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Private School Universe Survey (PSS)


Number and percentage of private schools that had library media centers, by religious or nonsectarian orientation of school: United States,2013–14

 
Religious or nonsectarian orientation Total number of schools     Total number of schools
that reported having a
library media center
    Percent of schools
that reported having a
library media center
 
Total 33,619     24,827     73.8  
                 
Religious orientation 23,083     18,367     79.6  
Roman Catholic 6,695     6,208     92.7  
African Methodist Episcopal          
Amish         66.7 !
Assembly of God 264     182     69.0  
Baptist 1,883     1,459     77.5  
                 
Brethren 85     61     71.5  
Calvinist 112     106     94.7  
Christian (unspecified) 4,049     2,998     74.0  
Church of Christ 136     119     87.5  
Church of God 90     75     83.0  
                 
Church of God in Christ          
Church of the Nazarene 67     45     66.4  
Disciples of Christ          
Episcopal 361     306     84.8  
Friends 82     76     92.9  
                 
Greek Orthodox 35     24     69.8  
Islamic 287     196     68.4  
Jewish 942     730     77.5  
Latter Day Saints          
Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod 972     829     85.3  
                 
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America 130     86     66.0  
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 329     215     65.3  
Other Lutheran 75     55     72.7  
Mennonite 887 !   557 !   62.7  
Methodist 268     177     66.0  
                 
Pentecostal 433     323     74.6  
Presbyterian 327     246     75.4  
Seventh-Day Adventist 788     707     89.8  
Other 656     496     75.5  
                 
Nonsectarian 10,537     6,460     61.3  
‡ 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. 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.