A significant proportion of Devon's schools and colleges are rated Good or Outstanding by OfSTED and educational performance overall remains above national averages. Devon is home to 377 primary, 97 secondary and 59 16-18 year old schools and colleges, Devon also has 26 independent private schools spread across the region.
The schools and colleges vary significantly in size, from primary schools with fewer than 20 pupils to one of the largest secondary schools in the country.
Devon's universities have impressive reputations and host two vibrant medical schools. There are numerous colleges supporting a broad range of vocational and professional courses. Education and development opportunities are numerous and of a high standard. School performance ratings can be found HERE.
Both Devon County Council and Plymouth City Councils are the local authorities responsible for schools and there administrations across the county. To find out more please visit Plymouth City Council or Devon County Council.