K-12 Private Schools
... characteristics of individual K-12 private schools
This section provides information for each of the 26,983 K-12 private schools that provided student, staff and operating data for the 2011-12 school year. The total enrollment in these schools was 4,002,695 with 372,269 teachers. The data have been developed from a nationwide survey of all U.S. K-12 private schools. Use GIS resources reviewed in this section to examine these schools in context of other schools, school membership and political/statistical geographic areas (e.g., cities, school districts, census tracts, etc.). Analyze school locations in context of demographic-economic patterns and trends to assess opportunities and for strategic planning.
Selected items are presented for each school in the interactive ranking table shown below. Use the ranking table to examine characteristics of individual schools in context of U.S. overall, states and by other geography. Query/rank schools based on selected criteria.
National Summary Characteristics -- scroll section
Click graphic for larger view. See additional characteristics below table in this section.
Visual Analysis of K-12 Private Schools
Red markers show private school locations in New York City area.
View created using CV XE GIS. Click graphic for larger view.
Click to view zoom-in of above view with detail.
... GIS view using identify tool to show attributes of a selected school (at pointer).
... Census tracts (red boundaries) labeled tract median household income.
Click to similar map for Punahou School, Honolulu.
... Tracts labeled with tract percent high school graduates (population 25 years and over).
K-12 Private Schools -- Interactive Table
Click ShowAll button between Find/Queries.
See ranking table usage notes below ranking table. See related ranking tables -- http://proximityone.com/rankingtables.htm.
Using the Ranking Table
Query by Type
Click Type button and select 7 to view only non-sectarian schools.
Scroll to table bottom to see that there are 4,241 non-sectarian schools.
Scroll to top of table and click header "Enrl Total" column (far right) twice (ascend and then descend on second click).
... note that "Schl Type" column now contains only value 7 (non-sectarian).
... see that Punahou School (Hawaii) is largest non-sectarian school in U.S. with enrollment of 3,743
... click to view Punahou School location/map.
- GIS view using identify tool to show attributes of school (at pointer).
- Census tracts (red boundaries) labeled with tract percent high school graduates (population 25 years and over).
See alternative "type" values below.
Operations more generally:
Click on a column header to sort on that column; click column header again to sort in other direction.
Click ShowAll button to show all schools and restore full set of data view.
Click State to select all schools in a selected state (click ShowAll between selections).
View additional rows/schools by sliding vertical scrollbar at table right.
Modify column width by dragging column separator in header row.
View additional columns by sliding horizontal scrollbar (leftmost columns remain fixed).
Name - School Name
City - School City
St - State USPS Code
ZIP - ZIP Code
Locale - locale code is an indicator of school location area urbanization
Relig - Religious Affiliation
2 Other religious
Level - Elementary, Secondary, Combined
Additional Characteristics -- scroll section
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