Top High Schools in Queensland - 2019

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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 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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  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 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology Toowong 100 1% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1221
2 Brisbane Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 254 Trend / Compare Non-government 1208
3 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 588 Trend / Compare Government 1151
4 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 249 Trend / Compare Non-government 1205
5 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 100 1% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
6 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 100 1% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1180
7 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 100 1% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1165
8 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 2% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
9 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 2% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
10 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 99 2% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1157
11 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 99 2% 251 Trend / Compare Non-government 1174
12 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 2% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1158
13 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 2% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
14 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 3% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1171
15 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 99 3% 574 Trend / Compare Government 1107
16 St Philomena School Park Ridge 99 3% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
17 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 3% 156 Trend / Compare Non-government 1187
18 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 3% 160 Trend / Compare Non-government 1178
19 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 99 3% 161 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
20 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 4% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
21 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 99 4% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
22 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 4% 199 Trend / Compare Non-government 1159
23 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 4% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
24 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 98 4% 113 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
25 Sheldon College Sheldon 98 4% 133 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
26 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 98 5% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1139
27 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 5% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
28 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 5% 383 Trend / Compare Government 1132
29 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 98 5% 77 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
30 Emmanuel College, Carrara Carrara 98 5% 140 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
31 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 5% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government 1138
32 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 98 6% 37 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
33 The Gap State High School The Gap 98 6% 288 Trend / Compare Government 1127
34 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1093
35 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 6% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1130
36 John Paul College Daisy Hill 98 6% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
37 Redeemer Lutheran College Rochedale 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1129
38 St Hilda's School Southport 98 7% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1126
39 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 7% 359 Trend / Compare Government 1088
40 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 97 7% 420 Trend / Compare Government 1128
41 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 97 7% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
42 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 7% 131 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
43 Fairholme College Toowoomba 97 7% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1106
44 St John's Anglican College (Forest Lake) Forest Lake 97 8% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
45 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 97 8% 247 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
46 Moreton Bay College Manly West 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
47 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 8% 221 Trend / Compare Government 1068
48 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
49 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 97 8% 148 Trend / Compare Non-government 1132
50 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 9% 129 Trend / Compare Non-government 1105
51 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 97 9% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government 1084
52 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 97 9% 236 Trend / Compare Government 1035
53 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 97 9% 153 Trend / Compare Non-government 1117
54 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 96 9% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1136
55 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 96 9% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
56 Clayfield College Clayfield 96 10% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
57 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 96 10% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
58 Padua College Kedron 96 10% 173 Trend / Compare Non-government 1101
59 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 10% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
60 The Glennie School Toowoomba 96 10% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government 1088
61 Saint Stephen's College Upper Coomera 96 10% 107 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
62 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 96 11% 105 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
63 St Paul's School Bald Hills 96 11% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
64 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 11% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
65 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 96 11% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
66 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 11% 346 Trend / Compare Government 1106
67 The Southport School Southport 96 11% 172 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
68 Canterbury College Waterford 96 12% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
69 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 95 12% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1076
70 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 95 12% 326 Trend / Compare Government 1064
71 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 95 12% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
72 Ambrose Treacy College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 95 12% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1124
73 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 95 12% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government
74 Toowoomba Anglican College East Toowoomba 95 13% 39 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
75 St Joseph's Nudgee College Boondall 95 13% 218 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
76 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 95 13% 185 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
77 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 95 13% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
78 Whitsunday Christian College Cannonvale 95 13% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
79 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 95 14% 186 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
80 Westside Christian College Goodna 95 14% 100 Trend / Compare Non-government 1078
81 St Augustine's College Cairns 95 14% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
82 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 95 14% 291 Trend / Compare Government 1075
83 St Monica's College Cairns 95 14% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
84 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 14% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
85 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 94 15% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
86 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 94 15% 21 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
87 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 94 15% 80 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
88 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 94 15% 162 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
89 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 94 15% 169 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
90 Southern Cross Catholic College (Annandale) Annandale 94 15% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
91 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 94 16% 134 Trend / Compare Non-government 1104
92 Agnew School Wakerley 94 16% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government 1012
93 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 94 16% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
94 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 16% 277 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
95 Coolum Beach Christian College Yandina Creek 94 16% 27 Trend / Compare Non-government 1071
96 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 16% 352 Trend / Compare Government 1058
97 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 94 17% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
98 Redlands College Wellington Point 94 17% 142 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
99 The Lakes College North Lakes 93 17% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1107
100 Iona College Lindum 93 17% 217 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
101 Annandale Christian College Annandale 93 17% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 1062
102 Nambour Christian College Woombye 93 17% 124 Trend / Compare Non-government 1079
103 San Sisto College Carina 93 18% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
104 Charleville School of Distance Education Charleville 93 18% 20 Trend / Compare Government 965
105 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 93 18% 89 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
106 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 93 18% 203 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
107 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 93 18% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1094
108 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 93 18% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1056
109 Stretton State College Stretton 93 19% 208 Trend / Compare Government 1064
110 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 19% 185 Trend / Compare Government 1047
111 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 19% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1032
112 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 93 19% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1044
113 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 93 19% 223 Trend / Compare Non-government 1063
114 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 92 19% 91 Trend / Compare Non-government 1032
115 Siena Catholic College Sippy Downs 92 20% 154 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
116 Mary MacKillop College (Nundah) Nundah 92 20% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1071
117 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 92 20% 244 Trend / Compare Government 1047
118 Border Rivers Christian College Goondiwindi 92 20% 7 Trend / Compare Non-government 992
119 Kimberley College Carbrook 92 20% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government
120 St Stephen's Catholic College, Mareeba Mareeba 92 20% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
121 St Ursula's College, Toowoomba Toowoomba 92 21% 82 Trend / Compare Non-government 1059
122 Rivermount College - Yatala Yatala 92 21% 84 Trend / Compare Non-government 1045
123 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 21% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1010
124 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 92 21% 214 Trend / Compare Government 1022
125 Silkwood School Mount Nathan 92 21% 32 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
126 St Margaret Mary's College Hermit Park 92 21% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1040
127 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 92 22% 94 Trend / Compare Non-government 1085
128 St Joseph's School,Bardon,QLD,4065 Stanthorpe 92 22% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government 1022
129 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 91 22% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
130 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 91 22% 155 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
131 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 22% 150 Trend / Compare Non-government 1061
132 Chanel College Gladstone 91 22% 101 Trend / Compare Non-government 1029
133 Mueller College Rothwell 91 23% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government 1054
134 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 23% 260 Trend / Compare Government 1044
135 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 91 23% 444 Trend / Compare Government 1027
136 Islamic College of Brisbane Karawatha 91 23% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government 1072
137 Mary MacKillop Catholic College (Highfields) Highfields 91 23% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1058
138 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 91 23% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
139 Holy Spirit College (Mount Pleasant) North Mackay 91 24% 151 Trend / Compare Non-government 1030
140 Coolum State High School Coolum Beach 91 24% 197 Trend / Compare Government 1029
141 St Catherine's Catholic College (The Whitsundays) Proserpine 91 24% 57 Trend / Compare Non-government 1029
142 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 91 24% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1053
143 Faith Lutheran College Redlands Thornlands 91 24% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 999
144 Holland Park State High School Holland Park 90 24% 129 Trend / Compare Government 1055
145 Assumption College Warwick 90 25% 70 Trend / Compare Non-government 1016
146 St Benedict's College Mango Hill 90 25% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
147 Tambo State School Tambo 90 25% 5 Trend / Compare Government 927
148 Ryan Catholic College Kirwan 90 25% 212 Trend / Compare Non-government 1031
149 Mercy College (Mackay) Mackay 90 25% 237 Trend / Compare Non-government 1033
150 Bundaberg Christian College Bundaberg 90 25% 68 Trend / Compare Non-government 1031

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