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No. of schools by School Management

S.No
District
Govt
Private
Priavte Unaided
Total
1
CHENNAI
326
361
798
1485
2
COIMBATORE
1962
230
970
3162
3
CUDDALORE
1426
283
477
2186
4
DHARMAPURI
1370
18
218
1606
5
DINDIGUL
1320
326
304
1950
6
ERODE
1811
161
434
2406
7
KANCHEEPURAM
1434
245
864
2543
8
KANNIYAKUMARI
514
290
412
1216
9
KARUR
815
60
169
1044
10
KRISHANAGIRI
1696
25
302
2023
11
MADURAI
1231
315
605
2151
12
NAGAPATTINAM
923
326
249
1498
13
NAMAKKAL
997
88
282
1367
14
PERAMBALUR
950
126
218
1294
15
PUDUKKOTTAI
1550
112
273
1935
16
RAMANATHAPURAM
1060
249
205
1514
17
SALEM
1739
121
559
2419
18
SIVAGANGA
1113
235
250
1598
19
THANJAVUR
1372
301
364
2037
20
THE NILGIRIS
419
133
171
723
21
THENI
531
236
153
920
22
THIRUVALLUR
1458
193
868
2519
23
THIRUVARUR
938
126
202
1266
24
THOOTHUKKUDI
707
863
246
1816
25
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
1284
367
440
2091
26
TIRUNELVELI
923
1287
570
2780
27
TIRUVANNAMALAI
1987
178
345
2510
28
VELLORE
2236
324
743
3303
29
VILUPPURAM
2135
330
495
2960
30
VIRUDHUNAGAR
984
494
233
1711
State
37211
8403
12419
58033

 

Enrolment Gender-Wise By School Management

S.No
District 
Govt
Private Aided
Private Unaided
Grand Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
1
CHENNAI 58729 66825 125554 91174 102995 194169 231671 212990 444661 381574 382810 764384
2
COIMBATORE 157847 168174 326021 50536 57957 108493 234898 209258 444156 443281 435389 878670
3
CUDDALORE 108369 117717 226086 47518 47524 95042 102843 78472 181315 258730 243713 502443
4
DHARMAPURI 95637 98315 193952 2848 2082 4930 55844 40924 96768 154329 141321 295650
5
DINDIGUL 88056 88767 176823 63596 67896 131492 53494 41890 95384 205146 198553 403699
6
ERODE 108955 112960 221915 22424 27261 49685 103146 86375 189521 234525 226596 461121
7
KANCHEEPURAM 120851 134162 255013 39353 45937 85290 213778 186016 399794 373982 366115 740097
8
KANNIYAKUMARI 35946 35025 70971 46922 56530 103452 82723 73081 155804 165591 164636 330227
9
KARUR 45323 47326 92649 7535 10168 17703 37491 29503 66994 90349 86997 177346
10
KRISHANAGIRI 114130 116924 231054 6625 9056 15681 71518 55151 126669 192273 181131 373404
11
MADURAI 90738 100857 191595 97277 99677 196954 116927 92522 209449 304942 293056 597998
12
NAGAPATTINAM 71054 73372 144426 40459 43252 83711 41716 35963 77679 153229 152587 305816
13
NAMAKKAL 68742 69516 138258 9635 11147 20782 78527 61846 140373 156904 142509 299413
14
PERAMBALUR 75948 76637 152585 17168 21011 38179 42336 30975 73311 135452 128623 264075
15
PUDUKKOTTAI 97273 107856 205129 18736 17211 35947 41497 32111 73608 157506 157178 314684
16
RAMANATHAPURAM 52982 53475 106457 39625 41255 80880 37826 33018 70844 130433 127748 258181
17
SALEM 154235 166233 320468 36224 37997 74221 130312 97113 227425 320771 301343 622114
18
SIVAGANGA 46810 53353 100163 29839 32471 62310 46491 37668 84159 123140 123492 246632
19
THANJAVUR 90393 99702 190095 55020 62853 117873 82663 66891 149554 228076 229446 457522
20
THE NILGIRIS 21836 19948 41784 10722 16983 27705 27881 23901 51782 60439 60832 121271
21
THENI 39872 40022 79894 51846 51270 103116 32262 26065 58327 123980 117357 241337
22
THIRUVALLUR 105905 115296 221201 26554 35101 61655 222032 191290 413322 354491 341687 696178
23
THIRUVARUR 62702 67224 129926 20217 25504 45721 31009 24980 55989 113928 117708 231636
24
THOOTHUKKUDI 31750 35811 67561 87549 91891 179440 49403 40683 90086 168702 168385 337087
25
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI 94618 95975 190593 75251 85619 160870 86076 70516 156592 255945 252110 508055
26
TIRUNELVELI 65784 79158 144942 160288 166111 326399 95656 74521 170177 321728 319790 641518
27
TIRUVANNAMALAI 141077 151329 292406 23968 22114 46082 61540 45396 106936 226585 218839 445424
28
VELLORE 157458 177670 335128 66873 65548 132421 114407 92163 206570 338738 335381 674119
29
VILUPPURAM 176686 189171 365857 35979 36470 72449 102171 75205 177376 314836 300846 615682
30
VIRUDHUNAGAR 66366 66672 133038 83182 88859 172041 40952 33712 74664 190500 189243 379743
State
2646072 2825472 5471544 1364943 1479750 2844693 2669090 2200199 4869289 6680105 6505421 13185526

No. of Schools by School Category

S.No
District
Primary
Middle
High schools
Hr.Sec. Schools
Total
1
CHENNAI
637
188
193
467
1485
2
COIMBATORE
1773
524
328
537
3162
3
CUDDALORE
1361
379
227
219
2186
4
DHARMAPURI
946
346
156
158
1606
5
DINDIGUL
1295
289
160
206
1950
6
ERODE
1468
438
206
294
2406
7
KANCHEEPURAM
1371
454
314
404
2543
8
KANNIYAKUMARI
556
203
204
253
1216
9
KARUR
654
187
94
109
1044
10
KRISHANAGIRI
1281
327
226
189
2023
11
MADURAI
1312
342
180
317
2151
12
NAGAPATTINAM
961
253
148
136
1498
13
NAMAKKAL
828
203
123
213
1367
14
PERAMBALUR
776
207
167
144
1294
15
PUDUKKOTTAI
1273
339
160
163
1935
16
RAMANATHAPURAM
1041
218
112
143
1514
17
SALEM
1423
438
237
321
2419
18
SIVAGANGA
977
337
131
153
1598
19
THANJAVUR
1325
297
197
218
2037
20
THE NILGIRIS
402
104
120
97
723
21
THENI
534
183
74
129
920
22
THIRUVALLUR
1447
389
315
368
2519
23
THIRUVARUR
804
250
97
115
1266
24
THOOTHUKKUDI
1194
314
117
191
1816
25
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI
1283
329
221
258
2091
26
TIRUNELVELI
1814
463
180
323
2780
27
TIRUVANNAMALAI
1620
386
276
228
2510
28
VELLORE
2102
546
291
364
3303
29
VILUPPURAM
1855
524
297
284
2960
30
VIRUDHUNAGAR
1101
251
154
205
1711
State
35414
9708
5705
7206
58033

Enrolment -Gender-wise By School Category

S.No
District
Primary School
Middle School
High School
Hr.Secondary School
Grand Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
Boys
Girls
Total
1
CHENNAI 57300 54690 111990 21321 19948 41269 44345 39437 83782 258608 268735 527343 381574 382810 764384
2
COIMBATORE 77116 75348 152464 51067 50265 101332 54949 48586 103535 260149 261190 521339 443281 435389 878670
3
CUDDALORE 64982 59722 124704 36899 35468 72367 36460 32608 69068 120389 115915 236304 258730 243713 502443
4
DHARMAPURI 35166 32996 68162 23249 23188 46437 17964 17943 35907 77950 67194 145144 154329 141321 295650
5
DINDIGUL 55774 52756 108530 29738 32236 61974 29958 25650 55608 89676 87911 177587 205146 198553 403699
6
ERODE 47379 46440 93819 32617 31920 64537 32175 32178 64353 122354 116058 238412 234525 226596 461121
7
KANCHEEPURAM 59166 59925 119091 38638 37587 76225 59406 54257 113663 216772 214346 431118 373982 366115 740097
8
KANNIYAKUMARI 25050 26635 51685 15821 14315 30136 25411 23988 49399 99309 99698 199007 165591 164636 330227
9
KARUR 20141 20061 40202 13453 13720 27173 15064 13456 28520 41691 39760 81451 90349 86997 177346
10
KRISHANAGIRI 46024 45702 91726 24941 24790 49731 32043 29737 61780 89265 80902 170167 192273 181131 373404
11
MADURAI 67740 65280 133020 42074 42329 84403 31500 26276 57776 163628 159171 322799 304942 293056 597998
12
NAGAPATTINAM 38022 37339 75361 25292 24631 49923 25109 24595 49704 64806 66022 130828 153229 152587 305816
13
NAMAKKAL 29150 28295 57445 14870 14506 29376 20648 17487 38135 92236 82221 174457 156904 142509 299413
14
PERAMBALUR 37733 34765 72498 17905 18281 36186 23127 20691 43818 56687 54886 111573 135452 128623 264075
15
PUDUKKOTTAI 39133 38741 77874 30002 31074 61076 22007 22005 44012 66364 65358 131722 157506 157178 314684
16
RAMANATHAPURAM 37674 35908 73582 17086 16438 33524 17189 16078 33267 58484 59324 117808 130433 127748 258181
17
SALEM 67357 66243 133600 45060 43307 88367 42342 37438 79780 166012 154355 320367 320771 301343 622114
18
SIVAGANGA 25891 26289 52180 21352 22472 43824 15648 14051 29699 60249 60680 120929 123140 123492 246632
19
THANJAVUR 57257 57620 114877 28805 27613 56418 33996 31312 65308 108018 112901 220919 228076 229446 457522
20
THE NILGIRIS 9932 10298 20230 6128 5793 11921 14871 14141 29012 29508 30600 60108 60439 60832 121271
21
THENI 29136 28240 57376 20944 20318 41262 10181 8695 18876 63719 60104 123823 123980 117357 241337
22
THIRUVALLUR 53696 55127 108823 36331 35078 71409 50922 47795 98717 213542 203687 417229 354491 341687 696178
23
THIRUVARUR 30493 28784 59277 21642 23702 45344 15603 13781 29384 46190 51441 97631 113928 117708 231636
24
THOOTHUKKUDI 43792 42104 85896 23853 24145 47998 19617 17516 37133 81440 84620 166060 168702 168385 337087
25
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI 58976 57668 116644 31222 29828 61050 33057 31114 64171 132690 133500 266190 255945 252110 508055
26
TIRUNELVELI 80197 81364 161561 54199 48719 102918 30549 29957 60506 156783 159750 316533 321728 319790 641518
27
TIRUVANNAMALAI 59526 58739 118265 32744 33385 66129 35587 34526 70113 98728 92189 190917 226585 218839 445424
28
VELLORE 82233 80828 163061 45641 46233 91874 43731 40129 83860 167133 168191 335324 338738 335381 674119
29
VILUPPURAM 79092 75852 154944 48907 51315 100222 40509 39225 79734 146328 134454 280782 314836 300846 615682
30
VIRUDHUNAGAR 56655 54809 111464 23995 24500 48495 21061 19641 40702 88789 90293 179082 190500 189243 379743
State
1471783 1438568 2910351 875796 867104 1742900 895029 824293 1719322 3437497 3375456 6812953 6680105 6505421 13185526

Net Enrolment Ratio (NER) and Dropout Rate - Districtwise (DR)

S. No.
Districts
NER
DR
Primary
Upper primary
Primary
Upper primary
1
Chennai
99.60
99.50
1.00
1.40
2
Coimbatore
99.75
99.20
1.00
1.55
3
Cuddalore
99.70
99.70
1.00
1.50
4
Dharmapuri
99.60
98.60
1.05
1.85
5
Dindigul
99.65
98.60
1.00
1.45
6
Erode
99.80
99.00
0.90
1.50
7
Kancheepuram
99.70
99.50
0.90
1.10
8
Kanyakumari
99.70
99.50
0.80
1.70
9
Karur
99.65
99.50
0.95
1.60
10
Krishnagiri
99.75
98.60
1.00
1.40
11
Madurai
99.70
98.90
1.00
1.50
12
Nagapattinam
99.65
98.90
0.95
1.40
13
Namakkal
99.75
98.40
0.85
1.50
14
Perambalur
99.80
99.30
0.90
0.90
15
Pudukkottai
99.80
99.70
0.90
1.65
16
Ramanathapuram
99.70
99.50
0.95
1.50
17
Salem
99.75
99.70
1.00
1.40
18
Sivagangai
99.85
98.50
0.85
1.45
19
Thanjavur
99.80
99.10
0.85
1.55
20
Theni
99.65
99.50
0.85
1.55
21
The Nilgiris
99.80
98.90
0.95
1.65
22
Thiruchirappalli
99.85
99.30
0.90
1.25
23
Thirunelveli
99.80
99.60
1.00
1.50
24
Thiruvallur
99.70
99.60
0.95
1.55
25
Thiruvannamalai
99.80
98.90
1.00
1.75
26
Thiruvarur
99.85
98.70
0.90
1.60
27
Thoothukudi
99.70
99.10
0.75
1.55
28
Vellore
99.75
99.50
1.00
1.70
29
Villupuram
99.75
99.80
0.90
1.70
30
Virudhunagar
99.85
99.10
0.85
1.65
Tamilnadu
99.85
99.20
0.90
1.50

Tamil Nadu - Net Enrolment Ratio (NER) and Dropout Rate (DR)

Year

Primary
Upper Primary

NER

DR

NER

DR

2005-06

98.00

4.00

98.00

8.00

2006-07

99.29

1.91

98.25

4.08

2007-08

99.39

1.40

98.62

2.04

2008-09

99.43

1.23

98.67

1.90

2009-10

99.50

1.02

98.76

1.88

2010-11

99.60

1.00

98.84

1.79

2011-12

99.63

0.95

98.88

1.74

2012-13

99.69

0.93

99.00

1.70

2013-14

99.80

0.95

99.10

1.65

2014-15

99.85

0.94

99.10

1.58

2015-16

99.85

0.90

99.11

1.55

2016-17

99.85

0.90

99.20

1.50

 

   
 

 

 
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