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 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)
Student attendance (2015–2019)
Student attendance is measured and reported by the department as a rate, based on comparing the number of school days attended to the total possible days attended.
Attendance rate by region (PDF, 480KB)
Attendance rate by year level (PDF, 401KB)
Attendance rate by school (XLSX, 912KB)
Attendance rate by year level and Indigenous status (XLSX, 178KB)
Absences by reason and school (XLSX, 17.5MB)
Absences by reason and demographics (XLSX, 338KB)
School disciplinary absences
State schools are required to report School Disciplinary Absences (SDA) 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 school, region and student demographics.
Annual data (2015–2019)
School Disciplinary Absences by region (PDF, 565KB)
School Disciplinary Absences by school (PDF, 3.1MB)
Semester data (2015–2019)
School Disciplinary Absences by school (XLSX, 1.3MB)
School Disciplinary Absences by student demographics (XLSX, 2.1MB)