NSW Opportunity Classes

  • In 2019 - Number of vacancies: 1,740 - Number of applicants: 11,850
  • There are 75 opportunity classes offering placement in Year 5 for entry in 2019.
  • The minimum entry score for an opportunity class is the score of the lowest scoring student to accept a place there. Minimum entry scores vary from school to school and from year to year.
  • The minimum entry score is determined by the geographical location of the schools and the academic merit of the students applying for entry.
  • The minimum entry score is not an indicator of the relative performance of the primary schools with opportunity classes.
  • For further information about applying for placement in an opportunity class in Year 5, visit the Public Schools website.

Data Source: Public Schools. NSW Department of Education

NSW Opportunity Classes - Minimum Entry Scores

SchoolEntry Score for 2021Entry Score for 2020Entry Score for 2019Entry Score for 2018Entry Score for 2017
Alexandria Park Community School207202205206212
Alstonville Public School176161162163170
Armidale City Public School165171185164165
Artarmon Public School235232232230229
Ashfield Public School226226222224217
Balgowlah Heights Public School217211215212223
Balmain Public School217214212215207
Bathurst West Public School173160160169160
Beecroft Public School250251246245245
Biraban Public School162162160162168
Blacktown South Public School216218216210204
Blaxcell Street Public School210205201204204
Blaxland East Public School186NA185NA180
Bradbury Public School189187190186176
Camden South Public School190186189187187
Caringbah North Public School212208209216211
Casula Public School207205209208207
Cessnock West Public School160164161163161
Chatswood Public School235233229224227
Colyton Public School197185189189189
Coonabarabran Public School161163161160160
Cudgegong Valley Public School163163169160159
Dubbo West Public School167161160161162
Dural Public School237232230227225
Earlwood Public School220212213212222
Ermington Public School244239234239236
Georges Hall Public School218222225220217
Glenbrook Public SchoolNA184NA187NA
Goonellabah Public School163160164161162
Gosford Public School209197205199200
Goulburn West Public School160162163166174
Greenacre Public School203200201203209
Greystanes Public School226226228226224
Harrington Street Public School200204204212214
Holsworthy Public School216220216212224
Hurstville Public School227221217224224
Illaroo Road Public School161161164169158
Ironbark Ridge Public School235229225226220
Jewells Primary School180172185183192
Kingswood Public School201190188187183
Leumeah Public School216211208215206
Lithgow Public School161162160160162
Maryland Public School188170171174177
Matthew Pearce Public School248239237236234
Mona Vale Public School209207216211214
Moree Public School160162162164162
Neutral Bay Public School229222225223222
New Lambton South Public School195203211188194
Newbridge Heights Public School202213197205206
North Rocks Public School244243238241242
Picnic Point Public School219217223219214
Port Macquarie Public School160160162160164
Quakers Hill Public School227224219222217
Queanbeyan South Public School165168160164167
Richmond Public School182170167165161
Rutherford Public School172177174176165
Ryde Public School236230227224223
Smithfield Public School197204189200200
Soldiers Point Public School168176181167183
South Grafton Public School160161160161162
St Andrews Public School206194199191190
St Johns Park Public School211201215225228
Sturt Public School169164181177173
Summer Hill Public School235238233238233
Sutherland Public School220211209219213
Tahmoor Public School161161171166160
Tamworth Public School171176183181176
Tamworth South Public School160161161162160
Tighes Hill Public School197185187181178
Toormina Public School160162163161162
Waitara Public School233237231227226
Wentworth Falls Public School194165180193182
Wilkins Public School216211215215208
Wollongong Public School208208207205213
Woollahra Public School220219217221227
Wyong Public School183166177177175
Source: NSW DoE - Opportunity Classes Minimum Entry Scores

Opportunity Classes Test Dates

Year Dates of the Opportunity Classes Placement Test
(for Year 4 students seeking entry to Year 5 the following year)
2020 16 September 2020 for 2021 entry
2021 21 July 2021 for 2022 entry

Information Source: Public Schools, NSW Department of Education

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