Six Waterford schools included in The Sunday Times Best Schools Guide

Six secondary schools in Waterford are included in The Sunday Times Best Schools Guide, published today.

The list of 400 schools is compiled by the paper every year.

It measures the progression of all second-level students over a three-year period, from 2016 to 2018, to universities.

Waterford's highest ranked school on the list is Meánscoil san Nioclás in An Rinn in 156th place.


That's followed by Newtown School, St Augustine's College in Dungarvan, St Angela's Ursuline Convent, Ard Scoil na nDéise in Dungarvan, and Blackwater Community School in Lismore.

A non-fee-paying girls’ Gaelcholáiste in Limerick has topped The Sunday Times Best Schools Guide, for a record sixth year in a row.

Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ has been named the best secondary school in Ireland.

In second place is South Dublin girls' Gaelcholáiste Coláiste Íosagáin, while Loreto College St Stephen's Green, Dublin placed third.