Table 7.7 : STUDENTS AND TEACHERS SERVING AT DIFFERENT LEVELS IN MALE' AND ATOLLS   , 2008
No. of teachers  Student Teacher Ratio Teachers    
Level No. of students   Total   Trained Untrained   Total Trained   Total Local Expatriate   expatriate
Republic 93,433 7,534 5,745 1,789 12 16 7,534 4,974 2,560 34
Pre - Primary 15,536 635 249 495 24 62 744 742 2 0
Primary ( 1 - 7) 46,994 3,143 2,412 1,139 15 19 3,551 3,186 365 10
Lower Secondary ( 8 - 10) 28,164 2,396 2,852 152 12 10 3,004 989 2,015 67
Higher Secondary ( 11 - 12) 2,651 316 232 3 8 11 235 57 178 76
Special Classes  1_/ 88 na - - na na na na na na
Male' 27,007 5,958 4,291 1,667 5 6 5,958 3,859 2,099 35
Pre - Primary 5,007 126 140 447 40 36 587 585 2 0
Primary ( 1 - 7) 11,925 611 1,836 1,073 20 6 2,909 2,614 295 10
Lower Secondary ( 8 - 10) 8,360 386 2,178 145 22 4 2,323 631 1692 73
Higher Secondary ( 11 - 12) 1,675 95 137 2 18 12 139 29 110 79
Special Classes  1_/ 40 na - - - - - - - na
Atolls 66,426 1,576 1,454 122 42 46 1,576 1,115 461 29
Pre - Primary 10,529 509 109 48 84 97 157 157 - #VALUE!
Primary ( 1 - 7) 35,069 2,532 576 66 57 61 642 572 70 11
Lower Secondary ( 8 - 10) 19,804 2,010 674 7 51 29 681 358 323 47
Higher Secondary ( 11 - 12) 976 221 95 1 10 10 96 28 68 71
Special Classes  1_/ 48   -   - -   - -   - - -   na
1_/  For children with special needs.
Source: Ministry of Education