Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States: Results From the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing SurveyDownload
Released in August 2013. This report presents selected findings from the Public School and Private School Data Files of the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). SASS is a nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The purpose of SASS is to collect information that can provide a detailed picture of U.S. elementary and secondary schools and their staff. The selected samples include about 3,000 private schools and their principals; and 7,100 private school teachers.