Top High Schools in SA - 2021

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The following table lists the 2021 best (top quarter among all schools) secondary (Years 7 to 10) schools in South Australia. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Adelaide Secondary Schools | Top Adelaide Non-government Secondary Schools | Top Adelaide Government Secondary Schools | SA Secondary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 SA secondary 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.

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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 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.
OrderSchool State Overall Score Better Education Percentile English Maths Total Enrolments Trend / CompareLocalitySector SES
1 St Peter's Collegiate Girls School,Stonyfell,SA,5066 100 1% 760 Trend / Compare Stonyfell,SA,5066 Non-government 97
2 Glenunga International High School,Glenunga,SA,5064 100 1% 1850 Trend / Compare Glenunga,SA,5064 Government 96
3 The Hills Montessori School,Aldgate,SA,5154 100 2% 170 Trend / Compare Aldgate,SA,5154 Non-government 95
4 Walford Anglican School for Girls,Hyde Park,SA,5061 99 2% 500 Trend / Compare Hyde Park,SA,5061 Non-government 96
5 Wilderness School,Medindie,SA,5081 99 3% 840 Trend / Compare Medindie,SA,5081 Non-government 96
6 Pembroke School,Kensington Park,SA,5068 99 3% 1650 Trend / Compare Kensington Park,SA,5068 Non-government 96
7 Heritage College,Oakden,SA,5086 99 3% 390 Trend / Compare Oakden,SA,5086 Non-government 73
8 St Peter's College,St Peters,SA,5069 99 4% 1480 Trend / Compare St Peters,SA,5069 Non-government 96
9 St Ignatius College,Athelstone,SA,5076 98 4% 1380 Trend / Compare Athelstone,SA,5076 Non-government 96
10 St John's Grammar School,Belair,SA,5052 98 5% 820 Trend / Compare Belair,SA,5052 Non-government 96
11 St Dominic's Priory College,North Adelaide,SA,5006 98 5% 670 Trend / Compare North Adelaide,SA,5006 Non-government 88
12 Emmaus Christian College,South Plympton,SA,5038 98 6% 870 Trend / Compare South Plympton,SA,5038 Non-government 95
13 Immanuel College,Novar Gardens,SA,5040 98 6% 1020 Trend / Compare Novar Gardens,SA,5040 Non-government 95
14 King's Baptist Grammar School,Wynn Vale,SA,5127 97 7% 1120 Trend / Compare Wynn Vale,SA,5127 Non-government 93
15 Prince Alfred College,Kent Town,SA,5067 97 7% 1140 Trend / Compare Kent Town,SA,5067 Non-government 96
16 Pulteney Grammar School,Adelaide,SA,5000 97 8% 890 Trend / Compare Adelaide,SA,5000 Non-government 96
17 Mount Barker Waldorf School,Mount Barker,SA,5251 97 8% 330 Trend / Compare Mount Barker,SA,5251 Non-government 87
18 Loreto College,Marryatville,SA,5068 97 9% 550 Trend / Compare Marryatville,SA,5068 Non-government 95
19 Seymour College,Glen Osmond,SA,5064 97 9% 750 Trend / Compare Glen Osmond,SA,5064 Non-government 96
20 Pedare Christian College,Golden Grove,SA,5125 96 10% 1040 Trend / Compare Golden Grove,SA,5125 Non-government 91
21 Marryatville High School,Marryatville,SA,5068 96 10% 1400 Trend / Compare Marryatville,SA,5068 Government 95
22 Mitcham Girls High School,Kingswood,SA,5062 96 11% 790 Trend / Compare Kingswood,SA,5062 Government 86
23 Willunga Waldorf School,Willunga,SA,5172 96 11% 360 Trend / Compare Willunga,SA,5172 Non-government 86
24 Adelaide Botanic High School 95 12% 750 Trend / Compare Adelaide SA 5000,SA,5000 Government 92
25 Southern Montessori School,O'Sullivan Beach,SA,5166 96 12% 210 Trend / Compare O'Sullivan Beach,SA,5166 Non-government 95
26 Concordia College,Highgate,SA,5063 95 13% 1230 Trend / Compare Highgate,SA,5063 Non-government 96
27 Westminster School,Marion,SA,5043 95 13% 1110 Trend / Compare Marion,SA,5043 Non-government 95
28 Adelaide High School,Adelaide,SA,5000 95 13% 1500 Trend / Compare Adelaide,SA,5000 Government 87
29 Sunrise Christian School,Marion,SA,5043 95 14% 240 Trend / Compare Marion,SA,5043 Non-government 86
30 Meridian School,Aberfoyle Park,SA,5159 94 14% 90 Trend / Compare Aberfoyle Park,SA,5159 Non-government 51
31 Trinity College,Evanston South,SA,5116 94 15% 830 Trend / Compare Evanston South,SA,5116 Non-government 70
32 Cedar College,Northgate,SA,5085 94 15% 860 Trend / Compare Northgate,SA,5085 Non-government 85
33 Torrens Valley Christian School,Hope Valley,SA,5090 94 16% 600 Trend / Compare Hope Valley,SA,5090 Non-government 86
34 Cummins Area School,Cummins,SA,5631 94 16% 420 Trend / Compare Cummins,SA,5631 Government 57
35 Scotch College,Torrens Park,SA,5062 93 17% 1130 Trend / Compare Torrens Park,SA,5062 Non-government 96
36 Kimba Area School,Kimba,SA,5641 93 17% 190 Trend / Compare Kimba,SA,5641 Government 51
37 Woodcroft College,Morphett Vale,SA,5162 93 18% 1440 Trend / Compare Morphett Vale,SA,5162 Non-government 86
38 Mercedes College,Springfield,SA,5062 93 18% 1170 Trend / Compare Springfield,SA,5062 Non-government 95
39 St Aloysius College,Adelaide,SA,5000 93 19% 1190 Trend / Compare Adelaide,SA,5000 Non-government 88
40 Blackwood High School,Eden Hills,SA,5050 93 19% 990 Trend / Compare Eden Hills,SA,5050 Government 80
41 Pinnacle College,Elizabeth East,SA,5112 92 20% 730 Trend / Compare Elizabeth East,SA,5112 Non-government 69
42 Investigator College,Goolwa,SA,5214 92 20% 670 Trend / Compare Goolwa,SA,5214 Non-government 74
43 Endeavour College,Mawson Lakes,SA,5095 92 21% 760 Trend / Compare Mawson Lakes,SA,5095 Non-government 79
44 Norwood Morialta High School,Magill,SA,5072 92 21% 1410 Trend / Compare Magill,SA,5072 Government 78
45 Unley High School,Netherby,SA,5062 92 22% 1260 Trend / Compare Netherby,SA,5062 Government 86
46 IQRA College,O'Halloran Hill,SA,5158 91 22% 360 Trend / Compare O'Halloran Hill,SA,5158 Non-government 59
47 Southern Vales Christian College,Morphett Vale,SA,5162 91 23% 530 Trend / Compare Morphett Vale,SA,5162 Non-government 75
48 Brighton Secondary School,North Brighton,SA,5048 91 23% 1530 Trend / Compare North Brighton,SA,5048 Government 83
49 Tyndale Christian School,Salisbury East,SA,5109 91 23% 1460 Trend / Compare Salisbury East,SA,5109 Non-government 61
50 Faith Lutheran College,Tanunda,SA,5352 91 24% 780 Trend / Compare Tanunda,SA,5352 Non-government 79
51 Heathfield High School,Heathfield,SA,5153 90 24% 860 Trend / Compare Heathfield,SA,5153 Government 81
52 Portside Christian College,New Port,SA,5015 90 25% 640 Trend / Compare New Port,SA,5015 Non-government 77
53 The Hills Christian Community School,Verdun,SA,5245 90 25% 510 Trend / Compare Verdun,SA,5245 Non-government 86

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