Almost every family across Bath and North East Somerset has been offered one of their overall preferences for primary school places in 2020-21.
Figures show 98.08 per cent of applications received one of their overall preferences with 93.05 per cent getting their first preference of primary school.
The total number of applications received from Bath and North East Somerset residents was 1828.
Of them, 1701 children got their first preference school, 76 pupils were offered their second preference and 16 pupils offered their third preference.
Figure show 35 pupils were not offered a place at any of their preferences and were offered a place at their next nearest school with a place available. This process is known as referrals.
Councillor Kevin Guy, cabinet member for Children’s Services, said: “This is another great result and I want to thank our teams who have worked in these challenging times to ensure families got one of their overall preferences.
“We have a good and effective range of primary schools in Bath and North East Somerset and just over 98 per cent of applications for this year got one of their overall preferences.”
The number of applications receiving their first preference has reduced slightly, from 93.6% last year to 93.05% this year.