Top-Rated High Schools in South Australia

Do you belong to South Australia, Australia? Are you searching for the list of top-rated high schools in South Australia? Do you want to select the best high school for your child? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best high schools in South Australia, Australia.

Best high schools in South Australia

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best high schools in South Australia, type of the high school, city/location of the school & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal government or non-government high school.

Also check –

Best primary schools in South Australia

Best high schools in NSW

Best high schools in Queensland

Best high schools in Tasmania

Best high schools in Victoria

Best high schools in Western Australia


Let us check out the list of high schools in South Australia now. Here it is –


List of best high schools in South Australia

Sr NoName of the high schoolType of the high schoolSuburb
1Aberfoyle Park High SchoolGovernment school

Aberfoyle Park

2Adelaide Botanic High SchoolGovernment school


3Adelaide High SchoolGovernment school
4Adelaide International SchoolNon-Government school
5Eynesbury Senior CollegeNon-Government school
6Eynesbury CollegeNon-Government school
7Muirden Senior CollegeNon-Government school
8Specialised Assistance School For Youth (SASY)Non-Government school
9University Senior College at Adelaide UniversityNon-Government school

Adelaide University

10Cardijn College – Galilee CampusNon-Government school


11SEDA College SA – The Parks CampusNon-Government school

Angle Park

12Balaklava High SchoolGovernment school


13Banksia Park International High SchoolGovernment school

Banksia Park

14Australian Science and Mathematics SchoolGovernment school

Bedford Park

15Berri Regional Secondary CollegeGovernment school


16Glossop High School – Senior CampusGovernment school
17Birdwood High SchoolGovernment school


18Craigmore High SchoolGovernment school


19Bordertown High SchoolGovernment school


20Cardijn College – Marcellin CampusNon-Government school

Christie Downs

21Christies Beach High School and Southern Vocational CollegeGovernment school
22Clare High SchoolGovernment school


23Compass Catholic CommunityNon-Government school

Davoren Park

24Edmund Rice Flexi School – Davoren Park CampusNon-Government school
25Blackwood High SchoolGovernment school

Eden Hills

26St Patrick’s Technical CollegeNon-Government school

Edinburgh North

27Edmund Rice Flexi SchoolNon-Government school


28Northern Adelaide Senior CollegeGovernment school
29Playford International CollegeGovernment school
30Our Lady of the Sacred Heart CollegeNon-Government school


31Xavier College – Evanston CampusNon-Government school


32Trinity College SeniorNon-Government school

Evanston South

33Findon High SchoolGovernment school


34Nazareth Catholic College – Flinders Park CampusNon-Government school

Flinders Park

35Xavier College – Head CampusNon-Government school

Gawler Belt

36University Senior College at Adelaide University – Gawler Place CampusNon-Government school

Gawler Place

37Roma Mitchell Secondary CollegeGovernment school

Gepps Cross

38SEDA College SA – Football SA State Performance CentreNon-Government school
39Gladstone High SchoolGovernment school


40SEDA College SA – Glandore Recreation CentreNon-Government school


41Glenunga International High SchoolGovernment school


42Glossop High SchoolGovernment school


43Gleeson CollegeNon-Government school

Golden Grove

44Golden Grove High SchoolGovernment school
45Goolwa Secondary CollegeGovernment school


46SEDA College SA – Hallett Cove CampusNon-Government school

Hallett Cove

47Heathfield High SchoolGovernment school


48Henley High SchoolGovernment school

Henley Beach

49Kildare CollegeNon-Government school

Holden Hill

50Kapunda High SchoolGovernment school


51Mary MacKillop CollegeNon-Government school


52Nazareth Catholic College – Kidman Park CampusNon-Government school

Kidman Park

53Mitcham Girls High SchoolGovernment school


54Loxton High SchoolGovernment school


55Norwood International High SchoolGovernment school


56Norwood Morialta High School – Senior CampusGovernment school
57Marden Senior CollegeGovernment school


58Marryatville High SchoolGovernment school


59Endeavour CollegeNon-Government school

Mawson Lakes

60Maple Leaf School – University of South AustraliaNon-Government school
61Temple Christian CollegeNon-Government school

Mile End

62Millicent High SchoolGovernment school


63Hamilton Secondary CollegeGovernment school

Mitchell Park

64SEDA College SA – Mitchell Park CampusNon-Government school
65Modbury High SchoolGovernment school


66Wirreanda Secondary SchoolGovernment school

Morphett Vale

67Cornerstone CollegeNon-Government school

Mount Barker

68Mount Barker High SchoolGovernment school
69Grant High SchoolGovernment school

Mount Gambier

70Mount Gambier High SchoolGovernment school
71Murray Bridge High SchoolGovernment school

Murray Bridge

72Naracoorte High SchoolGovernment school


73Unley High SchoolGovernment school


74Urrbrae Agricultural High SchoolGovernment school
75Cardijn College – Marian CampusNon-Government school

Noarlunga Downs

76SEDA College SA – Noarlunga Downs CampusNon-Government school
77Brighton Secondary SchoolGovernment school

North Brighton

78Immanuel CollegeNon-Government school

Novar Gardens

79Nuriootpa High SchoolGovernment school


80Para Hills High SchoolGovernment school

Para Hills West

81Valley View Secondary SchoolGovernment school

Para Vista

82Parafield Gardens High SchoolGovernment school

Parafield Gardens

83Temple Christian College – Bethany CampusNon-Government school


84Springbank Secondary CollegeGovernment school


85Mount Carmel College Primary CampusNon-Government school


86Penola High SchoolGovernment school


87Peterborough High SchoolGovernment school


88Indie School Port Adelaide CampusNon-Government school

Port Adelaide

89Port Augusta Secondary SchoolGovernment school

Port Augusta

90Port Lincoln High SchoolGovernment school

Port Lincoln

91John Pirie Secondary SchoolGovernment school

Port Pirie

92Prescott CollegeNon-Government school


93Renmark High SchoolGovernment school


94St Francis of Assisi CollegeNon-Government school
95SEDA College SA – West Adelaide Football ClubNon-Government school


96Riverton and District High SchoolGovernment school


97Mount Carmel CollegeNon-Government school


98Morialta Secondary CollegeGovernment school


99Norwood Morialta High School – Middle Campus – MorialtaGovernment school
100Thomas More CollegeNon-Government school

Salisbury Downs

101Salisbury East High SchoolGovernment school

Salisbury East

102Salisbury High SchoolGovernment school

Salisbury North

103Seaview High SchoolGovernment school

Seacombe Heights

104Seaford Secondary CollegeGovernment school


105Seaton High SchoolGovernment school


106Le Fevre High SchoolGovernment school

Semaphore South

107SEDA College SA – Edwardstown OvalNon-Government school

South Plympton

108Woodville High SchoolGovernment school

St Clair

109Thebarton Senior CollegeGovernment school


110Xavier College – Two Wells CampusNon-Government school

Two Wells

111Nazareth Catholic College – St Gabriel Centre CampusNon-Government school


112Underdale High SchoolGovernment school
113Victor Harbor High SchoolGovernment school

Victor Harbor

114Waikerie High SchoolGovernment school


115Adelaide Secondary School of EnglishGovernment school

West Croydon

116Whyalla High SchoolGovernment school


117Edward John Eyre High SchoolGovernment school

Whyalla Norrie

118Whyalla Secondary CollegeGovernment school
119Stuart High SchoolGovernment school

Whyalla Stuart

120Willunga High SchoolGovernment school


121SEDA College SA – St. Clair YMCA Recreation CentreNon-Government school



Different types of high schools

In the Australia, high schools can be broadly classified into two types – government high schools and non-government high schools. Here, I’ve covered both types of high schools.


Factors used to rate the quality of each government & non-government high school

All the schools mentioned in this list are highly-rated by relevant authorities. These schools are trusted and recognized by relevant organizations and governing bodies. Factors such as – student to teacher ratio, safety, amenities, infrastructure, extra-curricular activities, performance of existing students, quality of the teaching staff etc are generally used to rate and evaluate a high school.


The high schools mentioned in this list are known to fare well in the above-mentioned areas. You may visit the school personally and check the above-mentioned factors/parameters and make sure that the school is a good one.

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