Our first six months, by the numbers
Here's a snapshot of who came to the Sydney Story Factory in our first six months of operation, from July - December 2012 (terms 3 and 4 and the October school holidays). Number of student enrolments: 574
Number of student hours taught: 1,995
That’s an average of 3.5 hours close personal attention per student
Indigenous students: 115 or 20%
Our goal was 10-20%
Students from non-English speaking backgrounds: 255 or 44%
Our goal was 20-30%
Main feeder schools, primary: Darlington Public (15%); Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Waterloo (14%); Alexandria Park Community School (12%); Forest Lodge (11%).
Main feeder schools, high school: Alexandria Park Community School (45%); Tempe High School (23%); Cabramatta High School (11%).
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