Central Queensland's top NAPLAN schools revealed
THE top performing NAPLAN schools in Rockhampton have been revealed following the 2019 results release.
Students in Year 3, 5, 7 and 9 took part in the controversial nationwide standardised test in May.
The test is designed to measure students in literacy and numeracy and track progress.
Across the Rockhampton region found Year 3 and Year 5 students at The Rockhampton Grammar School got an average NAPLAN score of 4914 - the area's top performing primary school.
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The second best performing primary schools was Frenchville State School where the average result was 4708 for Year 3 and Year 5 students.
The third best performing primary school was St Benedict's Catholic Primary School where the schoolwide average score was 4693.
The Rockhampton Grammar School was Rockhampton's top performing high school. There Year 7 and Year 9 students received an average NAPLAN score of 5736.
The second best performing high school was Rockhampton Girls Grammar School where the average score was 5653, while the third best performing school was Heights College where the average score was 5653.
The NAPLAN test remains controversial with the Queensland Government calling for a national review into the test.
After an independent review Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace said.
But advocates maintain the test is an important way to view student and school progress at one moment in time and schools use the results to improve teaching.
Rockhampton's top 10 performing primary schools:
The Rockhampton Grammar School: 4914 points
Frenchville State School: 4708 points
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School: 4693 points
Heights College: 4689 points
St Peter's Catholic Primary School (Rockhampton): 4678 points
Farnborough State School: 4665 points
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (Biloela): 4629 points
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School (Yeppoon): 4616 points
Bouldercombe State School: 4614 points
St Brigid's Catholic Primary School: 4552 points
Rockhampton's top 10 performing high schools:
The Rockhampton Grammar School: 5736 points
Heights College: 5653 points
Rockhampton Girls Grammar School: 5653 points
The Cathedral College, Rockhampton: 5583 points
St Ursula's College: 5550 points
Marist College Emerald: 5508 points
Emmaus College (Rockhampton): 5492 points
Emerald State High School: 5476 points
Clermont State High School: 5450 points
Moura State High School: 5307 points