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Schools - The School Estate

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The School Estate

This high level summary page is no longer being updated. Please follow the below links to reach the most recent publications and datasets. The statistics for this topic can be found in the Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland publication and the School Estate Statistics, supplementary and school level dataset.


On 1st April 2016 there were 2,034 local authority primary schools, 359 local authority secondary schools and 135 local authority special schools. The 2016 school estates survey reported that in April 2016, 84% of schools were in good or satisfactory condition – an increase from 61% in April 2007.