Top Primary Schools in Singapore 2019 (based on requirement to ballot in Phase 2B)

Primary school years are an important phase of a child’s education. Primary school’s education gives the child a strong foundation and also develops him to his fullest potential. Therefore every parent would want their child to be enrolled in one of the top primary schools in Singapore. Here’s the list of top primary schools based on their popularity, none of these schools are being ranked, this list is based on the fact that these schools had balloting for Phase 2B in 2019.

Top 22 Primary Schools in 2019 (in alphabetical order)

Ai Tong School

Ai Tong School is a primary school located in Bishan, Thomson area. It is one of the five schools that is affiliated to Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan. Some condominums located within 1km are Thomson Three, Thomson Impression and The Gardens At Bishan.

Anglo-Chinese School (Junior)

Anglo-Chinese School (Junior) is one of the two ACS primary schools in Singapore. It was established in 1951 at the old Coleman Street campus, In 1984, it moved to its former premises at 25 Peck Hay Road. The school is currently located in its new premise at 16 Winstedt Road since December 2008. Being located at Orchard/Newton area, there are plenty of condos within 1km to the school, namely Vida, Park Infinia at Wee Nam and a few new launches which includes Pullman Residences, Kopar at Newton etc.

Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)

The other ACS primary school in Singapore is Anglo-Chinese School (Primary) which was separated from the secondary classes in 1928 and was located at Coleman Street while the secondary classes moved to the new building at Cairnhill. After a few relocations, it is currently located at Barker Road. Similarly to ACS (Junior), there are also many condos within 1km to this campus, namely Volari, Belmond Green, City Towers. There are also 2 new launches near this campus, namely Sloane Residences and 35 Gilstead which are within 1km to the school.

Canberra Primary School

Canberra Primary School was established in January 2000. It is located at 21 Admiralty Drive. There are not many private condominiums nearby the school. Most of the residential properties within 1 km are HDB flats, except for 2 Executive Condominiums which are Parc Life and Skypark Residences.

Catholic High School (Primary)

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Catholic High School is located in Bishan Singapore. It is one of the top  primary schools in Singapore that is offering both a four-year Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level Programme and a six-year Integrated Programme. The school campus is located near HDB flats as well as landed properties at Thomson rise estate. Condos within 1 km are Clover By The Park, Bishan Heights, Sky Vue as well as Sky Habitat.

CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh)

CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh) is one of the schools under the CHIJ family. It is located at Lorong 1 Toa Payoh. Sky Eleven is a nice condo that within 1 km to the school, Trellis Tower is another project that is nearby the school.

Chongfu School

The Hokkien Huay Kuan was ahead of its times when it made it possible for girls to be educated in an era when females were considered less worthy than their male counterparts.  In 1915, it set up the first girls’ school – Chong Hock Girls’ School. The school has since been renamed Chongfu School. Chongfu School is well-known for its Chinese Opera CCA.  The school is currently located at Yishun Avenue 6. Within 1 km are mostly hdb flats except for Nine Residences.

CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School (Primary)

Another school under the CHIJ family is CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School. It believes in holistic education, giving a vibrant school life to the children, creating joyful learners and focusing on academics as well as aesthetics of learning. It is located at 501 Ang Mo Kio Street 13. There are many landed properties around the location. The Panaroma is a private condo that is nearest to the school.

Fairfield Methodist School (Primary)

Fairfield Methodist School moved to its current Dover campus to accommodate a larger population of students in 1983. Concurrently, the school went co-educational, becoming the first Methodist School in Singapore to do so, and became two separate schools, Fairfield Methodist Primary School and Fairfield Methodist Secondary School, each with its own administration, but still under the Fairfield Methodist School Board of Management. In 2009, the school changed its name to Fairfield Methodist School (Primary) and Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary) to highlight close relationship between Primary and Secondary School. Heritage View and Dover Park View are condos near to the school and if you are looking for something newer, One North Residences and The Rochester are nice condo that you can consider.

Holy Innocents’ Primary School

Holy Innocents’ Primary School is located at Lorong Low Koon in Hougang. Nearby condos are Midtown Residences and Parc Vera. If you want something under construction, The Florence Residences which is a new launch condo that sits on the land parcel that previous privatised HUDC Florence Regency was.

Maris Stella High School (Primary)

Maris Stella High School (Primary) is a boys’ school located at Bartley, very close proximity to Bartley MRT station. Condos nearby includes Bartley Ridge, Bartley Residences and Botanique at Bartley. The Gazania and The Lilium by Developer Sing Hai Yi is also within 1 km to the school.

Methodist Girls’ School (Primary)

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Methodist Girls’ School (Primary) is an independent school located at Bukit Timah. Methodist Girls’ School is a well-known school with a history of academic and sporting excellence. The school was routinely placed in the top ten schools of Singapore. Located in Bukit Timah, there are vast selections of private condos within 1km to the school. The campus is situated just behind the very popular condo Maple Woods, as well as condos like Floridian, The Cascadia etc. New launch condos nearby includes Mayfair Garden and Mayfair Modern by developer Oxley Holdings.

Nan Chiau Primary School

A highly sought after primary school at Sengkang area is Nan Chiau Primary School. Compass Heights which is located above Sengkang MRT is a very convenient condo within 1km to the school.

Nan Hua Primary School

Nan Hua Primary School is located at the western part of Singapore at Jalan Lempeng. Trilinq is the newest condo near to the school. If you do not mid something older, Regent Park is a good condo to consider. Parc Clementis is a new launch project nearby the school. It sits on a mega site of 633,639 sqft of land. More than 500 units has been sold at time of writting this articles.

Nanyang Primary School

Nanyang Primary School is a highly sought after primary school located at Bukit Timah. Its campus is located inside a landed property estate. Nearby condos are highly sought after due to the fact that they are near to the school. Duchess Crest, Duchess Royale and The Tresor are some of the condos at this location.

Pei Chun Public School

Pei Chun Public School is a good school located at Toa Payoh. Located in one of the oldest new town in Singapore, residential properties nearby are mostly HDB flats, except GEM Residences.

Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School

Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School is located near Beauty World MRT station. There are a few condo launches nearby like View At Kismis adn Daintree Residences.

Rosyth School

Rosyth School is very popular at the Serangoon North region. New launches nearby that you may consider are Affinity at Serangoon and The GardenResidences. If something that is ready for occupation will be Regant Ville located at Hougang Avenue 9.

Rulang Primary School

Rulang Primary School is a highly sought after school in the western part of Singapore. It is one of the top primary schools in Singapore. Condos nearby are Parc Vista, Lakeshore, Caspain etc, just to name a few.

St. Joseph’s Institution Junior

St. Joseph’s Institution Junior is located at the Thomson area near to Novena MRT. There are many condos nearby within 1km to schools. Soliel at Sinaran is one of the nice condo at that location. Neu at Novena and Fyve Derbyshire are two new projects launch nearby the school

Tao Nan School

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Tao Nan School located at Marine Parade is one of the top primary schools in Singapore that is highly sought after. Marine Parade and East Coast area is very popular among Singaporeans. There many condos and landed properties nearby the school.

Temasek Primary School

Another popular primary  in the eastern part of Singapore is Temasek Primary School. Located at upper east coast vicinity. There are many condos and landed properties nearby to the school.

For most parents, getting their child into a good primary school is a challenging and stressful process if there is no affiliation to the school. Hopefully, this popular primary school list can help you with your child’s school selection.

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