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Guatemala

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Guatemala
Region: North & Central America
Population: 12,639,939
Language(s): Spanish, Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, Xinca
Literacy Rate: 55.6%
Number of Primary Schools: 12,409
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 1.7%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,510,811
  Secondary: 375,528
  Higher: 80,228
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 88%
  Secondary: 26%
Teachers: Primary: 43,403
  Secondary: 22,624
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 35:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 82%
  Secondary: 25%



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