School Estates Statistics

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

The proportion of schools reported as being in good or satisfactory condition has increased to 90.4% (90.2% in 2021). This is 29 percentage points higher than in April 2007 (61.1%).

The publication of ‘School Estates Statistics 2022’ by Scotland’s Chief Statistician also showed that the proportion of pupils educated in schools in “poor” or “bad” condition has decreased from 36.6% of all pupils (around 257,000) in 2007 to 8.3% of all pupils (around 58,000) in 2022.

Since 2007-08, 1,053 schools have been built or substantially refurbished (includes those with cost of at least £500,000 for primary and at least £1 million for secondary and special).


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