Best Primary Schools In The Inner West Of Sydney For 2020
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As 2020 comes to a close, parents across Sydney's Inner West are no doubt wondering what is the best primary school in NSW? And more specifically what are the best primary schools in Inner West Sydney? With NAPLAN 2020 being cancelled (thank you COVID-19!), Sydney primary school rankings for 2020 haven't officially been released, however, if you're still interested to know what the top primary schools in Sydney for 2020 are, let's look at the top performers from the 2019 NAPLAN results.
Top of The Class
When choosing the right primary school for your child, Sydney parents can't help but question whether public or private is best? If you're in favour of private schools, the 2019 NAPLAN results will be in your favour with only 1 Inner West public school scoring in the top 5 primary schools in the area. Independent and Catholic schools were standouts again in 2019 with Meriden School in Strathfield in the number one spot scoring an average of 529.8 across reading writing, spelling, grammar and numeracy for years 3 to 5. Presbyterian Ladies College in Croydon came in the second spot with an average of 520.
Balmain Public School came in 3rd spot with an average of 518, ranking higher than the exclusive Newington College, which came in 4th spot. Other top spots were awarded to St Mary’s Catholic Primary in Erskineville, St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School in Annandale, and MLC Burwood.
Top 20 Inner West Primary Schools
1. Meriden School, Strathfield
2. Presbyterian Ladies College, Croydon
3. Balmain Public School
4. Newington College, Stanmore
5. St Mary’s Catholic Primary, Erskineville
6. St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School, Annandale
7. MLC Burwood
8. Petersham Public School
9. Haberfield Public School
10. Croydon Public School
11. Ashfield Public School
12. St Francis Xavier Catholic School Ashbury
13. Holy Innocents' Catholic Primary School, Croydon
14. Wilkins Public School, Marrickville
15. St James Catholic Primary School, Glebe
16. St Peters Public School
17. Strathfield North Public School
18. St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Summer Hills
19. Inner Sydney Montessori School, Balmain
20. Burwood Public, Burwood
Source: Daily Telegraph
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Dec 22 2019
Concord Public School and Newington Public School are way better than Newington College and Croydon Public School