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School Status (as of April 1, 2018)
Information on each school (as of April 1, 2018)
Year / Schools Number of Schools (Branch Schools) Number of Classes (departments) Number of Classrooms Number of Students
Total M F
2015 692(1) 9,991 12,880 367,563 196,038 171,525
2016 699(1) 10,255 35 356,356 190,087 166,269
2017 697 10,150 - 345,483 183,916 161,567
2018 694 10,308 11,235 338,009 179,969 158,040
2019 695(1) 10,259 12,887 321,251 169,743 151,508
Kindergarten 312 1,279 1,356 23,252 11,793 11,459
Elementary School 155(1) 4,071 5,334 88,990 46,066 42,924
Elementary School (National & Public) 152(1) 4,017 5,221 87,280 45,207 42,073
Elementary School (Private) 3 54 113 1,710 859 851
Middle School 90 1,789 2,859 43,068 22,335 20,733
Middle School (National & Public) 65 1,319 2,115 31,075 15,739 15,336
Middle School (Private) 25 470 744 11,993 6,596 5,397
High School 67 1,808 3,041 49,048 25,513 23,535
General High School (National & Public) 13 396 580 11,367 4,713 6,654
General High School (Private) 36 981 1,531 27,029 14,464 12,565
Special Purpose (National & Public) 5 68 230 1,435 865 570
Specialized (National & Public) 4 151 367 3,721 3,033 688
Specialized (Private) 6 134 219 3,316 965 2,351
Autonomous (National & Public) 3 78 114 2,180 1,473 707
Autonomous (Private) - - - - - -
College 6 73 - 19,720 11,123 8,597
University 11 343 - 84,008 45,990 38,018
Graduate School 45 660 - 11,490 5,977 5,513
Others 9 236 297 1,675 946 729

1) Education statistics as of 2020 April 1.
2) The number of classes in a college, university, or graduate school is the number of subjects or departments.
3) The classrooms include general classes, curriculum classes, special classes, and classes by level.
Data: Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education

Division: Secondary Education Section, Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education

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