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The top 50 state secondary schools in Scotland

Exam results for Scotland’s school pupils have today been released by the Scottish Government.

Here’s a list of the 50 best state schools for Higher exam passes in Scotland.

SCHOOL COUNCIL % 5+ HIGHERS % FSM
St Ninian’s High School East Renfrewshire 53 6.2
Williamwood High School East Renfrewshire 52.5 5.1
Mearns Castle High School East Renfrewshire 49 6.9
Jordanhill School* Glasgow 48 2.6
Tarbert Academy Argyll & Bute 43 10.6
Dunblane High School Stirling 43 1.9
Banchory Academy Aberdeenshire 42 1.7
Cults Academy Aberdeen City 40 2.9
Glasgow Gaelic School Glasgow City 40 8.6
Linlithgow Academy West Lothian 40 6.8
Douglas Academy East Dunbartonshire 39 12.9
Boroughmuir High School Edinburgh City 37 3.6
James Gillespie’s High School Edinburgh City 33 9.9
Balfron High School Stirling 33 5.3
Woodfarm High School East Renfrewshire 32 12.6
St Thomas of Aquin’s High School Edinburgh City 32 11.1
North Berwick High School East Lothian 32 5.3
Bishopbriggs Academy East Dunbartonshire 32 7.8
Gryffe High School Renfrewshire 31 4.4
Aberdeen Grammar School Aberdeen City 29 4.7
Turnbull High School East Dunbartonshire 29 7.8
Bearsden Academy East Dunbartonshire 29 4.8
Fortrose Academy Highland 29 6.9
St Andrew’s & St Bride’s High School South Lanarkshire 27 10.8
Grove Academy Dundee City 26 6.4
Boclair Academy East Dunbartonshire 26 12.1
Lenzie Academy East Dunbartonshire 25 6.4
Peebles High School Scottish Borders 25 7
Eastwood High School East Renfrewshire 24 10.9
Hyndland Secondary School Glasgow City 24 12.9
Belmont Academy South Ayrshire 24 14.5
Kirkcudbright Dumfries & Galloway 23 12.2
Moffat Academy Dumfries & Galloway 23 13.7
McLaren High School Stirling 23 7.5
Ullapool High School Highland 23 9.8
Earlston High School Scottish Borders 23 7.8
Alford Academy Aberdeenshire 22 3.6
Firrhill High School Edinburgh City 22 7.7
Royal High School Edinburgh City 22 7.1
St Margaret’s Academy West Lothian 22 15.4
Kyle Academy South Ayrshire 22 12.7
Largs Academy North Ayrshire 22 8.3
Kinross High School Perth & Kinross 22 4.3
Strathaven Academy South Lanarkshire 22 7.5
Websters High School Angus 21 11.7
Craigmount High School Edinburgh City 21 7.7
Currie Community High Edinburgh City 21 7
Dunbar Grammar School East Lothian 21 7.3
Knox Academy East Lothian 21 6.9
Larbert High School Falkirk 21 10.1