Australian Top Secondary Schools - 2016

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The following table lists the 2016  top secondary schools in Australia. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related pages:Compare National | VIC | NSW | QLD | WA | SA | ACT | TAS | NT secondary 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.

Note:
  1. All the columns are sort-able. To sort in ascending or descending order, click on the corresponding column headings.
  2. Schools with enrolment under 100 are not listed here.
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Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100
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 School page. Features of Compare School 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 Rating page, you can also find best local schools near a suburb / postcode by radius.
Row#SchoolNational Overall Score State Overall Score English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalityStateSector
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 100 843 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118NSWGovernment
2 North Sydney Boys High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 100 923 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065NSWGovernment
3 Sydney Girls High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 100 936 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010NSWGovernment
4 Baulkham Hills High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 100 1208 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153NSWGovernment
5 North Sydney Girls High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 100 917 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065NSWGovernment
6 Sydney Boys High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 100 1203 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010NSWGovernment
7 Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 100 1855 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010NSWNon-government
8 Perth Modern School 100 100 1336 Trend / Compare 6008WAGovernment
9 Hornsby Girls High School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 100 726 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077NSWGovernment
10 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus,North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 100 100 787 Trend / Compare North Curl Curl,NSW,2099NSWGovernment
11 Melbourne High School 100 100 1368 Trend / Compare 3141VICGovernment
12 Fort Street High School,Petersham,NSW,2049 100 100 941 Trend / Compare Petersham,NSW,2049NSWGovernment
13 Normanhurst Boys High School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 100 99 745 Trend / Compare Normanhurst,NSW,2076NSWGovernment
14 Girraween High School,Girraween,NSW,2145 100 99 761 Trend / Compare Girraween,NSW,2145NSWGovernment
15 Mac.Robertson Girls' High School 100 100 970 Trend / Compare 3004VICGovernment
16 Hurlstone Agricultural High School,Glenfield,NSW,2167 100 99 942 Trend / Compare Glenfield,NSW,2167NSWGovernment
17 Conservatorium High School,Sydney,NSW,2000 100 99 160 Trend / Compare Sydney,NSW,2000NSWGovernment
18 St George Girls High School,Kogarah,NSW,2217 100 99 917 Trend / Compare Kogarah,NSW,2217NSWGovernment
19 Sydney Technical High School,Bexley,NSW,2207 100 99 922 Trend / Compare Bexley,NSW,2207NSWGovernment
20 Penrith High School,Penrith,NSW,2750 100 99 951 Trend / Compare Penrith,NSW,2750NSWGovernment
21 Caringbah High School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 100 99 914 Trend / Compare Caringbah,NSW,2229NSWGovernment
22 Merewether High School,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 100 99 1073 Trend / Compare Broadmeadow,NSW,2292NSWGovernment
23 Smith's Hill High School,Wollongong,NSW,2500 100 99 746 Trend / Compare Wollongong,NSW,2500NSWGovernment
24 Gosford High School,Gosford,NSW,2250 100 99 1094 Trend / Compare Gosford,NSW,2250NSWGovernment
25 Nossal High School,Berwick,VIC,3806 100 100 832 Trend / Compare 3806VICGovernment
26 Suzanne Cory High School,Werribee,VIC,3030 100 100 823 Trend / Compare 3030VICGovernment
27 Presbyterian Ladies' College,Burwood,VIC,3125 100 100 1426 Trend / Compare 3125VICNon-government
28 Ballarat Clarendon College,Ballarat,VIC,3350 100 100 1322 Trend / Compare 3350VICNon-government
29 Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 99 1415 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076NSWNon-government
30 St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 100 99 1246 Trend / Compare Milsons Point,NSW,2061NSWNon-government
31 Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 100 99 1012 Trend / Compare Strathfield,NSW,2135NSWNon-government
32 Haileybury College 100 100 3435 Trend / Compare 3173VICNon-government
33 Brisbane Grammar School 100 100 1696 Trend / Compare BrisbaneQLDNon-government
34 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly 100 100 1992 Trend / Compare IndooroopillyQLDNon-government
35 Camberwell Grammar School,Canterbury,VIC,3126 100 99 1301 Trend / Compare 3126VICNon-government
36 Korowa Anglican Girls' School,Glen Iris,VIC,3146 100 99 559 Trend / Compare 3146VICNon-government
37 Brisbane Girls Grammar School 100 100 1696 Trend / Compare BrisbaneQLDNon-government
38 Fintona Girls' School,Balwyn,VIC,3103 100 99 452 Trend / Compare 3103VICNon-government
39 Christ Church Grammar School 100 100 1663 Trend / Compare 6010WANon-government
40 Scotch College,Hawthorn,VIC,3122 100 99 1862 Trend / Compare 3122VICNon-government
41 Sefton High School,Sefton,NSW,2162 100 99 1045 Trend / Compare Sefton,NSW,2162NSWGovernment
42 International School of Western Australia 100 100 235 Trend / Compare 6015WANon-government
43 Camberwell Girls Grammar School,Canterbury,VIC,3126 100 99 708 Trend / Compare 3126VICNon-government
44 Hale School 100 100 1486 Trend / Compare 6019WANon-government
45 St Kevin's College,Toorak,VIC,3142 100 99 1982 Trend / Compare 3142VICNon-government
46 Kilvington Grammar School,Ormond,VIC,3204 100 99 672 Trend / Compare 3204VICNon-government
47 Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney 100 99 1194 Trend / Compare Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132NSWNon-government
48 Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School,Keilor East,VIC,3033 100 99 2383 Trend / Compare 3033VICNon-government
49 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School 100 100 724 Trend / Compare CorindaQLDNon-government
50 Huntingtower School,Mount Waverley,VIC,3149 100 99 675 Trend / Compare 3149VICNon-government
51 Brisbane State High School 100 100 3149 Trend / Compare South BrisbaneQLDGovernment
52 SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 99 917 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010NSWNon-government
53 Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 100 99 778 Trend / Compare Newcastle,NSW,2300NSWNon-government
54 Box Hill High School 100 99 1233 Trend / Compare 3128VICGovernment
55 Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 100 99 1135 Trend / Compare Edgecliff,NSW,2027NSWNon-government
56 Trinity Grammar School,Kew,VIC,3101 100 99 1367 Trend / Compare 3101VICNon-government
57 Pymble Ladies' College,Pymble,NSW,2073 100 99 2120 Trend / Compare Pymble,NSW,2073NSWNon-government
58 Kambala,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 100 98 930 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029NSWNon-government
59 Melbourne Grammar School 100 99 1797 Trend / Compare 3004VICNon-government
60 The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 100 98 1631 Trend / Compare North Parramatta,NSW,2151NSWNon-government
61 St Leonard's College,Brighton East,VIC,3187 100 99 1404 Trend / Compare 3187VICNon-government
62 St Andrews Christian College,Wantirna South,VIC,3152 100 98 554 Trend / Compare 3152VICNon-government
63 Ormiston College 100 100 1317 Trend / Compare OrmistonQLDNon-government
64 Lauriston Girls' School,Armadale,VIC,3143 100 98 880 Trend / Compare 3143VICNon-government
65 Barker College,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 98 2044 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077NSWNon-government
66 St Mary's Anglican Girls' School (Inc),Karrinyup,WA,6018 100 99 1385 Trend / Compare 6018WANon-government
67 All Saints' College,Bull Creek,WA,6149 100 99 1242 Trend / Compare 6149WANon-government
68 Queenwood School for Girls,Mosman,NSW,2088 99 98 861 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088NSWNon-government
69 Melbourne Girls Grammar School,South Yarra,VIC,3141 99 98 933 Trend / Compare 3141VICNon-government
70 MLC School,Burwood,NSW,2134 99 98 1206 Trend / Compare Burwood,NSW,2134NSWNon-government
71 Willetton Senior High School 99 99 2287 Trend / Compare 6155WAGovernment
72 Central Coast Grammar School,Erina Heights,NSW,2260 99 98 1240 Trend / Compare Erina Heights,NSW,2260NSWNon-government
73 Methodist Ladies' College,Kew,VIC,3101 99 98 2027 Trend / Compare 3101VICNon-government
74 Ravenswood School for Girls,Gordon,NSW,2072 99