These are the worst performing publicly funded secondary schools in Scotland for getting school leavers into employment, training or further study

The 24 schools in Scotland with the lowest rate for getting pupils into work, training or further study

These are the worst performing publicly funded secondary schools in Scotland for getting school leavers into employment, training or further study, according to government figures.

The schools have been graded by the percentage of pupils who were in a 'positive destination' within three months of leaving school, based on the latest available statistics from 2017, published in a government report on 26 February 2019. ‘Positive destinations' include higher or further education, training, voluntary work and employment. The national average for school leavers who were in a 'positive destination' in Scotland is 94.4 per cent. There are how secondary schools in Scotland performed, ranked in order of the worst performing. Some schools have not been included as the data was not available.

Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 71.0 per cent

1. Northfield Academy, Aberdeen

Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 71.0 per cent
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Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent

2. Ayr Academy, South Ayrshire

Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent
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Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent

3. Graeme High School, Falkirk

Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent
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Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent

4. St Margaret Mary's Secondary School, Glasgow

Percentage of school leavers in a work, training, or further education: 86.0 per cent
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