Students entering and finishing home education in New Zealand by age

Year ended 1 July 2016, number of students

Definitions

Homeschooling: In New Zealand, all children aged between 6 and 16 years of age are required to enrol in and attend a registered school. Home education (or homeschooling) is where parents or legal guardians take responsibility for the education of their children, instead of enrolling them in school.

Data calculation/treatment

Numbers are sourced from the Ministry of Education's Homeschooling database and for the year ending 1 July.

Exclusions

Students enrolled at Te Kura (The Correspondence School) are not included in the homeschooling numbers.

Data provided by

Ministry of Education

Dataset name

Homeschooling: Homeschooling Turnover by Time Series 2016

Webpage:

https://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/statistics/schooling/student-numbers/homeschooling

How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'Homeschooling Turnover by Time Series 1998-2016' under the Homeschooling Turnover heading.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Homeschooling: Homeschooling Turnover by Time Series 2016

From the dataset Homeschooling: Homeschooling Turnover by Time Series 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Entry Exit by Age
  • Range: B1:T43
  • Provided: 608 data points

This data forms the table Homeschooling - Students turnover by age 1998–2016.