Top Public High Schools in Brisbane - 2021

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The following table lists the top 20 public high (Years 7 to 10) schools in Brisbane based on the academic results in 2021 . Find best government high schools or secondary colleges 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 High Schools | Top Brisbane Non-government High Schools | Top Brisbane Government High Schools | Top Queensland High Schools | Queensland High School Ratings | Queensland Government High School Teaching and Learning Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 QLD high 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. 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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  1. All the columns are sort-able. To sort in ascending or descending order, click on the corresponding column headings.
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  6. 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 secondary schools.
  7. 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:
  • 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.
OrderSchoolLocality State Overall Score Better Education Percentile English Maths Total Enrolments Trend / Compare SES
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology Toowong 100 1% 1240 Trend / Compare 98
2 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 3430 Trend / Compare 96
3 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 98 4% 3250 Trend / Compare 95
4 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 6% 2470 Trend / Compare 95
5 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 8% 1960 Trend / Compare 92
6 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 8% 1270 Trend / Compare 83
7 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 97 9% 3570 Trend / Compare 95
8 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 10% 1970 Trend / Compare 95
9 The Gap State High School The Gap 95 13% 1710 Trend / Compare 95
10 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 94 14% 1690 Trend / Compare 84
11 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 17% 1120 Trend / Compare 73
12 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 93 18% 3700 Trend / Compare 65
13 Corinda State High School Corinda 92 21% 2030 Trend / Compare 61
14 Stretton State College Stretton 91 22% 3240 Trend / Compare 79
15 MacGregor State High School Macgregor 91 22% 1200 Trend / Compare 60
16 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 91 23% 1500 Trend / Compare 73
17 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 24% 1690 Trend / Compare 71
18 Aviation High School Clayfield 90 25% 600 Trend / Compare 65
19 Wynnum State High School Manly 90 25% 1110 Trend / Compare 60

Info! Find OP/IBD results and school rankings together with high school ratings of Queensland / Brisbane's best schools on the same feature map. Also check the heat map of the top 20% high schools in QLD.