Primary School Class Sizes

This data set contains data on class sizes in primary schools it displays the number of pupils in each class in September of the given year. The data is sourced from the Scottish Government Annual Pupil Census © Crown Copyright 2021 which is conducted in publicly funded schools in Scotland. Data has been filtered from the national data set to display schools within Dundee City only. Class size data is not collected for secondary school as class size varies widely across subjects.

The Scottish Government publish the Pupil Census on an annual basis on their website. The full data set is available on the Scottish Government website and can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

https://www.gov.scot/publications/primary-school-class-sizes/ © Crown Copyright 2021

There are some footnotes associated with the data set:

  • "Class type" gives the stage of pupils in the class or, where more than one stage is present "Co" denotes a composite class.
  • In a class where there are two or more teachers then 'Two or More Teachers' will have a value of '1'.
  • '*' indicates where data has been suppressed for confidentiality reasons where <5 pupils could be identified.

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Author Open Data Coordinator
Maintainer Open Data Coordinator
Last Updated November 8, 2021, 16:18 (UTC)
Created April 23, 2018, 10:12 (UTC)
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