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Nicaragua

History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations, Educational System—overview, Preprimary & Primary Education, Secondary Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Nicaragua
Region: North & Central America

Population: 4,812,569
Language(s): Spanish, English
Literacy Rate: 65.7%
Number of Primary Schools: 7,224
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.9%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 279
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 783,002
  Secondary: 265,515
  Higher: 56,558
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 102%
  Secondary: 55%
  Higher: 12%
Teachers: Higher: 3,840
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 36:1
  Secondary: 39:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 103%
  Secondary: 60%
  Higher: 12%



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