City possesses 650 all kinds of schools, among which 1 general college,
1 TV University, technical schools and vocational schools and 550
primary schools, besides are 480 kindergartens. The number of professional
teachers of all kinds of schools including kindergartens is 20,268.
From preschool education, basic education, vocational education,
higher education to lifelong adult education, a comparative integrated
and harmonious educational system has been basically set up. Senior
high school education has been popularized since the year 1995.
In 2001, the City¡¯s infants kindergarten attendance rate was 93.5%,
Children of school age¡¯s school attendance rate 100%, and the proportion
of primary pupils entering middle-schools was up to 99%, that of
middle-schools students entering senior high schools up to 90.50%
This year, in every ten thousand permanent residents, there were
183.5 general middle-school students entered university 231.6 university
students at school, which occupied the leading place in the whole
province. The school attendance rate of higher education of population
of the same age was 26.2%. Dongguan has realized the goal of the
struggles of the province and country 10 years ahead of time.