Student population of non-State schools
In February 2022, 544 operating non-State schools in Queensland enrolled:
- 142,635.8 primary students
- 154,908.8 secondary students.
This makes a total of 297,544.6 domestic students.
Compared to February 2021, this shows an increase of 8,078.2 students and constitutes a 2.79% growth.
The total enrolment numbers include 4,715 students receiving distance education from the 14 non-State schools accredited for distance education.
Among the total student population there were:
- 12,153.6 (4.1%) English as a second language students
- 14,231.5 (4.8%) Indigenous students
- 11,996.5 (4.0%) students with disability
- 3,375.0 (1.1%) students from isolated area (remote)
- 2,608.2 (0.9%) students from isolated area (very remote)
- 5,483.0 (1.8%) boarding students.
In addition to the domestic students, there were 1,108 overseas students and 107 'Students on Visitor Visas, Bridging Visas with study limitations, or No Visa', who are responsible for the cost of their own education.
Combined, the 298,759.6 domestic and overseas students represent 34% of all Queensland school students.
Last updated 6 June, 2022