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Jamaica

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Jamaica
Region: North & Central America
Population: 2,652,689
Language(s): English, Creole
Literacy Rate: 85%
Academic Year: September-August
Number of Primary Schools: 793
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 7.4%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 300,931
  Secondary: 235,071
  Higher: 8,191
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 100%
  Higher: 8%
Teachers: Primary: 9,265
  Secondary: 10,931
  Higher: 418
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 99%
  Higher: 7%



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