2012 High School Rankings

These 2012 High School Rankings have been derived from the NSW Board of Studies website.

How to read the HSC rankings:

Terminology

  • Total Credits: refers to the number of band 6 performance results achieved by students in each school.
  • Total Year 12 Students: shows the number of HSC students enrolled.
  • Total Attempts: refers to the number of times all students in the cohort sat an exam.
  • 2012 Success Rate: shows the total number of credits divided by the number of times all students in the Year 12 cohort sat an exam.
  • 2011 Rank: This column shows the rank of the school in the previous year.
 
 

 

2012 Rank School Name Total Credits Total Y12 Students Total Attempts 2012 Success Rate 2011 Rank
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School 788 168 1137 69.31% 1
2 North Sydney Boys High School 571 149 932 61.27% 2
3 North Sydney Girls High School 596 161 1043 57.14% 5
4 Sydney Girls High School 532 168 1001 53.15% 6
5 Baulkham Hills High School 689 200 1303 52.88% 3
6 Hornsby Girls High School 381 124 724 52.62% 7
7 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 382 132 743 51.41% 10
8 Sydney Boys High School 593 205 1232 48.13% 4
9 SCEGGS Darlinghurst 314 111 658 47.72% 13
10 Sydney Grammar School 514 181 1135 45.29% 12
11 Conservatorium High School 95 34 217 43.78% 31
12 Kambala 242 93 553 43.76% 14
13 Frensham School 117 50 280 41.79% 44
14 Moriah College 322 137 776 41.49% 9
15 Fort Street High School 341 150 878 38.84% 8
16 Reddam House 137 69 356 38.48% 24
17 Pymble Ladies’ College 586 252 1531 38.28% 15
18 Abbotsleigh 355 148 937 37.89% 20
19 SHORE – Sydney Church of England Grammar School 421 203 1126 37.39% 35
20 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 393 178 1055 37.25% 26
21 St George Girls High School 377 181 1013 37.22% 16
22 Masada College 122 59 334 36.53% 17
23 Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney 318 147 897 35.45% 33
24 Ravenswood School for Girls 198 103 580 34.14% 30
25 Roseville College 141 78 422 33.41% 37
26 Meriden School 144 73 432 33.33% 18
27 Normanhurst Boys High School 254 124 779 32.61% 19
28 Ascham School 157 90 491 31.98% 11
29 Wenona School 189 94 595 31.76% 34
30 St Aloysius’ College 273 152 886 30.81% 22
31 Emanuel School 113 66 367 30.79% 42
32 Loreto Kirribilli 233 125 765 30.46% 38
33 Sydney Technical High School 264 162 914 28.88% 23
34 Kincoppal – Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 160 92 555 28.83% 36
35 Malek Fahd Islamic School 198 131 698 28.37% 32
36 Willoughby Girls High School 202 136 714 28.29% 77
37 Loreto Normanhurst 286 167 1011 28.29% 21
38 Girraween High School 227 134 821 27.65% 29
39 Gosford High School 283 184 1026 27.58% 41
40 The King’s School 278 187 1012 27.47% 63
41 Penrith High School 247 152 928 26.62% 46
42 St Catherine’s School 141 92 553 25.50% 40
43 Knox Grammar Scool 343 247 1362 25.18% 27
44 MLC School 146 100 584 25.00% 52
45 Barker College 460 338 1881 24.46% 47
46 Smith’s Hill High School 196 136 802 24.44% 39
47 Queenwood School for Girls 120 87 495 24.24% 25
48 Kesser Torah College 28 22 124 22.58% 43
49 St Ignatius’ College 314 227 1395 22.51% 55
50 Merewether High School 218 170 976 22.34% 58
51 Cherrybrook Technology High School 403 337 1810 22.27% 62
52 Caringbah High School 190 153 864 21.99% 28
53 Pittwater House Schools 57 49 265 21.51% 87
54 Santa Sabina College 156 125 757 21.46% 68
55 Tara Anglican School for Girls 89 75 429 20.75% 60
56 Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College 190 155 931 20.41% 72
57 Mount St Benedict College 146 119 724 20.17% 147
58 Mosman High School 137 131 686 19.97% 171
59 Newcastle Grammar School 103 96 541 19.04% 57
60 St Ursula’s College 167 151 886 18.85% 69
61 St Luke’s Grammar School 79 75 421 18.76% 90
62 St Mary & St Mina’s Coptic Orthodox College 24 22 128 18.75% 49
63 Danebank – An Anglican School for Girls 105 100 568 18.49% 48
64 Newington College 184 168 999 18.42% 71
65 Illawarra Christian School, Cordeaux Campus 20 20 109 18.35% 232
66 Alexandria Park Community School 19 19 105 18.10% 584
67 Cranbrook School 140 133 791 17.70% 54
68 Sefton High School 169 168 955 17.70% 51
69 Canberra Grammar School 142 135 817 17.38% 66
70 St Andrew’s Cathedral School 152 164 878 17.31% 96
71 St Patrick’s College, Strathfield 180 171 1044 17.24% 91
72 Cheltenham Girls High School 184 199 1070 17.20% 70
73 International Grammar School 93 95 546 17.03% 53
74 Meadowbank International Trust School 87 128 514 16.93% 123
75 Burwood Girls High School 180 190 1077 16.71% 61
76 Newtown High School of Performing Arts 150 171 898 16.70% 81
77 Hunter Valley Grammar School 76 77 462 16.45% 50
78 Brigidine College St Ives 127 135 773 16.43% 75
79 Chatswood High School 137 149 842 16.27% 144
80 The Scots College 163 177 1016 16.04% 76
81 Macquarie Grammar School 8 10 50 16.00% 485
82 The McDonald College 35 41 221 15.84% 132
83 St Vincent’s College 90 101 574 15.68% 65
84 All Saints’ College Bathurst 38 46 245 15.51% 85
85 Ryde Secondary College 119 135 770 15.45% 158
86 Strathfield Girls High School 145 172 940 15.43% 89
87 Killara High School 217 267 1429 15.19% 56
88 Redfield College 29 37 192 15.10% 82
89 Arden Anglican School 49 60 325 15.08% 45
90 Macquarie Fields High School 141 155 940 15.00% 110
91 Trinity Grammar School 149 159 1006 14.81% 86
92 Parramatta Marist High School 117 141 791 14.79% 78
93 Epping Boys High School 149 177 1018 14.64% 184
94 St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College 38 48 261 14.56% 84
95 Sule College, Prestons 71 93 489 14.52% 100
96 St Mary’s Cathedral College 110 137 760 14.47% 98
97 The Illawarra Grammar School 80 99 558 14.34% 106
98 Australian International School Hong Kong 40 49 283 14.13% 179
99 Freeman Catholic College 158 164 1124 14.06% 130
100 St Patrick’s College Sutherland 120 139 863 13.90% 181

 

See also: 2013 High School Rankings to view the latest rankings.

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