Private Schools in the US: Market Research Report

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Private Schools Market Research Report | NAICS 61111b | Jun 2014

Higher Education: Increasing household income and public funds will moderately boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Private Schools market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Private Schools industry are adjusting to steadily declining enrollment levels and increasing competition. Due to continued drops in enrollment, mounting competition from charter schools and the poor economy, revenue is expected to grow only slightly in the five years to 2014. However, as the economy recovers over the next five years, household income will increase and government funding will become more readily available, leading to slow steady growth. Additionally, the number of enrolled students is forecast to increase and the high school retention rate is expected to grow slowly... purchase to read more

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Over the five years to 2014, Private Schools industry revenue has marginally increased at an annualized 0.1% to $53.7 billion, including an estimated 1.2% decline in 2014. Enrollment levels fell during the period, a trend attributable to rising costs and competition from charter schools. Most private schools operate on a nonprofit basis, although for-profit private schools are increasingly common and have a relatively low profit margin.

According to a National Assessment of Educational Progress study, private schools often outperform public schools in achievement tests and provide safe, relatively advanced facilities. However, these offerings come at an increasingly high price... purchase to read more


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What is the Private Schools Industry?

The Private Schools industry comprises primary (kindergarten through sixth grade) and secondary (seventh through 12th grade) educational institutions that are predominantly funded through tuition fees and other private sources. Government or public agencies do not fund private schools; however, they may receive indirect assistance through certain programs or policies. Government funded schools are included in the Public Schools industry (IBISWorld report 61111a).

Industry Products
Catholic schoolsOther religious schoolsSecular schools
Industry Activities
Teaching basic literacy and numeracy Establishing foundations in science, mathematics, geography, history and other social sciencesMeeting regulatory accreditation standardsAdministering private funding efforts

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