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School Education

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This section gives information on how to access statistics relating to School Education. We provide statistics on school education in Scotland, including pupil and teacher information, and attainment and qualification results.

You may browse directly our Publications or Datasets lists for specific information, or use the High Level Trends to view a brief overview of some of our key statistics.

The Statistical News Releases page includes those releases related to the School Education topic.
If you can't find what you're looking for, use the search tools on the Search Statistics page or contact us directly for more information.

You can find a summary of statistics on schools in Scotland at local authority level in our interactive maps.

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These contain time-series information on:

 School Education Statistics

School Inclusion
Best Start for Children
Other Statistics
Pupil Attainment
Schools Safety

School Education statistics in more detail

Recent statistical publications on School Education, including background information, and other selected sources.

Background data and tables are available in Excel format.

Data Definitions
Information on what we collect and what changes are made.

Validation Process
Information on how our data is validated.

Corrections made to statistical publications on School Education

Data Access
Procedures for requesting access to data held by the Education Information and Analytical Services Division of the Scottish Government.

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for School Education statistical collections.

Freedom of Information
Published freedom of information requests

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas on the Scottish Government website, and other key links for further information.

Our contact information.
Further information on education can be found under Lifelong Learning Statistics which provide information on further and higher education