Here’s where Scottish Borders schools rank among Scotland’s secondary schools

Earlston High School is the top ranked secondary school in the Scottish Borders, according to a newly-published league table.

By Kevin McRoberts
Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 4:30 pm
Earlston High was the top ranked school in the Scottish Borders.
Earlston High was the top ranked school in the Scottish Borders.

The rankings, which were compiled and published by The Times, show the performances of every secondary school in Scotland based on the number of pupils achieving five or more Highers.

Earlston High is in 28th place overall, with a pass rate of 55 per cent.

The only other school in the Scottish Borders to make the top 100 was Peebles High, in 67th place on 45 per cent.

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Jordanhill, Scotland’s only government-aided secondary school, topped the leaderboard for the fifth year in a row.

A total of 344 schools were included in the rankings. Here’s where the Scottish Borders schools were placed:

• 28 Earlston High School (55 per cent)

• 67 Peebles High School (45 per cent)

• 163 Selkirk High School (34 per cent)

• 184 Berwickshire High School (32 per cent)

• 215 Eyemouth High School (29 per cent)

• 227 Kelso High (29 per cent)

• 255 Galashiels Academy (27 per cent)

• 265 Jedburgh Grammar (25 per cent)

• 299 Hawick High School (22 per cent)