Number of secondary schools in the United Kingdom 2010-2019

In the United Kingdom, there were were 4188 secondary schools in the academic year 2018/19, compared with 4190 in the previous year. In the provided time period, the number of secondary schools in the UK has fluctuated between a low of 4072 schools in 2011/12 and a high of 4190 schools in 2017/18.

Number of secondary schools in the United Kingdom from 2010/11 to 2018/19

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Release date

November 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

*Academic years 2000/2001, and 2010/2011 to 2014/2015
Time series revised to show State-funded secondary schools (i.e. including CTCs and Academies, previously included in the 'Non-maintained mainstream' category). In England includes secondary sponsor-led academies, secondary converter academies and secondary free schools.

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