Top Public High Schools in Sydney - 2019

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The following table lists the 2019  best government secondary schools in Sydney. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Sydney Secondary Schools | Top Sydney Non-government Secondary Schools | Top NSW Secondary Schools | NSW Secondary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 NSW secondary schools and trends with 2D / 3D charts side by side. For other types of results or rankings, 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.

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Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100

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If you cannot find a school on this list of top schools here, this means the school might have missed the cut-off score for the list. In this case, you can find the school by school name, suburb or postcode on Compare Schools or Ratings page. Features of Compare Schools page:
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  • find a school's trend over the years in academic results and enrolment
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On Ratings page, you can also find best local schools near a suburb / postcode by radius.
School State Overall Score English Maths Total EnrolmentsTrend / CompareLocalityICSEA
James Ruse Agricultural High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 835 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 1237
North Sydney Girls High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 909 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065 1214
North Sydney Boys High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 915 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065 1201
Sydney Girls High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 924 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010 1204
Sydney Boys High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 1208 Trend / Compare Surry Hills,NSW,2010 1184
Baulkham Hills High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1225 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 1204
Hornsby Girls High School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 722 Trend / Compare Hornsby,NSW,2077 1210
Normanhurst Boys High School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 100 751 Trend / Compare Normanhurst,NSW,2076 1208
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus,North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 100 789 Trend / Compare North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 1224
Girraween High School,Girraween,NSW,2145 100 753 Trend / Compare Girraween,NSW,2145 1188
Hurlstone Agricultural High School,Glenfield,NSW,2167 99 957 Trend / Compare Glenfield,NSW,2167 1127
Fort Street High School,Petersham,NSW,2049 99 908 Trend / Compare Petersham,NSW,2049 1184
Penrith High School,Penrith,NSW,2750 99 917 Trend / Compare Penrith,NSW,2750 1171
St George Girls High School,Kogarah,NSW,2217 99 926 Trend / Compare Kogarah,NSW,2217 1147
Caringbah High School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 99 914 Trend / Compare Caringbah,NSW,2229 1176
Conservatorium High School,Sydney,NSW,2000 99 151 Trend / Compare Sydney,NSW,2000 1195
Sydney Technical High School,Bexley,NSW,2207 99 921 Trend / Compare Bexley,NSW,2207 1123
Parramatta High School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 98 966 Trend / Compare Parramatta,NSW,2150 1098
Chatswood High School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 98 1575 Trend / Compare Chatswood,NSW,2067 1120
Sefton High School,Sefton,NSW,2162 98 1056 Trend / Compare Sefton,NSW,2162 1026
Cheltenham Girls High School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 98 1371 Trend / Compare Beecroft,NSW,2119 1139
Cherrybrook Technology High School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 97 2005 Trend / Compare Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 1138
Killara High School,Killara,NSW,2071 97 1667 Trend / Compare Killara,NSW,2071 1154
Carlingford High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 97 1260 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 1111
Ryde Secondary College,Ryde,NSW,2112 97 1145 Trend / Compare Ryde,NSW,2112 1095
Tempe High School,Tempe,NSW,2044 96 946 Trend / Compare Tempe,NSW,2044 1074
Willoughby Girls High School,Willoughby,NSW,2068 96 962 Trend / Compare Willoughby,NSW,2068 1134
Macquarie Fields High School,Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564 96 1133 Trend / Compare Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564 1061
Epping Boys High School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 96 1278 Trend / Compare Eastwood,NSW,2122 1113
Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus,Balgowlah,NSW,2093 96 1039 Trend / Compare Balgowlah,NSW,2093 1105
St Ives High School,St Ives,NSW,2075 95 1046 Trend / Compare St Ives,NSW,2075 1121
Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus,Manly Vale,NSW,2093 95 1322 Trend / Compare Manly Vale,NSW,2093 1109
Killarney Heights High School,Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 95 892 Trend / Compare Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 1114
Castle Hill High School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 95 1801 Trend / Compare Castle Hill,NSW,2154 1108
Sydney Distance Education High School,Woolloomooloo,NSW,2011 95 553 Trend / Compare Woolloomooloo,NSW,2011 1037
Turramurra High School,Turramurra South,NSW,2074 95 1207 Trend / Compare Turramurra South,NSW,2074 1126
Strathfield Girls High School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 95 1028 Trend / Compare Strathfield,NSW,2135 1072
Cammeraygal High School, Crows Nest, NSW 95 635 Trend / Compare Crows Nest,NSW,2065 1134
Pennant Hills High School,Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 94 1020 Trend / Compare Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 1108
Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus,Leichhardt,NSW,2040 94 921 Trend / Compare Leichhardt,NSW,2040 1107
Riverside Girls High School,Gladesville,NSW,2111 94 853 Trend / Compare Gladesville,NSW,2111 1101
Lindfield Learning Village,Lindfield,NSW,2070 94 315 Trend / Compare Lindfield,NSW,2070 1160
Macarthur Girls High School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 93 1115 Trend / Compare Parramatta,NSW,2150 1056
Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus,Rozelle,NSW,2039 93 803 Trend / Compare Rozelle,NSW,2039 1102
Newtown High School of Performing Arts,Newtown,NSW,2042 93 1066 Trend / Compare Newtown,NSW,2042 1120
Rose Bay Secondary College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 93 1305 Trend / Compare Dover Heights,NSW,2030 1111
Mosman High School,Mosman,NSW,2088 93 1102 Trend / Compare Mosman,NSW,2088 1123
Burwood Girls High School,Croydon,NSW,2132 93 1179 Trend / Compare Croydon,NSW,2132 1090
Blacktown Boys High School,Blacktown,NSW,2148 92 652 Trend / Compare Blacktown,NSW,2148 1041
Kirrawee High School,Kirrawee,NSW,2232 92 1204 Trend / Compare Kirrawee,NSW,2232 1075
Muirfield High School,North Rocks,NSW,2150 92 841 Trend / Compare North Rocks,NSW,2150 1069
Glenwood High School,Glenwood,NSW,2768 92 1426 Trend / Compare Glenwood,NSW,2768 1062
Pittwater High School,Mona Vale,NSW,2103 92 1078 Trend / Compare Mona Vale,NSW,2103 1077
Port Hacking High School,Miranda,NSW,2228 91 1161 Trend / Compare Miranda,NSW,2228 1055
Alexandria Park Community School,Alexandria,NSW,2015 91 882 Trend / Compare Alexandria,NSW,2015 1028
Crestwood High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 91 967 Trend / Compare Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 1066
Cumberland High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 91 655 Trend / Compare Carlingford,NSW,2118 1046
Moorebank High School,Moorebank,NSW,2170 90 1061 Trend / Compare Moorebank,NSW,2170 1018
Davidson High School,Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086 90 882 Trend / Compare Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086 1075
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