2016 High School Rankings

Posted on December 23, 2016 by June Heo

The 2016 High School Rankings have been derived from the NSW Board of Studies. Our rankings include a complete list of schools and results based on their HSC performance.

How to read the HSC rankings:

Terminology

  • High Scores: the number of Band 6 scores.
  • Total HSC exams sat: the number of merit list course completions.
  • 2016 Success Rate: the high scores expressed as a percentage of Entries, rounded to two decimal places.

2016 Ranking

School

2016 High Scores

2016 Total HSC Exam Sat

2016 Success Rate

2015 Ranking

1

James Ruse Agricultural High School (Carlingford)

773

1058

73.06%

1

2

Baulkham Hills High School

767

1231

62.31%

6

3

North Sydney Boys High School (Crows Nest)

581

981

59.23%

4

4

North Sydney Girls High School (Crows Nest)

501

957

52.35%

2

5

Hornsby Girls High School

377

732

51.50%

7

6

Sydney Grammar School (Darlinghurst)

606

1203

50.37%

10

7

Sydney Boys High School (Moore Park)

622

1249

49.80%

5

8

Reddam House (Woollahra)

248

502

49.40%

17

9

Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus

398

814

48.89%

14

10

Conservatorium High School (Sydney)

87

187

46.52%

19

11

Normanhurst Boys High School

342

749

45.66%

25

12

SCEGGS Darlinghurst

287

633

45.34%

13

13

Sydney Girls High School (Surry Hills)

467

1077

43.36%

3

14

Abbotsleigh (Wahroonga)

417

966

43.17%

9

15

Wenona School (North Sydney)

285

662

43.05%

33

16

Kambala (Rose Bay)

173

402

43.03%

12

17

St George Girls High School (Kogarah)

375

902

41.57%

22

18

Ascham School (Edgecliff)

211

526

40.11%

11

19

Queenwood School for Girls (Mosman)

193

495

38.99%

15

20

Girraween High School

313

823

38.03%

8

21

Fort Street High School (Petersham)

401

1068

37.55%

31

22

Meriden School (Strathfield)

230

620

37.10%

16

23

St Aloysius’ College (Kirribilli)

345

938

36.78%

30

24

Kincoppal – Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart

201

549

36.61%

47

25

Loreto Kirribilli

296

830

35.66%

37

26

SHORE – Sydney Church of England Grammar School (North Sydney)

404

1146

35.25%

35

27

Moriah College (Queens Park)

241

709

33.99%

18

28

Knox Grammar School (Wahroonga)

502

1536

32.68%

38

29

Caringbah High School

282

864

32.64%

36

30

The King’s School (North Parramatta)

372

1148

32.40%

39

31

Pymble Ladies’ College

494

1536

32.16%

21

32

Penrith High School

308

959

32.12%

29

33

Barker College (Hornsby)

553

1795

30.81%

49

34

Hurlstone Agricultural High School (Glenfield)

291

963

30.22%

23

35

Sydney Technical High School (Bexley)

261

901

28.97%

40

36

Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney (Croydon)

194

670

28.96%

20

37

Merewether High School (Broadmeadow)

307

1070

28.69%

44

38

Emanuel School (Randwick)

102

358

28.49%

56

39

Ravenswood School for Girls (Gordon)

162

572

28.32%

34

40

Roseville College

130

476

27.31%

28

41

Alpha Omega Senior College (Auburn)

113

415

27.23%

52

42

Al-Faisal College

105

389

26.99%

N/A

43

Tara Anglican School for Girls (North Parramatta)

101

383

26.37%

32

44

Loreto Normanhurst

230

875

26.29%

26

45

St Catherine’s School (Waverley)

170

657

25.88%

59

46

Santa Sabina College (Strathfield)

198

783

25.29%

62

47

St Ignatius’ College (Lane Cove)

351

1403

25.02%

60

48

Gosford High School

250

1003

24.93%

42

49

Brigidine College St Ives

226

912

24.78%

89

50

Frensham School (Mittagong)

78

318

24.53%

46

51

Parramatta Marist High School (Westmead)

185

757

24.44%

68

52

Sefton High School

201

827

24.30%

54

53

Cheltenham Girls High School (Cheltenham)

247

1017

24.29%

61

55

Cranbrook School (Bellevue Hill)

227

967

23.47%

50

56

Brigidine College Randwick

173

746

23.19%

64

57

St Luke’s Grammar School (Dee Why)

122

534

22.85%

93

58

Cherrybrook Technology High School

423

1852

22.84%

65

59

Redfield College

48

213

22.54%

N/A

60

Smiths Hill High School (Wollongong)

162

727

22.28%

41

61

Killara High School

344

1549

22.21%

57

62

Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus

64

289

22.15%

88

63

Oxley College (Burradoo)

55

252

21.83%

98

64

Newcastle Grammar School

110

509

21.61%

73

65

Willoughby Girls High School

164

766

21.41%

51

66

Mercy Catholic College (Chatswood)

99

464

21.34%

76

67

MLC School (Burwood)

96

451

21.29%

48

68

Danebank – An Anglican School For Girls (Hurstville)

118

589

20.03%

74

69

Freeman Catholic College

218

1096

19.89%

N/A

71

The Hills Gramma School

86

439

19.59%

N/A

72

Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College (North Sydney)

147

751

19.57%

45

73

Chatswood High School

181

935

19.36%

79

74

Masada College (St Ives)

40

208

19.23%

24

75

St Ursula’s College (Kingsgrove)

160

834

19.18%

67

76

Tangara School for Girls (Cherrybrook)

36

191

18.85%

85

77

Mount St Patrick College

97

530

18.30%

N/A

78

The Scots College (Bellevue Hill)

222

1222

18.17%

53

79

St Vincent’s College (Potts Point)

93

515

18.06%

87

80

Macqurie Field High School

152

854

17.80%

N/A

82

Newtown Performance Art School

172

979

17.57%

N/A

83

Ryde Secondary College

123

702

17.52%

N/A

85

Carlingford High School

149

866

17.21%

86

86

Mount St Benedict College (Pennant Hills)

135

792

17.05%

83

88

St Joseph’s College (Hunters Hill)

185

1096

16.88%

94

89

Marist Catholic College Penshurst (Mortdale)

87

516

16.86%

27

91

Mackellar Girls School

131

788

16.62%

N/A

93

Macarthur Anglican School (Cobbitty)

56

343

16.33%

75

94

International Grammar School (Ultimo)

100

613

16.31%

82

96

Parramatta High School

126

779

16.17%

N/A

98

Canberra Grammar School (Red Hill)

107

673

15.90%

55

99

Strathfield Girls High School

166

1048

15.84%

72

101

St Scholastica’s College Glebe Point

134

848

15.80%

96

103

Castle Hill High School

170

1093

15.55%

80

111

Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich

116

847

13.70%

100

114

Amity College, Prestons

84

625

13.44%

92

117

Epping Boys High School (Marsfield)

131

995

13.17%

84

135

The Scots School Albury

36

307

11.73%

81

144

Macquarie Grammar School (Sydney)

28

251

11.16%

77

150+

St Spyridon College (Kingsford)

28

317

8.83%

66

150+

St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College (Wattle Grove)

32

294

10.88%

78

150+

St George Christian School (Hurstville)

37

370

10.00%

99

150+

Sutherland Shire Christian School (Barden Ridge)

36

374

9.63%

69

150+

St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox College (Mount Druitt)

33

414

7.97%

91

150+

Tempe High School

69

753

9.16%

90

Also available is the  2015 High School Rankings.

 

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