Salford schools and catchments

Salford City Council has 101 primary schools and 39 secondary schools. 20% of Salford's schools are private schools. 55 state schools in Salford follow the local authority's admissions criteria, while 49 set their own.

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Ofsted ratings
in Salford

  1. Outstanding 17 schools
  2. Good 66 schools
  3. Requires Improvement 12 schools
  4. Inadequate 4 schools

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