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1 Eton College, England (1440) 3693
2 Harrow School, England (1572) 1393
3 University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines (1611) 1323
4 Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines (1859) 1017
5 Westminster School, England (1179) 855
6 Rugby School, England (1567) 842
7 Winchester College, England (1382) 805
8 Boston Latin School, Boston, Massachusetts (1635) - First public school in the United States 573
9 Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (1797) 505
10 Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC, USA (1883) 497
11 St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire), Concord, New Hampshire, USA (1856) 489
12 St Paul's School (London) (1509), England 480
13 Repton School, England (1557) 431
14 Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts, USA (1798), reestablished in 1884 410
15 Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ontario Canada (1829) Upper Canada College 403
16 Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila, Philippines (1620) 364
17 The King's School, Canterbury, England (597) 363
18 Shrewsbury School, England (1552) 358
19 Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA (1865) 350
20 Uppingham School, England (1584) 334
21 Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, Elstree, Hertfordshire (1690) 317
22 Royal Grammar School, Guildford (1509), Surrey, England 310
23 Stonyhurst College, England (1592) 308
24 Christ's Hospital, England (1553) 306
25 Merchant Taylors' School, England (1561) 272
26 Worcester Academy, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (1834) 271
27 Oakham School, England (1584) 269
28 Highgate School, London, England (1565) 264
29 Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia (1851) 262
30 Tonbridge School, Kent, England (1553) 256
31 Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai, India (1847) 251
32 University of San Carlos, Cebu, Philippines (1595) 248
33 City of London School, England (1442) 245
34 Sherborne School, Dorset, England (1550) 223
35 Sevenoaks School, England (1432) 219
36 Manchester Grammar School (1515), England 215
37 St Olave's Grammar School, England (1571) 213
38 Latymer Upper School, England (1624) 212
39 Brentwood School, Essex, England (1557) 210
40 Abingdon School, England (1256) 209
41 Blackrock College, Dublin, Ireland (1860) 205
42 Gresham's School, England (1555) 204
43 Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare, Ireland (1814) 203
44 Geelong Grammar School, Australia (1855) 202
45 Karachi Grammar School, Karachi, Pakistan (1847) 202
46 King George V School, Hong Kong, China (1894) 201
47 Dartford Grammar School, Kent, England (1576) 196
48 Saint Ignatius High School (Cleveland), Ohio, USA (1886) 193
49 Bedford School, Bedfordshire, England (1552) 192
50 King Edward's School, Birmingham, England (1552) 192
51 Whitgift School, England (1596) 192
52 Oundle School, England (1556) 189
53 St. Ignatius College Preparatory School, Chicago, IL USA (1869) 186
54 Sedbergh School, England (1525) 182
55 Nottingham High School (1513), England 180
56 St Albans School, England (948) 179
57 St Patrick's High School, Karachi, Pakistan (1861) 178
58 Aitchison College, Lahore, Pakistan(1886) 175
59 Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India (1869) 171
60 Raffles Girls' School (Secondary), Singapore, Singapore (1869) 170
61 Royal High School, Scotland (1128 est) 167
62 Magdalen College School, Oxford, England (1480) 164
63 Felsted School, Essex, England (1564) 161
64 South African College Schools, Cape Town, South Africa (1829) oldest school in South Africa 159
65 Noble and Greenough School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (1866), moved to Dedham, Mass in 1922 158
66 The King's School, Rochester, England (604) 155
67 Mill Hill School, Mill Hill, London, England (1807) 154
68 Hopkins School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (1660) 152
69 The King's School, Parramatta, Sydney, Australia (1831) 151
70 Galatasaray Lisesi, Turkey (1481) 146
71 Stamford School, England (c.1309 but re-endowed 1532) 142
72 St Peter's School, York, England (627) 139
73 Belvedere College SJ, Dublin, Ireland (1832) 138
74 Heythrop College, was founded in 1614 in Belgium, though did not move to London (after several other locations) until 1970 and became part of the University of London in 1971. 138
75 Hare School, Calcutta, Bengal, India (1817) 135
76 St. Paul's School, Darjeeling, India (1823) 135
77 Warwick School, England (914) 135
78 Emanuel School, England (1594) 133
79 Royal Grammar School, Newcastle, England (1525) 126
80 The Perse School, England (1615) 125
81 Bristol Grammar School, England (1532) 124
82 Reading School, England (1125) 124
83 Bromsgrove School, England (1553) 123
84 The King's School, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (1528) 122
85 Bridgnorth Endowed School (1503), England 120
86 Maidstone Grammar School, Kent, England (1549) 117
87 Royal College or Colombo Academy, Colombo, Sri Lanka (1835) 117
88 Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England (1564) 117
89 Auckland Grammar School, Auckland, New Zealand (1868) 116
90 Eastbourne College, Eastbourne, Sussex, England (1867) 114
91 Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (1868) 114
92 Penistone Grammar School, England (1392) 112
93 Bradford Grammar School, Yorkshire, England (1548) 111
94 King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford, Essex, England (1551) 109
95 Hampton School, England (1556) 109
96 George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA (1893) 108
97 Norwich School, England (1096) 108
98 Aberdeen Grammar School, Scotland (1418) (possibly 1263) 108
99 Wilson's School, England (1615) 108
100 St George's School, Windsor Castle, England (1348) 107
101 Durham School, England (1414) 106
102 Belfast Royal Academy, Belfast, Ireland (1785) 102
103 Solihull School, England (1560) 101
104 St. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill,NSW, Australia (1881) 99
105 George Heriot's School Edinburgh (1659) 98
106 Lancaster Royal Grammar School, England (1235) 97
107 Kimbolton School, England (1531) 96
108 High School of Dundee, Scotland (1239) 92
109 High School of Glasgow, Scotland (pre-1124) 92
110 Derby School, England (1160) 92
111 Colchester Royal Grammar School, England (pre-1206) 91
112 Aldenham School, England (1597) 91
113 St Joseph's College, Nainital, India (1888) 89
114 Stockport Grammar School, England (1487) 89
115 Bablake School, England (1344) 88
116 St Columb's College, Derry, Northern Ireland (1843) 87
117 St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Calcutta, Bengal, India (1868) 86
118 S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka (1851) 86
119 Bolton School (1516), England 86
120 Royal Latin School, England (1423) 85
121 La Martiniere College, Lucknow, India (1845) 85
122 King Edward's School, Witley, England (1553) 84
123 Rutgers Preparatory School, Franklin Township, New Jersey, USA (1766) 84
124 Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (1860) 83
125 Woodbridge School, England (1577) 82
126 Wimbledon High School, Wimbledon, London, England (1880) 81
127 Queen Elizabeth's High School, England (1589) 81
128 Boston Grammar School, England (1555) 78
129 Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, USA (1820) 78
130 Peterborough Collegiate and Vocational School, Peterborough, Canada (1827) 78
131 Newark Academy, Newark, New Jersey, USA (1774), moved to Livingston, NJ in 1964 76
132 King Edward VI School Stratford-upon-Avon, England (1553) 75
133 Abbotsleigh, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia (1885) 74
134 St. Anthony's College, Lahore, Pakistan (1892) 74
135 Wells Cathedral School, England (c.909) 73
136 The King's School, Chester, England (1541) 73
137 Loughborough Grammar School, England (1495) 73
138 Beverley Grammar School, England (700)- Oldest state school in England 72
139 Leeds Grammar School, England (1552) 72
140 Aylesbury Grammar School, Buckinghamshire, England (1598) 71
141 Northampton Grammar School, England (1541) 71
142 St. James School, Kolkata, India (1864) 71
143 Dr Challoner's Grammar School, Amersham, Buckinghamshire (1624) 70
144 Royal Grammar School Worcester, England (685), first conclusive evidence (1291) 69
145 The College of Richard Collyer, England (1532) 68
146 Leith Academy, Leith, Scotland (1521) 67
147 The King's School, Macclesfield (1502), England 67
148 Pate's Grammar School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (1576) 66
149 Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, England (1527) 65
150 Devonport High School for Boys, Plymouth, England (1896) 65
151 Ipswich School, Suffolk, England (1299) (first record of existence) 64
152 Kirkham Grammar School, Lancashire, England (1549) 64
153 Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, England (1590) 64
154 The King's School, Peterborough, England (1541) 63
155 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle, England (1571) 63
156 Sutton Valence School, England (1576) 63
157 Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire (c. 1512), England 63
158 Dauntsey's School, England (1542) 63
159 Madras College, St. Andrews, Scotland (1833) 62
160 Conyers' School, England (1590) 62
161 The King's School, Worcester, England (1541) 62
162 Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge, England (1667) 62
163 Ripon Grammar School, England (1555) 61
164 Pocklington School (1514), England 59
165 Bingley Grammar School, England (1529) 58
166 Abington Friends School, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA (1697) 57
167 Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Virginia, USA (1728) 57
168 Wesley College, Auckland, New Zealand (1844) 56
169 Wellingborough School, England (1595) 55
170 Bury Grammar School, England (1570) 55
171 King Edward VI School, Southampton, England (1553) 55
172 Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Lancashire, England (1554) 55
173 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn (1509), Lancashire, England 54
174 Newport Free Grammar School, England (1588) 54
175 Pforta (Schulpforte in Germany) (1543) 54
176 New College School, England (1379) 52
177 Hereford Cathedral School, England (1384) 52
178 Friends School of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (1784) 51
179 Lord Williams's School, Thame, Oxfordshire, England (1575) 50
180 Kingston Grammar School, Surrey, England (1561) 50
181 Rajkumar College, Rajkot , Oldest Public School, India (1868) 50
182 St. Bartholomew's School, England (1466) 50
183 Cranbrook School, Kent, England (1518) 48
184 Westtown School, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA (1799) 48
185 St. Stanislaus High School, Mumbai, India (1863) 48
186 St. Bees School, England (1583) 48
187 Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Channel Islands (1563) 48
188 Warminster School, Warminster, Wiltshire, England (1707) 48
189 Ackworth School, High Ackworth, West Yorkshire, England (1799) 47
190 Enfield Grammar School, England (1558) 47
191 Colfe's School, England (1568) refounded (1652) 47
192 Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums, Hamburg, Germany (1529) 46
193 Queen Elizabeth's School, Wimborne Minster, England (1497) 46
194 The King's School, Gloucester, England (1541) (Dates from 11th century) 44
195 Spalding Grammar School, England (1588) 43
196 Ermysted's Grammar School, England (1492) (first record of existence) 43

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