In Jordan, Amman leads in private school enrolment: Jordan Strategy Forum

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Published: 2021-02-27 11:18

Last Updated: 2021-04-11 17:09


In Jordan, Amman leads in private school enrolment: Jordan Strategy Forum
In Jordan, Amman leads in private school enrolment: Jordan Strategy Forum

The Jordan Strategy Forum announced Saturday that Amman has the most students, out of all other cities in the Kingdom, enrolled in private schools at 33 percent, while 67 percent of them are enrolled in public schools.

Notably, in a report released by the Ministry of Education for the 2020-2021 academic year, stated that the number of students in private schools in Amman has reached 246,720 students, while the number of students in public schools reached 490,806 students.

The governorate of Irbid came in second place, with the number of students in private schools reaching 70,672 students, while 304,826 were enrolled in public schools, while the Zarqa Governorate came in third place, with 34,811 students in private schools and 234,107 in public schools.

The governorate of Mafraq came in fourth place, with the number of students in private schools reaching 7,423 students, and 141,000 in public schools, followed by Balqa with 28,146 students in private schools, while the number of students in public schools reached 100,096 students.

Karak ranked sixth, with 8,737 students in private schools, and 77,112 students in government schools.

Jerash came in seventh with 6,227 students in private schools and 50,993 students in public schools, followed by Madaba with 11,552 students in private schools, compared to 42,818 students in public schools.

The number of students in Ajloun's private schools reached 8,480, while the number of students in public schools reached 39,508.

Ma'an ranked tenth, as the number of students in private schools reached 1,974, compared to 38,163 students in public schools.

As for Aqaba, the number of students in private schools reached 11,552 students, and 36,556 students in public schools, while Tafilah came in last place, as the number of students in private schools reached 2,422 students, and 27,738 students in public schools.