From state secondaries through to highly regard private schools.
And through the years the halls and corridors of these schools have been frequented by many future celebrities and famous faces.
From renowned physicists to reality tv stars, Formula 1 engineers and radio personalities.
One of our schools also educated a former Prime Minister!
See the faces of 15 famous people who went to school in Portsmouth in our gallery below.
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1. Fred Dinenage
TV presenter Fred Dinenage, pictured at the Meridian Television Studios at Whiteley in 2014, went to Portsmouth Grammar School. Picture: Malcolm Wells (141209-0343)
Photo: Malcolm Wells
2. Nicholas Lyndhurst
Nicholas Lyndhurst grew up in the area and went to Portsmouth Grammar School. Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images
Photo: Stuart C. Wilson
3. Demi Jones
Demi Jones, who came third in Love Island in early 2020, also went to Springfield School. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire
Photo: Ian West
4. Ant Middleton
Ant Middleton, a former special forces soldier-turned-celebrity who grew up in Portsmouth, he went to Portsmouth Grammar School