According to the Sunday Times 2011 Parent Power Survey of Secondary schools in Ireland – these are the top 10 schools in Cork.
1. Presentation Brothers College Mardyke
2. Scoil Mhuire , Cork
3. Colaiste an Phiarsaigh , Glanmire
4. St Mary’s Mallow
5. Mount Mercy College , Cork
6. Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon
7. Presentation Secondary , Mitchelstown
8. Sacred Heart Clonakilty
9. Christian Brothers College , Cork
10. Brandon Grammar – Bandon
The chart is compiled based on the number of pupils that go to third level education. This may not be an accurate measure of a school’s performance but in the absence of any government figures or published results – it is all we have to go on.
Teachers in Ireland do not seem to want to publish exam results.