Cumbria schools and catchments

Cumbria County Council has 289 primary schools and 64 secondary schools. 5% of Cumbria's schools are private schools. 166 state schools in Cumbria follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 150 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Cumbria

  1. Outstanding 35 schools
  2. Good 247 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 26 schools
  4. Inadequate 6 schools

Most popular state schools
in Cumbria 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 Cumbria's Ofsted reports and school performance dashboard