EAST Renfrewshire schools have again proved to be top of the class in a league table of exam results.

Three high schools are in the top 10 for Scotland, while the others have improved their position.

Mearns Castle High comes second in the nation, with 75 per cent of pupils who sat exams getting five or more Highers last year.

St Ninian’s High came fourth, with 73 per cent, and Williamwood High was eighth, with 70 per cent.

Eastwood High (65 per cent) was in 14th spot, with Woodfarm High (61 per cent) ranked 18th.

St Luke’s High (51 per cent) is in 39th place and Barrhead High (42 per cent) jumped into the top 100, occupying 83rd spot.

The league table, published by The Times, doesn’t take account of levels of deprivation or available funding in different areas.


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