School Ranking - HSC Top Achievers - 2017

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The following table ranks NSW high schools based on the percentage of 2017 HSC top achievers only. Find the school list based on the number of HSC top achievers here.  Related: Find HSC top achievers by course name, student name or school name. Other types of rankings or lists are also available: HSC School Ranking | Best Schools by Subjects | Government School Ranking | Selective School Ranking | Independent School Ranking | Catholic School Ranking | School Rankings by All Rounders | School Rankings by 1st Place. For the results of other years, please visit School Ranking Home. There are a large range of factors that impact on academic results in addition to the role played by the school itself. These include the SES (Socio Economic Status) background of students, whether the school is selective in its student intake, etc. It is for the reader to do his own research and draw his or her own conclusions.
Note:
  1. The definition of 'HSC top achievers' is available from Top Achievers in Course List.
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  3. IB - International Baccalaureates. IB results are not included. See the list of IB Schools.
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Better Education RankSchool NameQty%Students
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School 2515.9 %157
2 Sydney Grammar School 2714.8 %182
3 Karabar High School Distance Education Centre 413.8 %29
4 Merewether High School 2011.7 %171
5 Moriah College 1411.3 %124
6 North Sydney Boys High School 169.9 %162
7 Dubbo School of Distance Education 29.5 %21
8 Conservatorium High School 39.4 %32
9 Bellingen High School 48.3 %48
10 Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 87.8 %102
11 Abbotsleigh 117.8 %141
12 Fort Street High School 137.8 %167
13 Ascham School 87.8 %103
14 Montgrove College 17.7 %13
14 Southern Cross Distance Education Centre 17.7 %13
16 Pymble Ladies' College 187.6 %236
17 Sydney Boys High School 167.5 %213
18 Alpha Omega Senior College 76.9 %101
19 Macarthur Anglican School 56.8 %73
20 Sydney Girls High School 116.8 %162
21 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 96.5 %139
22 Wenona School 76.0 %117
23 Hornsby Girls High School 75.6 %126
24 Cheltenham Girls High School 115.5 %199
25 Wagga Wagga Christian College 25.4 %37
26 Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney 75.4 %130
27 Baulkham Hills High School 115.4 %205
28 Karabar High School 45.3 %75
29 Sydney Boys High School 115.2 %213
30 Camden Haven High School 35.1 %59
31 Cranbrook School 85.0 %161
32 Knox Grammar School 165.0 %323
33 Brigidine College Randwick 74.8 %146
34 Loreto Kirribilli 64.7 %127
35 Emanuel School 34.7 %64
36 The King's School 104.7 %214
37 Redfield College 24.5 %44
38 Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College 74.5 %155
39 IPEKA Integrated Christian School 34.3 %70
40 Georges River Grammar 24.2 %48
40 Corowa High School 14.2 %24
42 Roseville College 44.0 %99
42 SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School 84.0 %198
44 Wollemi College 14.0 %25
45 Ravenswood School for Girls 44.0 %101
46 Sydney Distance Education High School 23.8 %52
47 Danebank - An Anglican School For Girls 43.7 %108
48 Reddam House 33.6 %83
49 Kambala 33.4 %87
50 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus 63.4 %175
51 Burwood Girls High School 73.4 %205
52 St Spyridon College 23.4 %59
53 The McDonald College 13.3 %30
53 Hills Adventist College 13.3 %30
53 Redeemer Baptist School 13.3 %30
56 Amity College 43.2 %126
57 Frensham School 23.1 %64
57 Queenwood School for Girls 23.1 %64
59 Normanhurst Boys High School 43.1 %131
60 Brigidine College St Ives 43.0 %134
61 Meriden School 33.0 %101
62 Epping Boys High School 62.9 %205
63 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 52.9 %171
64 Loreto Normanhurst 52.9 %173
65 Carlingford High School 52.8 %180
65 Chatswood High School 52.8 %180
65 Tangara School for Girls 12.8 %36
65 SCEGGS Darlinghurst 32.8 %108
69 Avondale School 12.7 %37
70 Sefton High School 52.7 %188
71 Scone High School 12.6 %38
71 Temora High School 12.6 %38
73 Barker College 92.6 %345
74 Mosman High School 42.6 %154
74 The Illawarra Grammar School 22.6 %77
76 Sydney Technical High School 42.6 %155
77 North Sydney Girls High School 42.5 %158
78 Riverside Girls High School 42.5 %159
79 Springwood High School 22.5 %80
79 Belmont Christian College 12.5 %40
79 Catherine McAuley Westmead 42.5 %160
82 Sydney Girls High School 42.5 %162
82 MLC School 22.5 %81
82 Redlands 22.5 %81
85 Willoughby Girls High School 42.4 %165
86 Clancy Catholic College 32.4 %127
87 Mount Carmel Catholic College 32.3 %128
88 Menai High School 42.3 %174
88 St Columba Anglican School 22.3 %87
90 Monaro High School 12.3 %44
91 Rose Bay Secondary College 32.3 %133
92 St Luke's Grammar School 22.2 %90
92 Wycliffe Christian School 12.2 %45
94 Crestwood High School 32.2 %136
95 Marist Sisters' College Woolwich 32.0 %147
96 Orange High School 21.9 %103
97 Canley Vale High School 41.9 %207
98 Blakehurst High School 31.9 %156
98 Moree Secondary College Albert St Campus 11.9 %52
100 Strathfield Girls High School 41.9 %209
101 Caringbah High School 31.9 %157
102 Ryde Secondary College 31.9 %158
103 Masada College 11.8 %55
104 Moruya High School 11.8 %56
105 Cerdon College 31.8 %169
106 Glenwood High School 31.7 %176
107 Pittwater House Schools 11.7 %59
108 Santa Sabina College 21.7 %120
108 Woonona High School 11.7 %60
110 Kooringal High School 11.6 %61
110 Al Noori Muslim School 11.6 %61
112 Central Coast Adventist School 11.6 %64
112 Moama Anglican Grammar School 11.6 %64
112 Shire Christian School 11.6 %64
115 Woolgoolga High School 11.5 %65
116 Bega High School 11.5 %67
117 Randwick Girls High School 21.5 %135
118 Mulwaree High School 11.4 %69
119 Gilroy Catholic College 21.4 %139
120 Green Point Christian College 11.4 %70
120 Henry Kendall High School 11.4 %70
120 Holroyd High School 11.4 %70
120 Australian International School Singapore 11.4 %70
120 Kincumber High School 11.4 %70
125 Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater Senior Campus 41.4 %288
125 Penrith Anglican College 11.4 %72
127 OTEN - Open Training and Education Network 11.4 %73
128 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus 41.4 %293
129 Tempe High School 21.4 %147
130 Tara Anglican School for Girls 11.3 %76
131 William Clarke College 21.3 %158
131 Newcastle Grammar School 11.3 %79
131 Bonnyrigg High School 21.3 %158
134 St George Girls High School 21.3 %159
135 Killara High School 31.2 %245
136 Bishop Druitt College 11.2 %82
137 Wade High School 11.2 %84
138 Oxley High School 11.2 %85
139 Narara Valley High School 11.2 %86
140 Holsworthy High School 11.1 %88
141 Tomaree High School 11.1 %90
142 Mount St Patrick College 11.1 %91
143 The Scots College 21.1 %187
144 Elizabeth Macarthur High School 11.1 %94
145 Gosford High School 21.0 %194
146 Cabramatta High School 21.0 %195
147 Elderslie High School 11.0 %99
148 Canberra Grammar School 11.0 %100
149 Nagle College 11.0 %101
150 Kingsgrove North High School 10.9 %106
151 Winmalee High School 10.9 %107
152 Muirfield High School 10.9 %108
153 Cherrybrook Technology High School 30.9 %326
154 Greystanes High School 10.9 %110
155 Caroline Chisholm College 10.9 %117
155 Pittwater High School 10.9 %117
157 Bede Polding College 10.8 %118
157 Aquinas Catholic College 10.8 %118
157 Engadine High School 10.8 %118
160 Parramatta High School 10.8 %120
161 Picnic Point High School 10.8 %122
162 Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts 10.8 %123
163 Model Farms High School 10.8 %125
164 Kellyville High School 10.8 %126
165 Magdalene Catholic High School 10.8 %128
166 Thomas Hassall Anglican College 10.8 %129
167 Maitland Grossmann High School 10.8 %131
167 Holy Spirit Catholic College 10.8 %131
169 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta 10.8 %132
170 Mount St Benedict College 10.7 %138
171 Kingsgrove High School 10.7 %140
171 Girraween High School 10.7 %140
171 St Gregory's College Campbelltown 10.7 %140
174 East Hills Girls Technology High School 10.7 %141
175 Prairiewood High School 10.7 %143
175 Ulladulla High School 10.7 %143
175 Woolooware High School 10.7 %143
178 Waverley College 10.7 %146
178 Kinross Wolaroi School 10.7 %146
178 Christian Brothers High School Lewisham 10.7 %146
181 Asquith Girls High School 10.7 %149
182 Fairvale High School 10.7 %152
183 St Augustine's College Sydney 10.6 %155
184 Macquarie Fields High School 10.6 %159
184 Port Hacking High School 10.6 %159
186 St Scholastica's College Glebe Point 10.6 %161
187 Cecil Hills High School 10.6 %162
188 Newtown High School of Performing Arts 10.6 %164
189 Macarthur Girls High School 10.6 %168
190 Georges River College Oatley Senior Campus 20.6 %340
191 Westfields Sports High School 10.6 %179
192 St Mary Star of the Sea College 10.6 %181
193 Beverly Hills Girls High School 10.5 %189
194 Bossley Park High School 10.5 %194
195 St Francis Xavier's College 20.5 %397
196 Wyndham College 10.5 %203
197 All Saints Catholic Senior College 10.5 %218
198 St Marys Senior High School 20.4 %447
199 Castle Hill High School 10.4 %257