Top Primary Schools in Canberra - 2016

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The following table lists the 2016 best (top quarter among all schools) primary schools in Canberra. 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 Non-government Primary Schools | Top Canberra Government Primary Schools | Top ACT 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.

  1. All the columns are sort-able. To sort in ascending or descending order, click on the corresponding column headings.
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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 / CompareLocalitySector
Garran Primary School,Garran,ACT,2605 100 562 Trend / Compare Garran,ACT,2605 Government
Canberra Girls' Grammar School,Deakin,ACT,2600 100 1472 Trend / Compare Deakin,ACT,2600 Non-government
Radford College,Bruce,ACT,2617 99 1576 Trend / Compare Bruce,ACT,2617 Non-government
Canberra Grammar School,Red Hill,ACT,2603 99 1600 Trend / Compare Red Hill,ACT,2603 Non-government
Emmaus Christian School,Dickson,ACT,2602 98 286 Trend / Compare Dickson,ACT,2602 Non-government
Hawker Primary School,Hawker,ACT,2614 98 335 Trend / Compare Hawker,ACT,2614 Government
Weetangera Primary School,Weetangera,ACT,2614 97 385 Trend / Compare Weetangera,ACT,2614 Government
Brindabella Christian College,Lyneham,ACT,2602 97 791 Trend / Compare Lyneham,ACT,2602 Non-government
Telopea Park School,Barton,ACT,2600 97 1358 Trend / Compare Barton,ACT,2600 Government
Turner School,Turner,ACT,2612 96 509 Trend / Compare Turner,ACT,2612 Government
Sacred Heart Primary School,Pearce,ACT,2607 96 327 Trend / Compare Pearce,ACT,2607 Non-government
Majura Primary School,Watson,ACT,2602 95 516 Trend / Compare Watson,ACT,2602 Government
Farrer Primary School,Farrer,ACT,2607 95 308 Trend / Compare Farrer,ACT,2607 Government
Curtin Primary School,Curtin,ACT,2605 95 482 Trend / Compare Curtin,ACT,2605 Government
Lyneham Primary School,Lyneham,ACT,2602 94 422 Trend / Compare Lyneham,ACT,2602 Government
Torrens Primary School,Torrens,ACT,2607 94 445 Trend / Compare Torrens,ACT,2607 Government
Aranda Primary School,Aranda,ACT,2614 93 540 Trend / Compare Aranda,ACT,2614 Government
St Joseph's Primary School,O'Connor,ACT,2602 93 216 Trend / Compare O'Connor,ACT,2602 Non-government
Forrest Primary School,Forrest,ACT,2603 93 471 Trend / Compare Forrest,ACT,2603 Government
St Jude's Primary School,Holder,ACT,2611 92 341 Trend / Compare Holder,ACT,2611 Non-government
Chapman Primary School,Chapman,ACT,2611 92 553 Trend / Compare Chapman,ACT,2611 Government
Burgmann Anglican School,Gungahlin,ACT,2912 91 1431 Trend / Compare Gungahlin,ACT,2912 Non-government
Canberra Montessori School,Holder,ACT,2611 91 93 Trend / Compare Holder,ACT,2611 Non-government
Covenant Christian School,Gordon,ACT,2906 90 126 Trend / Compare Gordon,ACT,2906 Non-government
Palmerston District Primary School,Palmerston,ACT,2913 90 432 Trend / Compare Palmerston,ACT,2913 Government