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ERIC Number: ED317594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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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)
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
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.