Six schools in the East Midlands have made a list of the Top 200 most improved state secondary schools nationally. The list is made up of schools that have shown the most improvement in the numbers of pupils who achieved five or more A* to C grades at GCSE or equivalent.
- Carlton le Willows Academy, Nottingham
- The Lancaster School, Leicester
- Redhill Academy, Nottingham
- Countesthorpe Community College, Leicester
- Swanwick Hall School, Alfreton
- Samworth Church Academy, Mansfield