Enrolments: Which schools are our kids attending?

ENROLMENT figures for Lismore and the Richmond Valley show a lot less students are attending government high schools and more students are attending non-government.

In the Ballina Shire there are enrolment rises across both sectors, while there's been small growth for non-government schools in the Byron Shire and small decreases for government schools.

Here's a list of the enrolment figures in high schools across the Northern Rivers, looking at the difference between 2008 and 2015 enrolments.

Lismore and Richmond Valley

The Rivers Secondary College, Lismore High Campus: -434 enrolments

Casino High School: -85

The Rivers Secondary College, Kadina High Campus: -43

Trinity Catholic College, Lismore: -27

St Mary's Catholic College, Casino: - 20

Evans River Community School (K-12): -6

Blue Hills College, Goonellabah (K-12): 19

St John's College, Woodlawn: 20

Summerland Christian College, Goonellabah (K-12): 90

The Rivers Secondary College, Richmond River High Campus: 154

*Note: Casino Christian School was excluded as it has only run as a K-12 school for one year*

Summary: Non-government +82; Government -414

Ballina Shire

Ballina High School: -155

Alstonville High School: -96

Richmond Christian College, Ballina (K-12, 2011-2015 difference): 26

Emmanuel Anglican College, Ballina: 129

Southern Cross School, Ballina: 461

Xavier Catholic College, Skennars Head: 114

Summary: Non-government +269; Government: +210

Byron Shire

Mullumbimby High School: -239

Shearwater - The Mullumbimby Steiner School (K-12): 8

Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School, Byron Bay (K-12): 74

Byron Bay High School: 168

Summary: Non-government: +82; Government: -71

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