Enrolment and Demographics

As of 2016, York Region's population is estimated to be 1.1 million. The population is expected to reach 1.5 million by 2031. For more information regarding total York Region population and employment statistics and forecasts, please visit the Regional Municipality of York website.

Elementary Enrolment Broken Down by School and Grade (PDF)
Secondary Enrolment Broken Down by School and Grade (PDF)


As of October 31, 2020, the York Region District School Board’s enrolment figures* were:

 School TypeNominalFull-Time Equivalent


*These figures include face to face and virtual school students. A breakdown of virtual school students is below.


Virtual School 

  • ​Elementary 27,959

  • Secondary 8,238


2020-2021 In​digenous Self-Identification

Total: 489 Students

  • First Nation (345)

  • Métis (120)

  • Inuit (24)


2020-2021 English Language Learners (ELL)

Total: 48,852 Students

  • 43,321 elementary

  • 8,531 secondary

Updated December 2020