Annual data on enrolments in Tasmanian government schools, programs and services, as well as data on average class sizes from Kindergarten to Year 10.
Total enrolments by educational type
The table below shows total student enrolments in Tasmanian government schools by educational type for the 2023 first term census.
|Year Level Grouping||FTE||Headcount|
Student enrolments by school/service
2023 Census 1 figures on student headcount/full time enrolments (FTE) for schools and support schools can be found in the Excel files below.
Class sizes Kindergarten to Year 10
Figures on average class sizes based on Census 1, 2023 can be found in the Excel file below.
Student enrolments by gender
The table below shows 2023 Census 1 student enrolments by gender in Tasmanian government schools.
|Prefer not to say||18||0.0|
DECYP enrolment systems were updated in 2022 to reflect contemporary gender reporting practices.
Student enrolments by First Nations status
The table below shows 2023 Census 1 student enrolments by First Nations status in Tasmanian government schools.
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander||7,530||12.5|
|Non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander||49,762||82.7|
A student is considered to be First Nations if they identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin. This information is collected from students’ parents or guardians via enrolment forms for students.
Student enrolments by language background
The table below shows 2023 Census 1 student enrolments by language background in Tasmanian government schools.
|Language background other than English||3,945||6.6|
|Language background is English||56,249||93.4|
A student is considered to have a Language background other than English (LBOTE) if either the student or a parent/guardian speaks a language other than English at home. Non-LBOTE students includes some students for which status is not stated. This information is collected from students’ parents or guardians via enrolment forms.
Student disability enrolments
Students with a disability are assessed according to need by a nationally consistent approach to disability adjustment categorisation. The table below shows figures on the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) Level of Adjustment Category – All School Types as at Census 1, 2023.
|Quality Differentiated Teaching Practice||1,754.3||1,765|
- I707 – First Term Census NCCD Enrolments – Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) Level of Adjustment Category (Excel, 26KB)
Includes all students from Kindergarten to Year 12 in mainstream and support schools. Adjustment categories as recorded in enrolment systems at the first term census.
Launching into Learning enrolments
The Launching into Learning program supports families with children from birth to four years to engage in learning. Sessions offered through the program support families to talk, read and play with their children every day.
The table below shows the number of 0-4 year old children enrolled in the Launching into Learning program in Tasmania in 2022.
|Number of 0-4 year old children enrolled in the Launching into Learning program in Tasmania||6,586|
Government Education and Training International (GETI) – student numbers
Figures on the count of International and Temporary Resident students with confirmed enrolments in Tasmanian government schools (Census 1, 2023) can be found in the attached Excel file below.