St. Gerard’s voted top school in county
ST. GERARD’S is County Wicklow’s top school in a list that grades secondary schools by the number of students who went on to universities in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
The Bray school ranks 23rd in the list of 400 schools across the country. 72.8% of St. Gerard’s graduates went on to university level, compared to just over 61.5% from Colaiste Raithin in Bray, the next highest County Wicklow school, at 67 th on the list. St. Gerard’s ranks second overall in Leinster ( excluding Dublin), while Colaiste Raithin is ranked seventh of all the gaelcholaisti in the country. East Glendalough School is the top Wicklow school outside of Bray featured on the list published in the Sunday Times last weekend. The co-ed school at Station Road in Wicklow is 102nd, with 55.5% attending universities.
Also included in the list are: Loreto Bray ( 46.1%) 184 th; Presentation College Bray ( 40.7%) 239 th; St. David’s, Greystones ( 33.7%) 351st; Colaiste Bhride, Carnew ( 32.1%) 368th; St. Mary’s College, Arklow ( 30.3%) 391st; and St. Kevin’s Community College, Dunlavin ( 29.8%) 399th.