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Types of U.S. Private Schools
Private schools in the United States may be broadly classified as either
religious or nonsectarian (nonreligious) institutions. The most common types of
religious schools in the United States are supported by various branches of the
Catholic Church. Some private schools are known as boarding schools because they
offer lodging to students in addition to academic instruction. Private schools
that do not offer lodging are often called day schools. Private schools that
focus on academic preparation for college are sometimes called preparatory
schools or prep schools. Both religious and nonsectarian private schools may
feature other distinguishing characteristics, such as single-sex enrollment or
The term independent school refers to any private school that is
independently governed by a board of trustees, rather than by a church or
religious organization. Independent schools may have a religious or nonsectarian
orientation. They are financed primarily by tuition, fees, charitable
contributions, and income from investments, rather than by tax or church funds.
The main organization representing independent schools in the United States is
the National Association of Independent Schools.
First grade students work on
projects under their teacher's supervision at St. Casimir School, a Catholic
private school located in downtown Albany, New York. About 50 percent of all
private school students in the United States attend Catholic schools.