Fifteen schools will receive DEIS status for the first time as part of a 32 million euro funding announcement.
The Education Minister has confirmed the first major expansion of the programme since 2017, with an additional 310 schools across the country now eligible for targeted supports to address educational disadvantage.
The fifteen Clare schools are located in Miltown Malbay, Kilkee, Kilrush, Lahinch, Lisdoonvarna, Carrigaholt, Loop Head, Killaloe, Clarecastle, Shannon and Meelick.
Of those fifteen schools, four existin Deis schools in Ennis and Kilrush have been reclassified from Urban 2 to Urban 1 status, which will see increased supports rolled out to them.
List of schools:
KILLALOE BOYS N S Convent Hill Killaloe Co. Clare
S N MHUIRE MILIUC STONEPARK MEELICK,VIA LIMERICK Co. Clare
S N CUAN Kilbaha Kilrush Co. Clare
MERCY CONVENT KILLALOE KILLALOE CO CLARE
CARRIGAHOLT MIXED N S CARRIGAHOLT Kilrush CO CLARE
FORGLEANN N S Furraglaun Lahinch Co. Clare
LABASHEEDA CENTRAL N S Labasheeda Kilrush Co. Clare
LISDOONVARNA N S Main Street Lisdoonvarna Co. Clare
GAELSCOIL UI CHOIMIN Pound Street CILL ROIS CO AN CHLAIR
CLARECASTLE NATIONAL SCHOOL Ennis Road Clarecastle Co. Clare
SHANNON AIRPORT 1 N S Corrib Drive Shannon Co. Clare
HOLY FAMILY SNR Station Road Ennis Co. Clare
HOLY FAMILY JUNIOR SCHOOL Station Road Ennis Co. Clare
CONVENT OF MERCY NATIONAL SCHOOL Kilrush Co. Clare