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764,000 students attend Catholic schools across Australia which is about one in five school students.
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About 96,000 staff are employed in Australia’s 1,746 Catholic schools, which includes more than 50,000 teachers.
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The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Catholic schools has doubled since 2004. In some remote communities, a Catholic school is the only education provider.
The number of students with disability in Catholic schools has doubled since 2004. The majority of those students attend mainstream schools, but there are also a number of Catholic special schools.
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