School Dataset

The School table provides coded school level information which has been drawn from the annual school census exercise carried out by the Department of Education (DE).  The information was coded/validated by the teams in DE and Census Office.  More information on school enrolment data can be found at  

The School table contains school enrolment data for 2010/11.  This data will remain static.  

The School table can be linked to the CENSUSP_2011 table using SCHOOL_ID.

Variables include:

  • Type of School
  • Management Type of School
  • Indicator of Irish Medium Schools
  • Indicator of School Size
  • Number of Pupils Entitled to Free School Meals
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Indicator of Available Places at the School
  • Attendance Rate of School
  • Pupil Teacher Ratio of School


We are very pleased to announce the new version of our data dictionary interface featuring: full variable information, advanced search options and the ability to save your own variable lists between sessions. We would greatly appreciate your thoughts on the new system so please find out more...


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