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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 2019 - 20 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 (2019 - 20)

K-12 Enrollment: 2,581,069

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

1,323,308

51%

FEMALE

1,257,761

49%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

18,498

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

428,212

17%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

725,151

28%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

256,321

10%

WHITE

1,082,160

42%

MULTIRACIAL

70,727

3%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

233,683

9%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

464,421

18%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

1,471,682

57%

MIGRANT

1,837

0%

HOMELESS

105,415

4%

FOSTER CARE

8,824

0%

PARENT IN ARMED FORCES

6,491

0%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

27,313

1%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

112,653

4%

K (HALF DAY)

737

0%

K (FULL DAY)

188,139

7%

1ST GRADE

189,548

7%

2ND GRADE

191,785

7%

3RD GRADE

191,617

7%

4TH GRADE

193,881

7%

5TH GRADE

197,726

7%

6TH GRADE

198,969

7%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

13,859

1%

7TH GRADE

200,888

7%

8TH GRADE

198,213

7%

9TH GRADE

211,978

8%

10TH GRADE

203,562

7%

11TH GRADE

191,168

7%

12TH GRADE

189,493

7%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

19,506

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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