42 Secondary Schools in Central Singapore: Which Is the Best?

Here is a list of secondary schools in central Singapore.

These 42 secondary schools are located in the Central Region of Singapore. The region includes the south of Singapore and the Central Area of Singapore.

Excluding the planning areas in the Central Area, there are nine planning areas in the region that contain secondary schools. The areas are Bishan, Bukit Merah, Bukit Timah, Geylang, Kallang, Marine Parade, Novena, Queenstown and Toa Payoh.

Secondary Schools in Bishan

Below is a list of Bishan secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Catholic High SchoolBoysCatholic High School (Primary Section)
Guangyang Secondary SchoolMixed
Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary SchoolMixedKuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School
Peirce Secondary SchoolMixed
Raffles InstitutionBoys
Whitley Secondary SchoolMixed

Secondary Schools in Bukit Merah

Below is a list of Bukit Merah secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Bukit Merah Secondary SchoolMixed
CHIJ St. Theresa’s ConventGirlsCHIJ (Kellock)
CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace
Crescent Girls’ SchoolGirls
Gan Eng Seng SchoolMixed

Secondary Schools in Bukit Timah

Below is a list of Bukit Timah secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Hwa Chong InstitutionBoys
Methodist Girls’ SchoolGirlsMethodist Girls’ School (Primary Section)
Nanyang Girls’ High SchoolGirlsNanyang Primary School
National Junior College (Secondary)Mixed
St. Margaret’s Secondary SchoolGirlsSt. Margaret’s Primary School

Secondary Schools in Geylang

Below is a list of Geylang secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Broadrick Secondary SchoolMixed
Geylang Methodist School (Secondary)MixedGeylang Methodist School (Primary)
Manjusri Secondary SchoolMixedMaha Bodhi School
Mee Toh School

Secondary Schools in Kallang

Below is a list of Kallang secondary schools. None of the secondary schools have primary school affiliation.

Secondary SchoolGender
Bendemeer Secondary SchoolMixed
Dunman High SchoolMixed
Northlight SchoolMixed

Secondary Schools in Marine Parade

Below is a list of Marine Parade secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
CHIJ Katong ConventGirlsCHIJ (Katong) Primary
Chung Cheng High School (Main)Mixed
Tanjong Katong Girls’ SchoolGirls
Tanjong Katong Secondary SchoolMixed

Secondary Schools in Novena

Below is a list of Novena secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Anglo-Chinese School (Barker Road)BoysAnglo-Chinese School (Junior)
Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)
Singapore Chinese Girls’ SchoolGirlsSingapore Chinese Girls’ School (Primary)
St. Joseph’s InstitutionBoysDe La Salle School
St. Anthony’s Primary School
St. Joseph’s Institution Junior
St. Stephen’s School

Secondary Schools in Queenstown

Below is a list of Queenstown secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)BoysAnglo-Chinese School (Junior)
Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)
Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary)MixedFairfield Methodist School (Primary)
New Town Secondary SchoolMixed
Queenstown Secondary SchoolMixed
Queensway Secondary SchoolMixed

Secondary Schools in the Central Area

Below is a list of Central Area secondary schools. None of the secondary schools have primary school affiliation.

Secondary SchoolGender
Outram Secondary SchoolMixed
Raffles Girls’ SchoolGirls
School of the Arts, SingaporeMixed

Secondary Schools in Toa Payoh

Below is a list of Toa Payoh secondary schools.

Secondary SchoolGenderAffiliated Primary School
Bartley Secondary SchoolMixed
Beatty Secondary SchoolMixed
Cedar Girls’ Secondary SchoolGirls
CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)GirlsCHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh)
Maris Stella High SchoolBoysMaris Stella High School (Primary Section)
St. Andrew’s Secondary SchoolBoysSt. Andrew’s Junior School

What is the best secondary school in central Singapore?

Based on secondary school cut-off point in 2022, the top secondary schools in the Central Region are Raffles Girls’ School and Raffles Institution.