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Philippines

History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations, Educational System—an Overview, Preprimary & Primary Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of the Philippines
Region: Southeast Asia
Population: 81,159,644
Language(s): Pilipino, English
Literacy Rate: 94.6%
Academic Year: June-March
Number of Primary Schools: 38,631
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.4%

Foreign Students in National Universities: 4,864
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 12,159,495
  Secondary: 4,979,795
  Higher: 2,022,106
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 114%
  Secondary: 77%
  Higher: 29%
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 35:1
  Secondary: 32:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 113%
  Secondary: 78%
  Higher: 33%



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