Costa Rica: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2016. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 26.27 students per teacher with a minumum of 11.98 students per teacher in 2016 and a maximum of 33.79 students per teacher in 1984. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Costa Rica is the number of primary school pupils divided by the number of primary school teachers. It is generally considered better to have fewer pupils per teacher.
Definition: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary school.