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 2016 - 17 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 (2016 - 17)

K-12 Enrollment: 2,629,970

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

1,348,744

51%

FEMALE

1,281,226

49%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

17,500

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

455,376

17%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

696,822

26%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

247,032

9%

WHITE

1,155,959

44%

MULTIRACIAL

57,281

2%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

237,076

9%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

454,844

17%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

1,439,985

55%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

29,630

1%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

93,051

3%

K (HALF DAY)

1,970

0%

K (FULL DAY)

191,352

7%

1ST GRADE

198,942

7%

2ND GRADE

201,213

7%

3RD GRADE

201,950

7%

4TH GRADE

202,160

7%

5TH GRADE

199,110

7%

6TH GRADE

195,946

7%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

15,307

1%

7TH GRADE

196,512

7%

8TH GRADE

198,278

7%

9TH GRADE

214,886

8%

10TH GRADE

208,306

8%

11TH GRADE

194,119

7%

12TH GRADE

190,645

7%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

19,274

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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