Distribution of Basic Schools in Palestine by Supervising Authority, Region and Governorate, for Scholastic Years 2011/2012-2020/2021

  

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Supervising Authority\Region and Governorate

Scholastic Year

2012/2011 2013/2012 2014/2013

2015/2014

2016/2015

2017/2016

2018/2017

2019/2018

2020/2019

2021/2020

All authorities                    
Palestine 1,792 1,822 1,842 1,896 1,954 1,994 1,795 1,820 1,851 1,873
West Bank 1,249 1,279 1,308 1,337 1,385 1,427 1,275 1,296 1,314 1,330
Jenin 140 149 151 150 157 160 137 132 137 142
Tubas & Northern Valleys 30 31 33 33 34 33 28 28 29 28
Tulkarm 91 92 93 96 97 97 90 90 89 92
Nablus 160 169 176 182 185 191 178 182 181 192
Qalqiliya 45 46 48 49 50 51 47 48 48 48
Salfit 37 37 39 39 39 39 41 39 39 39
Ramallah & Al-Bireh 109 111 112 113 116 126 115 120 124 120
Jericho & Al Aghwar 18 20 19 19 18 19 20 19 20 21
Jerusalem* 151 147 148 154 165 165 145 150 157 154
Bethlehem 101 102 105 105 105 107 94 93 86 84
Hebron 367 375 384 397 419 439 380 395 404 410
Gaza Strip 543 543 534 559 569 567 520 524 537 543
North Gaza 96 95 93 92 94 93 92 92 93 91
Gaza 208 206 200 205 214 218 196 197 203 201
Dier al Balah 68 67 72 79 77 78 71 70 70 73
Khan Yunis 107 106 106 113 113 112 102 105 110 117
Rafah 64 69 63 70 71 66 59 60 61 61
Government                    
Palestine 1,187 1,207 1,222 1,243 1,285 1,322 1,146 1,166 1,184 1,208
West Bank 925 948 972 990 1,028 1,065 934 949 963 983
Jenin 116 124 126 124 130 132 111 107 112 117
Tubas & Northern Valleys 26 27 28 28 29 29 24 24 25 25
Tulkarm 78 80 79 80 81 81 74 74 74 76
Nablus 124 128 132 136 141 147 132 135 135 144
Qalqiliya 37 38 39 39 40 41 38 38 37 37
Salfit 34 34 36 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Ramallah & Al-Bireh 71 71 72 73 73 79 74 76 78 78
Jericho & Al Aghwar 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8 9
Jerusalem* 61 61 65 66 71 73 63 66 70 69
Bethlehem 73 73 74 75 76 78 69 67 62 59
Hebron 297 304 313 325 343 361 304 318 326 333
Gaza Strip 262 259 250 253 257 257 212 217 221 225
North Gaza 49 46 43 42 40 40 36 38 38 38
Gaza 127 125 119 120 126 126 104 104 106 105
Dier al Balah 16 15 16 17 16 18 11 10 9 10
Khan Yunis 50 50 50 51 51 52 45 47 49 53
Rafah 20 23 22 23 24 21 16 18 19 19
UNRWA                    
Palestine 343 344 342 349 353 363 368 368 370 372
West Bank 99 99 97 97 96 96 93 94 94 94
Jenin 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Tubas & Northern Valleys 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3
Tulkarm 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Nablus 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Qalqiliya 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Salfit - - - - - - - - - -
Ramallah & Al-Bireh 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12
Jericho & Al Aghwar 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5
Jerusalem* 17 17 16 16 16 16 13 13 13 13
Bethlehem 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Hebron 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Gaza Strip 244 245 245 252 257 267 275 274 276 278
North Gaza 40 42 43 43 45 46 49 49 49 49
Gaza 64 63 63 63 65 72 76 77 78 77
Dier al Balah 49 49 52 54 55 56 56 55 56 58
Khan Yunis 49 48 49 50 50 51 52 52 52 53
Rafah 42 43 38 42 42 42 42 41 41 41
Private                    
Palestine 262 271 278 304 316 309 281 286 297 293
West Bank 225 232 239 250 261 266 248 253 257 253
Jenin 14 15 15 16 17 18 16 15 15 15
Tubas & Northern Valleys 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
Tulkarm 7 6 8 10 10 10 10 10 9 10
Nablus 21 26 29 31 29 29 31 32 31 33
Qalqiliya 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 7 8 8
Salfit 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3
Ramallah & Al-Bireh 26 28 28 28 32 36 30 32 34 30
Jericho & Al Aghwar 5 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7
Jerusalem* 73 69 67 72 78 76 69 71 74 72
Bethlehem 20 21 23 22 21 21 17 18 16 17
Hebron 50 51 52 53 57 59 57 58 59 58
Gaza Strip 37 39 39 54 55 43 33 33 40 40
North Gaza 7 7 7 7 9 7 7 5 6 4
Gaza 17 18 18 22 23 20 16 16 19 19
Dier al Balah 3 3 4 8 6 4 4 5 5 5
Khan Yunis 8 8 7 12 12 9 5 6 9 11
Rafah 2 3 3 5 5 3 1 1 1 1

Basic Schools: include schools that teach the tenth grade or below for the scholastic years before 2017/2018. While from the scholastic year 2017/2018, the basic schools include schools that teach the ninth grade or below. The schools that teach the tenth grade and above are considered as secondary schools, based on the new education law issued by the Ministry of Education that consider the tenth grade in secondary stage.
*: Do not include the Israeli Municipality and Culture Committee Schools in Jerusalem
(-) means nill
Source: Ministry of Education, 2022. Data base of education survey for the scholastic years 2011/2012-2020/2021. Ramallah-Palestine