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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number and percentage distribution of private school teachers (headcount), by work status and selected school characteristics: United States, 2013–14

 
  Work status  
Selected characteristic Total   Full time   3/4 time but less than 100%   1/2 time but less than 3/4   1/4 time but less than 1/2   Less than 1/4 time  
Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent  
Total487,513   100.0   383,624   78.7   23,506   4.8   43,708   9.0   20,607   4.2   16,068   3.3  
                                                
Private school typology                                                
Catholic 149,247   100.0   125,142   83.8   5,670   3.8   10,463   7.0   5,128   3.4   2,844   1.9  
Parochial 50,157   100.0   41,509   82.8   2,140   4.3   3,642   7.3   1,892   3.8   974   1.9  
Diocesan 66,298   100.0   55,526   83.8   2,468   3.7   4,869   7.3   2,260   3.4   1,176   1.8  
Private 32,792   100.0   28,107   85.7   1,062   3.2   1,952   6.0   977   3.0   694   2.1  
                                                 
Other religious 195,095   100.0   142,587   73.1   10,538   5.4   23,411   12.0   10,368   5.3   8,191   4.2  
Conservative Christian 65,918   100.0   50,131   76.1   3,316   5.0   6,106   9.3   3,456   5.2   2,909   4.4  
Other affiliated 60,497   100.0   40,778   67.4   3,560   5.9   9,830   16.2   3,760   6.2   2,568   4.2  
Unaffiliated 68,680   100.0   51,678   75.2   3,663   5.3   7,475   10.9   3,151   4.6   2,714   4.0  
                                                 
Nonsectarian 143,170   100.0   115,895   80.9   7,298   5.1   9,834   6.9   5,111   3.6   5,033   3.5  
Regular 89,813   100.0   74,555   83.0   4,298   4.8   5,656   6.3   2,809   3.1   2,495   2.8  
Special emhasis   34,352   100.0   24,314   70.8   2,582   7.5   3,422   10.0   1,882   5.5   2,152   6.3  
Special education 19,005   100.0   17,026   89.6   418   2.2   756   4.0   420   2.2   386   2.0  
                                                 
School level                                                
Elementary 214,973   100.0   165,686   77.1   11,462   5.3   21,393   10.0   9,161   4.3   7,271   3.4  
Secondary 71,908   100.0   56,663   78.8   3,241   4.5   5,594   7.8   3,781   5.3   2,629   3.7  
Combined 200,631   100.0   161,275   80.4   8,803   4.4   16,721   8.3   7,665   3.8   6,168   3.1  
                                                
Program emphasis
                                               
Regular elementary/secondary 409,967   100.0   325,996   79.5   18,488   4.5   36,361   8.9   17,131   4.2   11,991   2.9  
Montessori19,047   100.0   13,869   72.8   1,321   6.9   1,871   9.8   891   4.7   1,095   5.7  
Special program emphasis                                                
Special education16,791   100.0   11,261   67.1   1,442   8.6   1,862   11.1   1,087   6.5   1,139   6.8  
Vocational/technical 21,556   100.0   19,039   88.3   514   2.4   1,006   4.7   493   2.3   504   2.3  
Alternative                        
Early childhood9,191   100.0   5,914   64.4   849   9.2   1,315   14.3   568   6.2   545   5.9  
 10,885   100.0   7,490   68.8   892   8.2   1,283   11.8   438   4.0   782   7.2  
Size (number of students)                                               
Less than 5059,157   100.0   41,369   69.9   3,859   6.5   5,975   10.1   3,486   5.9   4,469   7.6  
50-14994,380   100.0   68,699   72.8   5,055   5.4   9,926   10.5   6,007   6.4   4,693   5.0  
150-299112,358   100.0   86,208   76.7   6,280   5.6   11,094   9.9   5,698   5.1   3,079   2.7  
300-49986,296   100.0   71,502   82.9   3,906   4.5   6,942   8.0   2,270   2.6   1,677   1.9  
500-74960,444   100.0   51,336   84.9   2,224   3.7   4,247   7.0   1,627   2.7   1,010   1.7  
750 or more74,877   100.0   64,510   86.2   2,182   2.9   5,525   7.4   1,519   2.0   1,141   1.5  
                                                
Region                                               
Northeast124,161   100.0   94,526   76.1   6,139   4.9   13,367   10.8   6,003   4.8   4,127   3.3  
Midwest104,930   100.0   83,611   79.7   4,640   4.4   8,950   8.5   4,255   4.1   3,474   3.3  
South170,488   100.0   139,123   81.6   7,380   4.3   13,244   7.8   5,846   3.4   4,895   2.9  
West87,934   100.0   66,363   75.5   5,348   6.1   8,147   9.3   4,503   5.1   3,573   4.1  
                                                
Urbanicity type                                               
City206,571   100.0   163,456   79.1   9,986   4.8   18,949   9.2   8,021   3.9   6,158   3.0  
Suburban193,251   100.0   152,295   78.8   9,708   5.0   17,058   8.8   8,174   4.2   6,015   3.1  
Town30,016   100.0   23,014   76.7   1,331   4.4   2,673   8.9   1,568   5.2   1,430   4.8  
Rural57,675   100.0   44,858   77.8   2,481   4.3   5,027   8.7   2,843   4.9   2,464   4.3  
‡ Reporting standards not met. There are fewer than 15 sample cases.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or missing values in cells with too few sample cases. The teacher estimates in this table are headcounts. These estimates include private schools that provide instruction for one or more of grades kindergarten through 12 (or comparable ungraded levels).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 2013–14.