Australian Top Secondary Schools - 2017

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The following table lists the 2017  top secondary (Years 7 to 10) 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. 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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  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 Schools 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.
OrderSchoolNational Overall Score State Overall Score Better Education Percentile English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalityStateSector
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 100 1% 841 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118NSWGovernment
2 North Sydney Girls High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 100 1% 918 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065NSWGovernment
3 North Sydney Boys High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 100 1% 927 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065NSWGovernment
4 Sydney Girls High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 100 1% 935 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010NSWGovernment
5 Baulkham Hills High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 100 1% 1211 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153NSWGovernment
6 Sydney Boys High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 100 1% 1203 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010NSWGovernment
7 Hornsby Girls High School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 100 1% 733 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077NSWGovernment
8 Girraween High School,Girraween,NSW,2145 100 100 1% 757 Trend / Compare Girraween,NSW,2145NSWGovernment
9 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus,North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 100 100 2% 789 Trend / Compare North Curl Curl,NSW,2099NSWGovernment
10 Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 100 2% 1876 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010NSWNon-government
11 Perth Modern School 100 100 1% 1371 Trend / Compare 6008WAGovernment
12 Hurlstone Agricultural High School,Glenfield,NSW,2167 100 99 2% 951 Trend / Compare Glenfield,NSW,2167NSWGovernment
13 Normanhurst Boys High School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 100 99 2% 756 Trend / Compare Normanhurst,NSW,2076NSWGovernment
14 Fort Street High School,Petersham,NSW,2049 100 99 2% 927 Trend / Compare Petersham,NSW,2049NSWGovernment
15 Caringbah High School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 100 99 2% 914 Trend / Compare Caringbah,NSW,2229NSWGovernment
16 Melbourne High School 100 100 1% 1362 Trend / Compare 3141VICGovernment
17 St George Girls High School,Kogarah,NSW,2217 100 99 2% 922 Trend / Compare Kogarah,NSW,2217NSWGovernment
18 Conservatorium High School,Sydney,NSW,2000 100 99 2%