catholic Other religious Non- sectarian Total Catholic Other religious Non- sectarian Total Catholic Other religious Non- sectarian
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  Number
Total 6,099,221 2,520,121 2,228,234 1,350,866 440,850 153,038 167,171 120,641 34,681 8,041 15,507 11,133
Level of school                        
Elementary 3,569,986 1,810,163 1,051,392 708,431 214,677 101,610 67,572 45,495 23,494 6,661 9,126 7,707
Secondary 845,083 609,601 116,986 118,497 68,344 42,728 11,314 14,301 2,694 1,096 758 840
Combined 1,684,152 100,358 1,059,856 523,939 157,830 8,700 88,285 60,845 8,494 284 5,623 2,587
                         
Type of school                        
Coed 5,670,372 2,265,769 2,112,766 1,291,837 403,531 133,753 156,921 112,857 33,295 7,569 15,012 10,714
All female 206,432 119,872 56,275 30,285 18,474 9,649 4,931 3,894 592 254 186 152
All male 222,417 134,480 59,193 28,744 18,844 9,636 5,318 3,890 794 218 309 267
                         
School enrollment                        
Less than 50 735,506 18,003 329,748 387,755 48,220 1,549 23,537 23,134 14,911 352 7,403 7,157
50 to 149 936,871 206,563 467,055 263,253 81,722 15,951 39,453 26,318 8,329 1,667 4,323 2,339
150 to 299 1,499,155 758,128 536,653 204,373 106,367 44,815 39,954 21,598 6,327 3,206 2,264 858
300 to 499 1,232,108 691,754 365,841 174,513 84,758 40,867 26,063 17,828 3,000 1,693 884 423
500 to 749 816,250 457,147 249,242 109,862 55,442 26,087 17,885 11,469 1,298 743 381 174
750 or more 879,331 388,526 279,695 211,110 64,342 23,770 20,279 20,294 816 381 252 183
                         
Percent minority students                        
None 455,747 47,361 320,788 87,598 34,037 3,286 25,429 5,322 5,805 351 3,919 1,535
1 to 9 percent 2,302,529 1,177,388 831,418 293,724 161,194 70,959 61,531 28,703 9,164 3,537 4,085 1,542
10 to 29 percent 1,745,024 613,362 563,508 568,154 135,974 39,156 43,223 53,595 8,807 1,802 3,385 3,620
30 to 49 percent 555,305 207,895 187,549 159,860 40,060 12,863 13,470 13,727 3,458 644 1,266 1,548
50 percent or more 1,040,616 474,115 324,971 241,530 69,586 26,774 23,517 19,294 7,447 1,707 2,853 2,887
                         
Type of locale                        
City 2,591,721 1,160,165 866,824 564,732 185,161 70,124 64,050 50,987 12,096 3,381 4,650 4,065
Suburban 2,439,654 1,032,266 847,598 559,790 167,958 60,662 60,652 46,644 12,533 2,943 4,694 4,896
Town 446,322 213,909 174,965 57,448 34,194 14,246 13,686 6,262 3,367 1,068 1,707 592
Rural 621,525 113,781 338,848 168,896 53,537 8,006 28,783 16,748 6,686 650 4,456 1,580
  Standard errors
Total (41,219.4) (10,580.0) (19,673.5) (29,197.4) (3,107.8) (613.4) (1,491.3) (2,338.2) (390.1) (35.3) (235.8) (238.7)
Level of school                        
Elementary (26,311.9) (11,030.3) (12,563.0) (14,207.2) (1,518.5) (591.0) (902.7) (710.7) (303.3) (33.5) (179.6) (203.8)
Secondary (24,240.6) (3,888.4) (1,536.1) (23,852.4) (1,743.7) (271.9) (191.0) (1,709.4) (43.2) (5.8) (30.9) (30.2)
Combined (13,205.3) (194.5) (11,117.3) (6,067.0) (1,699.2) (19.0) (875.8) (1,414.8) (151.8) (4.7) (92.1) (111.3)
                         
Type of school                        
Coed (40,482.9) (11,053.5) (18,654.4) (29,154.3) (3,057.7) (592.4) (1,434.4) (2,331.9) (386.5) (34.1) (234.2) (237.4)
All female (1,931.8) (1,892.6) (0.0) (387.2) (179.3) (175.0) (0.0) (38.7) (9.1) (4.7) (0.0) (7.7)
All male (6,417.2) (3,401.2) (5,430.7) (347.0) (374.1) (208.8) (309.1) (29.0) (33.3) (6.5) (25.2) (20.8)
                         
School enrollment                        
Less than 50 (15,260.3) (356.7) (8,591.5) (9,976.6) (1,188.3) (46.4) (790.0) (705.1) (327.1) (13.0) (190.8) (215.2)
50 to 149 (8,597.4) (2,555.3) (4,931.3) (5,254.1) (698.9) (142.3) (497.3) (365.3) (91.5) (13.4) (67.3) (49.4)
150 to 299 (9,077.3) (3,759.0) (8,128.9) (5,039.9) (1,421.5) (144.1) (775.4) (1,209.5) (43.9) (12.2) (41.5) (22.8)
300 to 499 (10,264.3) (6,167.9) (5,519.1) (3,701.5) (620.8) (317.3) (338.9) (205.1) (23.5) (14.0) (12.1) (9.3)
500 to 749 (9,265.1) (6,281.7) (6,810.4) (0.0) (601.2) (370.2) (473.7) (0.0) (16.0) (11.6) (11.1) (0.0)
750 or more (25,564.6) (3,396.7) (6,873.5) (23,922.4) (1,755.6) (208.1) (365.6) (1,688.4) (13.4) (3.4) (6.6) (10.6)
                         
Percent minority students                        
None (11,956.3) (169.2) (10,678.6) (5,896.4) (888.0) (26.5) (857.6) (482.7) (219.6) (7.4) (147.3) (115.4)
1 to 9 percent (13,616.0) (8,626.1) (8,345.9) (4,416.5) (1,408.8) (509.1) (544.9) (1,143.8) (86.7) (27.7) (71.3) (29.5)
10 to 29 percent (27,413.0) (3,192.3) (8,257.0) (25,313.8) (1,989.5) (217.7) (933.0) (1,733.1) (145.7) (9.5) (88.3) (101.7)
30 to 49 percent (7,300.4) (0.0) (6,449.2) (3,423.9) (576.5) (0.0) (486.0) (231.8) (61.5) (0.0) (31.3) (49.7)
50 percent or more (7,613.8) (5,105.5) (2,080.8) (5,612.7) (569.2) (246.4) (141.9) (494.9) (92.1) (15.7) (38.9) (69.1)
                         
Type of locale                        
City (30,993.9) (6,516.0) (11,025.5) (26,043.8) (2,151.8) (319.4) (779.4) (1,845.7) (173.6) (23.6) (70.4) (126.3)
Suburban (23,337.0) (8,306.6) (12,817.6) (10,120.6) (1,332.9) (477.8) (882.3) (604.1) (181.3) (16.9) (91.4) (122.0)
Town (7,669.6) (2,128.6) (6,782.3) (2,879.5) (1,288.3) (130.7) (557.7) (1,154.0) (85.6) (11.6) (60.8) (59.1)
Rural (7,449.7) (0.0) (6,159.5) (3,704.6) (794.6) (0.0) (644.2) (360.5) (238.6) (0.0) (183.1) (99.7)
1 Data 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. 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), 2003–2004. (This table was prepared September 2006.)

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