2018 Prize Winners Schools

We extract data on high performing schools. This analysis is based on the results of the the school's top five students from each of Years 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. We use this method so that we do not disadvantage schools which enter whole Years, compared with schools which only enter their best students. In 2018 the top schools by state and territory were:

State/Territory School


Sydney Grammar School


Brisbane Grammar School

South Australia

Pembroke School


St Michael's Collegiate School

Territories (ACT, NT, Cocos Keeling, Christmas Island)

Canberra Grammar School, ACT


Wesley College - St Kilda Road Campus

Western Australia

St Mary's Anglican Girls' School

The top schools Australia-wide were:

1Sydney Grammar School, NSW
2Sydney Boys High School (NSW)
3Canberra Grammar School (ACT)
4Northern Beaches Secondary College - Manly Campus (NSW)
5Knox Grammar School (NSW)
6Merewether High School (NSW)
7Shore School (NSW)
8Brisbane Grammar School, Qld
9Wesley College - St Kilda Road Campus (Vic)
=10Presbyterian Ladies' College (Vic)
=10Trinity Grammar School (Vic)