§ Miss Bacon
Figures for 1968 are not yet available. The following table gives the percentages for the earlier years. These show a small decline in all three types of school, but the total number of graduates is increasing slowly.
The percentages of graduates in maintained secondary schools were:
31st March 1965 1966 1967 Grammar schools 76.2 74.5 73.9 Comprehensive schools 42.4 41.5 39.7 Secondary modern schools 16.2 15.9 15.7