Top High Schools in Queensland - 2016

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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 2016. 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.
  2. See School Rankings Based on Academic Results
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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 Brisbane Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 205 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
2 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 100 1% 163 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
3 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 188 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
4 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 100 1% 50 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
5 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 447 Trend / Compare Government latest
6 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 1% 101 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
7 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 100 1% 121 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
8 St Peter's Lutheran College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 100 2% 163 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
9 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 2% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
10 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 99 2% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
11 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 2% 210 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
12 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 2% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
13 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 99 3% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
14 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 3% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
15 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 3% 171 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
16 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 99 3% 188 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
17 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 3% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
18 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 99 4% 184 Trend / Compare Government latest
19 Sheldon College Sheldon 99 4% 88 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
20 Moreton Bay College Manly West 99 4% 97 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
21 Emmanuel College,Carrara,QLD,4211 Carrara 99 4% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
22 Fairholme College Toowoomba 99 4% 69 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
23 St Philomena School Park Ridge 98 4% 11 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
24 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 98 5% 95 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
25 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 98 5% 101 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
26 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 98 5% 261 Trend / Compare Government latest
27 Redeemer Lutheran College (Rochedale) Rochedale 98 5% 63 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
28 A B Paterson College Arundel 98 5% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
29 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 98 5% 63 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
30 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 98 6% 117 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
31 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 98 6% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
32 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 98 6% 96 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
33 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 6% 151 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
34 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 6% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
35 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 98 6% 199 Trend / Compare Government latest
36 St Hilda's School Southport 98 7% 96 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
37 Clayfield College Clayfield 97 7% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
38 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 97 7% 44 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
39 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 97 7% 112 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
40 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 97 7% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
41 Noosa Pengari Steiner School Doonan 97 8% 16 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
42 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 97 8% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
43 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 8% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
44 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 97 8% 229 Trend / Compare Government latest
45 St John's Anglican College Forest Lake 97 8% 52 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
46 The Gap State High School The Gap 97 8% 150 Trend / Compare Government latest
47 The Southport School Southport 97 9% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
48 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 9% 179 Trend / Compare Government latest
49 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 9% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
50 The Glennie School Toowoomba 97 9% 68 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
51 The Lakes College North Lakes 97 9% 27 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
52 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 96 9% 112 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
53 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 10% 57 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
54 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 96 10% 123 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
55 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 96 10% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
56 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 96 10% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
57 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 96 10% 35 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
58 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 10% 161 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
59 Canterbury College Waterford 96 11% 101 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
60 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 96 11% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
61 Iona College Lindum 96 11% 165 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
62 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 96 11% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
63 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 96 11% 80 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
64 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 96 11% 128 Trend / Compare Government latest
65 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 96 12% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
66 St Paul's School Bald Hills 95 12% 83 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
67 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 95 12% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
68 Redlands College Wellington Point 95 12% 130 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
69 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 95 12% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
70 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 95 12% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
71 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 95 13% 105 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
72 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 95 13% 32 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
73 Saint Stephen's College Coomera 95 13% 107 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
74 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 95 13% 73 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
75 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 95 13% 184 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
76 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 95 13% 41 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
77 Northside Christian College Everton Park 95 14% 98 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
78 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 95 14% 117 Trend / Compare Government latest
79 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 95 14% 162 Trend / Compare Government latest
80 Toowoomba Anglican College Toowoomba 95 14% 32 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
81 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 95 14% 309 Trend / Compare Government latest
82 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 94 14% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
83 Padua College Kedron 94 15% 145 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
84 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 94 15% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
85 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 15% 213 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
86 Alpha State School Alpha 94 15% 5 Trend / Compare Government latest
87 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 15% 209 Trend / Compare Government latest
88 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 94 15% 106 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
89 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 94 16% 189 Trend / Compare Government latest
90 Ambrose Treacy College Indooroopilly 94 16% 96 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
91 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 94 16% 97 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
92 Dalby Christian College Dalby 94 16% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
93 Our Lady's College Annerley 94 16% 31 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
94 Annandale Christian College Annandale 94 16% 25 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
95 Peregian Beach College Peregian Beach 94 17% 6 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
96 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 93 17% 42 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
97 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 93 17% 112 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
98 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 93 17% 35 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
99 Agnew School (Wakerley) Wakerley 93 17% 13 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
100 St John's Lutheran School (Kingaroy) Kingaroy 93 18% 8 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
101 St Monica's College Cairns 93 18% 97 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
102 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 93 18% 104 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
103 Nambour Christian College Woombye 93 18% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
104 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 18% 193 Trend / Compare Government latest
105 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 93 18% 45 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
106 Calvary Christian College (Carbrook) Carbrook 93 19% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
107 St Joseph's Nudgee College (Boondall) Boondall 93 19% 130 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
108 St Augustine's College,Cairns,QLD,4870 Cairns 93 19% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
109 Islamic College of Brisbane Karawatha 93 19% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
110 Toowoomba Christian College Highfields 93 19% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
111 Chancellor State College Sippy Downs 92 19% 205 Trend / Compare Government latest
112 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 20% 44 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
113 Cooloola Christian College Gympie 92 20% 30 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
114 Trinity College (Gladstone) Gladstone 92 20% 17 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
115 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 92 20% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
116 Centenary State High School Jindalee 92 20% 145 Trend / Compare Government latest
117 Silkwood School Mount Nathan 92 20% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
118 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 92 21% 106 Trend / Compare Government latest
119 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 92 21% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
120 St Margaret Mary's College Hermit Park 92 21% 86 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
121 St Ursula's College (Toowoomba) Toowoomba 92 21% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
122 Stretton State College Stretton 92 21% 138 Trend / Compare Government latest
123 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 92 21% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
124 John Paul College Daisy Hill 92 22% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
125 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 22% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
126 Malanda State High School Malanda 91 22% 42 Trend / Compare Government latest
127 Discovery Christian College Agnes Water 91 22% 17 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
128 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 91 23% 185 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
129 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 91 23% 147 Trend / Compare Government latest
130 Downlands College Toowoomba 91 23% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
131 Suncoast Christian College Woombye 91 23% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
132 San Sisto College Carina 91 23% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
133 Mary MacKillop College Nundah 91 23% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
134 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 91 24% 170 Trend / Compare Government latest
135 Westside Christian College Goodna 91 24% 45 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
136 Scots PGC College Warwick 91 24% 37 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
137 Corinda State High School Corinda 91 24% 202 Trend / Compare Government latest
138 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 91 24% 158 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
139 Central Queensland Christian College Berserker 90 24% 6 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
140 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 90 25% 190 Trend / Compare Government latest
141 Redcliffe State High School Redcliffe 90 25% 152 Trend / Compare Government latest
142 Rockhampton Girls' Grammar School Rockhampton 90 25% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
143 Mountain Creek State High School Mountain Creek 90 25% 246 Trend / Compare Government latest
144 Siena Catholic College Sippy Downs 90 25% 147 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
145 Rivermount College (Yatala) Yatala 90 25% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest

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.