Middle School Facts

  • There are currently¬†171 Middle Schools in England
  • There are 14 Middle-deemed-Primary Schools
  • The remaining¬†schools are deemed Secondary
  • The largest school is Manor High School in Leicestershire, with over 900 pupils
  • The smallest is St Mary's CE Middle School in Northumberland, with around 85 pupils
  • The largest deemed-primary school is Thomas A Becket in West Sussex with 786 pupils
  • Between 1981 and 1983 there were over 1400 Middle Schools in England
  • More Middle Schools opened in 1973 than exist today (375)
  • Between 1993 and 1995, 366 Middle Schools closed
  • Middle School numbers dropped by over 20% in 1995
  • Middle School numbers have fallen by around 50% over the period 2000 - 2010
  • Middle School numbers have fallen by over 75% over the period 1990-2010