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Panama

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Panama
Region: North & Central America
Population: 2,808,268
Language(s): Spanish, English
Literacy Rate: 90.8%
Number of Primary Schools: 2,849
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.1%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 708
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 371,250
  Secondary: 221,022
  Higher: 80,980
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 105%
  Secondary: 69%
  Higher: 32%
Teachers: Secondary: 12,239
  Higher: 4,979



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