Student population of non-state schools
In February 2023, 304,818.6 domestic full-time equivalent students were enrolled in 548 Queensland non-state schools (145,178.3 primary and 159,640.3 secondary). This includes 3,658 students receiving distance education from the 16 non-state schools accredited for distance education.
Non-state schools enrolments have increased by 2.44% (7,274 students) since February 2022.
Of the total number of domestic full-time and part-time students, there were:
- 12,890.4 (4.2%) English as a second language students
- 15,146.3 (5.0%) Indigenous students
- 11,231.1 (3.7%) students with disability
- 3,249.0 (1.1%) students from isolated area (remote)
- 2,784.6 (0.9%) students from isolated area (very remote)
- 5,545.0 (1.8%) boarding students.
Not included in the above population are 1,185 overseas students and 214 'Students on Visitor Visas, Bridging Visas with study limitations, or No Visa', who are responsible for the cost of their own education.
The 306,217.56 combined domestic and overseas students represent approximately 34.6% of the total Queensland school student population.
Last updated 15 June, 2023