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Education in Israel:
Statistics on Primary Education

(1948 - Present)


Education: Table of Contents | Primary School | Higher Education


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Number of Schools
 
1948/49
1959/60
1969/70
1979/80
1989/90
1999/00
2009/10
2012/13
Hebrew Education
Primary Schools
467
1,149
1,235
1,261
1,204
1,720
1,889
1,999
Special Schools
--
352
284
214
188
160
199
203
Arab Education
Primary Schools
45
138
207
294
309
355
479
519
Special Schools
--
1
12
18
21
46
58
63
Total
512
1,640
1,738
1,787
1,722
2,281
2,625
2,784

Number of Students

 
1948/49
1959/60
1969/70
1979/80
1989/90
1999/00
2009/10
2012/13
Hebrew Education
Primary Schools
91,133
357,654
375,534
424,173
473,189
549,558
627,210
670,207
Special Schools
--
17,410
18,820
12,214
13,279
9,082
10,260
10,880
Arab Education
Primary Schools
9,991
36,652
85,094
121,101
138,482
179,446
243,979
247,237
Special Schools
--
77
355
884
1,118
2,194
3,236
3,489
Total
101,124
411,793
479,803
558,372
629,068
740,280
884,685
931,813

Sources: Central Bureau of Statistics

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