Which Are Sydney's Top Primary Schools In 2020?

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While Sydney's high schools are ranked based on their HSC results, determining the 'best' primary schools is a little trickier because some schools have very low enrolment numbers, so the result is not a reliable reflection of the entire school’s performance. Predominantly NAPLAN data (Maths and English) for years 3-5 are mined to create a ranking. 

Research conducted by BetterEducation which rates schools based on NAPLAN results has listed the top 10 primary schools in NSW for both Government and non-Government sectors.

* Please note: Due to COVID-19 no NAPLAN testing took place in 2020 so the most recent results remain current.

Here are the top 10 Sydney primary schools for the year 2020:

1. Sydney Grammar School, Darlinghurst

This non-government school has a total enrollment of 1860

2. St Aloysius' College, Milsons Point

This non-government school has a total enrollment of 1260

3. McAuley Catholic Primary School, Rose Bay

This co-ed Catholic school has a total enrollment of 110

4. John Colet School, Belrose

This independent co-ed school has a total enrollment of 201

5. Matthew Pearce Public School, Baulkham Hills

This government school has a total enrollment of 1344

6. Abbotsleigh, Wahroonga

This non-government school has a total enrollment of 1459

7.  Artarmon Public School, Artarmon

This government school has a total enrollment of 1248

8. St Ives North Public School, St Ives

This government school has a total enrollment of 929

9. Hornsby North Public School, Hornsby

This government school has a total enrollment of 949

10. Al Hikma College, Lakemba

This independent co-educational school has a total enrollment of 289

John Colet School

The Most Crucial Influence 

Please know that the most important factor in your child's schooling is not which school they attend - but YOU.

You, as the parent or carer, have the ability to make a huge impact on your child's academic success. Any teacher will tell you that parental involvement is critical in education and they require nurturing all the way from daycare into high school. Caring about their education and being there for your kids is what truly matters when it comes to fostering academic and emotional success. 

Take a look at our guide to Help You Find The Best Schools in Sydney and if you're on the hunt for a secondary school here are the Top-Ranked High Schools In Sydney.

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