Top High Schools in Queensland - 2019

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The following table lists the top 150 high schools in Queensland according to their Year 9 results in 2019. 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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  4. Find IB schools.
  5. 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.
  6. 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% 254 Trend / Compare Non-government 1208
2 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 588 Trend / Compare Government 1151
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 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 100 1% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1180
6 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 100 1% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1165
7 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 2% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
8 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 2% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
9 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 99 2% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1157
10 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 99 2% 251 Trend / Compare Non-government 1174
11 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 2% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1158
12 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 2% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
13 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 3% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1171
14 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 99 3% 574 Trend / Compare Government 1107
15 St Philomena School Park Ridge 99 3% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
16 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 3% 156 Trend / Compare Non-government 1187
17 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 3% 160 Trend / Compare Non-government 1178
18 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 99 3% 161 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
19 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 4% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
20 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 99 4% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
21 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 4% 199 Trend / Compare Non-government 1159
22 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 4% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
23 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 98 4% 113 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
24 Sheldon College Sheldon 98 4% 133 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
25 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 98 5% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1139
26 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 5% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
27 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 5% 383 Trend / Compare Government 1132
28 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 98 5% 77 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
29 Emmanuel College, Carrara Carrara 98 5% 140 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
30 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 5% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government 1138
31 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 98 6% 37 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
32 The Gap State High School The Gap 98 6% 288 Trend / Compare Government 1127
33 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1093
34 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 6% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1130
35 John Paul College Daisy Hill 98 6% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
36 Redeemer Lutheran College Rochedale 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1129
37 St Hilda's School Southport 98 7% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1126
38 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 7% 359 Trend / Compare Government 1088
39 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 97 7% 420 Trend / Compare Government 1128
40 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 97 7% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
41 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 7% 131 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
42 Fairholme College Toowoomba 97 7% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1106
43 St John's Anglican College (Forest Lake) Forest Lake 97 8% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
44 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 97 8% 247 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
45 Moreton Bay College Manly West 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
46 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 8% 221 Trend / Compare Government 1068
47 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
48 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 97 8% 148 Trend / Compare Non-government 1132
49 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 9% 129 Trend / Compare Non-government 1105
50 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 97 9% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government 1084
51 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 97 9% 236 Trend / Compare Government 1035
52 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 97 9% 153 Trend / Compare Non-government 1117
53 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 96 9% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1136
54 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 96 9% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
55 Clayfield College Clayfield 96 10% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
56 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 96 10% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
57 Padua College Kedron 96 10% 173 Trend / Compare Non-government 1101
58 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 10% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
59 The Glennie School Toowoomba 96 10% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government 1088
60 Saint Stephen's College Upper Coomera 96 10% 107 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
61 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 96 11% 105 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
62 St Paul's School Bald Hills 96 11% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
63 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 11% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
64 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 96 11% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
65 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 11% 346 Trend / Compare Government 1106
66 The Southport School Southport 96 11% 172 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
67 Canterbury College Waterford 96 12% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
68 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 95 12% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1076
69 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 95 12% 326 Trend / Compare Government 1064
70 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 95 12% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
71 Ambrose Treacy College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 95 12% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1124
72 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 95 12% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government
73 Toowoomba Anglican College East Toowoomba 95 13% 39 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
74 St Joseph's Nudgee College Boondall 95 13% 218 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
75 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 95 13% 185 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
76 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 95 13% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
77 Whitsunday Christian College Cannonvale 95 13% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
78 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 95 14% 186 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
79 Westside Christian College Goodna 95 14% 100 Trend / Compare Non-government 1078
80 St Augustine's College Cairns 95 14% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
81 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 95 14% 291 Trend / Compare Government 1075
82 St Monica's College Cairns 95 14% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
83 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 14% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
84 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 94 15% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
85 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 94 15% 21 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
86 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 94 15% 80 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
87 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 94 15% 162 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
88 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 94 15% 169 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
89 Southern Cross Catholic College (Annandale) Annandale 94 15% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
90 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 94 16% 134 Trend / Compare Non-government 1104
91 Agnew School Wakerley 94 16% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government 1012
92 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 94 16% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
93 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 16% 277 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
94 Coolum Beach Christian College Yandina Creek 94 16% 27 Trend / Compare Non-government 1071
95 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 16% 352 Trend / Compare Government 1058
96 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 94 17% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
97 Redlands College Wellington Point 94 17% 142 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
98 The Lakes College North Lakes 93 17% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1107
99 Iona College Lindum 93 17% 217 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
100 Annandale Christian College Annandale 93 17% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 1062
101 Nambour Christian College Woombye 93 17% 124 Trend / Compare Non-government 1079
102 San Sisto College Carina 93 18% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
103 Charleville School of Distance Education Charleville 93 18% 20 Trend / Compare Government 965
104 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 93 18% 89 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
105 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 93 18% 203 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
106 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 93 18% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1094
107 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 93 18% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1056
108 Stretton State College Stretton 93 19% 208 Trend / Compare Government 1064
109 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 19% 185 Trend / Compare Government 1047
110 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 19% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1032
111 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 93 19% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1044
112 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 93 19% 223 Trend / Compare Non-government 1063
113 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 92 19% 91 Trend / Compare Non-government 1032
114 Siena Catholic College Sippy Downs 92 20% 154 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
115 Mary MacKillop College (Nundah) Nundah 92 20% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1071
116 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 92 20% 244 Trend / Compare Government 1047
117 Border Rivers Christian College Goondiwindi 92 20% 7 Trend / Compare Non-government 992
118 Kimberley College Carbrook 92 20% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government
119 St Stephen's Catholic College, Mareeba Mareeba 92 20% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
120 St Ursula's College, Toowoomba Toowoomba 92 21% 82 Trend / Compare Non-government 1059
121 Rivermount College - Yatala Yatala 92 21% 84 Trend / Compare Non-government 1045
122 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 21% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1010
123 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 92 21% 214 Trend / Compare Government 1022
124 Silkwood School Mount Nathan 92 21% 32 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
125 St Margaret Mary's College Hermit Park 92 21% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1040
126 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 92 22% 94 Trend / Compare Non-government 1085
127 St Joseph's School,Bardon,QLD,4065 Stanthorpe 92 22% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government 1022
128 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 91 22% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
129 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 91 22% 155 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
130 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 22% 150 Trend / Compare Non-government 1061
131 Chanel College Gladstone 91 22% 101 Trend / Compare Non-government 1029
132 Mueller College Rothwell 91 23% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government 1054
133 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 23% 260 Trend / Compare Government 1044
134 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 91 23% 444 Trend / Compare Government 1027
135 Islamic College of Brisbane Karawatha 91 23% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government 1072
136 Mary MacKillop Catholic College (Highfields) Highfields 91 23% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1058
137 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 91 23% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
138 Holy Spirit College (Mount Pleasant) North Mackay 91 24% 151 Trend / Compare Non-government 1030
139 Coolum State High School Coolum Beach 91 24% 197 Trend / Compare Government 1029
140 St Catherine's Catholic College (The Whitsundays) Proserpine 91 24% 57 Trend / Compare Non-government 1029
141 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 91 24% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1053
142 Faith Lutheran College Redlands Thornlands 91 24% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 999
143 Holland Park State High School Holland Park 90 24% 129 Trend / Compare Government 1055
144 Assumption College Warwick 90 25% 70 Trend / Compare Non-government 1016
145 St Benedict's College Mango Hill 90 25% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
146 Tambo State School Tambo 90 25% 5 Trend / Compare Government 927
147 Ryan Catholic College Kirwan 90 25% 212 Trend / Compare Non-government 1031
148 Mercy College (Mackay) Mackay 90 25% 237 Trend / Compare Non-government 1033
149 Bundaberg Christian College Bundaberg 90 25% 68 Trend / Compare Non-government 1031

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