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Cuba

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Cuba
Region: North & Central America
Population: 11,141,997
Language(s): Spanish
Literacy Rate: 95.7%
Academic Year: September-June
Number of Primary Schools: 9,926
Compulsory Schooling: 9 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 6.7%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 4,243
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,094,868
  Secondary: 712,897
  Higher: 111,587
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 106%
  Secondary: 81%
  Higher: 12%
Teachers: Primary: 92,820
  Secondary: 70,628
  Higher: 22,574
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 12:1
  Secondary: 11:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 104%
  Secondary: 85%
  Higher: 15%

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