58% of Kerry primary pupils in classes of 25 or more

 

Around 58% of Kerry primary school pupils are in classes of 25 or more.

That’s according to figures released by the Department of Education.

Nationally, the average class size is 24 students, which is well above the EU average of 20.

Fingal County Council in Dublin reports that 79% of pupils are in classes of 25 or more.