Best Primary Schools in NSW - 2017


The following table lists the 2017  best primary schools in 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.

  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

Sydney | Newcastle | Central Coast | Wollongong | Maitland | Tweed Heads | Wagga Wagga | Albury | Port Macquarie | Tamworth

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
Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 1876 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Non-government
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 100 1242 Trend / Compare Milsons Point,NSW,2061 Non-government
Northcross Christian School,Ryde,NSW,2112 100 341 Trend / Compare Ryde,NSW,2112 Non-government
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 1420 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Arkana College,Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 100 204 Trend / Compare Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 Non-government
John Colet School,Belrose,NSW,2085 100 214 Trend / Compare Belrose,NSW,2085 Non-government
Matthew Pearce Public School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1404 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Government
Artarmon Public School,Artarmon,NSW,2064 100 1173 Trend / Compare Artarmon,NSW,2064 Government
Carlingford West Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 1200 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Hornsby North Public School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 850 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077 Government
Woollahra Public School,Woollahra,NSW,2025 100 777 Trend / Compare Woollahra,NSW,2025 Government
St Ives North Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 884 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Government
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 100 1071 Trend / Compare Strathfield,NSW,2135 Non-government
Beecroft Public School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 100 848 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 Government
Sydney Japanese International School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 100 220 Trend / Compare Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Non-government
Waitara Public School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 862 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Government
St Mary's Primary School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 100 371 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Chatswood Public School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 100 1250 Trend / Compare Chatswood,NSW,2067 Government
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 2890 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Murray Farm Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 958 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Epping West Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 100 1127 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 100 884 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Mount Keira Public School,Mount Keira,NSW,2500 100 88 Trend / Compare Mount Keira,NSW,2500 Government
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School,Miranda,NSW,2228 100 452 Trend / Compare Miranda,NSW,2228 Non-government
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School,Woollahra,NSW,2022 100 269