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Number and percentage of public schools by presence of counselors, psychologists, and social workers on staff and selected school characteristics: 2015–16

      Schools with at least one full- or part-time counselor   Schools with at least one full- or part-time psychologist   Schools with at least one full- or part-time social worker   Schools with at least one full- or part-time counselor, psychologist, or social worker  
School school characteristic Total number of public schools   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent  
All public schools 90,400   73,000   80.7   60,200   66.5   37,500   41.5   85,200   94.2  
                                     
School classification                                    
Traditional public 83,500   68,700   82.3   56,900   68.1   35,200   42.2   79,500   95.2  
Public Charter 6,900   4,300   62.0   3,300   47.0   2,300   33.2   5,600   81.2  
                                     
Community type                                    
City 24,800   19,800   80.1   17,500   70.5   12,600   50.9   23,600   95.4  
Suburban 29,100   23,200   79.8   23,200   79.6   14,100   48.4   28,300   97.3  
Town 12,200   10,000   82.4   6,800   55.7   4,100   33.7   11,200   91.8  
Rural 24,400   19,900   81.6   12,800   52.3   6,700   27.5   22,000   90.2  
                                     
School level                                    
Primary 50,400   38,000   75.3   36,100   71.7   21,300   42.3   47,800   94.7  
Middle 13,900   12,700   91.9   9,900   71.7   6,500   46.6   13,500   97.5  
High 17,900   16,200   90.6   10,600   59.1   7,700   42.8   16,900   94.2  
Combined 8,200   6,100   73.7   3,500   42.5   2,100   25.3   7,000   84.9  
                                     
Student enrollment                                    
Less than 100 6,500   3,200   49.4   2,700   42.0   1,600   24.5   4,600   70.7  
100–199 7,300   5,100   70.2   3,400   46.1   2,000   27.5   6,200   85.6  
200–499 35,700   28,600   80.2   22,900   64.1   14,400   40.4   33,900   95.1  
500–749 22,900   19,200   83.6   16,900   73.5   10,300   44.8   22,500   98.3  
750–999 9,200   8,300   90.9   7,100   77.7   4,300   46.7   9,100   99.3  
1,000 or more 8,800   8,500   96.7   7,200   81.5   4,900   56.1   8,700   98.9  
                                     
Percent of K–12 students who
   were approved for free or
   reduced–price lunches
                                   
0–34 24,500   20,400   83.3   18,900   77.2   10,500   42.8   23,900   97.4  
35–49 12,000   10,200   84.6   8,200   68.1   5,100   42.5   11,700   97.1  
50–74 18,800   15,900   84.4   12,000   64.0   7,600   40.4   18,000   95.9  
75 or more 30,100   23,400   77.8   19,000   63.0   13,100   43.6   27,900   92.5  
School did not participate in
   free or reduced-price
   lunch program
5,000   3,100   62.4   2,100   41.3   1,200   24.3   3,700   74.7  
                                     
Percent of students in the
   school who are non-White1
                                   
50 or fewer 48,000   39,500   82.3   31,600   65.8   17,700   36.9   45,300   94.4  
Greater than 50 35,600   28,500   80.0   24,000   67.3   16,200   45.6   33,700   94.5  
1 Data on student race/ethnicity were not available for 7.5% of responding schools. These schools are included in the rest of the table.
NOTE: Primary schools are those with at least one grade lower than 5 and no grade higher than 8, middle schools have no grade lower than 5 and no grade higher than 8, high schools have no grade lower than 7 and at least one grade higher than 8, and all other schools are classified as combined. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Data File," 2015–16.