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Education statistics

​Highest educational qualification achieved

The 2011 Census asked adults aged 16 or over to provide information on all educational qualifications achieved.

Hig​hes​t level of educational qualification, percent (working age)

​Highest qualification (or equivalent)​20012011​
​Higher education​13%​34%
​Secondary level​48%​45%
​No formal qualifications​34%​20%​

Source: States of Jersey Education Department

Number of pupils​​

Attainment at GCSE

Participation at A-level or equivalent (also known as ‘level three qualifications’)

In 2015 / 2016, a total of 615 pupils reaching the end of key stage five entered at least one substantial level three qualification. 

This suggests that 60.4 per cent of the potential cohort of children who could have continued their education entered at least one level 3 qualification after completing Key Stage 4.

Participation was higher for females (68.0%) than for males (53.0%).


Attainment at A-level

The average point score per A-level entry in Jersey in 2015 / 2016 was 224.6 (equivalent to a C+ grade). 

The average point score per A level entry in Jersey for males (225.0) was similar to that for females (224.3).

A level and equivalent results in Jersey 2014 / 15​

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