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Average and median age of private school teachers and percentage distribution of teachers by age category, sex, and affiliation: 2017–18

                             
          Age category   Sex
Affiliation Average age of
teachers
  Median age of
teachers
  Less than 30
years
  30-49 years   50-54 years   55 years or
more
  Male   Female  
All private schools 44.3   43.1   16.2   47.1   11.3   25.4   26.0   74.0  
                                 
Catholic, Parochial 45.7   44.6   14.8   44.5   10.9   29.7   14.7   85.3  
Catholic, Diocesan 44.7   45.1   18.2   39.9   15.4   26.5   21.4   78.6  
Catholic, Private 44.1   42.3   16.8   46.2   10.6   26.4   37.6   62.4  
Baptist 46.4   45.3   16.4   38.5   11.9   33.2   28.7   71.3  
Jewish                
Lutheran 44.7   42.7   8.3 ! 55.4   9.4 ! 26.8   27.3   72.7  
Seventh-Day Adventist 44.2   41.9   25.0 ! 33.4     40.6   20.8   79.2  
All Other Religious                
Non-sectarian, Regular                
Non-sectarian, Special Emphasis 43.6   42.0   14.1   52.1   11.2   22.6   26.2   73.8  
Non-sectarian, Special Education 39.7   36.2   30.0   44.2   7.6   18.1   25.4   74.6  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The response rate is below 50 percent.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. 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), "Private School Teacher Data File," 2017–18.