Students in School System
Thailand has achieved considerable success in providing basic education (Years K-12) to a large percentage of its population; 90.7% of primary school-aged children and 72.1% of secondary school-aged children (Pillay, 2002:5).
A Number of Schools
There are 45,577 preschool, 33,840 primary, 10,109 lower secondary, and 2,563 upper secondary schools including both private and public schools (Pillay, 2002:5).
A Number of Teachers
There are 71,906 preschool, 254,435 primary, 39,870 lower secondary, and 85,569 upper secondary schools (Pillay, 2002:6).
The student-teacher ratio for primary schools is 20.7 and that for secondary schools is 21.6 (Pillay, 2002:6).