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Year-Round School Statistics

Year-Round Education (YRE) StatisitcsData
Percent increase in year-round school implementations from 1987 – 2016563 %
Number of year-round schools in the U.S.3,253
Percent of public school children enrolled in year-round schools13 %
Support for Year-Round Schools 
Yes. Other countries do it.49.7 %
No. The current school year is fine and summer vacation is valuable too.46.4 %
Maybe, but will unions allow it?3.8 %
Dropout Rates 
Dropout rate for non YRE schools5 %
Average dropout rate for YRE schools2 %
The following is a comparison taken between 3 YRE schools and 3 standard schedule schools. Each category consisted of 1 high-income, 1 middle-income, and 1 low-income school. Source: From The Impact of Year Round on Student Learning: A Study of Six Elementary
Schools by C. Kneese, 1996
Math and Reading ComparisonYear End Math GainYear End Reading Gain
High School A (YRE)10.0510.52
High School B (Non-YRE)7.718.91
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Year-Round School Calendar 
In School45 Days
Fall Break15 Days
In School30 Days
Thanksgiving Break3 Days
In School15 Days
Winter Break15 Days
In School45 Days
Spring Break15 Days
In School45 Days
Summer Break30 Days
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: American Library Association, California Department of Education, MSNBC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 25, 2017

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Private School Statistics

Private School StatisticsData
Total PK-12 private school enrollment5,488,000 (10 % of all US students)
Total number of private schools33,366 (25 % of all US schools)
Where families with incomes over $75,000 send their kids
Public85 %
Private12 %
Both3 %
Where do private school students go to school?In 1990In 2015
Catholic54.5%42.9%
Non-Sectarian13.2%19.8%
Conservative Christian10.9%14.0%
Jewish3.2%5.5%
Baptist5.8%4.5%
Lutheran4.4%3.6%
Episcopal1.7%2.1%
Seventh-day Adventist1.6%1.1%
Calvinist0.9%0.5%
Friends0.3%0.4%
Average Private School TuitionAll LevelsElementarySecondaryK-12 Schools
All Schools$8,549$6,733$10,549$10,045
Catholic$6,018$4,944$7,826$9,066
Other Religious$7,117$6,576$10,493$7,073
Non-Sectarian$17,316$15,945$27,302$16,247
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Percentage of Students in Public and Private Schools At or Above Achievement Levels
Math: Grade 4 StudentsPrivatePublic
Basic89 %82 %
Proficient49 %40 %
Advanced9 %6 %
Math : Grade 8 StudentsPrivatePublic
Basic85 %72 %
Proficient48 %34 %
Advanced13 %8 %
Reading : Grade 4 StudentsPrivatePublic
Basic81 %66 %
Proficient48 %32 %
Advanced13 %7 %
Reading : Grade 8 StudentsPrivatePublic
Basic90 %75 %
Proficient54 %32 %
Advanced8 %3 %
Percent of teachers who see following issue as serious problem in their schoolPublicPrivate
Student disrespect for teachers17 %4 %
Use of alcohol7 %3 %
Drug abuse6 %2 %
Student tardiness10 %3 %
Student absenteeism14 %3 %
Students unprepared to learn30 %5 %
Lack of parent involvement24 %3 %
Student apathy21 %4 %
Percentage of students, age 12-18, who reported...PublicPrivate
Having experienced violent victimization at, or on the way to/from, school4.3 %2.6 %
Being threatened with harm at, or on the way to/from, school5.1 %0.9 %
Fearing being attacked or harmed at, or on the way to/from, school6.5 %3.8 %
Being targets of hate-related words at, or on the way to/from, school11.5 %6.9 %
That street gangs were present at, or on the way to/from, school25.4 %4.2 %
That they avoided certain places in school for fear of their own safety4.8 %1.4 %
Average SAT Test ScoresWritingReadingMath
Public488498511
Religious530533534
Independent560557583
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics, CAPE, Digest of Education Statistics
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