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Opportunity Class Entry Scores

Written by Shefali Sundram

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Opportunity Classes (OC) in Australia are specialized classes offered in some primary schools for academically gifted students. These classes provide an enriched educational experience and additional challenges beyond the regular curriculum.

Admission to OC classes is based on a specific minimum mark set by the schools conducting these tests

Minimum entry score for OC Classes

The minimum entry scores for Opportunity Classes can vary from year to year and between different schools and regions. The entry scores are determined by the Department of Education or the relevant education authority in each state or territory.

The OC Exam is scored out of 300 marks.

Below is the list of schools providing OC Classes along with cut-off scores for 2021

As can be seen from the data 160 is the minimum entry score for OC Classes for 2021

OC schools with 200 and above cut-offs

OC schoolCut-off Score (2021)# Y5 places in 2021 
Alexandria Park Community School20730+
Beecroft Public  School25030
Chatswood Public School23530
Dural Public Schools23730
Ermington Public School24430
Greystanes Public School22630
Ironbark Ridge Public School23530
Neutral Bay Public School22930
North Rocks Public Schools24430
Woollahra Public School22060
Matthew Pearce Public School24830
Ryde Public School23630
Summer Hill Public School23530
Artarmon Public School23560
Waitara Public School23330
Quakers Hill Public School22730
Hurstville Public School22760
Ashfield Public School22630
Earlwood Public School22030
Sutherland Public School22030
Georges Hall Public School21815
Picnic Point Public school21915
Balmain Public School21730
Blacktown South Public School21630
Balgowlah Heights Public School21730
Holsworthy Public School21615
Wilkins Public School21630
Leumeah Public School21615
Caringbah North Public School21230
Blaxcell Street Public School21030
St Johns Park Public School21115
Mona vale Public School20930
Gasford Public School20930
Casula Public School20715
Wollongong Public School20830
Harrington Street Public School20015
Kingswood Public School20130
Newbridge Heights Public School20215
Greenacre Public School20315
St Andrews Public School20615
Alexandria Park Community School20730
OC Schools with 200+ cut off

OC schools with less than 200 cut-offs

OC schoolCut-off Score (2021)# Y5 places in 2021 
Armidale City Public School16515
Biraban Public School16215
Cessnock West Public School16015
Colyton Public School19730
Dubbo West Public School16715
Goonellabah Public School16315
Maryland Public School18815
New Lambton South Public School 19515
Rutherford Publis School17215
Tamworth Public School16015
Smithfield Public School19715
Tighes Hill Public School19715
Aurora College (virtual)195100
Wentworth Public School19415
Camden South Public School19015
Blaxland East Public School18630
Bradbury Public School18915
Richmond Public School18230
Wyong Public School18330
Alstonville Public School17615
Jewells Primary School18015
Bathurst West Public School17315
Soldiers Point Public School16815
Sturt Public School16915
Queanbeyan South Public School16515
Cudgegong Valley Public School16315
Coonabarabran Public School16115
Lithgow Public School16115
Illaroo Road Public School16130
Toormina Public School16015
Tahmoor Public School16115
Cessnock West Public School16015
Goulburn West Public School16015
South Grafton Public School16015
Port Macquarie Public School16015
Moree Public School16015
OC Schools with less than 200 cut off

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is the opportunity class entry score in 2021?

The minimum entry score for opportunity class for the year 2021 was 160. If the school of your interest requires higher then your child must get that desired score.

What was the acceptance rate of students to OC classes in the year 2020?

Out of 12,344 applicants, only 1,740 vacancies are available. The acceptance of students in the year 2020 was 14.1%.

How many OC schools are in NSW?

There are around 77 primary schools across NSW (New South Wales) that provide OC classes. According to the NSW government of education in the upcoming year 2023, about 1840 places were expected to have OC classes you can also search as year 5 classes.

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