Best Primary Schools in Sydney 2020

Are you looking for the best primary schools in Sydney? You have come to the right place.

These are the top 20 primary schools in Sydney based on NAPLAN score in 2019. Since they have similar results, we rank them in alphabetical order.

Best Public Primary Schools

Artarmon Public School

Source: Artarmon Public School Website

The school, which is located in the Artarmon suburb, has more than 1000 students. The school, which was founded in 1910, offers Kindergarten to Year 6.

Beaumont Road Public School

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Source: Beaumont Road Public School Website

The school, which is located in the suburb of Killara, has around 400 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Beecroft Public School

Happy faces of students at Beecroft Public school
Source: Beecroft Public School website

This school is located in the Beecroft suburb with about 800 students with levels K – 6. The school, which was founded in 1891, offers various interesting facilities. Among these facilities are language, science, art, sports and many more.

Cammeray Public School

This school has about 950 students with levels K – 6. The school, which is located in Cammeray, has been established since 1915.

Carlingford West Public School

Source: Carlingford West Public School website

This school has been established since 1967. The school, which is located in the Carlingford suburb, has a total student population of more than 1000 children with a range of K – 6.

Hornsby North Public School

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Source: Hornsby North Public School website

This school was founded in 1967. This school, which is located in Hornsby, has around 430 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Matthew Pearce Public School

Source: Matthew Pearce Public School Website

The school, which was founded in 1982, has around 1300 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. It is located in Baulkham Hills.

Murray Farm Public School

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The school, which was founded in 1969, is located in Carlingford. This school has about 900 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. It offers Japanese bilingual program, as well as range of extra curricular activities: band, dance, choir, recorder, drumming, ukulele, robotics, sport, public speaking, debating, and string ensemble.

Pymble Public School

Collage of Pymble Public School students
Source: Pymble Public School website

The school, which was founded in 1955, has around 650 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. It is located in Pymble.

St Ives North Public School

The school was founded in 1961 and is located in the suburb of St Ives. This school has around 900 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. There are 45 extra curricular activities to choose from, including sports, dance, languages, a comprehensive band program, string orchestras, chess, choir, debating, and Tournament of the Minds.

Sydney Distance Education Primary School

Source: Sydney Distance Education Primary School

This is a global leader distance education provider for primary school students, operated by Department of Education NSW. It enroll NSW students from public and independent schools who are unable to attend their local schools for a variety of circumstances. It has around 170 students.

Best Private Primary Schools

Abbotsleigh

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Source: Abbotsleigh website

This Anglican school, which was founded in 1885, is a private school for girls. Located in Wahroonga, Sydney’s North Shore. It has around 1400 students from Pre Kindergarten to Year 12. It offers various co-curricular programs, including Music, Performing Arts, Sport, Debating and Public Speaking, Duke of Edinburgh, Technology Club, Lego Robotics Club, Science club, and many others.

Al Hikma College

Source: Al Hikma College website

This Islamic school which was founded in 2012 is located in Lakemba, NSW. This school is a coeducational school with around 300 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Coogee Boys’ Preparatory School

Source: Coogee Boys’ Preparatory School

This school was founded in 1914. This special school for boys is located at Cnr Alison Road and Cook Street, Randwick, NSW and has a student population of more than 100.

John Colet School

Enrolments - image enrolment-main on https://www.johncolet.nsw.edu.au
Source: John Colet website

John Colet School is located on Wyatt Avenue, Belrose. This coeducational school has been established since 1985. It has around 200 students from Kindergarten to Year 6. Often up to 50% of their 6th class students gaining entry to selective high schools or winning prestigious and highly competitive scholarships to independent senior schools.

Knox Grammar School

This Uniting Church School has been established since 1926. This school is located in Wahroonga. It has around 3,000 students from Kindergarten to Year 12.

McAuley Catholic Primary School

This coeducational school located in Rose Bay, NSW has been established since 1967. The Catholic school has a total student population of about 100 children.

Northcross Christian School

This Christian school was founded in 1981. This coeducational school has around 300 students, from Kindergarten to Year 6. It is located in Ryde.

St. Aloysius’ College

Source: St Aloysius’ College website

The school, which was founded in 1879, is a Roman Catholic school for boys only. The school, which has around 1300 students from Year 3 to Year 12.

Sydney Grammar School

Source: Sydney Grammar School website

This boys-only school was officially opened in 1857. The school is located on Alma Street, Paddington. It has more than 1000 students from Preschool to Year 12. It offers various co-curricular activities, including Sport, Music, Drama, Army Cadet Corps, Australian Air Forces Cadets, Debating and Public Speaking, Chess, Anime Club, Computer Club, and many others.