RESEARCH & DATA REPORTS

Independent Schools Australia compiles and analyses information from key sources.

CHOICE, DIVERSITY & EQUITY

14 June 2024

The latest available facts and figures on Independent Schools in Australia on one page.

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SNAPSHOT: 2024 EDITION

3 June 2024

Six-page snapshot shows key characteristics of the Independent school sector, those who are enrolled and those who work in Independent schools.

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Improving Outcomes for All: Leading Reform Through Innovation

16 April 2024

Independent schools are actively improving student outcomes through innovative practices. ISA’s report showcases ten Case Studies from Independent schools around Australia, illustrating their innovative approaches to the national school reform priority areas of equity, wellbeing and workforce. These three priority areas will be the focus of the upcoming Better and Fairer Schools Agreement.

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KEY ECONOMIC PARAMETERS

15 March 2024

A picture of the economic environment in Australia as it relates to Independent schools.

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ENROLMENT TRENDS AND PROJECTIONS

22 September 2023

ISA uses the latest available figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and other government sources to analyse student enrolment trends in the Independent school sector.

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THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL STUDENT- A DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE

18 September 2023

Analysis of the 2021 Australian Census.

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THE SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

2 June 2023

ISA partnered with McCrindle Research to explore how Independent schools make a contribution that extends far beyond the school gate.

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SNAPSHOT

18 May 2023

Six-page snapshot shows key characteristics of the Independent school sector, those who are enrolled and those who work in Independent schools.

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AT A GLANCE

18 May 2023

The latest available facts and figures from Independent Schooling in Australia on one page.

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SPECIAL ASSISTANCE SCHOOLS: SHOWCASE

3 May 2023

Independent special assistance schools play an important role in removing barriers to education, providing vulnerable young people with the opportunity to complete school.

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REFORM CHALLENGES IN SCHOOL EDUCATION

12 April 2023

A contribution to the national conversation about the future of education.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE: ENVIRONMENTAL SCAN

24 November 2022

To better understand the issues facing providers of early childhood education and care, ISA has conducted an environmental scan.

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ENROLMENTS: DEEP DIVE

7 October 2022

To better understand the enrolment trends, ISA has dived deep into the data.

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INDEPENDENT BOARDING

31 May 2022

INDEPENDENT BOARDING: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE is an In-depth analysis of the state of boarding in the Independent school sector and the prospects for Independent school boarding in Australia.

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NON-GOVERNMENT REFORM SUPPORT FUND: SHOWCASING SUCCESS

27 May 2022

Showcasing four distinct case studies across four states, one for each reform priority. Each one is supported by their respective Association of Independent Schools.

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STUDENT AND STAFF WELLBEING

20 May 2022

This research on student and staff wellbeing and mental health was commissioned by ISA and prepared by Telethon Kids Institute.

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SCHOOL CHOICE SURVEY

23 August 2021

Unearthing what parents want from education and look for in a school.

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