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Mexico

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: United Mexican States
Region: North & Central America
Population: 100,349,766
Language(s): Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl
Literacy Rate: 89.6%
Number of Primary Schools: 95,855
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.9%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 14,650,521
  Secondary: 7,914,165
  Higher: 1,612,318
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 114%
  Secondary: 64%
  Higher: 16%
Teachers: Primary: 524,927
  Secondary: 485,059
  Higher: 170,350
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 28:1
  Secondary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 113%
  Secondary: 64%
  Higher: 15%



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