SACE ATAR / IBD School Ranking - Top SA Schools - 2021


Here are the best high schools or top secondary schools in Adelaide / SA by SACE ATAR / IBD (ATAR or equivalent from IB or combined) results / rankings in 2021. The academic results include combined median ATAR of all SACE ATAR / IBD students, percentage of the students who received an ATAR of 99+, 95+, 90+ or 80+. Data source: Better Education proprietory. Custom data or algorithm may be included. If you want to see more schools and their results / rankings, please visit SACE ATAR / IBD Results / Rankings and Best Schools.

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Sort SA schools’ SACE ATAR / IB results by median ATAR, percentages of 99+, 95+, 90+, 80+.

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By %ATAR90+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 90 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined), ie. top 10% in SA

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARIBD
1 Wilderness School,Medindie,SA,5081 17.00%52.00%67.00% 95.5
2 Loreto College,Marryatville,SA,5068  14.00%67.00%  
3 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 14.50%37.60%60.60%75.00%91.23 Find IB results
4 Seymour College,Glen Osmond,SA,5064  34.00%56.00%81.00%92.2 Find IB results
5 Walford Anglican School for Girls,Hyde Park,SA,5061  32.00%50.00% 92.9 Find IB results
6 Pembroke School,Kensington Park,SA,5068 11.20%29.60%46.60%   Find IB results
7 St Ignatius College,Athelstone,SA,5076 8.40%30.10%46.20% 89.1
8 Scotch College,Torrens Park,SA,5062  26.00%39.00%  
9 Mercedes College,Springfield,SA,5062  20.40%36.20%58.60%84.3 Find IB results
10 St Dominic's Priory College,North Adelaide,SA,5006  22.00%35.00%  


By %ATAR99+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 99 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined), ie. top 1% in SA

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARIBD
1 Wilderness School,Medindie,SA,5081 17.00%52.00%67.00% 95.5
2 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 14.50%37.60%60.60%75.00%91.23 Find IB results
3 Pembroke School,Kensington Park,SA,5068 11.20%29.60%46.60%   Find IB results
4 Pulteney Grammar School,Adelaide,SA,5000 9.40%25.00%  87
5 St Ignatius College,Athelstone,SA,5076 8.40%30.10%46.20% 89.1

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By %ATAR95+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 95 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined), ie. top 5% in SA

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARIBD
1 Wilderness School,Medindie,SA,5081 17.00%52.00%67.00% 95.5
2 St Peter's Collegiate Girls School,Stonyfell,SA,5066  41.00%  93.55
3 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 14.50%37.60%60.60%75.00%91.23 Find IB results
4 Seymour College,Glen Osmond,SA,5064  34.00%56.00%81.00%92.2 Find IB results
5 Walford Anglican School for Girls,Hyde Park,SA,5061  32.00%50.00% 92.9 Find IB results
6 St Ignatius College,Athelstone,SA,5076 8.40%30.10%46.20% 89.1
7 Pembroke School,Kensington Park,SA,5068 11.20%29.60%46.60%   Find IB results
8 Scotch College,Torrens Park,SA,5062  26.00%39.00%  
9 Pulteney Grammar School,Adelaide,SA,5000 9.40%25.00%  87
10 St Dominic's Priory College,North Adelaide,SA,5006  22.00%35.00%  


By Median ATAR

Sorted by schools' median ATAR (or equivalent from IBD or combined) of the ATAR or IB eligible students

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARIBD
1 Wilderness School,Medindie,SA,5081 17.00%52.00%67.00% 95.5
2 St Peter's Collegiate Girls School,Stonyfell,SA,5066  41.00%  93.55
3 Walford Anglican School for Girls,Hyde Park,SA,5061  32.00%50.00% 92.9 Find IB results
4 Seymour College,Glen Osmond,SA,5064  34.00%56.00%81.00%92.2 Find IB results
5 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 14.50%37.60%60.60%75.00%91.23 Find IB results
6 St Ignatius College,Athelstone,SA,5076 8.40%30.10%46.20% 89.1
7 Pulteney Grammar School,Adelaide,SA,5000 9.40%25.00%  87
8 Westminster School,Marion,SA,5043  18.40%33.70%63.30%84.8
9 Mercedes College,Springfield,SA,5062  20.40%36.20%58.60%84.3 Find IB results
10 Prince Alfred College,Kent Town,SA,5067  19.40% 58.20%83.15 Find IB results

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By %ATAR80+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 80 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined), ie. top 20% in SA

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARIBD
1 Seymour College,Glen Osmond,SA,5064  34.00%56.00%81.00%92.2 Find IB results
2 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 14.50%37.60%60.60%75.00%91.23 Find IB results
3 Westminster School,Marion,SA,5043  18.40%33.70%63.30%84.8
4 Mercedes College,Springfield,SA,5062  20.40%36.20%58.60%84.3 Find IB results
5 Prince Alfred College,Kent Town,SA,5067  19.40% 58.20%83.15 Find IB results
6 Immanuel College,Novar Gardens,SA,5040   33.10%55.60%82.4
7 Cedar College,Northgate,SA,5085   29.00%54.00%77.74
8 Emmaus Christian College,South Plympton,SA,5038  16.00%31.00%53.00%81.18
9 Concordia College,Highgate,SA,5063  10.70%27.00%51.00%  Find IB results
10 University Senior College at Adelaide University   26.00%48.00% 


ATAR Results Highlights & Reporting Examples (2020)

Some school provides provided most comprehensive ATAR numbers:

Mercedes College - %ATAR %ATAR 95+: 16%, %ATAR 90+: 39%, %ATAR 80+: 65%, IB Median ATAR: 90.0, Median ATAR: 85.1,

Pembroke School - %ATAR 99+: 11.3%, %ATAR 95+: 29.6%, %ATAR 90+: 47.8%, Median ATAR: 88.58, IB Median ATAR: 92.80,
2 Perfect ATARs, 1 Perfect IB Score

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