Best Private Schools in Hertfordshire - Co-Ed, Boys, Girls

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1. Overview

Hertfordshire has 23 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. All of these schools offer day places, with over half offering boarding places as well. There are no boarding-only independent schools in Hertfordshire.

2. Hertfordshire Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
192.1Haberdashers' Aske's School for GirlsGirlsDay£19,311N/A
290.2St Albans High School for GirlsGirlsDay£19,650N/A
388.9Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' SchoolBoysDay£21,159N/A
481.3St Albans SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£19,500N/A
574.8Bishop's Stortford CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£20,349£32,823
673.3St Francis' CollegeGirlsDay & Boarding£18,240£34,350
765.6Haileybury SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£26,646£36,144
865.0Berkhamsted SchoolCo-edDay£17,700N/A
962.2St Margaret's School (Hertfordshire)GirlsDay & Boarding£17,496£32,976
1057.0The Royal Masonic School for GirlsGirlsDay & Boarding£18,360£31,320
1156.6St Columba's CollegeBoysDay£16,326N/A
1250.4Abbot's HillGirlsDay£19,185N/A
1345.7Queenswood SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£21,345£25,185
1444.0The Purcell School for Young MusiciansCo-edDay & Boarding£24,093£32,184
1539.2Princess Helena CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£17,100£30,375
1638.1St Edmund's CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£17,010£28,302
1737.0Aldenham SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,241£25,686
1836.0Kings School (Harpenden)Co-edDay£7,872N/A
1934.2Tring Park School for the Performing ArtsCo-edDay & Boarding£22,155£34,620
2034.1Mount House SchoolCo-edDay£16,560N/A
2128.0St Christopher School (Hertfordshire)Co-edDay & Boarding£18,690£32,760
226.3Stanborough Secondary SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£9,825£24,240

3. Where Schools are Located

Hertfordshire’s private schools are concentrated in the south of the county, closest to London in Watford and St Albans. The rest of the county is well covered with independent schools in Berkhamsted, Welwyn, and Hertford to name a few.

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5. Best Private Schools in Hertfordshire

There are 23 independent schools in Hertfordshire.

The top performing schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls (92.1% A*/A)
  2. St Albans High School for Girls (90.2% A*/A)
  3. Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School (88.9% A*/A)
  4. St Albans School (81.3% A*/A)
  5. Bishop's Stortford College (74.8% A*/A)

The top performing schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School (75.8% A*/A)
  2. Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls (74.2% A*/A)
  3. St Albans High School for Girls (67.7% A*/A)
  4. St Albans School (58.1% A*/A)
  5. Bishop's Stortford College (50% A*/A)

Day places in Hertfordshire range from £7,872 to £26,646 (averaging £18,470).

Boarding places in Hertfordshire range from £24,240 to £36,144 (averaging £30,843).

6. Best Boys Schools in Hertfordshire

There are 3 independent boys schools in Hertfordshire, Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' SchoolSt Albans School and St Columba's College.

The top performing boys schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School (88.9% A*/A)
  2. St Albans School (81.3% A*/A)
  3. St Columba's College (56.6% A*/A)

The top performing boys schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School (75.8% A*/A)
  2. St Albans School (58.1% A*/A)
  3. St Columba's College (26.4% A*/A)

These schools offer day places ranging from £16,326 to £21,159 (averaging £18,995).

7. Best Girls Schools in Hertfordshire

There are 7 independent girls schools in Hertfordshire.

The top performing girls schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls (92.1% A*/A)
  2. St Albans High School for Girls (90.2% A*/A)
  3. St Francis' College (73.3% A*/A)
  4. St Margaret's School (Hertfordshire) (62.2% A*/A)
  5. The Royal Masonic School for Girls (57% A*/A)

The top performing girls schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls (74.2% A*/A)
  2. St Albans High School for Girls (67.7% A*/A)
  3. St Francis' College (42.4% A*/A)
  4. St Margaret's School (Hertfordshire) (36.4% A*/A)
  5. Queenswood School (26.8% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £17,496 to £21,345 (averaging £19,084) and fees for boarding places ranging from £25,185 to £34,350 (averaging £30,958).

8. Best Co-ed Schools in Hertfordshire

There are 13 private co-ed schools in Hertfordshire.

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for GCSE are (in order):

  1. Bishop's Stortford College (74.8% A*/A)
  2. Haileybury School (65.6% A*/A)
  3. Berkhamsted School (65% A*/A)
  4. The Purcell School for Young Musicians (44% A*/A)
  5. Princess Helena College (39.2% A*/A)

The top performing private co-ed schools academically for A-Level are (in order):

  1. Bishop's Stortford College (50% A*/A)
  2. Berkhamsted School (47% A*/A)
  3. Haileybury School (37.8% A*/A)
  4. Mount House School (36.4% A*/A)
  5. St Edmund's College (35.1% A*/A)

These schools offer day places with fees ranging from £7,872 to £26,646 (averaging £18,018) and fees for boarding places ranging from £24,240 to £36,144 (averaging £30,793).

9. Hertfordshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£18,470£30,843
Boys£18,995N/A
Girls£19,084£30,958
Co-Ed£18,018£30,793