The Best Schools In Oxford Rated & Reviewed


School Guide has helped 10 million parents find the best school for their child and here we reveal the 5 best performing schools in Oxford. These top schools near Oxford are ranked by their School Guide Star Rating, which is 100% based on official performance data including exam results and Ofsted inspections.

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1

Magdalen College School

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Our number one ranked school in Oxford based on our official School Guide Star Rating is Magdalen College School.

Pupils
964
Ages
7 - 19
Gender
Boys only (co-ed sixth form)
Type
Other independent school
2

Oxford High School

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Oxford High School is ranked second in Oxford based on its performance data and Ofsted rating.

Pupils
798
Ages
4 - 19
Gender
Girls only
Type
Other independent school
3

Headington School

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At number 3 in the best schools in Oxford based on our authoritative ranking is Headington School.

Pupils
1282
Ages
3 - 19
Gender
Girls only
Type
Other independent school
4

The Cherwell School

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The school ranked at number four in our Oxford league table is The Cherwell School based on the summary of its performance in the last academic year.

Pupils
2013
Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Academy converter
5

Oxford Sixth Form College

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Our number five ranked school in Oxford based on our trusted School Guide Star Rating is Oxford Sixth Form College.

Pupils
195
Ages
15 - 19
Gender
Mixed
Type
Other independent school

Top 5 best performing schools in Oxford and their catchment areas in Oxford ranked by School Guide in 2021

  • Magdalen College School
  • Oxford High School
  • Headington School
  • The Cherwell School
  • Oxford Sixth Form College

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