Top High Schools in Queensland - 2021

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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 2021. 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 Total Enrolments Trend / CompareSector SES
1 Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology Toowong 100 1% 1240 Trend / Compare Government 98
2 Brisbane Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 1790 Trend / Compare Non-government 97
3 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 3430 Trend / Compare Government 96
4 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 1490 Trend / Compare Non-government 97
5 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 100 1% 1520 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
6 Somerville House South Brisbane 100 1% 1270 Trend / Compare Non-government 97
7 All Hallows' School Brisbane 100 2% 1590 Trend / Compare Non-government 97
8 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 2% 1430 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
9 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 99 2% 1840 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
10 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 2% 1330 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
11 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 99 2% 2210 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
12 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 2% 1800 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
13 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 99 3% 910 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
14 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 99 3% 1700 Trend / Compare Non-government 97
15 Whitsunday Anglican School North Mackay 99 3% 730 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
16 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 3% 810 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
17 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 3% 1580 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
18 Emmanuel College,Carrara Carrara 99 3% 1650 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
19 Sheldon College Sheldon 99 4% 1280 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
20 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 4% 1160 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
21 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 4% 1440 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
22 St Rita's College Clayfield 99 4% 1050 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
23 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 4% 1220 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
24 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 98 4% 3250 Trend / Compare Government 95
25 Moreton Bay College Manly West 98 4% 1120 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
26 John Paul College Daisy Hill 98 5% 1600 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
27 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 98 5% 1380 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
28 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 98 5% 1050 Trend / Compare Non-government 89
29 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 98 5% 1650 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
30 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 98 5% 910 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
31 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 98 5% 880 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
32 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 6% 2470 Trend / Compare Government 95
33 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 6% 1220 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
34 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 98 6% 980 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
35 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 98 6% 510 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
36 St Hilda's School Southport 98 6% 1130 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
37 Fairholme College Toowoomba 98 6% 780 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
38 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 98 7% 1350 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
39 Redeemer Lutheran College Rochedale 98 7% 1040 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
40 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 97 7% 910 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
41 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 7% 680 Trend / Compare Non-government 96
42 St John's Anglican College (Forest Lake) Forest Lake 97 7% 1080 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
43 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 97 7% 790 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
44 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 8% 1960 Trend / Compare Government 92
45 Villanova College Coorparoo 97 8% 1390 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
46 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 8% 1740 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
47 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 97 8% 1030 Trend / Compare Non-government 90
48 Canterbury College Waterford 97 8% 1330 Trend / Compare Non-government 81
49 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 8% 1270 Trend / Compare Government 83
50 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 97 8% 1190 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
51 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 97 9% 3570 Trend / Compare Government 95
52 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 97 9% 1590 Trend / Compare Non-government 69
53 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 97 9% 1350 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
54 Westside Christian College Goodna 97 9% 1160 Trend / Compare Non-government 83
55 Annandale Christian College Annandale 96 9% 630 Trend / Compare Non-government 78
56 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 96 9% 860 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
57 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 96 10% 1460 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
58 Ambrose Treacy College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 96 10% 1320 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
59 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 10% 1970 Trend / Compare Government 95
60 St Paul's School,Bald Hills,QLD,4036 Bald Hills 96 10% 1210 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
61 Padua College Kedron 96 10% 1460 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
62 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 96 10% 710 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
63 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 96 11% 1560 Trend / Compare Non-government 91
64 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 96 11% 3520 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
65 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 96 11% 1310 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
66 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 96 11% 600 Trend / Compare Non-government 84
67 The Glennie School Toowoomba 96 11% 710 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
68 St Philomena School Park Ridge 96 11% 240 Trend / Compare Non-government 84
69 Toowoomba Anglican College East Toowoomba 96 12% 610 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
70 St Joseph's Nudgee College Boondall 96 12% 1720 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
71 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 95 12% 1130 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
72 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 95 12% 1050 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
73 Brisbane Christian College Salisbury 95 12% 1040 Trend / Compare Non-government 85
74 Saint Stephen's College Upper Coomera 95 12% 1180 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
75 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 95 12% 210 Trend / Compare Non-government 89
76 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 95 13% 1260 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
77 The Gap State High School The Gap 95 13% 1710 Trend / Compare Government 95
78 St Monica's College Cairns 95 13% 700 Trend / Compare Non-government 77
79 The Lakes College North Lakes 95 13% 980 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
80 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 95 13% 930 Trend / Compare Non-government 94
81 St Augustine's College Cairns 95 13% 780 Trend / Compare Non-government 79
82 Nambour Christian College Woombye 95 14% 1150 Trend / Compare Non-government 82
83 Agnew School Wakerley 95 14% 280 Trend / Compare Non-government 50
84 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 95 14% 1400 Trend / Compare Non-government 87
85 Benowa State High School Benowa 95 14% 1990 Trend / Compare Government 76
86 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 95 14% 840 Trend / Compare Non-government 90
87 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 94 14% 1690 Trend / Compare Government 84
88 Redlands College Wellington Point 94 15% 1380 Trend / Compare Non-government 94
89 Faith Baptist Christian School (Gladstone) Burua 94 15% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government 50
90 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 94 15% 1500 Trend / Compare Non-government 94
91 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 94 15% 1030 Trend / Compare Government 70
92 St Ursula's College,Toowoomba Toowoomba 94 15% 470 Trend / Compare Non-government 76
93 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 94 15% 1120 Trend / Compare Non-government 78
94 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 16% 630 Trend / Compare Non-government 85
95 The Southport School Southport 94 16% 1590 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
96 Iona College Lindum 94 16% 1750 Trend / Compare Non-government 90
97 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 94 16% 1380 Trend / Compare Non-government 82
98 Silkwood School Mount Nathan 94 16% 690 Trend / Compare Non-government 82
99 Coolum Beach Christian College Yandina Creek 94 16% 430 Trend / Compare Non-government 79
100 Trinity College (Gladstone) Gladstone 94 16% 560 Trend / Compare Non-government 66
101 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 17% 1930 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
102 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 93 17% 3350 Trend / Compare Government 78
103 San Sisto College Carina 93 17% 860 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
104 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 93 17% 820 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
105 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 17% 1120 Trend / Compare Government 73
106 St Joseph's College (Toowoomba) Toowoomba 93 17% 870 Trend / Compare Non-government 64
107 Siena Catholic College Sippy Downs 93 18% 940 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
108 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 93 18% 670 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
109 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 18% 1640 Trend / Compare Government 63
110 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 93 18% 1060 Trend / Compare Non-government 95
111 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 93 18% 3700 Trend / Compare Government 65
112 St John's College,Nambour Nambour 93 18% 860 Trend / Compare Non-government 77
113 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 93 19% 600 Trend / Compare Non-government 73
114 St Stephen's Catholic College,Mareeba Mareeba 93 19% 590 Trend / Compare Non-government 68
115 The Cathedral College,Rockhampton Rockhampton 93 19% 1310 Trend / Compare Non-government 61
116 St Teresa's Catholic College Noosaville 93 19% 770 Trend / Compare Non-government 79
117 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 93 19% 1870 Trend / Compare Government 61
118 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 19% 880 Trend / Compare Non-government 53
119 Mary MacKillop Catholic College (Highfields) Highfields 92 20% 730 Trend / Compare Non-government 73
120 Unity College Caloundra West 92 20% 1470 Trend / Compare Non-government 76
121 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 92 20% 270 Trend / Compare Non-government 79
122 St Catherine's Catholic College (The Whitsundays) Proserpine 92 20% 580 Trend / Compare Non-government 61
123 Calvary Christian College (Carbrook) Carbrook 92 20% 910 Trend / Compare Non-government 81
124 Mueller College Rothwell 92 20% 1790 Trend / Compare Non-government 77
125 Southern Cross Catholic College (Annandale) Annandale 92 20% 1380 Trend / Compare Non-government 68
126 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 92 21% 1410 Trend / Compare Non-government 79
127 Mary MacKillop College (Nundah) Nundah 92 21% 640 Trend / Compare Non-government 81
128 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 92 21% 1350 Trend / Compare Non-government 80
129 Whitsunday Christian College Cannonvale 92 21% 320 Trend / Compare Non-government 68
130 Corinda State High School Corinda 92 21% 2030 Trend / Compare Government 61
131 St Mary's College,Maryborough Maryborough 92 21% 330 Trend / Compare Non-government 61
132 Good Counsel College Innisfail 92 22% 360 Trend / Compare Non-government 42
133 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 92 22% 1600 Trend / Compare Government 71
134 Stretton State College Stretton 91 22% 3240 Trend / Compare Government 79
135 St Joseph's School,Bardon,QLD,4065 Stanthorpe 91 22% 370 Trend / Compare Non-government 63
136 MacGregor State High School Macgregor 91 22% 1200 Trend / Compare Government 60
137 Rivermount College - Yatala Yatala 91 22% 1000 Trend / Compare Non-government 68
138 McAuley College Beaudesert 91 23% 260 Trend / Compare Government 62
139 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 91 23% 1420 Trend / Compare Non-government 86
140 Noosa District State High School Cooroy 91 23% 1120 Trend / Compare Government 56
141 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 91 23% 1500 Trend / Compare Government 73
142 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 91 23% 1720 Trend / Compare Non-government 81
143 St Mary's Catholic College,Woree Woree 91 23% 1000 Trend / Compare Non-government 64
144 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 24% 1690 Trend / Compare Government 71
145 Border Rivers Christian College Goondiwindi 91 24% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 43
146 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 91 24% 1120 Trend / Compare Non-government 63
147 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 91 24% 1260 Trend / Compare Non-government 87
148 St Benedict's College Mango Hill 91 24% 920 Trend / Compare Non-government 78
149 Kilkivan State School Kilkivan 90 24% 130 Trend / Compare Government 38
150 Mt Maria College Mitchelton 90 24% 1090 Trend / Compare Non-government 84
151 Aviation High School Clayfield 90 25% 600 Trend / Compare Government 65
152 Wynnum State High School Manly 90 25% 1110 Trend / Compare Government 60
153 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 90 25% 990 Trend / Compare Non-government 77
154 Assisi Catholic College Upper Coomera 90 25% 1470 Trend / Compare Non-government 77
155 Our Lady's College Annerley 90 25% 320 Trend / Compare Non-government 72
156 Clayfield College Clayfield 90 25% 430 Trend / Compare Non-government 95

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