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 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
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