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Best High Schools on the Gold Coast for 2023

Topping the chart for the best high school on the Gold Coast, with the highest combined score for Y7 & Y9 in the most recent NAPLAN, is Somerset College, located in Mudgeeraba.

We've listed the top 10 best high schools on the Gold Coast including best performing private and state schools.

The top 10 best high schools for the Gold Coast, listed by region, based on the 2022 year 7 & 9 NAPLAN results, out of 45 schools that participated.

Somerset College Best High School on Gold Coast
Somerset College in Mudgeeraba best Gold Coast high school

The best high schools on the Gold Coast


Somerset College is an independent, non-denominational Christian day school. Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, Somerset College is one of Australia's leading independent Primary and Secondary education providers and caters for approximately 1500 students from Pre-Prep to Year 12.

Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $15,000 - $19,000 per year


A.B. Paterson College is a leading co-educational, non-denominational private school. They offer Pre-Prep, Primary and Secondary education.

Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $11,000 - $13,500 per year


All Saints Anglican School is a prestigious Christian school on the Gold Coast and welcomes all students irrespective of ethnic or religious origins. All Saints offers a Junior School, Middle School and Senior School from Pre-Prep to Year 12.


Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $8,000 - $10,000 per year


Emmanuel College is an independent, co-educational, multi-denominational Christian school. The College caters to students from Prep through to Year 12 and there is also an affiliated on-campus Early Leaning Centre.


Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $8,000 - $10,000 per year


St Hilda's School is an all-girls independent Anglican day and boarding school for students Pre-Prep to Y12.


Private school / Girls only / Tuition fees: approx. $13,000 - $22,000 per year


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Saint Stephen's College is a co-educational, Preparatory to Year 12 independent school. They also offer Early learning for children aged 2 to 5.


Private school / Girls only / Tuition fees: approx. $8,300 - $11,000 per year


Benowa State High School is a leading coeducational high school located on an 18-hectare campus in the heart of the Gold Coast, three kilometers west of the centre of Surfers Paradise. It services Y7 to Y12 students in the catchment area including Benowa, Bundall and parts of southern Ashmore.


Government school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: n/a


King's Christian College is a co-educational Christian college. The Reedy Creek campus offers an Early Learning Centre and Prep through to Year 12 as well as a Trade Training Centre (Years 10-12).


Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $6,000 - $9,000 per year


Coomera Anglican College is co-educational Private Christian School offering early learning, primary and secondary education to approx. 1,400 students per annum.


Private school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: approx. $11,000 per year


Varsity College is a QLD Government primary & high school, one of the few state schools that are combined, serving children from Prep to Year 12. The school has approx. 3,370 students across the primary and high school years.


Government school / Co-ed / Tuition fees: n/a


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Source & disclaimer: Australian Curriculum and Reporting Authority 2022 NAPLAN results, ranked by combining the score for Y7 & Y9. We have in preparing this information used our best endeavours to ensure that the information contained herein is true and accurate but accept no responsibility and disclaim all liability in respect of any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misstatements that may occur


N.B. School tuition fees are offered as a guide only, and are based on 2021 published fees, based on one child and in some cases may exclude special levies.

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