Dutch 15-year-olds are placed ninth out of 57 in the latest OECD education rankings, which this year focus on science and using scientific knowledge in everyday situations.
Finland (in first place) and Estonia (fifth) are the only other EU countries in the top 10. The Pisa rankings are researched every three years and last time focused on mathematics.
Some 400,000 students worldwide took part in the tests.
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