Basic Education Statistics in the Philippines

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Update – December 10, 2015 – DepEd Public Schools Enrolment SY 2015-2016

Fact Sheet as of September, 2013

Definition of Terms

Schools refer to the number of schools according to the level of education it offers. For instance, a school which offers both elementary and secondary levels is counted as one elementary and one secondary school.

Enrolment is the actual count of the total number of pupils/ students who have registered as of August 31 in a given school year. The data of the laboratory schools of SCUs, CHED and TESDA supervised schools are included.

Teachers refer to the number of teachers holding position titles of Master Teachers I – II and Teachers  I – III. The data are based on Basic Education Information System School Statistics Module.

Performance Indicators refer to the several key indicators that can be computer and utilized for evaluating the education system’s performance at various levels.

Gross Enrolment Rate refers to the total enrolment in a given level of education as a percentage of the population which according to national regulations should be enrolled at this level, i.e., age 6-11 for elementary and 12-15 for secondary. It is a measure of the “capacity” of a region’s elementary and secondary schools.

Participation Rate or Net Enrolment Rate is the ratio between the enrolment in the school-age range to the total population of that age range.

Cohort Survival Rate is the proportion of enrollees at the beginning grade or year who reach the final grade or year at the end of the required number of years of study.

Completion Rate is the percentage of first year entrants in a level of education who complete / finish the level in accordance with the required number of years of study.

Dropout Rate or School Leavers Rate is the proportion of pupils/ students who leave school during the year as well as those who complete the grade/year level but fail to enroll in the next grade/year level the following school year to the total number of pupils/ students enrolled during the previous school year.

Transition Rate (from primary level to intermediate level, Grade IV to Grade V; elementary to secondary) is the percentage of pupils who graduate from one level of education and move on to the next higher level.

National Achievement Rate refers to the degree of performance in different subject areas in various levels of education.

Mean Percentage Score (MPS) indicates the ratio between the number of correctly answered items and the total number of test questions or the percentage of correctly answered items in a test.

Teacher-Pupil/Student Ratio is the proportion of the enrolment at a certain level of education in a given school year to the number of authorized nationally paid positions for teachers at the same level in the same school year.

Functionally Literacy Rate is the percentage of the population 10-64 years old who have higher level of literacy with includes not only reading and writing skills but also numerical skills.

Elementary2008-20092009-20102010-20112011-20122012-2013
Schools
44,691
44,846
45,964
46,137
46,404
Public
37,607
37,762
38,351
38,503
38,659
Private
7,084
7,084
7,613
7,634
7,745
Kindergarten Enrolment1,175,1011,474,644
1,650,232
2,111,293
2,202,486
Public (with SUC) 746,448
1,054,200
1,224,173
1,683,229
1,773,505
Private 428,653
420,444
426,059
428,064
428,981
Elementary Enrolment 13,686,643
13,934,172
14,166,066
14,436,345
14,509,690
Public (DepED) 12,574,506
12,799,950
13,019,145
13,241,213
13,259,489
Public (SUC)13,836
Private 1,112,137
1,134,222
1,146,921
1,195,132
1,236,365
Teachers (not including lab. schs. of SUCs) 405,588
410,386
413,872
Public 4 353,280
358,078
361,564
363,955
377,831
Private52,308
52,308
52,308*
Performance Indicators
Gross Enrolment Rate106.84%
107.23%
114.68%
115.20%
113.65%
Participation Rate (or Net Enrolment Rate) 289.12%89.43%
95.92%
97.32%
95.24%
Cohort Survival Rate75.39%
74.38%
74.23%
73.46%
75.27%
Completion Rate73.28%
72.18%
72.11%
70.96%
73.67%
Dropout Rate (or School Leavers Rate)6.02%
6.28%
6.29%
6.38%
Transition Rate 297.05%
96.99%
96.87%
96.58%
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Achievement Rate 365.55%
68.01%
68.15%
66.79%
68.88%
Mathematics67.37%
63.26%
68.43%
66.47%
Science58.86%
63.14%
60.37%
66.11%
English61.81%
67.81%
65.12%
66.27%
Hekasi67.84%
70.88%
70.40%
65.97%
Filipino71.90%
74.98%
76.45%
69.15%
Teacher-Pupil Ratio (public schools only)1:36
1:36
1:36
1:37
1:36
Functional Literacy Rate86.40%
Secondary2008-20092009-20102010-20112011-20122012-2013
Schools
10,066
10,384

12,950
12,670
12,878
Public
5,359

5,677

7,268

7,470

7,748

Private
4,707

4,707

5,682

5,200

5,130

Secondary Enrolment 6,763,858

6,806,079

6,954,946

7,049,877
7,110,944

Public (DepED) 5,421,562
5,465,623
5,580,236
5,635,664
5,641,898
Public (SUC)60,699
Private 1,342,296
1,340,456
1,374,710
1,414,213
1,408,347
Teachers (not including lab. schs. of SUCs)193,224
197,684
201,435
Public 5 138,058
142,518
146,269
150,619
169,743
Private 55,166
55,166
55,166*

Performance Indicators
Gross Enrolment Rate 182.54%
81.53%
86.42%
85.99%
85.30%
Participation Rate (or Net Enrolment Rate)60.46%
59.86%
64.74%
64.83%
64.61%
Cohort Survival Rate79.73%
78.44%
79.43%
78.83%
78.21%
Completion Rate75.24%
73.55%
75.06%
74.23%
74.81%
Dropout Rate (or School Leavers Rate)7.45%
7.95%
7.79%
7.82%
Transition Rate98.45%
99.79%
100.41%
99.68%
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Grade VI
Mathematics38.03%
39.64%
42.00%
46.37%
Science42.11%
43.80%
39.35%
40.53%
English52.90%
46.95%
46.45%
51.80%
Hekasi51.05%
58.08%
58.39%
51.27%
Filipino49.44%
39.32%
52.30%
54.22%
Teacher-Pupil Ratio (public schools only)1:39
1:38
1:38
1:37
1:35
Municipalities without any public or private HS2210
Note: Enrolment includes data of Laboratory SUCs.

1. The official school-age population for elementary and secondary are 6-11 and 12-15, respectively. For SY 2008-2009 to SY 2009-2010, the population used in computing the gross and net enrolment rates is based on the revised population projection based on 2.04% annual growth rate between 2000 and 2007 Censuses. For SY 2010-1011 to SY 2012-2013 population is based on 2010 CPH provided by NSO
2. From primary (Grade IV) to intermediate (Grade V)
3. Source: National Education Testing and Research Center (NETRC). National Achievement Test (NAT), for elementary level, was given in Grade VI from SY 2008-2009 to SY 2012-2013. For secondary level, NAT was administered to Yr. 2 in SY 2008-2009 to SY 2010-2011 and Year 4 in SY 2011-2012 to SY 2012-2013.
4. Includes SPED Teachers and Teachers for Kinder
5. Includes SPED Teacher
All public elementary schools (excluding SUC’s) offers kindergarten. Private schools offering kindergarten is 9,406.

Source:

Department of Education
RESEARCH AND STATISTICS DIVISION
Office of Planning Service

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7 Comments
  1. Christian Rey Casalmer says

    Hi. I just wonder why the data encoded in the secondary performance indicator says Grade VI ?? Do you mean 4th year?

  2. romelba apa says

    hai good day, we are also conducting our research about the academic performance of the student we need the percentage of the over all enrollees in public elementary school in philppines and also the percentage of those who graduate in 2016

  3. Ey Bisi says

    Good day! I am going to report on saturday about the Performance indicators of our Department as of 2014-2015. I hope you can help. Thanks!

  4. LA Cayaban says

    Hello, may i know the population of teachers of sped nationwide and in metro manila? We need it for our research study. Hoping for an immediate response. Thank you and God bless!

  5. Berley Mendez says

    Hi! I’m Berley Mendez, working as a school nurse here in Surigao del Sur. I’m currently working on my thesis about the factors that influences the health of students. May I ask from your good office/organization data about school health? Thank you very much.

  6. Dorothea C. Boy-Navarro says

    Hi.. i am Dorothea Boy-Navarro, from the Sustainable Human Development Program of the Development Academy of the Philippines. May i request data on the following for the municipalities of Antequera, Balilihan, Catigbian, Cortes and Maribojoc in the Province of Bohol? We are preparing a socio-economic profile of these 5 municipalities in support of the assessment of their climate change vulnerabilities. I have been trying to access the FLEMMS but i can’t get the details that i need
    – gross enrollment rate – elementary and highschool (preferably SY 2014-2015)
    – elementary and highschool participation rate
    – cohort survival rate
    – completion rate and
    – drop out rate
    Your assistance will be much appreciated….thank you very much

  7. joanne amante says

    hi, good day.. 🙂 we are conducting our research about teachers.. and i badly need the total population of primary public school teacher here in the philippines..i hope you can help.. thank you..