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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 2020 - 21 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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NEW YORK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT (2020 - 21)

K-12 Enrollment: 158,285

ENROLLMENT BY GENDER

MALE

77,210

49%

FEMALE

81,075

51%

ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE

1,220

1%

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

35,601

22%

HISPANIC OR LATINO

70,662

45%

ASIAN OR NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER

19,297

12%

WHITE

26,134

17%

MULTIRACIAL

5,371

3%

OTHER GROUPS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

14,914

9%

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

34,287

22%

ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

107,283

68%

MIGRANT

HOMELESS

14,999

9%

FOSTER CARE

850

1%

PARENT IN ARMED FORCES

24

0%

ENROLLMENT BY GRADE

PRE-K (HALF DAY)

65

0%

PRE-K (FULL DAY)

8,984

5%

K (FULL DAY)

9,843

6%

1ST GRADE

10,099

6%

2ND GRADE

10,050

6%

3RD GRADE

10,219

6%

4TH GRADE

10,283

6%

5TH GRADE

10,175

6%

6TH GRADE

10,587

6%

UNGRADED ELEMENTARY

119

0%

7TH GRADE

10,573

6%

8TH GRADE

10,774

6%

9TH GRADE

17,530

10%

10TH GRADE

17,227

10%

11TH GRADE

15,717

9%

12TH GRADE

14,886

9%

UNGRADED SECONDARY

203

0%

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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