Private Schools in Edinburgh

Edinburgh has 15 of Scotland’s best private schools which take pupils of high school age, some of which also have primary and nursery schools as well.

The majority of Edinburgh’s independent schools are located in the city centre, although there are some in suburbs and outlying towns. Edinburgh has a mixture of day and boarding private secondary schools.

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Day and Boarding Fees
Day fees range from under £3,000 to over £24,000, whereas Edinburgh boarding school fees range from under £7,000 to over £31,000.

School Genders:
Edinburgh has a broad mixture of private schools including co-educational, boarding schools and day schools. You can use the quick selectors below to find schools by these types.

Edinburgh Independent Schools

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