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20 July, 2024
 
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Over 46,000 students ring in the new school year

The student population stands at 64,748, with 51,371 in primary schools, 12,853 in nursery schools, and 524 in special schools

Newsroom / CNA

On the first day of school, 46,479 high school students eagerly returned to their classrooms after the summer break in Cyprus.

At the Acropolis Gymnasium, President Nicos Christodoulides and Minister of Education, Sports, and Youth Athena Michaelides extended their best wishes for a successful school year to the students. Following this, Minister Michaelides made a visit to Agios Antonios Lyceum in Limassol.

For the academic year 2023-2024, a total of 113 Secondary General Education schools will be in operation, comprising 62 Gymnasiums, 36 Lyceums, and 10 six-year schools covering the full secondary and high school cycle. These figures were provided by the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Youth and reported by CYPE.

Furthermore, five evening high schools are set to open, with enrollment expected to be completed by mid-September.

In the new school year, approximately 41,605 students are expected to enroll, with 24,160 attending the secondary school cycle and 17,445 in the high school cycle. The teaching staff will number 6,650.

Additionally, 16 Technical Vocational Education and Training Schools (TESEK) and Mixed Schools (Lyceum + TESEK) will be in operation, catering to 4,874 students, guided by a teaching team of 684 educators, as per the Directorate of Secondary Technical Vocational Education and Training.

For primary education, 612 schools will open their doors, encompassing 329 Primary Schools, 274 Kindergartens, and 9 Special Schools. The teaching workforce comprises 7,078 individuals, with 4,948 in primary schools, 973 in kindergartens, and 1,157 special teachers in primary schools, kindergartens, and special schools.

Overall, the student population stands at 64,748, with 51,371 in primary schools, 12,853 in nursery schools, and 524 in special schools. Additionally, data from the Ministry of Education indicates that there will be 9,323 first-grade primary school students this year, an increase from 9,068 last year.

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