In 2012/13 there were 333,000 children in schools across Northern Ireland. In total, 168,000 children attended primary schools (including nursery units).
In 2011/12, 78% of pupils in year 12 achieved 5 or more GCSEs (Grades A*-C).
Statistical information collected directly by DENI can be obtained from a number of sources:
1. Summary Education Statistics for all schools.
2. Examination Results annual results by school
3. School Leaver's Survey of pupils leaving school.
4. Pupil Attendance
5. Pupil:Teacher ratios for all schools in Northern Ireland.
Detailed Education and Training small area statistics can also be obtained from the Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service website
by clicking here
Official statistical publications on this theme can be found here
Interactive content from the School Census can be found here.