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 2017 - 18 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 (2017 - 18)

K-12 Enrollment: 2,622,879

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

1,345,240

51%

FEMALE

1,277,639

49%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

18,105

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

448,499

17%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

708,319

27%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

252,191

10%

WHITE

1,133,631

43%

MULTIRACIAL

62,134

2%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

243,323

9%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

462,163

18%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

1,513,633

58%

MIGRANT

1,754

0%

HOMELESS

125,463

5%

FOSTER CARE

2,573

0%

PARENT IN ARMED FORCES

6,035

0%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

29,372

1%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

94,597

3%

K (HALF DAY)

1,458

0%

K (FULL DAY)

190,807

7%

1ST GRADE

196,295

7%

2ND GRADE

197,212

7%

3RD GRADE

199,683

7%

4TH GRADE

201,020

7%

5TH GRADE

202,295

7%

6TH GRADE

198,550

7%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

14,803

1%

7TH GRADE

196,211

7%

8TH GRADE

196,964

7%

9TH GRADE

214,669

8%

10TH GRADE

207,309

8%

11TH GRADE

191,615

7%

12TH GRADE

194,557

7%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

19,431

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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