Data set from Local authority school places scorecards


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Cost of additional school places from local authority projects for academic years 2015/16 to 2017/18

Data set details

Pupils and schools
Local authority school places scorecards
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National
  • Cost per additional school place
  • Number of additional school places created
  • Number of projects
  • Project phase
  • Project type
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryNew schools7021558.6702223763512298680.5
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryPermanent expansions120418006.573941284362312692330
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryTemporary expansions6168571.72730821294182526361.3
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryNew schools1226105.3460711304295094831.9
2021Reporting yearNationalE92000001EnglandSecondaryPermanent expansions14425003.3916729815745476122.7

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 6 variables
Variable nameVariable description
cost_per_placeCost per additional school place
number_of_projectsNumber of projects
places_createdNumber of additional school places created
project_phaseProject phase - Filter by Project phase
project_typeProject type - Filter by project type


  1. Local authority average costs are not shown because there is no new data. Only national average costs and number of projects for England are shown
  2. LA data contains the England average costs, adjusted for regional location factors. See scorecard methodology or technical notes for more information

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