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Private School Universe Survey, 2009-10

Metadata Updated: February 7, 2023

The Private School Universe Survey, 2009-10 (PSS 2009-10), is a study that is part of the Private School Universe Survey program. PSS 2009-10 ( is a cross-sectional survey that builds an accurate and complete universe of private schools to serve as a sampling frame for NCES surveys of private schools and generates biennial data on the total number of private schools, teachers, and students. The study was conducted using surveys of administrative personnel. A universe of private schools extant in October 2009 was built. The study�s response rate was 93.6 percent. Key statistics produced from PSS 2009-10 are religious orientation, level of school, length of school year, length of year and 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.

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

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2023
Data Update Frequency R/P2Y

Metadata Source

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 7, 2023
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Identifier NCES_2011339
Data First Published 2011-05-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2011-05-26
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P2Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
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Temporal 2009/2010

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