Table 2 – Projected Open Seats in Michigan Privately Funded Schools
(1998-99 School Year)

Privately Funded School Affiliation

Total Number
of Schools

Projected Number
of Open Seats

Catholic

347

24,565

Christian Schools International

70

6,475

Lutheran

157

6,510

Non-Sectarian

138

2,193

Other Sectarian

290

14,721

Seventh Day Adventist

56

1,280

All

1,058

55,744*

* This total is the result of the more conservative of two methods to calculate projected open seats. The other method blends all six types of privately funded schools and suggests 63,737 available seats.