Tables showing how well South Tyneside's primary schools are performing following this year’s Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests - commonly known as SATs - have been published.
According to the Department for Education (DfE), 68% of pupils on are meeting the national standard - higher than the national average of 64%.
The tables show that Biddick Hall Junior School fared best with 95% of its pupils meeting the expected standard when it comes to reading, writing and maths.
Biddick Hall head Michelle Collinson said: "I'm absolutely thrilled! It's a massive achievement for all those connected with Biddick Hall Junior School.
"It's down to the continued hard work and commitment of the pupils, staff and governors and the continued support of our parents."