SchoolDash Insights


SchoolDash Insights


SchoolDash Insights is our service for professionals across the education sector. It currently covers all state primary, secondary and special schools in England.



SchoolDash Insights


Data on academic attainment progress and subject choice at Key Stages 2, 4 and 5, broken down and displayed by location and school. Interactive maps show geographical trends.

Benchmarking of each school against others nationally and locally, as well as against those with similar pupil profiles.


Details of student destinations after Key Stage 4 (age 16) and Key Stage 5 (age 18). Interactive maps show national, regional and local patterns.

Benchmarking tool enables comparisons of schools against others nationally and locally, and those with similar intakes.

SchoolDash Insights


SchoolDash Insights

Pupils and Staff

Pupil numbers and characteristics by region, local area and school. Includes PP, FSM and EAL status as well as school capacity, occupancy, absence and exclusion rates.

Staff data include pupil:teacher ratios, qualified teacher status, part-time positions, mean salary levels and absence rates.


New headteacher appointments. History of teacher and technician vacancies at secondary schools, analysed by subject and position type.

Interactive maps provide local, regional and national views. Tabular data can be exported for offline analysis.

SchoolDash Insights


SchoolDash Insights


Income and expenditure patterns at national, regional, local and school level. Line-by-line analysis of income, including Pupil Premium and Special Educational Needs (SEN) grants.

Breakdown of spending patterns, including staff, learning resources, premises, administration and supplies.


School-level analysis of topics raised in Ofsted reports, including absence, behaviour, disadvantage, exclusions, leadership, personal development and wellbeing.

Details of and links to recently published inspections. Schools that appear statistically overdue for an inspection.

SchoolDash Insights


SchoolDash Insights

Rankings and MATs

Customised lists of schools by one or more user-defined criteria such as pupil/staff characteristics, recruiting activity or school finances, among others. View schools by MAT.

Filter lists by educational phase, region, local authority and multi-academy trust. Export data for further analysis offline.

School profiles

Individual school profile pages providing summaries of key characteristics and recent trends in academic performance, student destinations and school finances, among others.

Interactive charts enable exploration and benchmarking of the data relating to each school.

SchoolDash Insights


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