AISWA Member Schools

A Snapshot of AISWA Membership

AISWA has about 159 member schools that enrol over 84,000 students; accounting for approximately 16% of Western Australian school enrolments. The table below provides a picture of the diversity of the membership of the association.

AISWA Membership
Type of School No.  
Aboriginal Independent Community Schools 13
Adventist Christian Schools 6
Anglican 21
Baptist 13
Catholic 14
Christian Education National 13
Christian Schools Australia 14
Free Reformed Church 6
Greek Orthodox 1
Islamic 5
Jewish 1
Lutheran 1
Montessori 10
Rudolf Steiner 8
Uniting 7

* Some schools are members of more than one group, for example, some Aboriginal Community Schools are members of the Christian Schools Australia grouping.
* Not all member schools have a designated affiliation with faith, philosophy or grouping of schools

Enrolment by Cohort
Cohort No.
Primary (K-6) 34 390
Secondary (7-12) 50 205
Total 84 595

Source: Department of Education 2018 August Census

Membership by Enrolment Group
Type of School No.
Primary 34
Secondary 21
Composite 104
           Total 159
Metropolitan 115
Country 28
Remote 16
           Total 159
Boys
          Secondary 1
          Composite 5
          Total 6
Girls
          Secondary 2
          Composite 8
          Total 10
Co-Educational
          Primary 34
          Secondary 19
          Composite 90
          Total 143
   
Schools commencing at Kindergarten 129
Schools commencing at Pre-Primary 2
Boarding Schools 22

ISCA Snapshot

The annual Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) Snapshot publications contain information on Independent School funding and enrolments in Australia.