of students identify as Catholic
of students have a language background other than English
students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
students have a disability
different religious faiths amongst students
Brisbane Catholic Education farewelled Year 12 students from the class of 2019, which were the inaugural Prep students in 2007.
Through active engagement and collaborative partnerships, Brisbane Catholic Education schools seek to ensure
that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and families have equitable access to quality education that
is mutually enriching for all. Molum Sabe (The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Strategy 2017-20)
aims to bridge the gap in learning achievement for each Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learner in the BCE
community of schools.
The total number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students attending Brisbane Catholic Education schools increased from 1,888 in 2018 to 1,973 in 2019. Enrolment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, as a percentage of all enrolments, increased slightly over this time from 2.6% to 2.7%.
Increased enrolments occurred in Prep and Years 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, and 11, with the most significant increases in Prep and Years 5, 7, and 10.
The number of schools with more than 5.0% of the student population identifying as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander decreased from 22 in 2018 to 19 in 2019.
A total of 30,884 students visited Ngutana-lui. 15,864 students visited from 117 Brisbane Catholic Education schools and 15,020 visitors from State and independent primary schools, and community groups.
Brisbane Catholic Education Office
2A Burke Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102 Australia
Turrbal and Yuggera Country
GPO Box 1201 Brisbane 4001 Australia
Phone: (07) 3033 7000
Fax: (07) 3844 5101