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Coombe Dean School
Charnhill Way, Elburton, Plymouth PL9 8ES
Coombe Dean School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1030 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In November 2018 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment, Admissions, Representation and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form, Destinations, Attainment and Attendance.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is very low.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Progress: About average. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite low.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is poor, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
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