Publication - Statistics

Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.4 : 2013 Edition

Published: 11 Dec 2013
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784121631

This contains the results of the annual pupil census, annual teacher census, pre-school data, school estates data, attendance and absence data and exclusions data.

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Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.4 : 2013 Edition
Teachers

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Teachers

Table 2.1 shows the teacher numbers in publicly funded schools for all sectors. There were 22,905 teachers in primary schools, 23,695 in secondary schools, 2,020 in special schools, 1,170 employed centrally and 1,256 in pre-school centres. In 2013, there were 50,932 teachers in local authority schools (including centrally employed teachers), compared to 51,100 in 2012.

Table 2.1: Teachers in publicly funded schools by sector, by LA, 2013(1)

Pre-school (2) School Total
Centre-based Home visiting Primary Secondary Special Centrally employed
Aberdeen City 81 - 760 740 81 25 1,687
Aberdeenshire 107 - 1,302 1,209 48 35 2,701
Angus 5 - 557 570 - 26 1,157
Argyll & Bute 9 - 413 434 12 - 868
Clackmannanshire 15 1 238 228 19 8 509
Dumfries & Galloway 46 - 594 754 7 133 1,533
Dundee City 39 4 623 680 68 22 1,436
East Ayrshire 16 - 523 552 53 11 1,155
East Dunbartonshire 28 - 499 601 63 21 1,211
East Lothian 49 2 418 461 - 24 954
East Renfrewshire 36 - 516 656 28 6 1,242
Edinburgh City 132 1 1,458 1,483 192 79 3,345
Eilean Siar 5 - 159 174 - 6 344
Falkirk 28 - 739 738 72 19 1,596
Fife 84 5 1,726 1,633 70 79 3,596
Glasgow City 74 - 2,150 2,031 440 192 4,888
Highland 20 5 1,010 1,208 38 85 2,365
Inverclyde 12 - 326 357 44 6 745
Midlothian 33 3 364 411 26 31 867
Moray 8 - 389 445 - 43 885
North Ayrshire 40 - 611 639 46 37 1,374
North Lanarkshire 72 - 1,627 1,651 213 12 3,575
Orkney Islands 9 - 114 128 - 9 259
Perth & Kinross 34 9 673 630 19 17 1,382
Renfrewshire 29 - 715 759 84 23 1,610
Scottish Borders 35 - 485 509 - 105 1,133
Shetland Islands 8 - 155 169 - 8 340
South Ayrshire 39 - 502 526 25 29 1,120
South Lanarkshire 79 - 1,512 1,501 147 13 3,253
Stirling 8 - 397 486 17 34 942
West Dunbartonshire 8 - 416 429 41 23 918
West Lothian 71 1 917 853 89 9 1,939
All local authorities(3) 1,256 32 22,888 23,644 1,942 1,170 50,932
Grant aided (4) - - 17 51 78 - 145
Total 1,256 32 22,905 23,695 2,020 1,170 51,078

(1) These figures refer to full-time equivalents of teachers - see background notes 3.2, 3.3 and 6.1.

(2) Includes partnership pre-school centres.

(3) See background note 3.4 for information on double counting of teacher FTE between primary and pre-school centres.

(4) In September 2013 there were eight grant aided schools, one mainstream with primary and secondary departments, and seven special schools. These schools are included in national totals, but are identified separately in local authority level tables.


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