Student population of non-State schools
In February 2018, 508 operating non-State schools in Queensland enrolled:
- 133,739.3 primary students
- 132,265.2 secondary students.
This makes a total of 266,004.5 domestic students.
Compared to February 2017, this shows an increase of 1,849.3 students and constitutes a 0.70 per cent growth.
The total enrolment numbers include 3,211 students receiving distance education from the eleven non-State schools accredited for distance education.
Among the total student population the following special needs students were identified (students might be counted multiple times in the figures below if they qualify for more than one special needs category):
- 12,253.2 English as a second language students
- 10,649.8 Indigenous students
- 10,625.4 Students with disability
- 4,156.0 Students from isolated area.
The student population also included a total of 5,423.0 boarding students.
Not included in the total figures are 2,076 overseas students who are responsible for the cost of their own education.
Last updated 25 May, 2018