Independent Scottish Schools by Highers
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|A grade %||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £|
|1||80.00||The High School of Glasgow||Day||Co-ed||13,470|
|2||77.80||George Heriot's School||Day||Co-ed|
|3||74.00||St Aloysius' College||Day||Co-ed|
|5||67.10||The Mary Erskine School||Both||Girls||12,423||24,927|
|6||67.00||Hutcheson's Grammar School||Day||Co-ed|
|7||66.90||George Watson's College||Day||Co-ed||13,170|
|8||66.00||The Edinburgh Academy||Day||Co-ed||14,823|
|9||63.60||St George's School for Girls - Edinburgh||Both||Girls||14,700||30,435|
|=||63.60||Stewart's Melville College||Both||Boys||12,423||24,927|
|11||60.00||Robert Gordon's College||Day||Co-ed||13,640|
|13||57.00||High School of Dundee||Day||Co-ed|
|14||55.00||Wellington School, Ayr||Day||Co-ed|
|15||49.30||Edinburgh Steiner School||Day||Co-ed||9,716|
This table lists the Top Scottish Schools doing Highers for 2019. These positions are compiled from the % of A grades scored at Highers. We use a minimum of 20 students for UK schools senior results. Scottish Advanced Highers are in a separate table.
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