ERIC Number: ED317594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Private School Survey 1980. Universe of Private Schools, 1976-80 (No Data for 1979) [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The Private School Universe study is available in a machine-readable data tape file--NCES.XEESBF.PRIVATE.SCHOOLS.A76-80.NO79.RAW--containing data on 22,771 private schools in the United States (236 records were identified as duplicates and deleted). The file provides each school's: (1) name; (2) mailing address; (3) public school district; (4) school religious affiliation (18 categories); (5) student enrollment; (6) number of high school graduates; and (7) number of full-time teachers. Data files exist for 1970-71 and 1976-77. Data from 1976 through 1980 were merged to provide a summary for the years 1976-80; however, there are no data for 1979. Lowest and highest grades taught are reported, along with openings and closings of schools in the period. Schools are identified as: elementary; middle; secondary; combined elementary and secondary; special education; vocational/technical; and alternative. The merged file contains 22,771 records, with 20,764 open schools. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Census Survey. POPULATION: Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States. RESPONDENTS: School Administrators (22,771). RESPONSE RATE: 100% of the States (No Outlying Areas). FREQUENCY: Annual. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1970. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1980. (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Institutional Characteristics, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Nontraditional Education, Online Systems, Parochial Schools, Private Schools, School Closing, School Surveys, Special Schools, Statistical Surveys, Vocational Schools
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.