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A table showing the number of Leaving Cert students that received calculated grades, and the percentage of that number that went on to third level education, has been published.

According to the Irish Independent, 100 per cent of the 70 students that received calculated grades in the Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town, went on to third level in September, compared to 93 per cent in 2019. Twelve students opted for DCU, while 15 chose NUI Galway.

Castlerea Community School also fared very well, with 97 per cent of its 58 students who received calculated grades in 2020 going on to third level, compared to 91 per cent in 2009. Nineteen students chose courses in NUI Galway.

According to the table, 87 per cent of the 69 students in Roscommon CBS that received a calculated grade took the third level route, with 16 students opting for NUI Galway and four students choosing Trinity College.

Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, saw 86 per cent of its 88 students who received calculated grades venture into third level, compared to a figure of 68 per cent in 2019.

St. Nathy’s College, Ballaghaderreen, saw 81 per cent of its 123 Leaving Cert students who received calculated grades head off to third level. The corresponding percentage for 2019 was 67 per cent. Sixteen students ended up in NUI Galway, while six choose NUI Maynooth.

Abbey Community College, Boyle, posted a percentage of 70 per cent of its 66 students who received grades going to Third Level, compared to 100 per cent in 2019.

Sixty-nine per cent of the 26 students who were graded in Elphin Community College opted for third level, compared to 59 per cent in 2019, while Roscommon Community College saw 56 per cent of its 59 students take the third level route, compared to 65 per cent in 2019.

In Athlone, Our Lady’s Bower saw 96 per cent of the 122 students who received grades going to third level. The same percentage applied to Athlone Community College where 160 students received calculated grades. Marist College saw 92 per cent of its 65 students who received grades make the leap into third level.

Coláiste Mhuire, Ballygar, saw 81 per cent of its 37 students opt for third level, compared to 100 per cent in 2019, while 78 per cent of the 74 students who received calculated grades in Glenmaddy Community School took a similar route.

In Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, 100 per cent of the 81 students who received calculated graded ended up in third level.

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