Top High Schools in Queensland - 2020

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The following table lists the top 150 high schools in Queensland according to their Year 9 results in 2020. 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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  4. Find IB schools.
  5. 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.
  6. 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 Yr 9 EnrolmentsTrend / CompareSectorICSEA
1 Brisbane Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 254 Trend / Compare Non-government 1208
2 Brisbane Girls Grammar School Brisbane 100 1% 249 Trend / Compare Non-government 1205
3 St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Corinda 100 1% 109 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
4 Brisbane State High School South Brisbane 100 1% 588 Trend / Compare Government 1151
5 Ormiston College Ormiston 100 1% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
6 St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace) Brisbane 100 1% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1180
7 Somerset College Mudgeeraba 100 2% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1157
8 St Peters Lutheran College,Indooroopilly Indooroopilly 99 2% 251 Trend / Compare Non-government 1174
9 Anglican Church Grammar School East Brisbane 99 2% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1165
10 All Hallows' School Brisbane 99 2% 239 Trend / Compare Non-government 1182
11 Townsville Grammar School (North Ward) North Ward 99 2% 127 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
12 St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Ascot 99 2% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1158
13 Mansfield State High School Mansfield 99 3% 574 Trend / Compare Government 1107
14 Somerville House South Brisbane 99 3% 156 Trend / Compare Non-government 1187
15 Cannon Hill Anglican College Cannon Hill 99 3% 160 Trend / Compare Non-government 1178
16 Hillbrook Anglican School Enoggera 99 3% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1171
17 Mt St Michael's College Ashgrove 99 3% 161 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
18 Brisbane Boys' College Toowong 99 3% 199 Trend / Compare Non-government 1159
19 A B Paterson College Arundel 99 4% 137 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
20 Matthew Flinders Anglican College Buderim 99 4% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1139
21 All Saints Anglican School Merrimac 99 4% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
22 Sunshine Coast Grammar School Forest Glen 99 4% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
23 St Philomena School Park Ridge 98 4% 18 Trend / Compare Non-government 1082
24 Sheldon College Sheldon 98 4% 133 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
25 Indooroopilly State High School Indooroopilly 98 5% 383 Trend / Compare Government 1132
26 Moreton Bay College Manly West 98 5% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
27 Northside Christian College Everton Park 98 5% 114 Trend / Compare Non-government 1138
28 Ipswich Girls' Grammar School East Ipswich 98 5% 77 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
29 Emmanuel College, Carrara Carrara 98 5% 140 Trend / Compare Non-government 1128
30 St Rita's College Clayfield 98 5% 179 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
31 Kelvin Grove State College Kelvin Grove 98 6% 420 Trend / Compare Government 1128
32 Villanova College Coorparoo 98 6% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1130
33 Fairholme College Toowoomba 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1106
34 St Luke's Anglican School Bundaberg 98 6% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1093
35 Ipswich Grammar School Ipswich 98 6% 113 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
36 Whitsunday Anglican School Beaconsfield 98 6% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
37 The Gap State High School The Gap 98 7% 288 Trend / Compare Government 1127
38 Moreton Bay Boys College Manly West 97 7% 37 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
39 Cavendish Road State High School Holland Park 97 7% 359 Trend / Compare Government 1088
40 Redeemer Lutheran College Rochedale 97 7% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1129
41 Ambrose Treacy College (Indooroopilly) Indooroopilly 97 7% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1124
42 Loreto College Coorparoo Coorparoo 97 7% 148 Trend / Compare Non-government 1132
43 St Hilda's School Southport 97 8% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1126
44 St John's Anglican College (Forest Lake) Forest Lake 97 8% 90 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
45 Clayfield College Clayfield 97 8% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1140
46 Citipointe Christian College Carindale 97 8% 131 Trend / Compare Non-government 1131
47 Samford Valley Steiner School Wights Mountain 97 8% 23 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
48 Cairns School of Distance Education Cairns 97 8% 127 Trend / Compare Government 1026
49 Good Shepherd Lutheran College Noosaville 97 9% 129 Trend / Compare Non-government 1105
50 Stuartholme School Toowong 97 9% 128 Trend / Compare Non-government 1144
51 Toowoomba Grammar School Toowoomba 97 9% 146 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
52 Mount Gravatt State High School Mount Gravatt 97 9% 221 Trend / Compare Government 1068
53 Canterbury College Waterford 96 9% 135 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
54 Brigidine College Indooroopilly 96 10% 153 Trend / Compare Non-government 1117
55 Rockhampton Grammar School Rockhampton 96 10% 162 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
56 Genesis Christian College Bray Park 96 10% 144 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
57 Immanuel Lutheran College Buderim 96 10% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
58 Lourdes Hill College Hawthorne 96 10% 214 Trend / Compare Non-government 1110
59 Marist College Ashgrove Ashgrove 96 10% 247 Trend / Compare Non-government 1134
60 The Glennie School Toowoomba 96 11% 75 Trend / Compare Non-government 1088
61 Trinity Anglican School (White Rock) White Rock 96 11% 58 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
62 St Andrew's Anglican College Peregian Springs 96 11% 116 Trend / Compare Non-government 1136
63 Saint Stephen's College Upper Coomera 96 11% 107 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
64 Kenmore State High School Kenmore 96 11% 346 Trend / Compare Government 1106
65 Coomera Anglican College Coomera 96 11% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1076
66 Brisbane School of Distance Education Coorparoo 96 12% 236 Trend / Compare Government 1035
67 Padua College Kedron 96 12% 173 Trend / Compare Non-government 1101
68 The Southport School Southport 95 12% 172 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
69 King's Christian College Reedy Creek 95 12% 185 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
70 John Paul College Daisy Hill 95 12% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
71 St Paul's School Bald Hills 95 12% 138 Trend / Compare Non-government 1135
72 The Lakes College North Lakes 95 13% 56 Trend / Compare Non-government 1107
73 St Andrew's Catholic College Redlynch 95 13% 169 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
74 St Joseph's Nudgee College Boondall 95 13% 218 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
75 Iona College Lindum 95 13% 217 Trend / Compare Non-government 1087
76 The Springfield Anglican College Springfield 95 13% 76 Trend / Compare Non-government 1086
77 St Augustine's College Cairns 95 13% 136 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
78 Mount Alvernia College Kedron 95 14% 159 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
79 The Cathedral School Mundingburra 95 14% 105 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
80 Redlands College Wellington Point 95 14% 142 Trend / Compare Non-government 1099
81 Pacific Lutheran College Meridan Plains 95 14% 89 Trend / Compare Non-government 1109
82 Wandoan State School P-10 Wandoan 95 14% 4 Trend / Compare Government 939
83 St Monica's College Cairns 94 14% 118 Trend / Compare Non-government 1069
84 Concordia Lutheran College Toowoomba 94 15% 38 Trend / Compare Non-government 1084
85 Varsity College Varsity Lakes 94 15% 326 Trend / Compare Government 1064
86 Hillcrest Christian College Reedy Creek 94 15% 115 Trend / Compare Non-government 1094
87 Agnew School Wakerley 94 15% 29 Trend / Compare Non-government 1012
88 Highlands Christian College Toowoomba 94 15% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1083
89 St Peters Lutheran College,Springfield Springfield Central 94 15% 54 Trend / Compare Non-government 1114
90 St John's Lutheran School, Kingaroy Kingaroy 94 16% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1014
91 Toowoomba Anglican College East Toowoomba 94 16% 39 Trend / Compare Non-government 1115
92 Trinity Lutheran College Ashmore 94 16% 94 Trend / Compare Non-government 1085
93 St Laurence's College South Brisbane 94 16% 277 Trend / Compare Non-government 1108
94 Caloundra City Private School Pelican Waters 94 16% 21 Trend / Compare Non-government 1090
95 Westside Christian College Goodna 94 16% 100 Trend / Compare Non-government 1078
96 Grace Lutheran College Rothwell 94 17% 203 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
97 Benowa State High School Benowa 94 17% 352 Trend / Compare Government 1058
98 St Patrick's College (Shorncliffe) Shorncliffe 93 17% 180 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
99 Annandale Christian College Annandale 93 17% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 1062
100 Stretton State College Stretton 93 17% 208 Trend / Compare Government 1064
101 St Andrews Lutheran College Tallebudgera 93 17% 134 Trend / Compare Non-government 1104
102 Tamborine Mountain State High School North Tamborine 93 18% 203 Trend / Compare Government 1044
103 Cairns State High School Cairns 93 18% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1032
104 Kedron State High School Wooloowin 93 18% 291 Trend / Compare Government 1075
105 Craigslea State High School Chermside West 93 18% 185 Trend / Compare Government 1047
106 Discovery Christian College Agnes Water 93 18% 17 Trend / Compare Non-government 1008
107 San Sisto College Carina 93 18% 132 Trend / Compare Non-government 1077
108 St Thomas More College Sunnybank 93 19% 186 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
109 Fraser Coast Anglican College Hervey Bay 93 19% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1103
110 St Ursula's College, Toowoomba Toowoomba 93 19% 82 Trend / Compare Non-government 1059
111 Faith Baptist Christian School (Gladstone) Burua 93 19% 9 Trend / Compare Non-government 1001
112 St Joseph's School,Bardon,QLD,4065 Stanthorpe 93 19% 24 Trend / Compare Non-government 1022
113 Prince of Peace Lutheran College Everton Hills 92 19% 80 Trend / Compare Non-government 1116
114 Brisbane Adventist College Wishart 92 20% 40 Trend / Compare Non-government 1074
115 Gold Coast Christian College Reedy Creek 92 20% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government 1066
116 St Stephen's Catholic College, Mareeba Mareeba 92 20% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
117 Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School Palm Beach 92 20% 444 Trend / Compare Government 1027
118 Heights College North Rockhampton 92 20% 78 Trend / Compare Non-government 1010
119 Nambour Christian College Woombye 92 20% 124 Trend / Compare Non-government 1079
120 West Moreton Anglican College Karrabin 92 21% 155 Trend / Compare Non-government 1064
121 Border Rivers Christian College Goondiwindi 92 21% 7 Trend / Compare Non-government 992
122 Marymount College Burleigh Waters 92 21% 223 Trend / Compare Non-government 1063
123 Kimberley College Carbrook 92 21% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government
124 Mary MacKillop Catholic College (Highfields) Highfields 92 21% 49 Trend / Compare Non-government 1058
125 Southern Cross Catholic College (Annandale) Annandale 92 21% 92 Trend / Compare Non-government 1042
126 Rivermount College - Yatala Yatala 92 22% 84 Trend / Compare Non-government 1045
127 Mueller College Rothwell 92 22% 122 Trend / Compare Non-government 1054
128 Northpine Christian College Dakabin 91 22% 66 Trend / Compare Non-government 1053
129 St John Fisher College Bracken Ridge 91 22% 102 Trend / Compare Non-government 1047
130 Faith Christian School of Distance Education Karawatha 91 22% 20 Trend / Compare Non-government
131 Tamborine Mountain College North Tamborine 91 22% 46 Trend / Compare Non-government 1056
132 Centenary State High School Jindalee 91 23% 260 Trend / Compare Government 1044
133 Sunshine Beach State High School Sunshine Beach 91 23% 244 Trend / Compare Government 1047
134 Jandowae State School Jandowae 91 23% 4 Trend / Compare Government 935
135 Islamic College of Brisbane Karawatha 91 23% 67 Trend / Compare Non-government 1072
136 Kawana Waters State College Bokarina 91 23% 214 Trend / Compare Government 1022
137 St John's College, Nambour Nambour 91 24% 150 Trend / Compare Non-government 1061
138 Aviation High School Clayfield 91 24% 90 Trend / Compare Government 1036
139 Centenary Heights State High School Toowoomba 91 24% 286 Trend / Compare Government 1031
140 Glasshouse Christian College Beerwah 91 24% 91 Trend / Compare Non-government 1032
141 Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School Pimpama 91 24% 61 Trend / Compare Non-government 1055
142 Toowoomba Christian College Highfields 90 24% 55 Trend / Compare Non-government 1051
143 Dalby Christian College Dalby 90 25% 30 Trend / Compare Non-government 1037
144 Calvary Christian College (Carbrook) Carbrook 90 25% 43 Trend / Compare Non-government 1073
145 Holy Spirit College (Mount Pleasant) North Mackay 90 25% 151 Trend / Compare Non-government 1030
146 Albany Creek State High School Albany Creek 90 25% 256 Trend / Compare Government 1046
147 St Margaret Mary's College Hermit Park 90 25% 120 Trend / Compare Non-government 1040
148 Faith Lutheran College Plainland Plainland 90 25% 149 Trend / Compare Non-government 999
149 Faith Lutheran College Redlands Thornlands 90 25% 51 Trend / Compare Non-government 999

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