Cleveland College of Art & Design is once again celebrating as the specialist art and design college was named the best in the Tees Valley for the sixth year running.
The college level campus in Middlesbrough has been named the best performing publicly-funded school or college at level 3 in the Tees Valley, because its high average point score per student and per entry. Its students scored 851.1 points on average per student compared to a state school and college average nationally of 787.1. It also sends more students on to higher education (university level study) than any other college in the area.
Performance league table
|Average point score per full-time academic student||Average point score per academic entry||Average grade (A-Level)||Average grade (BTEC)|
|Cleveland College of Art and Design||851.4||224.3||C+||Dist+|
|Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College||840.2||210.1||C||Dist|
|National Average||787.1||215.5||c+||Dist –|
|Prior Pursglove College||704.6||206.1||C||Dist+|
|Hartlepool Sixth Form College||698.5||201.5||C-||Dist-|
|Stockton Riverside College||692.6||201.3||C-||Merit+|
|Hartlepool College of Further Education||683.6||206.6||C||Dist+|
|Stockton Sixth Form College||678.8||195.3||C-||Dist*-|
|Trinity Catholic College||647.1||194.7||D+||Dist|
|Redcar & Cleveland College||NE||NE||NE||Merit|
|Cleveland College of Art and Design||Prior Pursglove College||Middlesbrough College||Stockton Riverside College||Hartlepool College of Further Education|
|Number of students||170||530||860||460||190|
|Progressed to a UK higher education institution||73%||67%||30%||46%||38%|
“The very high score reflects the points that our students gain for university entry, which is why more than 90 per cent of them go on to higher education. With these results, our students can progress to their pick of premier art and design institutions and ultimately secure good jobs.”Cleveland College of Art & Design Principal Martin Raby said: “I am delighted at the success of our students. Many surprise themselves when they realise the progress that they can make over the course of two years at the College.