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These are the 12 top performing independent schools in Scotland for exam results

The top-performing independent schools in Scotland have been revealed in new data showcasing the exam performance of the nations’s secondary schools.

The rankings in the The Sunday Times Schools Guide are determined by the proportion of students at 12 secondary schools achieving five or more Higher passes in 2018 (which is given a double weighting), and the proportions gaining five or more National 5 qualifications and two or more Advanced Highers. Here are the 12 top-performing independent Scottish secondary schools as ranked by exam results. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

The High School of Glasgow received an overall score of 253.7

1. The High School of Glasgow, Glasgow

The High School of Glasgow received an overall score of 253.7
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The Glasgow Academy received an overall score of 250.7

2. The Glasgow Academy, Glasgow

The Glasgow Academy received an overall score of 250.7
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St Mary's Music School received an overall score of  249.9

3. St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

St Mary's Music School received an overall score of 249.9
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St Margaret's School for Girls received an overall score of 249.8

4. St Margaret's School for Girls, Aberdeen

St Margaret's School for Girls received an overall score of 249.8
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