Provides information on private elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Data are provided on the type and location of school, school's religious affiliation status, enrollment, grade levels, teachers, students, and school graduates. ICPSR has 1976-1980, 1985-1986. For comparisons between the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Common Core of Data, Schools and Staffing Survey, and the Private School Universe Survey see the comparison chart. Also see the NCES Bibliography for literature that has used this data. NCES has more recent holdings and start with 1989.