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

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.

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£16,579£23,010
673.3St Francis' CollegeGirlsDay & Boarding£18,240£34,350
765.6Haileybury SchoolFeaturedCo-edDay & Boarding£26,646£36,144
865.0Berkhamsted SchoolFeaturedCo-edDay£17,877N/A
963.0Stanborough Secondary SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£9,825£24,240
1062.2St Margaret's School (Hertfordshire)GirlsDay & Boarding£17,991£33,966
1157.0The Royal Masonic School for GirlsGirlsDay & Boarding£18,360£31,320
1256.6St Columba's CollegeBoysDay£16,326N/A
1350.4Abbot's HillGirlsDay£19,185N/A
1445.7Queenswood SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£21,345£25,185
1544.0The Purcell School for Young MusiciansCo-edDay & Boarding£26,748£34,152
1639.2Princess Helena CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£17,850£31,650
1738.1St Edmund's CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£17,349£28,869
1837.0Aldenham SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,241£25,686
1936.0Kings School (Harpenden)Co-edDay£7,872N/A
2034.2Tring Park School for the Performing ArtsCo-edDay & Boarding£22,155£34,620
2134.1Mount House SchoolCo-edDay£16,560N/A
2228.0St Christopher School (Hertfordshire)Co-edDay & Boarding£19,404£34,005

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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Best Private Schools in Hertfordshire

FEATURED
Haileybury School Logo
Location
London Road, Hertford, SG13 7NU
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£26,646
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FEATURED
Berkhamsted School Logo
Location
Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£17,877
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Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationAldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BTGCSE A*/A: 92.1%
  2. LocationTownsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJGCSE A*/A: 90.2%
  3. LocationButterfly Lane, Elstree, WD6 3AFGCSE A*/A: 88.9%
  4. LocationAbbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HBGCSE A*/A: 81.3%
  5. Location10 Maze Green Road, CM23 2PJGCSE A*/A: 74.8%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationButterfly Lane, Elstree, WD6 3AFA-Level A*/A: 75.8%
  2. LocationAldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BTA-Level A*/A: 74.2%
  3. LocationTownsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJA-Level A*/A: 67.7%
  4. LocationAbbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HBA-Level A*/A: 58.1%
  5. Location10 Maze Green Road, CM23 2PJA-Level A*/A: 50%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£7,872£26,748£18,481
Boarding Places£23,010£36,144£30,554

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.

Best Private Boys Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationButterfly Lane, Elstree, WD6 3AFGCSE A*/A: 88.9%
  2. LocationAbbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HBGCSE A*/A: 81.3%
  3. LocationKing Harry Lane, St Albans, AL3 4AWGCSE A*/A: 56.6%

Best Private Boys Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationButterfly Lane, Elstree, WD6 3AFA-Level A*/A: 75.8%
  2. LocationAbbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HBA-Level A*/A: 58.1%
  3. LocationKing Harry Lane, St Albans, AL3 4AWA-Level A*/A: 26.4%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£16,326£21,159£18,995
Boarding Places---

Best Girls Schools in Hertfordshire

There are 7 independent girls schools in Hertfordshire.

Best Private Girls Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationAldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BTGCSE A*/A: 92.1%
  2. LocationTownsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJGCSE A*/A: 90.2%
  3. LocationBroadway, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3PJGCSE A*/A: 73.3%
  4. LocationMerry Hill Road, Bushey, WD23 1DTGCSE A*/A: 62.2%
  5. LocationRickmansworth, WD3 4HFGCSE A*/A: 57%

Best Private Girls Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationAldenham Road, Elstree, WD6 3BTA-Level A*/A: 74.2%
  2. LocationTownsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJA-Level A*/A: 67.7%
  3. LocationBroadway, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3PJA-Level A*/A: 42.4%
  4. LocationMerry Hill Road, Bushey, WD23 1DTA-Level A*/A: 36.4%
  5. LocationShepherd's Way, AL9 6NSA-Level A*/A: 26.8%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£17,991£21,345£19,155
Boarding Places£25,185£34,350£31,205

Best Co-ed Schools in Hertfordshire

FEATURED
Haileybury School Logo
Location
London Road, Hertford, SG13 7NU
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£26,646
Learn More
FEATURED
Berkhamsted School Logo
Location
Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£17,877
Learn More

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. Location10 Maze Green Road, CM23 2PJGCSE A*/A: 74.8%
  2. LocationLondon Road, Hertford, SG13 7NUGCSE A*/A: 65.6%
  3. LocationBerkhamsted, HP4 2BBGCSE A*/A: 65%
  4. LocationStanborough Park, WD25 9JTGCSE A*/A: 63%
  5. LocationAldenham Road, Watford, WD23 2TSGCSE A*/A: 44%

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. Location10 Maze Green Road, CM23 2PJA-Level A*/A: 50%
  2. LocationBerkhamsted, HP4 2BBA-Level A*/A: 47%
  3. LocationLondon Road, Hertford, SG13 7NUA-Level A*/A: 37.8%
  4. LocationCamlet Way, Barnet, EN4 0NJA-Level A*/A: 36.4%
  5. LocationOld Hall Green, Ware, SG11 1DSA-Level A*/A: 35.1%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£7,872£26,748£17,999
Boarding Places£23,010£36,144£30,264

Hertfordshire Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£18,481£30,554
Boys£18,995N/A
Girls£19,155£31,205
Co-Ed£17,999£30,264