Top Primary Schools in ACT - 2012

The following table lists the 2012 best (top quarter among all schools) primary schools in ACT. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Canberra Primary Schools | Top Canberra Non-government Primary Schools | Top Canberra Government Primary Schools | ACT Primary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 ACT primary schools and trends with 2D / 3D charts side by side. For other types of results or rankings, please visit School Ranking Home. There are a large range of factors that impact on academic results in addition to the role played by the school itself. These include the SES (Socio Economic Status) background of students, whether the school is selective in its student intake, etc. It is for the reader to do his own research and draw his or her own conclusions.

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Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100
If you cannot find a school on this list of top schools here, this means the school might have missed the cut-off score for the list. In this case, you can find the school by school name, suburb or postcode on Compare Schools or Ratings page. Features of Compare Schools page:
  • compare up-to 5 schools side-by-side
  • find a school's trend over the years in academic results and enrolment
  • compare schools' trends
  • 2D/3D charts
On Ratings page, you can also find best local schools near a suburb / postcode by radius.
School State Overall Score English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalitySectorICSEA
Radford College,Bruce,ACT,2617 100 1572 Trend / Compare Bruce ACT 2617 Non-government latest
Canberra Girls' Grammar School,Deakin,ACT,2600 100 1426 Trend / Compare Deakin ACT 2600 Non-government latest
Canberra Grammar School,Red Hill,ACT,2603 99 1483 Trend / Compare Red Hill ACT 2603 Non-government latest
Garran Primary School,Garran,ACT,2605 99 523 Trend / Compare Garran ACT 2605 Government latest
Blue Gum Community School,Hackett,ACT,2602 98 91 Trend / Compare Hackett ACT 2602 Non-government latest
Covenant Christian School,Gordon,ACT,2906 98 132 Trend / Compare Gordon ACT 2906 Non-government latest
Mawson Primary School,Mawson,ACT,2607 97 151 Trend / Compare Mawson ACT 2607 Government latest
Turner School,Turner,ACT,2612 97 461 Trend / Compare TURNER ACT 2612 Government latest
Kaleen Primary School,Kaleen,ACT,2617 97 474 Trend / Compare Kaleen ACT 2617 Government latest
Telopea Park School,Barton,ACT,2600 96 1158 Trend / Compare Barton ACT 2600 Government latest
Islamic School of Canberra,Weston,ACT,2611 96 160 Trend / Compare WESTON ACT 2611 Non-government latest
Jervis Bay School,Jervis Bay,ACT,2540 95 160 Trend / Compare Jervis Bay ACT 2540 Government latest
St Bede's Primary School,Red Hill,ACT,2603 95 184 Trend / Compare Red Hill ACT 2603 Non-government latest
Brindabella Christian College,Lyneham,ACT,2602 94 570 Trend / Compare Lyneham ACT 2602 Non-government latest
Red Hill Primary School,Red Hill,ACT,2603 94 574 Trend / Compare Red Hill ACT 2603 Government latest
Torrens Primary School,Torrens,ACT,2607 94 405 Trend / Compare Torrens ACT 2607 Government latest
Aranda Primary School,Aranda,ACT,2614 93 462 Trend / Compare Aranda ACT 2614 Government latest
Sacred Heart Primary School,Pearce,ACT,2607 93 365 Trend / Compare Pearce ACT 2607 Non-government latest
Burgmann Anglican School,Gungahlin,ACT,2912 92 1419 Trend / Compare Gungahlin ACT 2912 Non-government latest
Hughes Primary School,Hughes,ACT,2605 92 287 Trend / Compare Hughes ACT 2605 Government latest
Rosary Primary School,Watson,ACT,2602 92 368 Trend / Compare Watson ACT 2602 Non-government latest
Ainslie School,Braddon,ACT,2612 91 379 Trend / Compare Braddon ACT 2612 Government latest
St Joseph's Primary School,O'Connor,ACT,2602 91 183 Trend / Compare O'Connor ACT 2602 Non-government latest
Emmaus Christian School,Dickson,ACT,2602 90 289 Trend / Compare Dickson ACT 2602 Non-government latest