Best Private Schools in Northern Ireland - Co-Ed, Boys, Girls

Northern Ireland Independent School League Table 2018/19

*Only Northern Irish schools which have standardised exam results data published publicly.

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
146.5The Royal School ArmaghCo-edDay & Boarding£6,624£18,219
245.3Royal School DungannonCo-edDay & Boarding£150£20,100
344.0Belfast Royal AcademyCo-edDay£1,365N/A

Best Private Schools in Northern Ireland

There are 12 senior independent schools in Northern Ireland. 4 of these schools publicly release exam data, The Royal School ArmaghRoyal School DungannonBelfast Royal Academy and Campbell College.

Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCollege Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DHGCSE A*/A: 46.5%
  2. Location2 Ranfurly Road, BT71 6EGGCSE A*/A: 45.3%
  3. Location5-17 Cliftonville Road, BT14 6JLGCSE A*/A: 44%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationCollege Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DHA-Level A*/A: 34.5%
  2. Location2 Ranfurly Road, BT71 6EGA-Level A*/A: 33.9%
  3. LocationBelmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2NDA-Level A*/A: 28%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£141£16,860£4,270.6
Boarding Places£11,700£27,405£18,571

Best Boys Schools in Northern Ireland

There are 3 independent boys schools in Northern Ireland, Bangor Grammar SchoolRoyal Belfast Academical Institution and Campbell College. Campbell Collegepublicly releases their exam data (standard UK examination system i.e. GCSE / A-Level).

A-Level

  1. LocationBelmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2NDA-Level A*/A: 28%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£150£2,875£1,378.3
Boarding Places£15,430£15,430£15,430

Best Girls Schools in Northern Ireland

There is only 1 independent girls school in Northern Ireland, Victoria College (Northern Ireland).

FromToAveraging
Day Places£141£141£141
Boarding Places£11,700£11,700£11,700

Best Co-ed Schools in Northern Ireland

There are 8 private co-ed schools in Northern Ireland.

Best Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCollege Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DHGCSE A*/A: 46.5%
  2. Location2 Ranfurly Road, BT71 6EGGCSE A*/A: 45.3%
  3. Location5-17 Cliftonville Road, BT14 6JLGCSE A*/A: 44%

Best Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. LocationCollege Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DHA-Level A*/A: 34.5%
  2. Location2 Ranfurly Road, BT71 6EGA-Level A*/A: 33.9%

These schools offer places with fees that you can see in the table.

FromToAveraging
Day Places£150£16,860£5,871.4
Boarding Places£18,219£27,405£21,908

Boarding Schools in Northern Ireland

  1. LocationBelmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2ND
  2. Location15 Rockport Road, Holywood, BT18 0DD
  3. Location2 Ranfurly Road, BT71 6EG
  4. LocationCollege Hill, Armagh, BT61 9DH

Northern Ireland Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£4,270.6£18,571
Boys£2,875£15,430
GirlsN/AN/A
Co-Ed£2,713£19,160