Top High Schools in Queensland - 2020

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The following table lists the top 150 high (Years 7 to 10) schools in Queensland according to their Year 9 results in 2020. Find best secondary 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 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.

Note:
  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

Brisbane | Gold Coast | Sunshine Coast | Townsville | Cairns | Toowoomba | Mackay | Rockhampton

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 Yr 9 EnrolmentsTrend / CompareSectorICSEA
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology Toowong 100 1% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1221
2 Brisbane Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 254 Trend / Compare Non-government 1208
3 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 249 Trend / Compare Non-government 1205
4 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 100 1% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
5 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 588 Trend / Compare Government 1151
6 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 1% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
7 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 100 1% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1180
8 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 100 2% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1157
9 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 99 2% 251 Trend / Compare Non-government 1174
10 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 99 2% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1165
11 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 2% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
12 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 2% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
13 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 2% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1158
14 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 99 3% 574 Trend / Compare Government 1107
15 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 3% 156 Trend / Compare Non-government 1187
16 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 3% 160 Trend / Compare Non-government 1178
17 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 3% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1171
18 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 99 3% 161 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
19 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 3% 199 Trend / Compare Non-government 1159
20 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 4% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
21 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 99 4% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1139
22 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 4% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
23 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 99 4% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
24 St Philomena School Park Ridge 98 4% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
25 Sheldon College Sheldon 98 4% 133 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
26 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 5% 383 Trend / Compare Government 1132
27 Moreton Bay College Manly West 98 5% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
28 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 5% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government 1138
29 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 98 5% 77 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
30 Emmanuel College, Carrara Carrara 98 5% 140 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
31 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 5% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
32 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 98 6% 420 Trend / Compare Government 1128
33 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 6% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1130
34 Fairholme College Toowoomba 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1106
35 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1093
36 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 98 6% 113 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
37 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 98 6% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
38 The Gap State High School The Gap 98 7% 288 Trend / Compare Government 1127
39 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 97 7% 37 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
40 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 7% 359 Trend / Compare Government 1088
41 Redeemer Lutheran College Rochedale 97 7% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1129
42 Ambrose Treacy College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 97 7% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1124
43 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 97 7% 148 Trend / Compare Non-government 1132
44 St Hilda's School Southport 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1126
45 St John's Anglican College (Forest Lake) Forest Lake 97 8% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
46 Clayfield College Clayfield 97 8% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
47 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 8% 131 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
48 Samford Valley Steiner School Wights Mountain 97 8% 23 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
49 Cairns School of Distance Education Cairns 97 8% 127 Trend / Compare Government 1026
50 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 9% 129 Trend / Compare Non-government 1105
51 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 9% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
52 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 97 9% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
53 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 9% 221 Trend / Compare Government 1068
54 Canterbury College Waterford 96 9% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
55 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 96 10% 153 Trend / Compare Non-government 1117
56 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 96 10% 162 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
57 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 96 10% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
58 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 10% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
59 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 10% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
60 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 96 10% 247 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
61 The Glennie School Toowoomba 96 11% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government 1088
62 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 96 11% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
63 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 96 11% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1136
64 Saint Stephen's College Upper Coomera 96 11% 107 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
65 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 11% 346 Trend / Compare Government 1106
66 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 96 11% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1076
67 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 96 12% 236 Trend / Compare Government 1035
68 Padua College Kedron 96 12% 173 Trend / Compare Non-government 1101
69 The Southport School Southport 95 12% 172 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
70 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 95 12% 185 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
71 John Paul College Daisy Hill 95 12% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
72 St Paul's School Bald Hills 95 12% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
73 The Lakes College North Lakes 95 13% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1107
74 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 95 13% 169 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
75 St Joseph's Nudgee College Boondall 95 13% 218 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
76 Iona College Lindum 95 13% 217 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
77 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 95 13% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
78 St Augustine's College Cairns 95 13% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
79 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 95 14% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
80 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 95 14% 105 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
81 Redlands College Wellington Point 95 14% 142 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
82 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 95 14% 89 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
83 Wandoan State School P-10 Wandoan 95 14% 4 Trend / Compare Government 939
84 St Monica's College Cairns 94 14% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
85 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 94 15% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government 1084
86 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 94 15% 326 Trend / Compare Government 1064
87 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 94 15% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1094
88 Agnew School Wakerley 94 15% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government 1012
89 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 15% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
90 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 94 15% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
91 St John's Lutheran School, Kingaroy Kingaroy 94 16% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1014
92 Toowoomba Anglican College East Toowoomba 94 16% 39 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
93 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 94 16% 94 Trend / Compare Non-government 1085
94 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 16% 277 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
95 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 94 16% 21 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
96 Westside Christian College Goodna 94 16% 100 Trend / Compare Non-government 1078
97 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 94 17% 203 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
98 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 17% 352 Trend / Compare Government 1058
99 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 93 17% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
100 Annandale Christian College Annandale 93 17% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 1062
101 Stretton State College Stretton 93 17% 208 Trend / Compare Government 1064
102 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 93 17% 134 Trend / Compare Non-government 1104
103 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 93 18% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1044
104 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 18% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1032
105 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 93 18% 291 Trend / Compare Government 1075
106 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 18% 185 Trend / Compare Government 1047
107 Discovery Christian College Agnes Water 93 18% 17 Trend / Compare Non-government 1008
108 San Sisto College Carina 93 18% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
109 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 93 19% 186 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
110 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 93 19% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
111 St Ursula's College, Toowoomba Toowoomba 93 19% 82 Trend / Compare Non-government 1059
112 Faith Baptist Christian School (Gladstone) Burua 93 19% 9 Trend / Compare Non-government 1001
113 St Joseph's School,Bardon,QLD,4065 Stanthorpe 93 19% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government 1022
114 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 92 19% 80 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
115 Brisbane Adventist College Wishart 92 20% 40 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
116 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 92 20% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
117 St Stephen's Catholic College, Mareeba Mareeba 92 20% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
118 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 92 20% 444 Trend / Compare Government 1027
119 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 20% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1010
120 Nambour Christian College Woombye 92 20% 124 Trend / Compare Non-government 1079
121 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 92 21% 155 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
122 Border Rivers Christian College Goondiwindi 92 21% 7 Trend / Compare Non-government 992
123 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 92 21% 223 Trend / Compare Non-government 1063
124 Kimberley College Carbrook 92 21% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government
125 Mary MacKillop Catholic College (Highfields) Highfields 92 21% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1058
126 Southern Cross Catholic College (Annandale) Annandale 92 21% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
127 Rivermount College - Yatala Yatala 92 22% 84 Trend / Compare Non-government 1045
128 Mueller College Rothwell 92 22% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government 1054
129 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 91 22% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1053
130 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 91 22% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
131 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 91 22% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government
132 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 91 22% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1056
133 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 23% 260 Trend / Compare Government 1044
134 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 91 23% 244 Trend / Compare Government 1047
135 Jandowae State School Jandowae 91 23% 4 Trend / Compare Government 935
136 Islamic College of Brisbane Karawatha 91 23% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government 1072
137 Crow's Nest State School Crows Nest 91 23% 19 Trend / Compare Government 972
138 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 91 23% 214 Trend / Compare Government 1022
139 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 24% 150 Trend / Compare Non-government 1061
140 Aviation High School Clayfield 91 24% 90 Trend / Compare Government 1036
141 Centenary Heights State High School Toowoomba 91 24% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1031
142 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 91 24% 91 Trend / Compare Non-government 1032
143 Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School Pimpama 91 24% 61 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
144 Toowoomba Christian College Highfields 90 24% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1051
145 Dalby Christian College Dalby 90 25% 30 Trend / Compare Non-government 1037
146 Calvary Christian College (Carbrook) Carbrook 90 25% 43 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
147 Holy Spirit College (Mount Pleasant) North Mackay 90 25% 151 Trend / Compare Non-government 1030
148 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 90 25% 256 Trend / Compare Government 1046
149 St Margaret Mary's College Hermit Park 90 25% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1040
150 Faith Lutheran College Plainland Plainland 90 25% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 999
151 Faith Lutheran College Redlands Thornlands 90 25% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 999

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