Student population of non-State schools
In February 2021, 536 operating non-State schools in Queensland enrolled:
- 140,223.6 primary students
- 149,242.8 secondary students.
This makes a total of 289,466.4 domestic students.
Compared to February 2020, this shows an increase of 8,621.6 students and constitutes a 3.07% growth.
The total enrolment numbers include 3,925 students receiving distance education from the 11 non-State schools accredited for distance education.
Among the total student population there were:
- 12,632.6 (4.36%) English as a second language students
- 13,350.7 (4.61%) Indigenous students
- 12,636.1 (4.37%) students with disability
- 3,301.0 (1.14%) students from isolated area (remote)
- 2,666.1 (0.92%) students from isolated area (very remote)
- 5,407.0 (1.87%) boarding students.
In addition to the domestic students, there were 1,550 overseas students and 332 'Students on Visitor Visas, Bridging Visas with study limitations, or No Visa', who are responsible for the cost of their own education.
Combined, the 291,348.4 domestic and overseas students represent 33.4% of all Queensland school students.
Last updated 3 June, 2021