Leicester schools and catchments

Leicester City Council has 106 primary schools and 38 secondary schools. 9% of Leicester's schools are private schools. 60 state schools in Leicester follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 56 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Leicester

  1. Outstanding 20 schools
  2. Good 72 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 13 schools
  4. Inadequate 5 schools

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