Private school enrolment by gender

Private school (elementary, secondary, and combined*) enrolment numbers are organized by student gender and school level for each private school. The number captures the enrolment as of October 31st for the given school year. To be included, a student must be actively enrolled to attend the private school as their main school as of October 31.

Data includes:

  • academic year
  • school number
  • school name
  • school level
  • elementary male enrolment
  • elementary female enrolment
  • secondary male enrolment
  • secondary female enrolment
  • total male enrolment
  • total female enrolment

Source: As reported by private schools in the Ontario School Information System (OnSIS), October submission.

Data includes private, First Nations, overseas, secondary and combined schools.

*Combined schools offer both elementary and secondary education.

Data does not include publicly funded elementary and secondary schools, hospital and provincial schools and care, treatment and correctional facilities.

Small cells have been suppressed:

  • where fewer than 10 students are in a given category, the data is depicted with (<10)
  • suppressed totals are depicted with (SP)
  • the report may not be used in any way that could lead to the identification of an individual


  • starting 2018-2019, enrolment numbers have been rounded to the nearest five.
  • where sum/totals are required, actual totals are calculated and then rounded to the nearest 5. As such, rounded numbers may not add up to the reported rounded totals.

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2019-09-01 - 2020-08-31

2018-09-01 - 2019-08-31

2017-09-01 - 2018-08-31

2016-09-01 - 2017-08-31

2015-09-01 - 2016-08-31

2014-09-01 - 2015-08-31

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Last Validated Date 2022-07-05
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