The department undertakes 2 main collections of state school enrolments each year, in February and August. A summary of data over the last 5 years for the most recent collection point is provided below.
Counts of enrolled students by school are available from the
Schools Directory. Advice on how to search and download results can be found in the
Enrolments summary (PDF, 225KB)
Home education registrations (2016–2020)
For more information, please visit the
home education page.
Home Education Registrations (XLSX, 482KB)
The student attendance rate is based on Semester 1 each year and is generated by dividing the total of full-days and part-days that students attended, and comparing this to the total of all possible days for students to attend, expressed as a percentage. Data for the last 5 years is provided.
Attendance rate by region
Attendance rate by year level
School disciplinary absences
State schools are required to report school disciplinary absences (SDA) data for the school year in their
School Annual Report.
There are 4 categories of SDA: short suspension, long suspension, exclusion and cancellation. The following tables present this information by region and student demographics for the last 5 years.
School Disciplinary Absences by region
School Disciplinary Absences by student demographics