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Choosing the right school for your child can be overwhelming, to say the least. With such a large variety of secondary schools in Western Australia to choose from, it's hard to know which one will be the best fit for your child and their learning goals. Our top high school rankings in WA can be a valuable tool in making an informed decision for your family as all the research has already been done for you.

Compare the Top Ranking High Schools in Western Australia

Western Australia's top ranking high schools have consistently achieved high standards of education throughout the years. These schools offer exceptional opportunities for students and successfully prepare students for higher education. The criteria used to evaluate the success of these schools include: academic excellence, demonstrated through high exam scores, student-to-teacher ratios, resourcing and extracurricular offerings for students. By comparing these Western Australian high schools, you can gain valuable insights into the education landscape in your area, and form a better understanding of what your expectations and preferences are for your child's schooling experience.

Top 10 High Schools in WA

Rank School Suburb Postcode Sector Year Range Teaching Staff School ICSEA Value Gender Religion Avg. NAPLAN Score
1 Perth Modern School Subiaco 6008 Government 7-12 111 1236 Co-Ed Secular 693
2 Christ Church Grammar School Claremont 6010 Non-government PP-12 181 1186 Male Anglican 623
3 Methodist Ladies' College Claremont 6010 Non-government PP-12 122 1185 Female Methodist 618
4 International School of Western Australia City Beach 6015 Non-government PP-12 41 1189 Co-Ed Secular 613
5 St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls Mosman Park 6012 Non-government PP-12 123 1185 Female Anglican 614
6 Shenton College Shenton Park 6008 Government 7-12 185 1160 Co-Ed Secular 612
7 St Mary's Anglican Girls' School Karrinyup 6018 Non-government PP-12 191 1155 Female Anglican 613
8 Rossmoyne Senior High School Rossmoyne 6148 Government 7-12 181 1138 Co-Ed Secular 619
9 Willetton Senior High School Willetton 6155 Government 7-12 183 1127 Co-Ed Secular 617
10 South-West John Calvin Christian College Capel 6271 Non-government PP-10 13 1048 Co-Ed Christian 611

FAQs About WA High School Rankings

Let's have a look at some of the most frequently asked questions from parents in Western Australia starting their research and journey to find the best secondary school for their child.

How are high schools in Western Australia ranked?

Top-ranking schools in Western Australia are typically determined by a few factors, such as the number of exams sat by the school, the number of students receiving high scores in particular subjects, and school resourcing. School rankings also take into consideration NAPLAN results, the Index of ICSEA, and other relevant metrics.

What does ICSEA stand for in high school rankings?

You may have seen the acronym ICSEA everywhere when researching schools, but what does it mean? ICSEA stands for the Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage. This metric indicates the socio-educational backgrounds of students. It takes into account factors like parental education, occupation and location. This helps parents gain an understanding of a school's student population. ICSEA helps to compare schools' academic achievements, whilst considering the socioeconomic backgrounds of their students.

How do I check high school rankings in WA?

You can check school rankings through various sources like the My School and Good Schools Guide websites and educational publications. These publications provide detailed information about school rankings and past and present performance.

What are the top ranking primary schools in WA?

Ensure your child receives a quality education and builds a strong foundation for their high school studies with our list of the top ranking primary schools in WA.

How do I enrol my child in Kinetic Education tutoring?

To enrol your child in Kinetic's school tutoring, fill out the registration form. One of our Education Specialists will contact you to discuss your child's learning needs and schedule their first tutoring session.

Is Kinetic Education's high school tutoring near me?

Kinetic Education has provided high school tutoring in Perth and Western Australia to thousands of students. Our online tutoring program offers a flexible and accessible way to study anywhere in Australia. As long as your child has access to a reliable internet connection, they are good to go!

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