SAXONY’S SCHOOLS IN FIGURES
Saxony has 1,280 public and 203 general educational schools which are funded independently. In the school year 2015/2016, 351,700 pupils attended these schools. This is an increase of 7,865 pupils (2.3 percent) when compared to the previous school year. The secondary level Oberschulen had 103,762 pupils and secondary level Gymnasien had 95,417 pupils. This is the largest number of pupils that has been registered since the school year 2005/2006.
Saxony’s pupils are instructed by 28,754 full time and/or part time teachers. Compared to the previous school year, this is an increase of 378 teachers, which translates into 1.3 percent.