2016 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 2016 the top schools by state and territory were:

State/Territory School


Sydney Grammar School


Brisbane Grammar School

South Australia

Rostrevor College


Marist Regional College Burnie

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

Canberra Grammar School


Trinity Grammar School

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
4Brisbane Grammar School, Qld
=5Cranbrook School, NSW
=5St Joseph's College, Hunter's Hill, NSW
7Trinity Grammar School, Vic
=8Scotch College, Vic
=8St Mary's Anglican Girls' School, WA
10Brisbane State High School, Qld