QCE ATAR / IBD School Ranking - Top QLD Schools - 2021


Here are the best high schools or top secondary schools in Brisbane / Queensland by ATAR / IBD (ATAR or equivalent from IB or combined) results / rankings in 2021. The academic results include combined median ATAR of all QCE ATAR and IBD students, percentage of the students who received an ATAR of 99+, 95+, 90+ or 80+. Data source: Better Education proprietory. Custom data or algorithm may be included. If you want to see more schools and their results / rankings, please visit Premium QCE+IB Results / Rankings and Best Schools. When comparing school's ATAR / IBD results in percentages, you may also need to check the percentage of QCE ATAR / IBD eligible students or the students who disclosed their results to their schools.

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  1. ATAR results include IBD conversion, IBD (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program)
  2. ATAR / IBD Disclosed - number of students who elect to share their ATAR or IB results with their schools
  3. ATAR / IBD Eligible - number of students who are ATAR or IBD eligible. ATAR Eligibility | IB Eligibility
  4. % - percentage of students
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Sort QLD schools’ ATAR / IB results by median ATAR, percentages of 99+, 95+, 90+, 80+, ATAR / IBD eligible students, QCE ATAR and IBD students students who disclosed their results to their schools.

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By %ATAR90+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 90 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined) and disclosed the results to their schools, ie. top 10% in Queensland or OP 1-5

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARATAR / IBD Disclosed%ATAR / IBD Eligible%IBD
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology,Toowong,QLD,4066 29.90%68.50%84.80%99.50%    Find IB results
2 Brisbane Girls Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 17.72%57.81%79.32%93.67%96.2598.75100
3 St Aidan's Anglican Girls School,Corinda,QLD,4075 8.50%46.00%70.00% 94.9  
4 Brisbane Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 18.60%50.30%69.50% 95.3  
5 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School,Ascot,QLD,4007 8.20%40.00%63.50%95.30%   
6 All Hallows' School,Brisbane,QLD,4000  40.00%63.00% 92.6  
7 Sunshine Coast Grammar School,Forest Glen,QLD,4556 9.00%30.00%57.00%90.00%   
8 Somerville House,South Brisbane,QLD,4101 9.00%32.40%55.90%77.50%91.85  
9 St Joseph's College,Brisbane,QLD,4000 12.00%34.00%53.00%83.00%91.25  
10 Anglican Church Grammar School,East Brisbane,QLD,4169   50.00%  93100 Find IB results


By %ATAR99+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 99 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined) and disclosed the results to their schools, ie. top 1% in Queensland or OP 1

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARATAR / IBD Disclosed%ATAR / IBD Eligible%IBD
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology,Toowong,QLD,4066 29.90%68.50%84.80%99.50%    Find IB results
2 Brisbane Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 18.60%50.30%69.50% 95.3  
3 Brisbane Girls Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 17.72%57.81%79.32%93.67%96.2598.75100
4 Whitsunday Anglican School,Beaconsfield,QLD,4740 14.00%28.00%45.00%    
5 St Joseph's College,Brisbane,QLD,4000 12.00%34.00%53.00%83.00%91.25  
6 Iona College,Lindum,QLD,4178 10.26%      
7 Trinity Anglican School,White Rock,QLD,4868 10.00%33.30%40.50%    
8 Somerville House,South Brisbane,QLD,4101 9.00%32.40%55.90%77.50%91.85  
9 Sunshine Coast Grammar School,Forest Glen,QLD,4556 9.00%30.00%57.00%90.00%   
10 Villanova College,Coorparoo,QLD,4151 8.65%22.11%43.26%  104 

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By %ATAR95+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 95 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined) and disclosed the results to their schools, ie. top 5% in Queensland or OP 1-3

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARATAR / IBD Disclosed%ATAR / IBD Eligible%IBD
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology,Toowong,QLD,4066 29.90%68.50%84.80%99.50%    Find IB results
2 Brisbane Girls Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 17.72%57.81%79.32%93.67%96.2598.75100
3 Brisbane Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 18.60%50.30%69.50% 95.3  
4 Matthew Flinders Anglican College,Buderim,QLD,4556  46.55%  93.75  
5 St Aidan's Anglican Girls School,Corinda,QLD,4075 8.50%46.00%70.00% 94.9  
6 All Hallows' School,Brisbane,QLD,4000  40.00%63.00% 92.6  
7 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School,Ascot,QLD,4007 8.20%40.00%63.50%95.30%   
8 St Joseph's College,Brisbane,QLD,4000 12.00%34.00%53.00%83.00%91.25  
9 Trinity Anglican School,White Rock,QLD,4868 10.00%33.30%40.50%    
10 Somerville House,South Brisbane,QLD,4101 9.00%32.40%55.90%77.50%91.85  


By Median ATAR

Sorted by schools' median ATAR (or equivalent from IBD or combined) of the ATAR or IB eligible students who disclosed the results to their schools

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARATAR / IBD Disclosed%ATAR / IBD Eligible%IBD
1 Brisbane Girls Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 17.72%57.81%79.32%93.67%96.2598.75100
2 Brisbane Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 18.60%50.30%69.50% 95.3  
3 St Aidan's Anglican Girls School,Corinda,QLD,4075 8.50%46.00%70.00% 94.9  
4 Matthew Flinders Anglican College,Buderim,QLD,4556  46.55%  93.75  
5 All Hallows' School,Brisbane,QLD,4000  40.00%63.00% 92.6  
6 Somerville House,South Brisbane,QLD,4101 9.00%32.40%55.90%77.50%91.85  
7 St Joseph's College,Brisbane,QLD,4000 12.00%34.00%53.00%83.00%91.25  
8 Ormiston College,Ormiston,QLD,4160   49.00% 89.75  
9 Townsville Grammar School,North Ward,QLD,4810  25.80%44.20% 88.85   Find IB results
10 John Paul College,Daisy Hill,QLD,4127 5.10%24.50%42.00%72.50%88.8  

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By %ATAR80+

Sorted by the percentage of ATAR or IB eligible students who achieved ATAR of 80 or above (or equivalent from IBD or combined) and disclosed the results to their schools, ie. top 20% in Queensland or OP 1-10

Better Education RankSchool%ATAR 99+%ATAR 95+%ATAR 90+%ATAR 80+Median ATARATAR / IBD Disclosed%ATAR / IBD Eligible%IBD
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology,Toowong,QLD,4066 29.90%68.50%84.80%99.50%    Find IB results
2 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School,Ascot,QLD,4007 8.20%40.00%63.50%95.30%   
3 Brisbane Girls Grammar School,Brisbane,QLD,4000 17.72%57.81%79.32%93.67%96.2598.75100
4 Sunshine Coast Grammar School,Forest Glen,QLD,4556 9.00%30.00%57.00%90.00%   
5 St Joseph's College,Brisbane,QLD,4000 12.00%34.00%53.00%83.00%91.25  
6 Somerville House,South Brisbane,QLD,4101 9.00%32.40%55.90%77.50%91.85  
7 Loreto College,Coorparoo,QLD,4151 5.00%28.00%41.00%75.00%   
8 Sheldon College,Sheldon,QLD,4157 5.00%26.00%45.00%75.00%   
9 John Paul College,Daisy Hill,QLD,4127 5.10%24.50%42.00%72.50%88.8  
10 St Ursula's College,Toowoomba,QLD,4350 3.70%12.96%33.33%70.37%   


ATAR Result Highlights & Reporting Examples (2020)

Some school provides provided most comprehensive ATAR numbers:

Trinity Anglican School - %ATAR 99+: 14.3%, %ATAR 95+: 25%, %ATAR 90+: 39%, %ATAR 80+:71.4%,
ATAR 99+: 8, ATAR 95+: 14, ATAR 90+: 22, ATAR 80+: 39, ATAR Eligible: 56, %ATAR Eligible: 93.33%

Brisbane Christian College - %ATAR 95+: 9.4%, %ATAR 90+: 21.9%, %ATAR 80+:56.3, Median ATAR: 82.7,
ATAR 95+: 3, ATAR 90+: 7, ATAR 80+: 18, ATAR Eligible: 42, ATAR Disclosed: 32, %Disclosed: 76.19%

Northside Christian College listed additional details:
  • 22 (34%) students achieving an ATAR of 90 or above (Top 10% QLD)
  • 11 students achieving an ATAR of 95 or above (Top 5% QLD)
  • Top 4 student ATARs were equivalent to OP2
  • 66/67 students applying to QTAC have been made an offer. 43 were offered their first preference
  • 45% of our Year 12 students exited with a vocational qualification or additional certificate of some kind (such as Certificates in Early Childhood Education or Engineering).
  • 41 VET qualifications
  • 2 school-based apprenticeships & traineeships
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