4221.0 - Schools, Australia, 2017  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/02/2018   
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The Schools, Australia, 2017 is an annual product containing data on schools, students and staff.

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In 2017:

    • There were 3,849,225 students enrolled in 9,444 schools
    • 65.6% of students were enrolled in government schools, 19.9% in catholic schools and 14.5% independent schools
    • Teachers made up 70% of in-school staff
    • The Year 7 to 12 Apparent Retention Rate for Australia was 84.8%

For details see Summary of Findings.