These enrollment data are collected as part of NYSED's Student Information Repository System (SIRS). These counts are as of "BEDS Day" which is typically the first Wednesday in October. Available are enrollment counts for public and charter school students by various demographics for the 2015 - 16 school year. For nonpublic school enrollment data please see the Non-Public School Enrollment and Staff information on our Information and Reporting Services webpage.
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NY STATE PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT (2015 - 16)

K-12 Enrollment: 2,640,250

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

1,354,055

51%

FEMALE

1,286,195

49%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

16,921

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

465,157

18%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

685,149

26%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

241,670

9%

WHITE

1,179,331

45%

MULTIRACIAL

52,022

2%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

217,198

8%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

456,388

17%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

1,431,076

54%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

31,019

1%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

88,536

3%

K (HALF DAY)

2,970

0%

K (FULL DAY)

194,160

7%

1ST GRADE

202,855

8%

2ND GRADE

203,905

8%

3RD GRADE

202,877

8%

4TH GRADE

199,352

8%

5TH GRADE

196,278

7%

6TH GRADE

195,700

7%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

15,014

1%

7TH GRADE

197,948

7%

8TH GRADE

196,951

7%

9TH GRADE

219,402

8%

10TH GRADE

213,195

8%

11TH GRADE

190,754

7%

12TH GRADE

188,912

7%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

19,977

1%

Enrollment Suppression

When the Total Students count equals the count in the English Language Learner Students, Students with Disabilities, and/or Economically Disadvantaged Students category, the data are suppressed.

When the count of students in either the English Language Learner Students, Students with Disabilities, and/or Economically Disadvantaged Students category is less than 5, the data are suppressed.

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