Government schools average class size - Primary classes (Prep to Year 2; Years 3 to Year 6; Total), Feb 2001-2017

The data is collected from all Government schools as part of the February census. The size of a class is defined as the number of students that exist in a class grouping. Where schools have varying class sizes the following definition is used: -count the class as that which exists for the majority of the time and -which includes the time spent teaching literacy and numeracy and -which the school community regards as a class grouping. Decisions on the class size profile for a school are made at the school level and take into account a number of factors such as the number of teachers available, the balance of enrolments across year levels and class room availability.

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Government schools average class size - Primary classes Feb 2001-2017

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Field Value
Date Published 2018-01-05
Date Updated 2018-01-05
Agency Department of Education and Training
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
[Open Data]
Agency Program Department of Treasury and Finance
Update Frequency annually
Data Temporal Coverage: 2001-02-01 to 2017-02-01