Best Primary Schools in Newcastle NSW - 2021


The following table lists the 2021  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 Enrolments Trend / CompareLocalitySector SES
1 Charlestown South Public School,Charlestown,NSW,2290 99 2% 270 Trend / Compare Charlestown,NSW,2290 Government 78
2 Newcastle East Public School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 99 4% 260 Trend / Compare Newcastle,NSW,2300 Government 95
3 Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 99 4% 970 Trend / Compare Newcastle,NSW,2300 Non-government 96
4 St Joseph's Primary School,Merewether,NSW,2291 98 5% 400 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Non-government 96
5 New Lambton Public School,New Lambton,NSW,2305 97 8% 670 Trend / Compare New Lambton,NSW,2305 Government 95
6 St Philip's Christian College,Waratah,NSW,2298 96 10% 1390 Trend / Compare Waratah,NSW,2298 Non-government 95
7 Hamilton South Public School,Merewether,NSW,2291 96 10% 410 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Government 95
8 Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College,Fletcher,NSW,2287 96 11% 790 Trend / Compare Fletcher,NSW,2287 Non-government 59
9 Holy Family Primary School,Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 96 11% 250 Trend / Compare Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 Non-government 96
10 Eleebana Public School,Eleebana,NSW,2282 96 12% 520 Trend / Compare Eleebana,NSW,2282 Government 94
11 Hamilton Public School,Hamilton,NSW,2303 95 13% 320 Trend / Compare Hamilton,NSW,2303 Government 91
12 St John's Primary School,Lambton,NSW,2299 95 13% 200 Trend / Compare Lambton,NSW,2299 Non-government 89
13 St Mary's Primary School,Warners Bay,NSW,2282 95 13% 390 Trend / Compare Warners Bay,NSW,2282 Non-government 92
14 Dudley Public School,Dudley,NSW,2290 95 13% 280 Trend / Compare Dudley,NSW,2290 Government 92
15 Belair Public School,Adamstown,NSW,2289 94 15% 460 Trend / Compare Adamstown,NSW,2289 Government 95
16 Tighes Hill Public School,Tighes Hill,NSW,2297 94 15% 370 Trend / Compare Tighes Hill,NSW,2297 Government 91
17 St James Primary School,Kotara South,NSW,2289 94 15% 380 Trend / Compare Kotara South,NSW,2289 Non-government 95
18 Macquarie College,Wallsend,NSW,2287 94 16% 880 Trend / Compare Wallsend,NSW,2287 Non-government 95
19 Wallsend South Public School,Wallsend,NSW,2287 93 17% 560 Trend / Compare Wallsend,NSW,2287 Government 84
20 Redhead Public School,Redhead,NSW,2290 93 17% 280 Trend / Compare Redhead,NSW,2290 Government 86
21 New Lambton South Public School,New Lambton,NSW,2305 93 18% 480 Trend / Compare New Lambton,NSW,2305 Government 94
22 Merewether Heights Public School,Merewether Heights,NSW,2291 93 19% 350 Trend / Compare Merewether Heights,NSW,2291 Government 95
23 Charlton Christian College,Fassifern,NSW,2283 92 19% 670 Trend / Compare Fassifern,NSW,2283 Non-government 77
24 Coal Point Public School,Coal Point,NSW,2283 92 20% 290 Trend / Compare Coal Point,NSW,2283 Government 80
25 St Francis Xavier's Primary School,Belmont,NSW,2280 92 21% 110 Trend / Compare Belmont,NSW,2280 Non-government 72
26 The Junction Public School,Merewether,NSW,2291 92 21% 540 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Government 95
27 Charlestown Public School,Charlestown,NSW,2290 92 21% 190 Trend / Compare Charlestown,NSW,2290 Government 58

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