Public education and parental choice

Enrolment trends in Ontario schools

May 6, 2010 | by Derek Miedema , Researcher, Institute of Marriage and Family Canada
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  1. Neibert, B. (2006). How and why selected CIS schools were founded: 1960 to present. London: A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Western Ontario. With calculations by author. Mr. Niebert’s numbers are taken from Ontario Ministry of Education statistics. Numbers for 2001 to 2005 are publicly available at
  2. Neibert, B. With author’s calculations. 2005 is the latest year for which comparable school enrolment statistics are available.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Declining Enrolment Working Group. (2009). Planning and possibilities: The report of the declining enrolment group. Toronto: Queen’s Printer for Ontario, p. 4. Retrieved February 24, 2010 from
  5. Ontario Ministry of Education. (2010). School Board Funding Projections for the 2010–11 School Year. p. 7. Retrieved May 21, 2010 from Funding numbers are updated from those found in the original paper due to new information which came to light after the date of publication.
  6. Ibid. With calculations by author.