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Choosing the right primary school for your child can be overwhelming, to say the least. With such a large variety of schools to choose from, it's hard to know which one will be the best fit for your child and their learning goals. Our top primary school rankings in NSW 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 Primary Schools in New South Wales

New South Wales' top ranking primary 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 New South Wales primary 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 Primary Schools in NSW

Rank School Suburb Postcode Sector Year Range Teaching Staff School ICSEA Value Gender Religion Avg. NAPLAN Score
1 Sydney Grammar School Paddington 2021 Non-government K-12 279 1273 Male Secular 592
2 St Aloysius' College Milsons Point 2061 Non-government 3-12 120 1239 Male Catholic 547
3 Abbotsleigh Wahroonga 2076 Non-government K-12 156 1219 Female Anglican 558
4 Northcross Christian School Ryde 2112 Non-government K-6 28 1188 Co-Ed Baptist 553
5 Matthew Pearce Public School Baulkham Hills 2153 Government K-6 64 1177 Co-Ed Secular 554
6 Beecroft Public School Beecroft 2119 Government K-6 46 1181 Co-Ed Secular 550
7 Woollahra Public School Woollahra 2025 Government K-6 33 1186 Co-Ed Secular 543
8 Knox Grammar School Wahroonga 2076 Non-government K-12 311 1183 Uniting Secular 544
9 St Ives North Public School St Ives 2075 Government K-6 41 1175 Co-Ed Secular 551
10 Hornsby North Public School Hornsby 2077 Government K-6 51 1151 Co-Ed Secular 549

FAQs About NSW Primary School Rankings

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

How are primary schools in New South Wales ranked?

Top ranking schools in New South Wales 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 primary school rankings?

ICSEA stands for the Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage. This metric provides an indication of 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 in comparing schools' academic achievements while considering the socioeconomic backgrounds of their students.

How do I find more primary school rankings in NSW?

You can look up primary school rankings in NSW 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 high schools in NSW?

Ensure your child continues to receive a quality education with our list of the top ranking high schools in NSW.

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 primary school tutoring near me?

Kinetic Education has provided primary school tutoring in Sydney and New South Wales 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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