Top Primary Schools in NSW - 2017


The following table lists the 2017  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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SchoolState Overall ScoreEnglishMathsTotal EnrolmentsLocalitySector
Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 1876 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Non-government
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 100 1242 Milsons Point,NSW,2061 Non-government
Northcross Christian School,Ryde,NSW,2112 100 341 Ryde,NSW,2112 Non-government
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 1420 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Arkana College,Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 100 204 Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 Non-government
John Colet School,Belrose,NSW,2085 100 214 Belrose,NSW,2085 Non-government
Matthew Pearce Public School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1404 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Government
Artarmon Public School,Artarmon,NSW,2064 100 1173 Artarmon,NSW,2064 Government
Carlingford West Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 1200 Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Hornsby North Public School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 850 Hornsby,NSW,2077 Government
Woollahra Public School,Woollahra,NSW,2025 100 777 Woollahra,NSW,2025 Government
St Ives North Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 100 884 St Ives,NSW,2075 Government
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 100 1071 Strathfield,NSW,2135 Non-government
Beecroft Public School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 100 848 Beecroft,NSW,2119 Government
Sydney Japanese International School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 100 220 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Non-government
Waitara Public School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 862 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Government
St Mary's Primary School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 100 371 North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Chatswood Public School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 100 1250 Chatswood,NSW,2067 Government
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 100 2890 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Murray Farm Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 958 Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Epping West Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 100 1127 Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 100 884 Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Mount Keira Public School,Mount Keira,NSW,2500 100 88 Mount Keira,NSW,2500 Government
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School,Miranda,NSW,2228 100 452 Miranda,NSW,2228 Non-government
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School,Woollahra,NSW,2022 100 269 Woollahra,NSW,2022 Non-government
Sydney Distance Education Primary School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 202 Surry Hills,NSW,2010 Non-government
Cammeray Public School,Cammeray,NSW,2062 100 936 Cammeray,NSW,2062 Government
Beaumont Road Public School,Killara,NSW,2071 99 415 Killara,NSW,2071 Government
Epping Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 99 459 Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 99 1146 Edgecliff,NSW,2027 Non-government
Epping Heights Public School,Epping,NSW,2121 99 474 Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Roseville Public School,Roseville,NSW,2069 99 624 Roseville,NSW,2069 Government
Pymble Public School,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 662 Pymble,NSW,2073 Government
Pagewood Public School,Botany,NSW,2019 99 253 Botany,NSW,2019 Government
Pymble Ladies' College,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 2118 Pymble,NSW,2073 Non-government
Hurstville Public School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 99 1250 Hurstville,NSW,2220 Government
Eastwood Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 99 839 Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
St Francis Xavier's Catholic Primary School,Lurnea,NSW,2170 99 310 Lurnea,NSW,2170 Non-government
Randwick Public School,Randwick,NSW,2031 99 923 Randwick,NSW,2031 Government
Northbridge Public School,Northbridge,NSW,2063 99 542 Northbridge,NSW,2063 Government
Balmain Public School,Balmain,NSW,2041 99 346 Balmain,NSW,2041 Government
Lindfield East Public School,East Lindfield,NSW,2070 99 735 East Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government
Newington College,Stanmore,NSW,2048 99 2036 Stanmore,NSW,2048 Non-government
Bellevue Hill Public School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 99 619 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Government
SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 99 920 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Non-government
Reddam House,Woollahra,NSW,2025 99 1112 Woollahra,NSW,2025 Non-government
Roseville College,Roseville,NSW,2069 99 935 Roseville,NSW,2069 Non-government
Beauty Point Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 99 302 Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Killara Public School,Killara,NSW,2071 99 447 Killara,NSW,2071 Government
Greenwich Public School,Greenwich,NSW,2065 99 483 Greenwich,NSW,2065 Government
Kambala,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 99 944 Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Cranbrook School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 99 1410 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Non-government
Arden Anglican School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 99 769 Beecroft,NSW,2119 Non-government
Redeemer Baptist School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 420 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
Maria Regina Catholic Primary School,Avalon Beach,NSW,2107 99 115 Avalon Beach,NSW,2107 Non-government
St Catherine's School,Waverley,NSW,2024 99 1039 Waverley,NSW,2024 Non-government
North Rocks Public School,North Rocks,NSW,2151 99 803 North Rocks,NSW,2151 Government
Denistone East Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 99 751 Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Warrawee Public School,Turramurra,NSW,2074 99 608 Turramurra,NSW,2074 Government
Neutral Bay Public School,Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 99 980 Neutral Bay,NSW,2089 Government
Ermington Public School,West Ryde,NSW,2114 99 447 West Ryde,NSW,2114 Government
Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 99 1258 Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 Non-government
The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 1676 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
Moriah College,Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 99 1414 Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 Non-government
Al Noori Muslim School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 99 1790 Greenacre,NSW,2190 Non-government
Haberfield Public School,Haberfield,NSW,2045 99 623 Haberfield,NSW,2045 Government
Montessori East,Bondi,NSW,2026 99 83 Bondi,NSW,2026 Non-government
Mosman Church of England Preparatory School,Mosman,NSW,2088 99 329 Mosman,NSW,2088 Non-government
Holy Family Primary School,Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 99 243 Merewether Beach,NSW,2291 Non-government
Gordon West Public School,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 568 Pymble,NSW,2073 Government
Snowy Mountains Grammar School,Jindabyne,NSW,2627 99 272 Jindabyne,NSW,2627 Non-government
St George Christian School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 99 774 Hurstville,NSW,2220 Non-government
Lane Cove West Public School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 99 588 Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Government
St Francis of Assisi Regional Catholic Primary School,Paddington,NSW,2021 99 206 Paddington,NSW,2021 Non-government
Central Coast Grammar School,Erina Heights,NSW,2260 99 1252 Erina Heights,NSW,2260 Non-government
St Philip Neri Catholic Primary School,Northbridge,NSW,2063 99 192 Northbridge,NSW,2063 Non-government
St Brendan's Catholic Primary School,Annandale,NSW,2038 99 171 Annandale,NSW,2038 Non-government
Lane Cove Public School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 99 849 Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Government
Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 99 1549 Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 Non-government
St Joseph's School,Boorowa,NSW,2586 99 61 Boorowa,NSW,2586 Non-government
Kent Road Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 99 646 Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Masada College,St Ives,NSW,2075 99 527 St Ives,NSW,2075 Non-government
Wenona School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 99 1081 North Sydney,NSW,2060 Non-government
Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 99 786 Newcastle,NSW,2300 Non-government
Summer Hill Public School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 99 807 Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Government
Emanuel School,Randwick,NSW,2031 99 806 Randwick,NSW,2031 Non-government
John Purchase Public School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 99 673 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Government
St Martin's Catholic Primary School,Davidson,NSW,2085 98 120 Davidson,NSW,2085 Non-government
Glenmore Road Public School,Paddington,NSW,2021 98 354 Paddington,NSW,2021 Government
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School,Marsfield,NSW,2122 98 257 Marsfield,NSW,2122 Non-government
Oakhill Drive Public School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 98 746 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Government
Wahroonga Public School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 98 714 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Government
Oatley West Public School,Oatley,NSW,2223 98 577 Oatley,NSW,2223 Government
Cherrybrook Public School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 98 832 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Government
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School,Randwick,NSW,2031 98 414 Randwick,NSW,2031 Non-government
Balgowlah Heights Public School,Balgowlah,NSW,2093 98 728 Balgowlah,NSW,2093 Government
Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 98 314 Chatswood,NSW,2067 Non-government
PLC Armidale,Armidale,NSW,2350 98 272 Armidale,NSW,2350 Non-government
The International French School of Sydney,Maroubra,NSW,2035 98 711 Maroubra,NSW,2035 non-government
Lindfield Public School,Lindfield,NSW,2070 98 773 Lindfield,NSW,2070 Government
Barker College,Hornsby,NSW,2077 98 2103 Hornsby,NSW,2077 Non-government
Covenant Christian School,Belrose,NSW,2085 98 880 Belrose,NSW,2085 Non-government
Danebank School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 98 926 Hurstville,NSW,2220 Non-government
St Raphael's Catholic Primary School,South Hurstville,NSW,2221 98 223 South Hurstville,NSW,2221 Non-government
MLC School,Burwood,NSW,2134 98 1154 Burwood,NSW,2134 Non-government
Mowbray Public School,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 98 526 Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Government
Pennant Hills Public School,Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 98 536 Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 Government
Rainbow Street Public School,Randwick,NSW,2031 98 447 Randwick,NSW,2031 Government
Epping North Public School,North Epping,NSW,2121 98 420 North Epping,NSW,2121 Government
Queenwood School for Girls,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 873 Mosman,NSW,2088 Non-government
Saint Mary MacKillop College (Albury),Jindera,NSW,2642 98 136 Jindera,NSW,2642 Non-government
Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Primary School,Epping,NSW,2121 98 142 Epping,NSW,2121 Non-government
Tara Anglican School for Girls,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 98 718 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 Non-government
Trinity Grammar School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 98 2084 Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Non-government
St Thomas' Catholic Primary School,Willoughby,NSW,2068 98 337 Willoughby,NSW,2068 Non-government
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School,Villawood,NSW,2163 98 296 Villawood,NSW,2163 Non-government
Sutherland Public School,Sutherland,NSW,2232 98 265 Sutherland,NSW,2232 Government
McAuley Catholic Primary School,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 98 138 Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Non-government
Montgrove College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 98 565 Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 Non-government
Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School,Hoxton Park,NSW,2171 98 429 Hoxton Park,NSW,2171 Non-government
Parramatta Public School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 98 938 Parramatta,NSW,2150 Government
Picnic Point Public School,Picnic Point,NSW,2213 98 399 Picnic Point,NSW,2213 Government
Turramurra Public School,Turramurra,NSW,2074 98 569 Turramurra,NSW,2074 Government
Ravenswood School for Girls,Gordon,NSW,2072 98 1119 Gordon,NSW,2072 Non-government
North Ryde Public School,North Ryde,NSW,2113 98 375 North Ryde,NSW,2113 Government
Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic Primary School,Kensington,NSW,2033 98 465 Kensington,NSW,2033 Non-government
St Martha's Catholic Primary School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 98 244 Strathfield,NSW,2135 Non-government
Inner Sydney Montessori School,Balmain,NSW,2041 98 194 Balmain,NSW,2041 Non-government
Westmead Public School,Westmead,NSW,2145 98 1499 Westmead,NSW,2145 Government
Annangrove Public School,Annangrove,NSW,2156 98 72 Annangrove,NSW,2156 Government
Holy Family Catholic Primary School,Lindfield,NSW,2070 98 288 Lindfield,NSW,2070 Non-government
The Scots College,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 98 1904 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Non-government
Kensington Public School,Kensington,NSW,2033 98 444 Kensington,NSW,2033 Government
Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 98 408 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Non-government
Al-Faisal College,Auburn,NSW,2144 98 2200 Auburn,NSW,2144 non-government
Girraween Public School,Girraween,NSW,2145 98 1162 Girraween,NSW,2145 Government
St Mary's School,Erskineville,NSW,2043 98 192 Erskineville,NSW,2043 Non-government
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School,Bulli,NSW,2516 98 354 Bulli,NSW,2516 Non-government
Mosman Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 692 Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Eastwood Heights Public School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 98 487 Eastwood,NSW,2122 Government
Gordon East Public School,Gordon,NSW,2072 98 335 Gordon,NSW,2072 Government
Holsworthy Public School,Holsworthy,NSW,2173 98 688 Holsworthy,NSW,2173 Government
SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School, Boat Shed,Gladesville,NSW,2111 98 1615 Boat Shed,Gladesville,NSW,2111 Non-government
St John The Baptist Catholic Primary School,Freshwater,NSW,2096 98 287 Freshwater,NSW,2096 Non-government
Anzac Park Public School,Cammeray,NSW,2062 98 343 Cammeray,NSW,2062 Government
Loreto Kirribilli,Kirribilli,NSW,2061 98 1096 Kirribilli,NSW,2061 Non-government
Wahroonga Adventist Primary School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 97 383 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
Ryde East Public School,North Ryde,NSW,2113 98 513 North Ryde,NSW,2113 Government
Tangara School for Girls,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 98 564 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Non-government
Pittwater House School,Collaroy,NSW,2097 97 812 Collaroy,NSW,2097 Non-government
Burwood Public School,Burwood,NSW,2134 97 641 Burwood,NSW,2134 Government
Rose Bay Public School,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 97 615 Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Government
Hornsby South Public School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 97 643 Hornsby,NSW,2077 Government
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 97 321 Carlingford,NSW,2118 Non-government
Pacific Hills Christian School,Dural,NSW,2158 97 1281 Dural,NSW,2158 Non-government
St Michael's Catholic Primary School,Daceyville,NSW,2032 97 295 Daceyville,NSW,2032 Non-government
Oatley Public School,Oatley,NSW,2223 97 533 Oatley,NSW,2223 Government
International Grammar School,Ultimo,NSW,2007 97 1132 Ultimo,NSW,2007 Non-government
St Ambrose' Primary School,Concord West,NSW,2138 97 485 Concord West,NSW,2138 Non-government
Italian Bilingual School,Meadowbank,NSW,2114 97 106 Meadowbank,NSW,2114 Non-government
Killarney Heights Public School,Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 97 691 Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 Government
St Columba's Catholic Primary School,Leichhardt North,NSW,2040 97 159 Leichhardt North,NSW,2040 Non-government
Bunnaloo Public School,Bunnaloo,NSW,2731 97 49 Bunnaloo,NSW,2731 Government
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School,Cronulla,NSW,2230 97 207 Cronulla,NSW,2230 Non-government
Hunters Hill Public School,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 97 358 Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 Government
German International School Sydney,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 97 278 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Non-government
William Clarke College,Kellyville,NSW,2155 97 1532 Kellyville,NSW,2155 Non-government
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School,Como,NSW,2226 97 457 Como,NSW,2226 Non-government
St James Primary School,Kotara South,NSW,2289 97 328 Kotara South,NSW,2289 Non-government
Kellyville Public School,Kellyville,NSW,2155 97 726 Kellyville,NSW,2155 Government
Galilee Catholic Primary School,Bondi Beach,NSW,2026 97 135 Bondi Beach,NSW,2026 Non-government
Coogee Boys' Preparatory School,Randwick,NSW,2031 97 159 Randwick,NSW,2031 Non-government
The Coast Christian School,Bensville,NSW,2251 97 110 Bensville,NSW,2251 Non-government
Villa Maria Catholic Primary School,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 97 425 Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 Non-government
Carlingford Public School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 97 645 Carlingford,NSW,2118 Government
Thornleigh West Public School,Thornleigh,NSW,2120 97 588 Thornleigh,NSW,2120 Government
Balgowlah North Public School,Balgowlah North,NSW,2093 97 609 Balgowlah North,NSW,2093 Government
Earlwood Public School,Earlwood,NSW,2206 97 664 Earlwood,NSW,2206 Government
St Spyridon College,Kingsford,NSW,2032 97 784 Kingsford,NSW,2032 Non-government
Mount Sinai College,Maroubra,NSW,2035 97 288 Maroubra,NSW,2035 Non-government
Prouille Catholic Primary School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 97 258 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Non-government
St Joseph's Primary School,Merewether,NSW,2291 97 373 Merewether,NSW,2291 Non-government
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School,Waitara,NSW,2077 97 323 Waitara,NSW,2077 Non-government
St Cecilia's Catholic Primary School,Balgowlah,NSW,2093 97 263 Balgowlah,NSW,2093 Non-government
Excelsior Public School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 97 523 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Government
Darlinghurst Public School,Potts Point,NSW,2011 97 311 Potts Point,NSW,2011 Government
St Bernard's Catholic Primary School,Botany,NSW,2019 97 205 Botany,NSW,2019 Non-government
Quakers Hill Public School,Quakers Hill,NSW,2763 97 966 Quakers Hill,NSW,2763 Government
St Brigid's Catholic Primary School,Coogee,NSW,2034 97 215 Coogee,NSW,2034 Non-government
Forestville Public School,Forestville,NSW,2087 97 705 Forestville,NSW,2087 Government
West Ryde Public School,West Ryde,NSW,2114 97 604 West Ryde,NSW,2114 Government
Middle Harbour Public School,Mosman,NSW,2088 97 642 Mosman,NSW,2088 Government
Regina Coeli Catholic Primary School,Beverly Hills,NSW,2209 97 458 Beverly Hills,NSW,2209 Non-government
Willoughby Public School,Willoughby,NSW,2068 97 1079 Willoughby,NSW,2068 Government
The Hills Grammar School,Kenthurst,NSW,2156 97 883 Kenthurst,NSW,2156 Non-government
Normanhurst Public School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 97 362 Normanhurst,NSW,2076 Government
St Patrick's Catholic Primary School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 97 169 Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Non-government
Ashfield Public School,Ashfield,NSW,2131 97 442 Ashfield,NSW,2131 Government
Caringbah North Public School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 97 561 Caringbah,NSW,2229 Government
St Michael's Catholic Primary School,Thirroul,NSW,2515 97 232 Thirroul,NSW,2515 Non-government
Erskineville Public School,Erskineville,NSW,2043 97 379 Erskineville,NSW,2043 Government
The Illawarra Grammar School,West Wollongong,NSW,2500 97 861 West Wollongong,NSW,2500 Non-government
Meadowbank Public School,Ryde,NSW,2112 97 324 Ryde,NSW,2112 Government
Normanhurst West Public School,Thornleigh,NSW,2120 97 523 Thornleigh,NSW,2120 Government
Annandale North Public School,Annandale,NSW,2038 97 397 Annandale,NSW,2038 Government
St Ives Public School,St Ives,NSW,2075 97 493 St Ives,NSW,2075 Government
Samuel Gilbert Public School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 97 773 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Government
St Anthony's Catholic Primary School,Clovelly,NSW,2031 97 183 Clovelly,NSW,2031 Non-government
Al-Faisal College (Campbelltown Campus,Minto),NSW,2566 96