The best performing schools in Dartford based on GCSE results have been revealed after the latest government figures were released.

Attainment 8 is a new way of calculating pupil achievement.

It measures the achievement of a pupil across eight qualifications, with mathematics and English given extra weight.

In England the average attainment 8 score was 44.6 in 2017, a score that on average schools in Dartford beat.

The average score in Dartford is 46.3

Dartford Grammar School was the top-performing school in the borough, with a score of 73.8.

Following Dartford Grammar was Dartford Grammar School for Girls, with a score of 69.7.

Here is a full list of schools, ranked by attainment 8, based on data released by the government.

Dartford Grammar School - 73.8

Dartford Grammar School for Girls - 69.7

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls - 65.1

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys - 61.4

Wilmington Academy - 43.2

The Ebbsfleet Academy - 42.4

The Leigh Academy - 42.3

The Leigh UTC - 39.5

Dartford Science & Technology College - 39.1

Longfield Academy - 38.5