2019 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 2019 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


Presbyterian Ladies' College

Western Australia

Perth Modern School

The top schools Australia-wide were:

1Sydney Grammar School, (NSW)
2Sydney Boys High School (NSW)
3Northern Beaches Secondary College - Manly Campus (NSW)
4Canberra Grammar School (ACT)
5Knox Grammar School (NSW)
6Perth Modern School (WA)
7Presbyterian Ladies' College (VIC)
8Ryde Secondary College (NSW)
9St Aloysius' College (NSW)
10Camberwell Grammar School (VIC)