Scottish Cities

School attainment trends for Scottish Cities
Attainment Scot Cities trend
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School based educational attainment, as measured by the percentage of school leavers with awards at SCQF level 5 or above, has improved nationally and in Glasgow since 2009/10.  Dundee has had the lowest proportion of school leavers achieving this level of attainment among the four main Scottish Cities since 2015/16. 


Source: Scottish Government datasets.

SCQF stands for the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework (SCQF), which brings together different sets of qualifications into one comprehensive and integrated framework. SCQF classifies various Scottish educational qualifications within comparable ‘levels’. Level 5 includes Standard Grades credit level. A fuller description of SCQF levels is provided on the SCQF website.

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