Birmingham schools and admissions data

Birmingham City Council has 339 primary schools and 168 secondary schools. 11% of Birmingham's schools are private schools. 124 state schools in Birmingham follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 298 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Birmingham

  1. Outstanding 76 schools
  2. Good 261 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 47 schools
  4. Inadequate 20 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