Schools in West Dunbartonshire are inspected regularly and are managed with help from their Parent Council.

Schools in West Dunbartonshire are regularly inspected by Education Scotland. Education Scotland inspects and reports on the quality of education in: 

  • pre-school centres
  • primary schools
  • secondary schools
  • special schools
  • community learning and development services
  • colleges
  • residential educational provision
  • your local authority.

They want to support schools and centres to improve. To do so inspectors focus on the quality of young people's learning and achievement. They have a particular interest in how the centre is developing young people's skills and understanding in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing.

NIF Improvement Framework and Plan 


Scottish Schools Online provides details of school performance.  Search for your child's school to access performance information.

Information is available for all primary and secondary schools on:

  • attendance and absence
  • free school meals.

Further information is available for secondary schools for:

  • S4 exam results
  • S5 exam results and staying on rates
  • S6 exam results and staying on rates
  • leaver destinations.

The information available for Special Schools is:

  • special school exam results
  • free school meals