Birmingham schools and catchments

Birmingham City Council has 344 primary schools and 161 secondary schools. 11% of Birmingham's schools are private schools. 138 state schools in Birmingham follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 283 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Birmingham

  1. Outstanding 82 schools
  2. Good 246 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 52 schools
  4. Inadequate 32 schools

Most popular state schools
in Birmingham in 2019

  1. Primary
  2. Secondary



Popularity is based on the number of first preference applications a school received compared to the number of places available, where we have this data. Where places available data isn't held, first preferences are compared to the number of offers made.

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Also see Birmingham's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard