Gujarat has the highest number of villages with a population of more than 300 in the residential area with the provision of Std: 1 to 1 primary schools with 6.03%. In the area up to 1 km from such residential area, the percentage of villages with standard: 1 to 4 primary school facilities is 98.32%.
In the field of Higher Primary Education (Standard: 5 to 7 Primary Education) Gujarat 0 94.48% of the population of Gujarat has been provided the facility of primary schools having Std: 5 to 7 within a distance of 5 km from the residential area. Gujarat ranks second only to Delhi among all the states of India (except Union Territories) in providing schools up to standard seven.
There are 16,662 villages in Gujarat with a population of 500 or more. Out of which 92.30% of the villages have been provided with the facility of primary schools consisting of standard: 5 to 7 in an area up to 3 km from the residential area. In the field of pre-primary education, Gujarat has a total of 19,672 kindergarten-anganwadi institutes for imparting pre-primary education in Gujarat, out of which 2,247 kindergarten anganwadis are located in rural areas.
Apart from this, another 1404 institutions providing pre-primary education in Gujarat run pre-primary department and primary department together. A total of 14,52,361 children are receiving pre-primary education in Gujarat. In which Gujarat ranks second in all of India. Children getting primary education in Gujarat: According to the 6th All India Educational Survey, 78.82% of the children enrolled in the first standard in Gujarat get education up to the fourth standard, while 10.32% o.f the children get up to the seventh standard.