Best Primary Schools in NSW - 2012


The following table lists the 2012  best primary schools in New South Wales. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Sydney Primary Schools | Top Sydney Non-government Primary Schools | Top Sydney Government Primary Schools | NSW Primary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 NSW primary schools and trends with 2D / 3D charts side by side. Also available: Wollongong Top Government Primary Schools | Wollongong Top Non-Government Primary Schools. 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

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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:
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School State Overall Score English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalitySector
Sydney Grammar School, Edgecliff Preparatory School,Paddington,NSW,2021 100 302 Trend / Compare Paddington,NSW,2021 Non-government
Sydney Grammar School, St Ives Preparatory School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 409 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Non-government
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 100 1236 Trend / Compare Milsons Point,NSW,2061 Non-government
St Mary's School,Erskineville,NSW,2043 100 187 Trend / Compare Erskineville,NSW,2043 Non-government
Artarmon Public School,Artarmon,NSW,2064 100 861 Trend / Compare Artarmon,NSW,2064 Government
Maroubra Bay Public School,Maroubra,NSW,2035 100 188 Trend / Compare Maroubra,NSW,2035 Government
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 1367 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Mulgoa Public School,Mulgoa,NSW,2750 100 76 Trend / Compare Mulgoa,NSW,2750 Government
Italian Bilingual School,Meadowbank,NSW,2114 100 104 Trend / Compare Meadowbank,NSW,2114 Non-government
Hornsby North Public School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 787 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077 Government
Neutral Bay Public School,Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 100 842 Trend / Compare Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 Government
Lindfield East Public School,East Lindfield,NSW,2070 100 741 Trend / Compare East Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government
Hunters Hill Public School,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 100 357 Trend / Compare Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 Government
St Ives North Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 695 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Government
Epping Heights Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 100 359 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government
St Martin's Catholic Primary School,Davidson,NSW,2085 100 181 Trend / Compare Davidson,NSW,2085 Non-government
PLC Armidale,Armidale,NSW,2350 100 298 Trend / Compare Armidale,NSW,2350 Non-government
Carlingford West Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 775 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 100 746 Trend / Compare Strathfield,NSW,2135 Non-government
Eastwood Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 100 733 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Matthew Pearce Public School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1037 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Government
Epping West Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 100 688 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Summer Hill Public School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 100 764 Trend / Compare Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Government
Hurstville Public School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 100 1072 Trend / Compare Hurstville,NSW,2220 Government
Sydney Distance Education Primary School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 204 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010 Non-government
Wahroonga Adventist School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 193 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Kambala,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 100 873 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 99 1030 Trend / Compare Edgecliff,NSW,2027 Non-government
Woollahra Public School,Woollahra,NSW,2025 99 639 Trend / Compare Woollahra,NSW,2025 Government
SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 99 911 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Non-government
Wahroonga Preparatory School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 99 124 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Beecroft Public School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 99 698 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 Government
St Mary's Primary School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 99 225 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Chatswood Public School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 99 853 Trend / Compare Chatswood,NSW,2067 Government
Mosman Church of England Preparatory School,Mosman,NSW,2088 99 326 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 Non-government
Murray Farm Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 99 802 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Pymble Public School,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 576 Trend / Compare Pymble,NSW,2073 Government
Barker College,Hornsby,NSW,2077 99 1983 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077 Non-government
West Ryde Public School,West Ryde,NSW,2114 99 307 Trend / Compare West Ryde,NSW,2114 Government
Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney 99 1181 Trend / Compare Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 Non-government
Waitara Public School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 99 618 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Government
Balmain Public School,Balmain,NSW,2041 99 230 Trend / Compare Balmain,NSW,2041 Government
Denistone East Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 99 836 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 1510 Trend / Compare North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
MLC School,Burwood,NSW,2134 99 1180 Trend / Compare Burwood,NSW,2134 Non-government
Sapphire Coast Anglican College,Bega,NSW,2550 99 349 Trend / Compare Bega,NSW,2550 Non-government
St Francis Xavier's Catholic Primary School,Lurnea,NSW,2170 99 247 Trend / Compare Lurnea,NSW,2170 Non-government
Epping North Public School,North Epping,NSW,2121 99 405 Trend / Compare North Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Loreto Kirribilli,Kirribilli,NSW,2061 99 1045 Trend / Compare Kirribilli,NSW,2061 Non-government
Roseville Public School,Roseville,NSW,2069 99 568 Trend / Compare Roseville,NSW,2069 Government
The Illawarra Grammar School,West Wollongong,NSW,2500 99 938 Trend / Compare West Wollongong,NSW,2500 Non-government
Queenwood School for Girls,Mosman,NSW,2088 99 895 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 Non-government
Malek Fahd Islamic School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 99 2333 Trend / Compare Greenacre,NSW,2190 Non-government
Bronte Public School,Bronte,NSW,2024 99 372 Trend / Compare Bronte,NSW,2024 Government
Eastwood Heights Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 99 330 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Ermington Public School,West Ryde,NSW,2114 99 452 Trend / Compare West Ryde,NSW,2114 Government
McAuley Catholic Primary School,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 99 172 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
St Luke's Grammar School,Dee Why,NSW,2099 99 872 Trend / Compare Dee Why,NSW,2099 Non-government
Claremont College,Randwick,NSW,2031 99 361 Trend / Compare Randwick,NSW,2031 Non-government
St John The Baptist Catholic Primary School,Freshwater,NSW,2096 99 176 Trend / Compare Freshwater,NSW,2096 Non-government
Lindfield Public School,Lindfield,NSW,2070 99 739 Trend / Compare Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government
St Charles' School,Waverley,NSW,2024 99 337 Trend / Compare Waverley,NSW,2024 Non-government
Beaumont Road Public School,Killara,NSW,2071 99 375 Trend / Compare Killara,NSW,2071 Government
Northbridge Public School,Northbridge,NSW,2063 99 531 Trend / Compare Northbridge,NSW,2063 Government
Pymble Ladies' College,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 2102 Trend / Compare Pymble,NSW,2073 Non-government
Roseville College,Roseville,NSW,2069 99 799 Trend / Compare Roseville,NSW,2069 Non-government
Northcross Christian School,Ryde,NSW,2112 99 301 Trend / Compare Ryde,NSW,2112 Non-government
St Francis of Assisi Regional Catholic Primary School,Paddington,NSW,2021 99 224 Trend / Compare Paddington,NSW,2021 Non-government
Cammeray Public School,Cammeray,NSW,2062 99 765 Trend / Compare Cammeray,NSW,2062 Government
Reddam House,Woollahra,NSW,2025 99 729 Trend / Compare Woollahra,NSW,2025 Non-government
St Raphael's Primary School (South Hurstville) 99 204 Trend / Compare South Hurstville,NSW,2221 Non-government
Cherrybrook Public School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 99 714 Trend / Compare Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Government
Rose Bay Public School,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 99 551 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Government
Gordon West Public School,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 510 Trend / Compare Pymble,NSW,2073 Government
West Pymble Public School,West Pymble,NSW,2073 99 288 Trend / Compare West Pymble,NSW,2073 Government
Al Noori Muslim School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 99 1172 Trend / Compare Greenacre,NSW,2190 Non-government
Turramurra North Public School,North Turramurra,NSW,2074 99 291 Trend / Compare North Turramurra,NSW,2074 Government
Newington Public School,Newington,NSW,2127 99 539 Trend / Compare Newington,NSW,2127 Government
Tara Anglican School for Girls,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 691 Trend / Compare North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
International Grammar School,Ultimo,NSW,2007 99 1094 Trend / Compare Ultimo,NSW,2007 Non-government
Epping Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 99 372 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government
John Colet School,Belrose,NSW,2085 99 200 Trend / Compare Belrose,NSW,2085 Non-government
Moriah College,Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 99 1504 Trend / Compare Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 Non-government
Earlwood Public School,Earlwood,NSW,2206 99 629 Trend / Compare Earlwood,NSW,2206 Government
Pittwater House Schools,Collaroy,NSW,2097 99 660 Trend / Compare Collaroy,NSW,2097 Non-government
Emanuel School,Randwick,NSW,2031 99 698 Trend / Compare Randwick,NSW,2031 Non-government
Dural Public School,Dural,NSW,2158 99 441 Trend / Compare Dural,NSW,2158 Government
Central Coast Grammar School,Erina Heights,NSW,2260 99 1122 Trend / Compare Erina Heights,NSW,2260 Non-government
St Philip Neri Catholic Primary School,Northbridge,NSW,2063 98 196 Trend / Compare Northbridge,NSW,2063 Non-government
St Michael's School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 98 547 Trend / Compare Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Non-government
Wahroonga Public School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 98 689 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Government
Cranbrook School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 98 1395 Trend / Compare Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Non-government
John Purchase Public School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 98 682 Trend / Compare Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Government
Trinity Grammar School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 98 1934 Trend / Compare Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Non-government
Lane Cove Public School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 98 804 Trend / Compare Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Government
Masada College,Lindfield,NSW,2070 98 202 Trend / Compare Lindfield,NSW,2070 Non-government
New Lambton Public School,New Lambton,NSW,2305 98 603 Trend / Compare New Lambton,NSW,2305 Government
North Sydney Public School,Waverton,NSW,2060 98 690 Trend / Compare Waverton,NSW,2060 Government
Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 98 1320 Trend / Compare Cremorne,NSW,2090 Non-government
Kesser Torah College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 98 318 Trend / Compare Dover Heights,NSW,2030 Non-government
Westmead Public School,Westmead,NSW,2145 98 1037 Trend / Compare Westmead,NSW,2145 Government
St James Primary School,Kotara South,NSW,2289 98 238 Trend / Compare Kotara South,NSW,2289 Non-government
Redeemer Baptist School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 98 347 Trend / Compare North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
Truscott Street Public School,North Ryde,NSW,2113 98 291 Trend / Compare North Ryde,NSW,2113 Government
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School,Como,NSW,2226 98 430 Trend / Compare Como,NSW,2226 Non-government
St Bernard's School,Botany,NSW,2019 98 203 Trend / Compare Botany,NSW,2019 Non-government
Croydon Public School,Croydon,NSW,2132 98 663 Trend / Compare Croydon,NSW,2132 Government
Turramurra Public School,Turramurra,NSW,2074 98 472 Trend / Compare Turramurra,NSW,2074 Government
St George Christian School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 98 771 Trend / Compare Hurstville,NSW,2220 Non-government
Wenona School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 98 988 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Holy Family Catholic Primary School,Lindfield,NSW,2070 98 311 Trend / Compare Lindfield,NSW,2070 Non-government
Middle Harbour Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 515 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Father John Therry Catholic Primary School,Balmain,NSW,2041 98 357 Trend / Compare Balmain,NSW,2041 Non-government
St Joseph's Primary School,Merewether,NSW,2291 98 362 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Non-government
Picnic Point Public School,Picnic Point,NSW,2213 98 370 Trend / Compare Picnic Point,NSW,2213 Government
Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 98 806 Trend / Compare Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Haberfield Public School,Haberfield,NSW,2045 98 592 Trend / Compare Haberfield,NSW,2045 Government
Stanwell Park Public School,Stanwell Park,NSW,2508 98 170 Trend / Compare Stanwell Park,NSW,2508 Government
Newington College,Stanmore,NSW,2048 98 1824 Trend / Compare Stanmore,NSW,2048 Non-government
Our Lady of The Annunciation Catholic Primary School,Pagewood,NSW,2035 98 207 Trend / Compare Pagewood,NSW,2035 Non-government
SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School 98 1583 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 98 2178 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
St Ives Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 98 367 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Government
Berowra Christian Community School,Berowra,NSW,2081 98 92 Trend / Compare Berowra,NSW,2081 Non-government
Burwood Public School,Burwood,NSW,2134 98 615 Trend / Compare Burwood,NSW,2134 Government
Mount Keira Public School,Mount Keira,NSW,2500 98 78 Trend / Compare Mount Keira,NSW,2500 Government
St Kevin's Catholic Primary School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 98 395 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Non-government
Bellevue Hill Public School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 98 523 Trend / Compare Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Government
Montgrove College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 98 384 Trend / Compare Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 Non-government
Seaforth Public School,Seaforth,NSW,2092 98 488 Trend / Compare Seaforth,NSW,2092 Government
Kent Road Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 98 360 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Mowbray Public School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 98 325 Trend / Compare Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Government
The Hills Grammar School,Kenthurst,NSW,2156 98 947 Trend / Compare Kenthurst,NSW,2156 Non-government
Arden Anglican School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 98 683 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 Non-government
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Primary School,Epping,NSW,2121 98 132 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Non-government
Killara Public School,Killara,NSW,2071 98 303 Trend / Compare Killara,NSW,2071 Government
St Margaret Mary's Catholic Primary School,Randwick North,NSW,2031 98 179 Trend / Compare Randwick North,NSW,2031 Non-government
Sydney Japanese International School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 98 180 Trend / Compare Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Non-government
Blessed Sacrament School,Clifton Gardens,NSW,2088 98 170 Trend / Compare Clifton Gardens,NSW,2088 Non-government
Mosman Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 671 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Mount Sinai College,Maroubra,NSW,2035 98 292 Trend / Compare Maroubra,NSW,2035 Non-government
Oxley College,Burradoo,NSW,2576 98 528 Trend / Compare Burradoo Non-government
Ravenswood School for Girls,Gordon,NSW,2072 98 1051 Trend / Compare Gordon,NSW,2072 Non-government
Bunnaloo Public School,Bunnaloo,NSW,2731 98 44 Trend / Compare Bunnaloo,NSW,2731 Government
Gib Gate School,Mittagong,NSW,2575 98 133 Trend / Compare Mittagong,NSW,2575 Non-government
Beauty Point Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 264 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Balgowlah North Public School,Balgowlah North,NSW,2093 98 577 Trend / Compare Balgowlah North,NSW,2093 Government
Southside Montessori School,Riverwood,NSW,2210 98 65 Trend / Compare Riverwood,NSW,2210 Non-government
Oakhill Drive Public School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 98 553 Trend / Compare Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Government
Kensington Public School,Kensington,NSW,2033 97 400 Trend / Compare Kensington,NSW,2033 Government
Leichhardt Public School,Leichhardt,NSW,2040 97 566 Trend / Compare Leichhardt,NSW,2040 Government
Randwick Public School,Randwick,NSW,2031 97 706 Trend / Compare Randwick,NSW,2031 Government
Danebank School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 97 933 Trend / Compare Hurstville,NSW,2220 Non-government
Holy Innocents Primary School,Croydon,NSW,2132 97 189 Trend / Compare Croydon,NSW,2132 Non-government
Pennant Hills Public School,Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 97 522 Trend / Compare Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 Government
St Catherine's School,Waverley,NSW,2024 97 956 Trend / Compare Waverley,NSW,2024 Non-government
Bexhill Public School,Bexhill,NSW,2480 97 102 Trend / Compare Bexhill,NSW,2480 Government
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School,Cronulla,NSW,2230 97 231 Trend / Compare Croa,NSW,2230 Non-government
St Patrick's Catholic Primary School,Asquith,NSW,2077 97 322 Trend / Compare Asquith,NSW,2077 Non-government
St Kieran's Catholic Primary School,Manly Vale,NSW,2093 97 371 Trend / Compare Manly Vale,NSW,2093 Non-government
Normanhurst Public School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 97 308 Trend / Compare Normanhurst,NSW,2076 Government
Greenwich Public School,Greenwich,NSW,2065 97 433 Trend / Compare Greenwich,NSW,2065 Government
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School,Bulli,NSW,2516 97 217 Trend / Compare Bulli,NSW,2516 Non-government
Forest Lodge Public School,Forest Lodge,NSW,2037 97 310 Trend / Compare Forest Lodge,NSW,2037 Government
Sutton Public School,Sutton,NSW,2620 97 185 Trend / Compare Sutton,NSW,2620 Government
Alexandria Park Community School,Alexandria,NSW,2015 97