Top High Schools in Queensland - 2018

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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 2018. 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
  3. FAQ: Why is there discrepancy between senior school ranking and high school rating?
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  5. Find IB schools.
  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% 272 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
2 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 249 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
3 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 100 1% 82 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
4 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 569 Trend / Compare Government latest
5 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 1% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
6 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 100 1% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
7 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 100 2% 246 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
8 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 99 2% 139 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
9 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 99 2% 216 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
10 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 2% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
11 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 2% 158 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
12 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 2% 199 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
13 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 3% 113 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
14 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 3% 241 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
15 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 3% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
16 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 99 3% 502 Trend / Compare Government latest
17 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 3% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
18 Ambrose Treacy College Indooroopilly 99 3% 143 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
19 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 99 3% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
20 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 4% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
21 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 99 4% 156 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
22 Emmanuel College,Carrara,QLD,4211 Carrara 99 4% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
23 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 4% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
24 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 4% 360 Trend / Compare Government latest
25 St Philomena School Park Ridge 98 4% 9 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
26 Moreton Bay College Manly West 98 5% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
27 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 98 5% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
28 Sheldon College Sheldon 98 5% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
29 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 5% 99 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
30 Redeemer Lutheran College (Rochedale) Rochedale 98 5% 86 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
31 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 5% 160 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
32 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 6% 172 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
33 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 98 6% 70 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
34 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 98 6% 145 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
35 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 98 6% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
36 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 98 6% 103 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
37 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 98 7% 291 Trend / Compare Government latest
38 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 98 7% 48 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
39 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 7% 150 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
40 Fairholme College Toowoomba 97 7% 85 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
41 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 97 7% 126 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
42 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 97 7% 130 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
43 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 8% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
44 Samford Valley Steiner School Wights Mountain 97 8% 25 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
45 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 97 8% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
46 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 8% 226 Trend / Compare Government latest
47 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 97 8% 77 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
48 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 97 9% 424 Trend / Compare Government latest
49 The Gap State High School The Gap 97 9% 285 Trend / Compare Government latest
50 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 97 9% 166 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
51 St Hilda's School Southport 97 9% 110 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
52 Canterbury College Waterford 97 9% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
53 Clayfield College Clayfield 96 9% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
54 St John's Anglican College Forest Lake 96 10% 74 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
55 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 10% 345 Trend / Compare Government latest
56 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 96 10% 152 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
57 John Paul College Daisy Hill 96 10% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
58 Padua College Kedron 96 10% 181 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
59 St Joseph's Nudgee College (Boondall) Boondall 96 10% 225 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
60 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 96 11% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
61 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 96 11% 228 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
62 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 96 11% 81 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
63 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 11% 216 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
64 St Paul's School Bald Hills 96 11% 141 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
65 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 11% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
66 Saint Stephen's College Coomera 96 12% 104 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
67 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 96 12% 111 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
68 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 95 12% 117 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
69 Stuartholme School Toowong 95 12% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
70 The Glennie School Toowoomba 95 12% 98 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
71 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 95 13% 112 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
72 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 95 13% 166 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
73 St Augustine's College,Cairns,QLD,4870 Cairns 95 13% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
74 The Lakes College North Lakes 95 13% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
75 Iona College Lindum 95 13% 220 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
76 The Southport School Southport 95 13% 165 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
77 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 95 14% 178 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
78 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 95 14% 95 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
79 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 95 14% 268 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
80 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 95 14% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
81 Wandoan State School P-10 Wandoan 95 14% 6 Trend / Compare Government latest
82 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 95 14% 335 Trend / Compare Government latest
83 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 14% 35 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
84 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 94 15% 189 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
85 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 94 15% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
86 Toowoomba Anglican College Toowoomba 94 15% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
87 Westside Christian College Goodna 94 15% 96 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
88 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 94 15% 269 Trend / Compare Government latest
89 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 94 15% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
90 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 94 16% 119 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
91 Redlands College Wellington Point 94 16% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
92 Monto State High School Monto 94 16% 19 Trend / Compare Government latest
93 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 16% 370 Trend / Compare Government latest
94 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 94 16% 23 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
95 Dalby Christian College Dalby 94 16% 31 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
96 San Sisto College Carina 94 17% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
97 Grace Lutheran College (Rothwell) Rothwell 93 17% 191 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
98 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 93 17% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
99 Stretton State College Stretton 93 17% 207 Trend / Compare Government latest
100 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 93 17% 166 Trend / Compare Government latest
101 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 17% 314 Trend / Compare Government latest
102 Annandale Christian College Annandale 93 18% 44 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
103 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 18% 160 Trend / Compare Government latest
104 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 93 18% 262 Trend / Compare Government latest
105 St Monica's College Cairns 93 18% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
106 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 93 18% 433 Trend / Compare Government latest
107 Discovery Christian College Agnes Water 93 18% 15 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
108 St Mary's College (Toowoomba) Toowoomba 93 19% 126 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
109 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 93 19% 50 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
110 Rivermount College (Yatala) Yatala 93 19% 95 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
111 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 93 19% 59 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
112 Brisbane Adventist College Wishart 92 19% 50 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
113 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 92 19% 155 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
114 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 20% 73 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
115 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 92 20% 183 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
116 Mary MacKillop Catholic College Highfields 92 20% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
117 St Joseph's School (Stanthorpe) Stanthorpe 92 20% 23 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
118 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 92 20% 184 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
119 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 92 20% 230 Trend / Compare Government latest
120 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 92 21% 11 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
121 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 92 21% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
122 St Ursula's College (Toowoomba) Toowoomba 92 21% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
123 Mueller College Rothwell 92 21% 134 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
124 Faith Lutheran College Redlands Thornlands 92 21% 63 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
125 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 92 21% 217 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
126 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 92 22% 110 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
127 Jandowae State School Jandowae 91 22% 7 Trend / Compare Government latest
128 St Stephen's Catholic College, Mareeba Mareeba 91 22% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
129 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 22% 263 Trend / Compare Government latest
130 Chancellor State College Sippy Downs 91 22% 376 Trend / Compare Government latest
131 The Cathedral College (Rockhampton) Rockhampton 91 22% 201 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
132 Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School Pimpama 91 23% 42 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
133 Crow's Nest State School Crows Nest 91 23% 23 Trend / Compare Government latest
134 Aviation High School Clayfield 91 23% 88 Trend / Compare Government latest
135 Nambour Christian College Woombye 91 23% 104 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
136 Centenary Heights State High School Toowoomba 91 23% 292 Trend / Compare Government latest
137 St Michael's College,Merrimac,QLD,4226 Merrimac 91 23% 164 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
138 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 24% 139 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
139 Calvary Christian College (Carbrook) Carbrook 91 24% 70 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
140 Cleveland District State High School Cleveland 91 24% 370 Trend / Compare Government latest
141 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 91 24% 181 Trend / Compare Government latest
142 Whitsunday Christian College Cannonvale 90 24% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
143 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 90 24% 47 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
144 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 90 25% 246 Trend / Compare Government latest
145 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 90 25% 88 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
146 Holland Park State High School Holland Park 90 25% 97 Trend / Compare Government latest
147 Assisi Catholic College Upper Coomera 90 25% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
148 Trinity College (Gladstone) Gladstone 90 25% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government latest
149 Bundaberg Christian College Bundaberg 90 25% 55 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.