Darlington schools and admissions data

Darlington Borough Council has 35 primary schools and 15 secondary schools. 8% of Darlington's schools are private schools. 3 state schools in Darlington follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 38 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Darlington

  1. Outstanding 3 schools
  2. Good 29 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 6 schools
  4. Inadequate 1 schools

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