Government schools average class size - Primary classes (Prep to Year 2; Years 3 to Year 6; Total), Feb 2001-2018

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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Last Updated April 27, 2019, 11:30 (AEST)
Published (Metadata Record) April 27, 2019, 11:30 (AEST)
Organisation Department of Education and Training
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