Best Primary Schools in NSW - 2016


The following table lists the 2016  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.

  1. All the columns are sort-able. To sort in ascending or descending order, click on the corresponding column headings.
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Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100

Sydney | Newcastle | Central Coast | Wollongong | Maitland | Tweed Heads | Wagga Wagga | Albury | Port Macquarie | Tamworth

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.
School State Overall Score English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalitySectorICSEA
Sydney Grammar School, Edgecliff Preparatory School,Paddington,NSW,2021 100 307 Trend / Compare Paddington,NSW,2021 Non-government latest
Sydney Grammar School, St Ives Preparatory School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 425 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Non-government latest
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 1415 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government latest
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 100 1246 Trend / Compare Milsons Point,NSW,2061 Non-government latest
St Francis of Assisi Regional Catholic Primary School,Paddington,NSW,2021 100 214 Trend / Compare Paddington,NSW,2021 Non-government latest
Artarmon Public School,Artarmon,NSW,2064 100 1125 Trend / Compare Artarmon,NSW,2064 Government latest
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 100 1012 Trend / Compare Strathfield,NSW,2135 Non-government latest
Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 100 1135 Trend / Compare Edgecliff,NSW,2027 Non-government latest
Eastwood Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 100 794 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government latest
Carlingford West Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 1050 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government latest
Matthew Pearce Public School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1344 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Government latest
John Colet School,Belrose,NSW,2085 100 201 Trend / Compare Belrose,NSW,2085 Non-government latest
Woollahra Public School,Woollahra,NSW,2025 100 776 Trend / Compare Woollahra,NSW,2025 Government latest
Northcross Christian School,Ryde,NSW,2112 100 333 Trend / Compare Ryde,NSW,2112 Non-government latest
Sydney Japanese International School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 100 206 Trend / Compare Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Non-government latest
St Ives North Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 903 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 Government latest
Northbridge Public School,Northbridge,NSW,2063 100 573 Trend / Compare Northbridge,NSW,2063 Government latest
Sydney Distance Education Primary School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 290 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010 Non-government latest
Hornsby North Public School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 837 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077 Government latest
Murray Farm Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 930 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government latest
Warrawee Public School,Turramurra,NSW,2074 100 585 Trend / Compare Turramurra,NSW,2074 Government latest
Arden Anglican School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 100 746 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 Non-government latest
Epping West Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 100 1041 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government latest
St Mary's Primary School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 100 325 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government latest
SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 917 Trend / Compare Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Non-government latest
Roseville College,Roseville,NSW,2069 99 903 Trend / Compare Roseville,NSW,2069 Non-government latest
Balmain Public School,Balmain,NSW,2041 99 335 Trend / Compare Balmain,NSW,2041 Government latest
Epping Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 99 427 Trend / Compare Epping,NSW,2121 Government latest
SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School 99 1601 Trend / Compare North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government latest
Lindfield East Public School,East Lindfield,NSW,2070 99 764 Trend / Compare East Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government latest
Beecroft Public School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 99 817 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 Government latest
St Joseph's Primary School,Merewether,NSW,2291 99 359 Trend / Compare Merewether,NSW,2291 Non-government latest
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 99 2735 Trend / Compare Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government latest
Lindfield Public School,Lindfield,NSW,2070 99 771 Trend / Compare Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government latest
Neutral Bay Public School,Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 99 986 Trend / Compare Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 Government latest
Beaumont Road Public School,Killara,NSW,2071 99 419 Trend / Compare Killara,NSW,2071 Government latest
Cammeray Public School,Cammeray,NSW,2062 99 956 Trend / Compare Cammeray,NSW,2062 Government latest
The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99