Independent Scottish Schools by Advanced Highers
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|#||A grade %||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £|
|1||66.00||High School of Dundee||Day||Co-ed|
|=||66.00||The Edinburgh Academy||Day||Co-ed||14,823|
|3||61.00||St George's School for Girls - Edinburgh||Both||Girls||14,700||30,435|
|5||59.50||Stewart's Melville College||Both||Boys||12,423||24,927|
|=||59.50||St Columba's School||Day||Co-ed|
|8||57.00||George Heriot's School||Day||Co-ed|
|9||56.00||The Mary Erskine School||Both||Girls||12,423||24,927|
|=||56.00||George Watson's College||Day||Co-ed||13,170|
|11||51.00||St Aloysius' College||Day||Co-ed|
|12||50.70||The High School of Glasgow||Day||Co-ed||13,470|
|13||49.00||Wellington School, Ayr||Day||Co-ed|
|14||48.00||Hutcheson's Grammar School||Day||Co-ed|
This table lists the top Scottish Independent Schools based on Advanced Highers results in 2019. These positions are compiled from the % of A grades scored at Advanced Highers. Note that this table EXCLUDES schools offering A levels in Scotland, which are included in a separate table. To qualify for inclusion there must be a minimum of 20 students in the cohort.
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