Top 20 Schools South Dublin 2008

Based on 2008 figures for entry into third level in Ireland – these are the 20 best secondary schools in South Dublin. This League Table was compiled by the Sunday Times newspaper in 2009 and is based on the percentage of Leving Cert students going on to third level in Ireland. It probably isn’t the best way of assessing a school – but it is the only one available in the absence of any government statistics on exam results .

G=Girls School ; B= Boys School; M= Mixed
Figures = % admitted to third level education in Ireland.

1 The Teresian School, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 G    100%
2 Mount Anville Secondary School,  Dublin 14 G   97.9%
3 Colaiste Eoin, Booterstown, Co Dublin B   97.2%
4 Gonzaga College, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 B   96.6%
5 Colaiste Iosagain, Booterstown, Co Dublin G   95.5%
6 Loreto College, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 G   83.0%
7 Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 G   81.1%
8 St Joseph of Cluny, Killiney, Co Dublin G  80.0%
9 Alexandra College, Milltown, Dublin 6 G   78.5%
10 Loreto College, Foxrock, Dublin 18 G  77.7%
11 Holy Child Secondary School,Killiney, G  75.8%
12 The High School, Rathgar, Dublin 6 M   75.4%
13 Rosemont School, Blackrock, Co Dublin G  75.0%
14 St Michael’s College, Ailesbury Rd, Dublin 4 B 72.1%
15 Loreto High School, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 G   70.5%
16 Mount Sackville Secondary School,Chapelizod, G    69.2%
17 St Andrew’s College, Blackrock, Co Dublin M    67.3%
18 Blackrock College, Blackrock, Co Dublin B    65.9%
19 St Conleth’s College, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 M   65.1%
20 Sandford Park School, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 B   63.4%