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Table 60. -  Private elementary and secondary enrollment, teachers, and schools, by selected characteristics: Fall 1995
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                           | Kindergarten to 12th grade enrollment\1\ |              Teachers                |             Schools
         Selected          |__________________________________________|______________________________________|____________________________________
          school           |  Total   | Catholic |  Other   |  Non-   |  Total  |Catholic|  Other  |  Non-   | Total |Catholic|  Other  |  Non-
      characteristics      |          |          |religious |sectarian|         |        |religious|sectarian|       |        |religious|sectarian
___________________________|__________|__________|__________|_________|_________|________|_________|_________|_______|________|_________|_________
             1             |    2     |    3     |    4     |    5    |    6    |   7    |    8    |    9    |  10   |   11   |   12    |   13
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    Total .................|5,032,200 |2,519,205 |1,743,791 | 769,204 | 361,909 |140,941 | 136,513 |  84,455 |27,686 |  8,248 |  13,081 |   6,357
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Level of school            |          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
  Elementary ..............|2,835,247 |1,835,535 |  743,112 | 256,600 | 176,148 | 95,306 |  54,623 |  26,219 |16,744 |  6,833 |   6,761 |   3,150
  Secondary ...............|  811,422 |  606,239 |  121,259 |  83,924 |  59,880 | 38,863 |  10,390 |  10,628 | 2,533 |  1,149 |     662 |     722
  Combined ................|1,385,531 |   77,430 |  879,420 | 428,680 | 125,881 |  6,773 |  71,499 |  47,609 | 8,409 |    266 |   5,657 |   2,486
                           |          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
School enrollment          |          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
  Less than 150 ...........|  925,845 |  152,653 |  523,779 | 249,412 |  93,526 | 12,091 |  49,441 |  31,994 |15,843 |  1,537 |   9,362 |   4,944
  150 to 299 ..............|1,443,244 |  806,922 |  474,656 | 161,666 |  97,255 | 45,281 |  34,663 |  17,311 | 6,667 |  3,630 |   2,261 |     775
  300 to 499 ..............|1,211,421 |  733,555 |  348,410 | 129,456 |  76,820 | 39,582 |  24,352 |  12,885 | 3,187 |  1,923 |     924 |     340
  500 to 749 ..............|  790,747 |  479,808 |  203,282 | 107,657 |  49,810 | 25,263 |  14,026 |  10,522 | 1,333 |    813 |     340 |     179
  750 or more .............|  660,942 |  346,265 |  193,664 | 121,013 |  44,498 | 18,725 |  14,030 |  11,744 |   657 |    344 |     193 |     120
                           |          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
Percent minority students .|          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
  None ....................|  333,914 |   68,327 |  238,108 |  27,479 |  28,099 |  4,264 |  21,278 |   2,557 | 4,256 |    465 |   3,265 |     525
  1 to 9 percent ..........|2,269,371 |1,248,074 |  773,237 | 248,061 | 151,276 | 69,148 |  56,896 |  25,232 | 9,619 |  3,900 |   4,294 |   1,424
  10 to 29 percent ........|1,257,774 |  560,629 |  396,103 | 301,042 | 100,786 | 33,279 |  32,381 |  35,125 | 6,517 |  1,712 |   2,680 |   2,126
  30 to 49 percent ........|  385,183 |  191,536 |  118,286 |  75,361 |  29,139 | 10,885 |   8,994 |   9,259 | 2,261 |    602 |     865 |     793
  50 percent or more ......|  785,958 |  450,639 |  218,058 | 117,260 |  52,609 | 23,364 |  16,963 |  12,282 | 5,033 |  1,569 |   1,976 |   1,488
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Community type             |          |          |          |         |         |        |         |         |       |        |         |
  Central city ............|2,492,539 |1,325,035 |  809,785 | 357,719 | 173,755 | 72,906 |  62,332 |  38,517 |11,357 |  3,878 |   4,603 |   2,876
  Urban fringe/large town .|1,968,029 |  995,863 |  675,252 | 296,914 | 141,393 | 55,139 |  51,826 |  34,428 |10,325 |  3,154 |   4,590 |   2,581
  Rural/small town ........|  571,632 |  198,307 |  258,754 | 114,571 |  46,761 | 12,897 |  22,354 |  11,510 | 6,003 |  1,216 |   3,888 |     900
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\1\Includes only kindergarten pupils who attend schools that offer first or higher grade.

NOTE.--Includes only schools that offer first grade or above. Excludes prekindergarten students. Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Survey, 1995." (This table was prepared February 1999.)


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