Education Ministry: More than 1.5 million students enroll this year

Education Ministry: More than 1.5 million students enroll this year

December 13, 2021 - 13:55
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Ministry of Education announced that around 1,599,466 male and female students have enrolled in the school system this year.

Studies were inaugurated last week in all educational institutions across the country.

Education Ministry figures show that 1,531,148 pupils enrolled in elementary and middle schools, including 179,147 children attending first grade of the elementary stage. 

It indicated that the number of secondary school students in public education institutions reached 250,679, including 173 in religious secondary schools.

The Ministry of Education said it has agreed with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to launch a mandatory vaccination campaign in all educational districts.

According to the ministry, students will attend schools three days a week in accordance with the protection guidance developed for a safe return to classes.