Private School Universe Survey, 1997-98

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The 1997–98 Private School Universe Survey (PSS 1997–98) is a study that is part of the Private School Universe program; program data is available since 1989–1990 at . PSS 1997–98 (https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/) is a cross-sectional survey that collects data on private elementary and secondary schools, including religious orientation, level of school, length of school year, length of school day, total enrollment (K–12), race/ethnicity of students, number of high school graduates, number of teachers employed, program emphasis, and existence and type of kindergarten program. The study was conducted using mail questionnaires and telephone follow-up of all private schools in the United States. The PSS includes both schools with a religious orientation (e.g., Catholic, Lutheran, or Jewish) and nonsectarian schools with programs ranging from regular to special emphasis and special education. Key statistics produced from PSS 1997–98 are on the number of religiously affiliated schools, the number of private high school graduates, and the number of private school students and teachers.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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References

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs99/1999319.pdf
https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/zip/LAYOUT_9798.zip
https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/pdf/quest_9798.pdf

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P2Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
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Maintainer
Identifier NCES_1999319
Data First Published 2006-06-28
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2006-06-28
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Data Update Frequency R/P2Y
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Homepage URL https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/index.asp
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
Related Documents https://nces.ed.gov/pubs99/1999319.pdf, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/zip/LAYOUT_9798.zip, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/pdf/quest_9798.pdf
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Spatial United States
Temporal 1997/1998

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