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

Scotland Independent School League Table 2018/19

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
171.0Fettes CollegeFeaturedCo-edDay & Boarding£29,925£36,495
256.7Merchiston Castle SchoolFeaturedBoysDay & Boarding£16,980£25,170
350.8Glenalmond CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£24,000£36,900
450.6St George's School for Girls (Edinburgh)GirlsDay & Boarding£14,700£27,315
545.4Loretto SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£17,700£23,250
645.0St Leonard’s School and Sixth Form CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£12,741£24,651
733.3Strathallan SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£23,532£34,650
830.0The Glasgow AcademyCo-edDay£11,970N/A
917.4Edinburgh AcademyCo-edDay£14,823N/A

Best Private Schools in Scotland

FEATURED
Fettes College Logo
Location
Carrington Road, EH4 1QX
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£29,925
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FEATURED
Merchiston Castle School Logo
Location
294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PU
Gender:
Boys
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£16,980
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FEATURED
Hutchesons Grammar School Logo
Location
21 Beaton Road, Glasgow, G41 4NW
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£12,649
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FEATURED
Kilgraston School Logo
Location
Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, PH2 9BQ
Gender:
Co-ed (Junior) & Girls Only (Senior)
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£19,635
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FEATURED
St Aloysius' College Logo
Location
45 Hill Street, Glasgow, G3 6RJ
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£13,212
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Best Private Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCarrington Road, EH4 1QXGCSE A*/A: 71%
  2. Location294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PUGCSE A*/A: 56.7%
  3. LocationGlenalmond, Perthshire and Kinross, PH1 3RYGCSE A*/A: 50.8%
  4. LocationGarscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BGGCSE A*/A: 50.6%
  5. Location1 - 7 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7REGCSE A*/A: 45.4%

Best Private Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. Location42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BLA-Level A*/A: 41.2%
  2. Location294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PUA-Level A*/A: 39.8%
  3. LocationGlenalmond, Perthshire and Kinross, PH1 3RYA-Level A*/A: 30.2%
  4. LocationPerth, Perth and Kinross, PH2 9EGA-Level A*/A: 25%
  5. Location1 - 7 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7REA-Level A*/A: 23.3%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£2,250£29,925£14,301
Boarding Places£23,250£38,250£29,965

Best Boys Schools in Scotland

FEATURED
Merchiston Castle School Logo
Location
294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PU
Gender:
Boys
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£16,980
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GCSE

  1. Location294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PUGCSE A*/A: 56.7%

A-Level

  1. Location294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PUA-Level A*/A: 39.8%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£12,423£16,980£14,702
Boarding Places£24,927£25,170£25,049

Best Girls Schools in Scotland

FEATURED
Kilgraston School Logo
Location
Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, PH2 9BQ
Gender:
Co-ed (Junior) & Girls Only (Senior)
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£19,635
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GCSE

  1. LocationGarscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BGGCSE A*/A: 50.6%

A-Level

  1. LocationGarscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BGA-Level A*/A: 20%
FromToAveraging
Day Places£12,423£19,635£15,179
Boarding Places£24,927£33,525£28,589

Best Co-ed Schools in Scotland

FEATURED
Fettes College Logo
Location
Carrington Road, EH4 1QX
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£29,925
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FEATURED
Hutchesons Grammar School Logo
Location
21 Beaton Road, Glasgow, G41 4NW
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£12,649
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FEATURED
St Aloysius' College Logo
Location
45 Hill Street, Glasgow, G3 6RJ
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day
Annual Fees:
£13,212
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Best Co-Ed Schools by GCSE Results

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

  1. LocationCarrington Road, EH4 1QXGCSE A*/A: 71%
  2. LocationGlenalmond, Perthshire and Kinross, PH1 3RYGCSE A*/A: 50.8%
  3. Location1 - 7 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7REGCSE A*/A: 45.4%
  4. LocationSt Andrew's, Fife, KY16 9QJGCSE A*/A: 45%
  5. LocationPerth, Perth and Kinross, PH2 9EGGCSE A*/A: 33.3%

Best Co-Ed Schools by A-Level Results

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

  1. Location42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5BLA-Level A*/A: 41.2%
  2. LocationGlenalmond, Perthshire and Kinross, PH1 3RYA-Level A*/A: 30.2%
  3. LocationPerth, Perth and Kinross, PH2 9EGA-Level A*/A: 25%
  4. Location1 - 7 Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7REA-Level A*/A: 23.3%

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

FromToAveraging
Day Places£2,250£29,925£14,174
Boarding Places£23,250£38,250£31,516

Boarding Schools in Scotland

FEATURED
Fettes College Logo
Location
Carrington Road, EH4 1QX
Gender:
Co-ed
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£29,925
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FEATURED
Merchiston Castle School Logo
Location
294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PU
Gender:
Boys
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£16,980
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FEATURED
Kilgraston School Logo
Location
Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, PH2 9BQ
Gender:
Co-ed (Junior) & Girls Only (Senior)
School Type:
Day & Boarding
Annual Fees:
£19,635
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  1. LocationMylne Avenue, Dollar, FK14 7DU
  2. LocationCarrington Road, EH4 1QX
  3. LocationGlenalmond, Perthshire and Kinross, PH1 3RY
  4. LocationElgin, IV30 5RF

Scotland Private School Costs (Averages)

DayBoarding
Overall£14,301£29,965
Boys£16,980£25,170
Girls£14,700£27,315
Co-Ed£19,242£31,189