2010 Singapore Primary Schools Ranked By Parental Loyalty

So which are the schools that parents keep sending their kids back to?  The following index ranks Primary Schools based on the average Take-Up Rate (TUR) up to Phase 2A, which measures how eager parents who were ex-students or who already have kids in the schools are in sending their younger kids to the same schools.  This is actually another popularity measurement, since the schools which will NOT have many places left for “outsiders” are also those with the most loyal parents.

Also, note that new schools will be most likely ranked lower in this index due to the lack of a large alumni community.


School Loyalty Index
Anglo-Chinese School (Primary) 84%
Nanyang Primary 77%
Henry Park Primary 76%
Ai Tong 75%
Red Swastika 70%
Catholic High 70%
CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ 70%
Rosyth 69%
Rulang Primary 68%
Pei Chun Public 67%
St Hilda’s Primary 66%
Nan Hua Primary 65%
Kong Hwa 65%
South View Primary 65%
Bukit Panjang Primary 64%
Maha Bodhi 64%
Temasek Primary 64%
Fairfield Methodist Primary 63%
East Spring Primary 63%
Methodist Girls’ School (Primary) 63%
Chongzheng Primary 63%
Woodlands Ring Primary 62%
Singapore Chinese Girls’ Primary 62%
Tao Nan 60%
Holy Innocents’ Primary 59%
Gongshang Primary 59%
White Sands Primary 59%
Rivervale Primary 59%
Evergreen Primary 58%
Canberra Primary 58%
St Anthony’s Primary 58%
Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary 58%
Princess Elizabeth Primary 58%
Nan Chiau Primary 58%
Pasir Ris Primary 57%
Xinmin Primary 57%
Jurong Primary 57%
Raffles Girls’ Primary 56%
Yu Neng Primary 56%
Anglo-Chinese School (Junior) 56%
Unity Primary 56%
Northland Primary 56%
St Joseph’s Institution Junior 56%
Compassvale Primary 55%
Admiralty Primary 55%
Jurong West Primary 55%
Woodgrove Primary 54%
Yew Tee Primary 54%
Greenwood Primary 54%
Chongfu Primary 53%
Woodlands Primary 53%
De La Salle 53%
CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh) 53%
Greenridge Primary 52%
Poi Ching 52%
Anderson Primary 52%
Radin Mas Primary 52%
River Valley Primary 52%
Telok Kurau Primary 51%
Hougang Primary 51%
Elias Park Primary 51%
Concord Primary 50%
West Grove Primary 50%
Fengshan Primary 50%
St Andrew’s Junior 50%
Keming Primary 49%
Clementi Primary 49%
Hong Wen 48%
Pioneer Primary 48%
Jiemin Primary 48%
Bendemeer Primary 48%
Fuchun Primary 47%
Shuqun Primary 46%
Tampines North Primary 46%
St Stephen’s 46%
Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary 46%
Xingnan Primary 46%
Yishun Primary 46%
Geylang Methodist School 45%
Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ 45%
Mee Toh 45%
Zhenghua Primary 45%
Lakeside Primary 45%
Changkat Primary 45%
Chua Chu Kang Primary 45%
Meridien Primary 42%
Park View Primary 42%
Kheng Cheng 42%
Ngee Ann Primary 41%
Punggol Primary 41%
Qihua Primary 41%
Yumin Primary 41%
Casuarina Primary 40%
Bedok Green Primary 40%
Yangzheng Primary 40%
Junyuan Primary 40%
Zhangde Primary 39%
Ang Mo Kio Primary 39%
Seng Kang Primary 39%
Xishan Primary 39%
Fuhua Primary 39%
Maris Stella High 38%
Sembawang Primary 38%
CHIJ (Katong) Primary 38%
Si Ling Primary 38%
Tanjong Katong Primary 38%
Tampines Primary 38%
Edgefield Primary 38%
Wellington Primary 37%
North Spring Primary 37%
Gan Eng Seng Primary 36%
Townsville Primary 36%
Lianhua Primary 36%
CHIJ (Kellock) 36%
CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel 36%
Jing Shan Primary 36%
Cedar Primary 35%
Queenstown Primary 35%
Yuhua Primary 35%
West View Primary 35%
Xinghua Primary 34%
Bukit View Primary 34%
Coral Primary 34%
Kranji Primary 34%
Dazhong Primary 34%
CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity 33%
Eunos Primary 33%
Boon Lay Garden Primary 32%
Qifa Primary 32%
Huamin Primary 32%
Mayflower Primary 32%
Peiying Primary 32%
Teck Ghee Primary 32%
St Anthony’s Canossian Primary 31%
Teck Whye Primary 31%
North View Primary 31%
Bukit Timah Primary 30%
CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace 30%
East View Primary 30%
Juying Primary 29%
St Margaret’s Primary 29%
Yio Chu Kang Primary 28%
Marsiling Primary 28%
New Town Primary 27%
Ahmad Ibrahim Primary 27%
Naval Base Primary 27%
Haig Girls’ 27%
Opera Estate Primary 26%
Pei Tong Primary 26%
Zhonghua Primary 25%
Corporation Primary 24%
Damai Primary 23%
Da Qiao Primary 23%
St Gabriel’s Primary 23%
Loyang Primary 22%
MacPherson Primary 22%
Marymount Convent 22%
First Toa Payoh Primary 21%
Fernvale Primary 21%
Montfort Junior 21%
Stamford Primary 20%
Canossa Convent Primary 20%
Balestier Hill Primary 17%
East Coast Primary 16%
Qiaonan Primary 16%
Griffiths Primary 16%
Blangah Rise Primary 16%
Hong Kah Primary 15%
Farrer Park Primary 15%
Innova Primary 11%
Guangyang Primary 11%
Bedok West Primary 10%
Beacon Primary 9%
Endeavour Primary 9%
Anchor Green Primary 7%
Greendale Primary 7%
North Vista Primary 7%
Horizon 0%




Fuhua or yuhua better 

Fuhua or yuhua better 

Chief I am fail in 2c

Chief I am fail in 2c


hi Gomuji

All schools follow the same MOE Primary School Registration.

Schools do not place any cap on phases up to and inclusive of phase 2A2. Any balance vacancies after phase 2A2 is then splits 50:50 between phase 2B and phase 2C. Any balance from phase 2B will go into phase 2C.



just wondering if there is a practice of the school...

I am curious if the TUR in some school has anything to do with the policy of the school to make a deliberate choice to place a cap of 50% up to phase 2A.

Could it be a case that the practice for some schools are such: a) priority is first given to applicants with siblings who are already in the school. b) 50% of the total remaining vacancies are for the children of ex-students of the school.  

If that being the case the TUR could be 100% but the percentage of total vacancy can still be 50+%.

Parental Loyalty

Hi there,

This index is interesting.

I’m ‘guilty’…of sending my younger daugher back to my former school (Phase 2A2) since I missed the ‘deadline’ to register for alumni. Anyway, I have no time, skills nor money to offer, so it is better for me to register her under Phase 2A2.Hopefully she can get into CHIJ Toa Payoh Primary. I would love to see my little gal wearing that uniform I once wore.

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