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ERIC Number: ED492604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Reference Count: 6
Characteristics of Private Schools in the United States: Results from the 2003-2004 Private School Universe Survey. E.D. TAB. NCES 2006-319
Broughman, Stephen P.; Swaim, Nancy L.
National Center for Education Statistics
This report on the 2003-2004 Private School Universe Survey presents data on private schools in the United States with grades kindergarten through twelve by selected characteristics such as school size, school level, religious orientation, association membership, geographic region, community type, and program emphasis. The number of teachers and students are reported by the same categories and the number of students is reported by grade level. In the fall of 2003, there were 28,384 private schools in the United States, enrolling 5,122,772 students, and employing 425,238 full-time-equivalent (FTE) teachers. Private school students represented approximately 10 percent of the total elementary and secondary enrollment in the United States in 2003-2004. The following are appended: (1) Glossary; (2) Technical Notes; (3) Standard Error Tables; and (4) Tables of Estimates and Standard Errors for Kindergarten-Terminal Schools. (Contains 53 tables and 3 footnotes.) [For "Characteristics of Private Schools in the United States: Results from the 2001-2002 Private School Universe Survey," see ED483064.]
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Geographic Regions, School Size, Private Schools, Institutional Characteristics
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD.
Identifiers - Location: United States
IES Funded: Yes
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