less than 1 minute read

France

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: French Republic
Region: Europe
Population: 59,329,691
Language(s): French, Provencal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish
Literacy Rate: 99%
Academic Year: September-June
Number of Primary Schools: 41,000
Compulsory Schooling: 10 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 6.0%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 138,191
Libraries: 2,577
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 4,004,704
  Secondary: 5,979,690
  Higher: 2,062,495
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 105%
  Secondary: 111%
  Higher: 51%
Teachers: Primary: 211,192
  Secondary: 483,493
  Higher: 141,410
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 19:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 104%
  Secondary: 111%
  Higher: 57%

Additional topics

Education Encyclopedia - StateUniversity.comGlobal Education Reference