NSW government schools by Family Occupation and Education Index (FOEI), as at Mid-Year Census, conducted in August each year.
FOEI is a school level index of educational disadvantage related to socioeconomic background. It has been selected as the basis of the equity loading for socio-economic background in the department’s Resource Allocation Model.
Includes all hospital schools, Stewart House School and Royal Far West School.
Excludes Aurora College, Palm Avenue School, NSW School of Languages and all Environmental Education Centres.
Norfolk Island Central School was included in NSW data for the first time in 2016. It is included in the North West NSW SA4 Grouping.
SA4 groupings are a geographical structure based on the ABS Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
More information on the FOEI methodology and SA4 groupings is available in the Statistical Bulletin explanatory notes.