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 2018 - 19 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 (2018 - 19)

K-12 Enrollment: 2,598,921

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

1,332,654

51%

FEMALE

1,266,267

49%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

18,604

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

438,500

17%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

713,904

27%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

254,256

10%

WHITE

1,107,749

43%

MULTIRACIAL

65,908

3%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

238,050

9%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

467,261

18%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

1,484,248

57%

MIGRANT

1,826

0%

HOMELESS

103,247

4%

FOSTER CARE

2,851

0%

PARENT IN ARMED FORCES

6,391

0%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

28,684

1%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

97,713

4%

K (HALF DAY)

945

0%

K (FULL DAY)

187,258

7%

1ST GRADE

193,560

7%

2ND GRADE

193,776

7%

3RD GRADE

194,989

7%

4TH GRADE

198,274

7%

5TH GRADE

200,136

7%

6TH GRADE

201,122

7%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

14,563

1%

7TH GRADE

198,451

7%

8TH GRADE

195,826

7%

9TH GRADE

212,498

8%

10TH GRADE

207,116

8%

11TH GRADE

191,007

7%

12TH GRADE

189,949

7%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

19,451

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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