Information relating to state-funded schools in Scotland: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

2020/21 latest Census for each state-funded school in Scotland (primary and secondary) broken down by the home LSOA with LSOA identifier of the pupil along with school identifier number.

For secondary schools I would like LSOA counts for all year groups in the school and then LSOA counts for: Year Groups 9-14 only (summed), Year Group 11 only, and then Year Group 12-14 only (summed).

For primary schools I would like LSOA counts for all year groups in the school.


Data is attached showing pupil numbers by Datazone.

An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA applies to the request for the information on stage breakdowns - personal data of third parties.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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