Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Ceisteanna (161)

Thomas Byrne

Ceist:

161. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the percentage of students in a class of at least 30 students at primary level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47224/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

Over 80% of mainstream Primary Pupils are in classes of 29 or less.

Please note this percentage is for the academic year 2018/19 which is the last year we have confirmed figures for. This figure also excludes special pupils in mainstream schools.

Figures for mainstream schools class sizes can be found at the link below;

https://statbank.cso.ie/px/pxeirestat/Statire/SelectVarVal/Define.asp?maintable=ED121&PLanguage=0

Question No. 162 answered with Question No. 153.