Scottish islands: data overview 2023

This report gives a snapshot of Scotland's island-level data as collated in the new Scottish Islands Data Dashboard and draws out key findings relating to each of the strategic objective topic areas set out in the National Islands Plan.

14 Education

Around half of Island secondary schools were above and half below the Scottish average of achieving level 5 numeracy and literacy.

Some schools in the islands had above and some lower levels of literacy and numeracy than the Scottish average. It should be noted that there are only 9 schools being covered.

Graph: Percentage of Pupils Achieving Level 5 Literacy and Numeracy
Graph showing percentage of pupils achieving Level 5 Literacy and Numeracy. Highest level is 90% in Arran High School.

Source: Secondary School Information Dashboard, Scottish Government (2022)

Note: Figures quoted refer to school leavers rather than all pupils.



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