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

Overview

Kent has 22 private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well. Most of these schools offer both day and boarding places. There is just one boarding-only school in Kent, Benenden School.

Kent Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
192.5Tonbridge SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£31,587£42,105
287.0Sevenoaks SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£24,291£38,790
378.1Walthamstow Hall SchoolGirlsDay£20,685N/A
477.7Benenden SchoolGirlsBoardingN/A£39,372
569.4The King's School (Canterbury)Co-edDay & Boarding£24,750£38,955
662.0Kent College PemburyGirlsDay & Boarding£21,600£34,419
744.0King’s School (Rochester)Co-edDay & Boarding£20,190£22,950
841.0Sutton Valence SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£22,155£34,815
937.0Beechwood Sacred Heart SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,820£30,600
1036.0St Edmund's School CanterburyCo-edDay & Boarding£16,503£28,632
1135.6Kent College (Canterbury)Co-edDay & Boarding£16,794£26,244
1234.3OneSchool Global UK Maidstone CampusCo-edDay£3,297N/A
1332.0St Lawrence CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,750£30,885
1432.0Bethany SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,310£28,965
1526.3Rochester Independent CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£13,000£27,100
1613.5Gad’s Hill SchoolCo-edDay£12,972N/A

Where Schools are Located

Kent’s private schools are concentrated in the west of the county, closest to London in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Rochester. The rest of the county is well covered with independent schools in Canterbury, Maidstone and Dover.

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Best Private Schools in Kent

There are 22 independent schools in Kent.

Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

FromToAveraging
Day Places£3,297£31,587£18,584
Boarding Places£14,100£42,105£31,300

Best Boys Schools in Kent

There is only 1 independent boys school in Kent, Tonbridge School.

FromToAveraging
Day Places£31,587£31,587£31,587
Boarding Places£42,105£42,105£42,105

Best Girls Schools in Kent

There are 4 independent girls schools in Kent, Walthamstow Hall SchoolBenenden SchoolKent College Pembury and Cobham Hall School.

Best Private Girls Schools by GCSE Results

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

Best Private Girls Schools by A-Level Results

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

FromToAveraging
Day Places£19,644£21,600£20,643
Boarding Places£29,679£39,372£34,490

Best Co-ed Schools in Kent

There are 17 private co-ed schools in Kent.

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

Best Private Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

FromToAveraging
Day Places£3,297£25,485£17,385
Boarding Places£14,100£38,955£29,733

Kent Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£18,584£31,300
Boys£31,587£42,105
Girls£20,643£34,490
Co-Ed£17,385£29,733