Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has been named the best state-funded secondary in Greater Manchester, the Manchester Evening News reports.
It tops the list of high schools in the region according to the Real Schools Guide 2020.
In second place is Bolton Muslim Girls School, while third is the Loreto Grammar School, in Trafford.
The comprehensive new guide, compiled by Reach’s data unit, aims to give a far more comprehensive picture than traditional league tables.
It takes into account 51 different data points – including not just GCSE results and Attainment 8 scores but also factors like Progress 8, pupil-teacher ratios and absence rates.
Greater Manchester’s top 10 schools
- Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (Trafford)
- Bolton Muslim Girls School (Bolton)
- Loreto Grammar School (Trafford)
- Levenshulme High School (Manchester)
- Sale Grammar School (Trafford)
- Stretford Grammar School (Trafford)
- Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (Trafford)
- Saint Ambrose College (Trafford)
- Cheadle Hulme High School (Stockport)
- Urmston Grammar Academy (Trafford
Source: Manchester Evening News