National Report on Schooling data portal
ACARA is responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and reporting statistical and related information about educational outcomes.
The data portal provides interactive access to a number of national data sets for schooling relevant to the annual National Report on Schooling in Australia. These include general statistics on schooling and the nationally agreed key performances measures (KPMs) for schooling specified in the Measurement Framework for Schooling in Australia
List of data sets
The data portal includes a dashboard of the nationally agreed KPMs at:
key performance measures for schooling in Australia
The data portal also includes data sets on:
student participation and achievement in NAPLAN
NAP sample assessments
participation in vocational education and training (VET) including VET in Schools
participation and attainment in education and work
school students with disability
year 12 subject enrolments
year 12 certification rates
These data sets are sourced from various data collections, including the National School Statistics Collection, the National Student Attendance Data Collection, the Survey of Education and Work, finance data reported at the school level on the My School
website and the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) on School Students with Disability. The data sets available through the portal replace static tables published as Part 9 Additional statistics in earlier editions of the National Report on Schooling in Australia
Interpreting the data
All data should be interpreted with caution and in the relevant context. To avoid misinterpretation of data, the data in the data portal should be used/read in conjunction with the annual National Report on Schooling in Australia
and the notes and caveats associated with each part of the portal.
Data provided through the portal is updated regularly and aims to provide the user with the most up-to-date information available.
Please note that the data portal may include more recent data than the currently published edition of the National Report on Schooling in Australia
Please refer to the user guide
for information on how to use the data portal.