Best Primary Schools in Cairns Queensland - 2019


The following table lists top primary schools in Cairns Queensland according to their Year 5 results in 2019. Find best primary schools in Brisbane here. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Brisbane Primary Schools | Top Brisbane Non-government Primary Schools | Top Brisbane Government Primary Schools | Top Queensland Primary Schools | Queensland Primary School Ratings | Queensland Government Primary School Teaching and Learning Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 QLD 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.

Note:
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  5. Find out how the top schools in this state or territory are stacked up with the best schools in other states and territories on the list of National top primary schools.
  6. Three Queensland Academies (Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology, Queensland Academy for Health Sciences and Queensland Academy for Creative Industries) are selective entry senior state high schools. They are not listed here because they are senior high schools only. They are among the highest performing schools in Queensland based on OP1-5 equivalents (IBD) and tertiary acceptance rates. See their OP/IBD results.
Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100

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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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SchoolLocality State Overall Score English Maths Yr 5 EnrolmentsTrend / CompareSectorICSEA
Yorkeys Knob State School Yorkeys Knob 99 37 Trend / Compare Government 1011
Aloomba State School Aloomba 98 12 Trend / Compare Government 1026
Trinity Anglican School White Rock 98 36 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
Trinity Anglican School (Marlin Coast Campus) Kewarra Beach 97 15 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
Goondi State School Innisfail 97 54 Trend / Compare Government 944
The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 96 77 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
Freshwater State School Freshwater 96 118 Trend / Compare Government 1061
Our Lady Help of Christians School (Earlville) Earlville 96 68 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
Good Counsel Primary School (Innisfail) Innisfail 96 45 Trend / Compare Non-government 997
Mourilyan State School Mourilyan 96 21 Trend / Compare Government 976
White Rock State School White Rock 95 63 Trend / Compare Government 893
Mother of Good Counsel School (Cairns North) Cairns North 95 54 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
St Gerard Majella Primary School (Woree) Woree 95 60 Trend / Compare Non-government 1070
Peace Lutheran College Kamerunga 95 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1060
Malanda State School Malanda 94 47 Trend / Compare Government 998
Edge Hill State School Edge Hill 93 160 Trend / Compare Government 1022
St Joseph's School (Cairns) Parramatta Park 93 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1060
St Augustine's School (Mossman) Mossman 92 15 Trend / Compare Non-government 1007
Caravonica State School Caravonica 92 89 Trend / Compare Government 1010
Jubilee Christian College (Atherton) Atherton 92 71 Trend / Compare Non-government 990
Cairns Hinterland Steiner School Kuranda 91 18 Trend / Compare Non-government
St Joseph's School (Atherton) Atherton 91 47 Trend / Compare Non-government 1050
St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 91 112 Trend / Compare Non-government 1076
Cairns School of Distance Education Cairns 91 27 Trend / Compare Government 1013
St Francis Xavier's School (Manunda) Manunda 90 73 Trend / Compare Non-government 1021
Yungaburra State School Yungaburra 90 28 Trend / Compare Government 1031
Freshwater Christian College Brinsmead 90 52 Trend / Compare Non-government 1044
Julatten State School Julatten 90 11 Trend / Compare Government 993
Mission Beach State School Wongaling Beach 90 54 Trend / Compare Government 999
Holy Cross School (Trinity Park) Trinity Park 89 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1059
Whitfield State School Cairns 89 120 Trend / Compare Government 977
Dimbulah State School Dimbulah 89 17 Trend / Compare Government 900
St Augustine's College Springfield 89 88 Trend / Compare Non-government 1050
St Rita's School (South Johnstone) South Johnstone 87 14 Trend / Compare Non-government 987
St Thomas' School (Mareeba) Mareeba 87 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1014
St Therese's School (Bentley Park) Bentley Park 86 79 Trend / Compare Non-government 1005
Endeavour Christian College Cooktown 85 12 Trend / Compare Non-government 985
Tolga State School Tolga 85 40 Trend / Compare Government 991
Trinity Beach State School Trinity Beach 85 142 Trend / Compare Government 993
Mossman State School Mossman 85 27 Trend / Compare Government 892
Port Douglas State School Port Douglas 85 44 Trend / Compare Government 1009
St Joseph's Parish School (Weipa) Weipa 84 22 Trend / Compare Non-government 995
St John's School (Silkwood) Silkwood 83 14 Trend / Compare Non-government 969
Redlynch State College Redlynch 83 111 Trend / Compare Government 1011
St Clare's School (Tully) Tully 82 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1015
Tully State School Tully 81 40 Trend / Compare Government 890
Isabella State School Edmonton 81 87 Trend / Compare Government 916
Machans Beach State School Machans Beach 80 14 Trend / Compare Government 980
St Michael's School (Gordonvale) Gordonvale 79 43 Trend / Compare Non-government 1005
Gordonvale State School Gordonvale 79 84 Trend / Compare Government 900
Kairi State School Kairi 79 14 Trend / Compare Government 960
Woodcrest State College Springfield 79 120 Trend / Compare Government 973
Cairns Adventist College Gordonvale 78 16 Trend / Compare Non-government 905
Bentley Park College Edmonton 78 84 Trend / Compare Government
Atherton State School Atherton 77 61 Trend / Compare Government 919
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School (Thursday Island) Thursday Island 77 10 Trend / Compare Non-government 920
MacKillop Catholic College (Mount Peter) Mount Peter 77 36 Trend / Compare Non-government
Babinda State School Babinda 77 14 Trend / Compare Government 928
Hambledon State School Edmonton 77 110 Trend / Compare Government 911
Herberton State School Herberton 77 21 Trend / Compare Government
Silkwood State School Silkwood 77 10 Trend / Compare Government 895
Flying Fish Point State School Flying Fish Point 76 10 Trend / Compare Government 846
Woree State School Woree 76 114 Trend / Compare Government 866
Innisfail East State School Innisfail 76 30 Trend / Compare Government
Innisfail State School Innisfail 75 29 Trend / Compare Government 765
Western Cape College - Weipa Weipa 75 71 Trend / Compare Government
Cooktown State School Cooktown 75 23 Trend / Compare Government 885
Mareeba State School Mareeba 74 126 Trend / Compare Government 883
Balaclava State School Cairns 74 70 Trend / Compare Government
Ravenshoe State School Ravenshoe 74 25 Trend / Compare Government 847
Lower Tully State School Lower Tully 74 13 Trend / Compare Government 885
Parramatta State School Parramatta Park 73 41 Trend / Compare Government 848
Cairns West State School Manunda 73 95 Trend / Compare Government 784
Hymba Yumba Community Hub Springfield 72 15 Trend / Compare Non-government
Radiant Life College East Innisfail 72 15 Trend / Compare Non-government
Tagai State College - Thursday Island Primary Campus Thursday Island 72 42 Trend / Compare Government 749
Pormpuraaw State School Pormpuraaw 72 13 Trend / Compare Government 720
Normanton State School Normanton 72 13 Trend / Compare Government 688
Tagai State College - Horn Island Campus Horn Island 72 11 Trend / Compare Government
Northern Peninsula Area College - Bamaga Junior Campus Bamaga 72 33 Trend / Compare Government
Yarrabah State School Yarrabah 72 46 Trend / Compare Government 687
Djarragun College Gordonvale 72 14 Trend / Compare Non-government 673
Northern Peninsula Area College - Injinoo Junior Campus Injinoo 71 29 Trend / Compare Government
Kowanyama State School Kowanyama 71 26 Trend / Compare Government 675
Lockhart State School Lockhart River 71 11 Trend / Compare Government 695
Aurukun Campus of CYAAA Aurukun 71 32 Trend / Compare Government
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