AISWA Members Schools

A Snapshot of AISWA Membership

AISWA has about 156 member schools that enrol over 82,000 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 14
Adventist Christian Schools 7
Anglican 21
Baptist 8
Catholic 11
Christian Schools Australia 15
Christian Education National 9
Free Reformed Church 6
Greek Orthodox 1
Islamic 5
Jewish 1
Lutheran 3
Montessori 12
Rudolf Steiner 5
Uniting 8

* 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 a faith, philosophy or grouping of schools

Enrolment by Cohort
Cohort No.
Primary (K-6) 34 456
Secondary (7-12) 48 098
Total 82 554

Source: Department of Education 2015 August Census

Membership by Enrolment Group
Type of School No.
Primary 43
Secondary 11
Composite 103
           Total 156
Metropolitan 110
Country 30
Remote 16
           Total 156
Boys
          Secondary 1
          Composite 6
          Total 7
Girls
          Secondary 3
          Composite 7
          Total 10
Co-Educational
          Primary 42
          Secondary 11
          Composite 86
          Total 139
   
Schools commencing at Kindergarten 122
Schools commencing at Pre-Primary 7
Boarding Schools 23

ISCA Snapshot

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