Pre-primary education and child care 2020/2021

In Montenegro there are 44 pre-primary institutions of which 21 institutions are public and 23 are private, with the network of 158 child care units, within which there were organised 815 child care groups.

The total number of children enrolled in pre-primary institutions in school year 2020/2021 is 21 318. Of the total number of children, there are 47.7% (10 176) of enrolled girls and 52.3% (11 142) of boys. The share of enrolled children is less for 7.6% in comparison with the previous school year. Of the total number of children, children enrolled in public institutions account for 97.2%.

The average number of children per educational group in public pre-primary institution is 28, and in private is the 9.

Of the total number of employees in pre-primary institutions, child-care workers account for 50.5%.