Best Primary Schools in Newcastle NSW - 2020


The following table lists the 2020  best primary schools in Newcastle New South Wales. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Sydney Primary Schools | Top Sydney Non-government Primary Schools | Top Sydney Government Primary Schools | NSW Primary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 NSW primary schools and trends with 2D / 3D charts side by side. Also available: Wollongong Top Government Primary Schools | Wollongong Top Non-Government Primary Schools. 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. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by this DISCLAIMER.

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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:
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OrderSchool State Overall Score Better Education Percentile English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalitySectorICSEA
1 Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 98 5% 859 Trend / Compare Newcastle,NSW,2300 Non-government 1148
2 Holy Family Primary School,Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 98 6% 263 Trend / Compare Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 Non-government 1152
3 St Joseph's Primary School,Merewether,NSW,2291 98 6% 388 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Non-government 1165
4 St James Primary School,Kotara South,NSW,2289 97 7% 366 Trend / Compare Kotara South,NSW,2289 Non-government 1126
5 New Lambton Public School,New Lambton,NSW,2305 97 8% 680 Trend / Compare New Lambton,NSW,2305 Government 1119
6 Newcastle East Public School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 97 9% 254 Trend / Compare Newcastle,NSW,2300 Government 1138
7 Hamilton South Public School,Merewether,NSW,2291 97 9% 436 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Government 1121
8 Charlestown South Public School,Charlestown,NSW,2290 96 11% 233 Trend / Compare Charlestown,NSW,2290 Government 1056
9 Macquarie College,Wallsend,NSW,2287 96 11% 798 Trend / Compare Wallsend,NSW,2287 Non-government 1114
10 Hunter School of Performing Arts,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 95 13% 1131 Trend / Compare Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 Government 1079
11 St Mary's Primary School,Warners Bay,NSW,2282 95 14% 406 Trend / Compare Warners Bay,NSW,2282 Non-government 1097
12 Coal Point Public School,Coal Point,NSW,2283 94 15% 263 Trend / Compare Coal Point,NSW,2283 Government 1059
13 Tighes Hill Public School,Tighes Hill,NSW,2297 94 16% 369 Trend / Compare Tighes Hill,NSW,2297 Government 1085
14 Eleebana Public School,Eleebana,NSW,2282 94 16% 584 Trend / Compare Eleebana,NSW,2282 Government 1092
15 Kotara South Public School,Kotara,NSW,2289 94 17% 329 Trend / Compare Kotara,NSW,2289 Government 1070
16 The Junction Public School,Merewether,NSW,2291 93 17% 573 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Government 1119
17 St John's Primary School,Lambton,NSW,2299 93 17% 183 Trend / Compare Lambton,NSW,2299 Non-government 1098
18 Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College,Fletcher,NSW,2287 93 18% 809 Trend / Compare Fletcher,NSW,2287 Non-government 1054
19 Belmont Christian College,Belmont,NSW,2280 93 18% 617 Trend / Compare Belmont,NSW,2280 Non-government 1082
20 Merewether Heights Public School,Merewether Heights,NSW,2291 93 19% 340 Trend / Compare Merewether Heights,NSW,2291 Government 1115
21 Belair Public School,Adamstown,NSW,2289 92 20% 499 Trend / Compare Adamstown,NSW,2289 Government 1100
22 Dudley Public School,Dudley,NSW,2290 92 20% 262 Trend / Compare Dudley,NSW,2290 Government 1091
23 St Columba's Primary School,Adamstown,NSW,2289 92 21% 228 Trend / Compare Adamstown,NSW,2289 Non-government 1105
24 Hamilton Public School,Hamilton,NSW,2303 92 22% 317 Trend / Compare Hamilton,NSW,2303 Government 1074
25 New Lambton South Public School,New Lambton,NSW,2305 91 22% 484 Trend / Compare New Lambton,NSW,2305 Government 1090
26 Valentine Public School,Valentine,NSW,2280 91 23% 573 Trend / Compare Valentine,NSW,2280 Government 1078
27 Kahibah Public School,Kahibah,NSW,2290 91 23% 351 Trend / Compare Kahibah,NSW,2290 Government 1066
28 Our Lady of Victories Primary School,Shortland,NSW,2307 91 24% 108 Trend / Compare Shortland,NSW,2307 Non-government 1039

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