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Summary statistics for schools in Scotland no. 8: 2017 edition

Published: 12 Dec 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788514989

Results of the annual pupil census, annual teacher census, and data on early learning and childcare, school estates, attendance, absence and exclusions.

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Summary statistics for schools in Scotland no. 8: 2017 edition
Summary statistics for schools in Scotland

47 page PDF

817.1kB

Summary statistics for schools in Scotland

No. 8: 2017 Edition

12th December 2017

This annual statistical publication provides information on:

  • The annual census of pupils and teachers in publicly funded schools in Scotland, conducted on 20 September 2017
  • Early learning and childcare provision in Scotland, collected in the week commencing 18 September 2017
  • School estate survey data for financial year 2016-17, for all schools open on 1 April 2017
  • Attendance, absence and exclusions for the 2016/17 academic year

The statistics in this bulletin supersede all previously published statistics

Supplementary data tables can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets

Requests for additional analysis can be e-mailed to: school.stats@gov.scot

Summary statistics for schools in Scotland

Summary statistics for schools in Scotland

The PTR has decreased from 13.7 in 2016 to 13.6 in 2017

Pupil teacher ratio graph

The overall average primary class size has remained the same over 2016 and 2017: 23.5

Average class size graph

Post-probationer teachers in employment the following year has increased from 66% in 2011 to 88% in 2017

Percentage of probationers graph

Schools reported as being in good or satisfactory condition has increased from 84% in April 2016 to 86% in April 2017

Schools reported as being in good or satisfactory condition

Percentage attendance has decreased from 93.7 in 2014/15 to 93.3 in 2016/17

Percentage attendance graph

Cases of exclusion have fallen each year since 2010/11 to 26.8 cases per 1,000 pupils in 2016/17

Cases of exclusion per 1,000 pupils in 2016/17


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