2012 High School Rankings

How did your High School stack up in 2012?

Read this guide to see how Sydney’s Schools performed in relation to each other. The 2012 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.

We have included the rankings from 2010 and 2011 to provide an overview of each school’s performance history.

 

How to read the 2012 High School 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.
School Name 2012 Ranking 2011 Ranking 2010 Ranking 2012 Success Rate Total Credits Total Attempts Total Y12 Students
James Ruse Agricultural High School 1 1 1 69.31% 788 1137 168
North Sydney Boys High School 2 2 8 61.27% 571 932 149
North Sydney Girls High School 3 5 2 57.14% 596 1043 161
Sydney Girls High School 4 6 5 53.15% 532 1001 168
Baulkham Hills High School 5 3 4 52.88% 689 1303 200
Hornsby Girls High School 6 7 3 52.62% 381 724 124
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 7 10 7 51.41% 382 743 132
Sydney Boys High School 8 4 6 48.13% 593 1232 205
SCEGGS Darlinghurst 9 13 10 47.72% 314 658 111
Sydney Grammar School 10 12 9 45.29% 514 1135 181
Conservatorium High School 11 31 22 43.78% 95 217 34
Kambala 12 14 14 43.76% 242 553 93
Frensham School 13 44 41 41.79% 117 280 50
Moriah College 14 9 16 41.49% 322 776 137
Fort Street High School 15 8 13 38.84% 341 878 150
Reddam House 16 24 40 38.48% 137 356 69
Pymble Ladies’ College 17 15 19 38.28% 586 1531 252
Abbotsleigh 18 20 11 37.89% 355 937 148
SHORE – Sydney Church of England Grammar School 19 35 43 37.39% 421 1126 203
Hurlstone Agricultural High School 20 26 21 37.25% 393 1055 178
St George Girls High School 21 16 18 37.22% 377 1013 181
Masada College 22 17 25 36.53% 122 334 59
Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney 23 33 35.45% 318 897 147
Ravenswood School for Girls 24 30 34.14% 198 580 103
Roseville College 25 37 33.41% 141 422 78
Meriden School 26 18 33.33% 144 432 73
Normanhurst Boys High School 27 19 32.61% 254 779 124
Ascham School 28 11 31.98% 157 491 90
Wenona School 29 34 31.76% 189 595 94
St Aloysius’ College 30 22 30.81% 273 886 152
Emanuel School 31 42 30.79% 113 367 66
Loreto Kirribilli 32 38 30.46% 233 765 125
Sydney Technical High School 33 23 28.88% 264 914 162
Kincoppal – Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 34 36 28.83% 160 555 92
Malek Fahd Islamic School 35 32 28.37% 198 698 131
Willoughby Girls High School 36 77 28.29% 202 714 136
Loreto Normanhurst 37 21 28.29% 286 1011 167
Girraween High School 38 29 27.65% 227 821 134
Gosford High School 39 41 27.58% 283 1026 184
The King’s School 40 63 27.47% 278 1012 187
Penrith High School 41 46 26.62% 247 928 152
St Catherine’s School 42 40 25.50% 141 553 92
Knox Grammar Scool 43 27 25.18% 343 1362 247
MLC School 44 52 25.00% 146 584 100
Barker College 45 47 24.46% 460 1881 338
Smith’s Hill High School 46 39 24.44% 196 802 136
Queenwood School for Girls 47 25 24.24% 120 495 87
Kesser Torah College 48 43 22.58% 28 124 22
St Ignatius’ College 49 55 22.51% 314 1395 227
Merewether High School 50 58 22.34% 218 976 170
Cherrybrook Technology High School 51 62 22.27% 403 1810 337
Caringbah High School 52 28 21.99% 190 864 153
Pittwater House Schools 53 87 21.51% 57 265 49
Santa Sabina College 54 68 21.46% 156 757 125
Tara Anglican School for Girls 55 60 20.75% 89 429 75
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College 56 72 20.41% 190 931 155
Mount St Benedict College 57 147 20.17% 146 724 119
Mosman High School 58 171 19.97% 137 686 131
Newcastle Grammar School 59 57 19.04% 103 541 96
St Ursula’s College 60 69 18.85% 167 886 151
St Luke’s Grammar School 61 90 18.76% 79 421 75
St Mary & St Mina’s Coptic Orthodox College 62 49 18.75% 24 128 22
Danebank – An Anglican School for Girls 63 48 18.49% 105 568 100
Newington College 64 71 18.42% 184 999 168
Illawarra Christian School, Cordeaux Campus 65 232 18.35% 20 109 20
Alexandria Park Community School 66 584 18.10% 19 105 19
Cranbrook School 67 54 17.70% 140 791 133
Sefton High School 68 51 17.70% 169 955 168
Canberra Grammar School 69 66 17.38% 142 817 135
St Andrew’s Cathedral School 70 96 17.31% 152 878 164
St Patrick’s College, Strathfield 71 91 17.24% 180 1044 171
Cheltenham Girls High School 72 70 17.20% 184 199
International Grammar School 73 53 17.03% 93 546 95
Meadowbank International Trust School 74 123 16.93% 87 514 128
Burwood Girls High School 75 61 16.71% 180 1077 190
Newtown High School of Performing Arts 76 81 16.70% 150 898 171
Hunter Valley Grammar School 77 50 16.45% 76 462 77
Brigidine College St Ives 78 75 16.43% 127 773 135
Chatswood High School 79 144 16.27% 137 842 149
The Scots College 80 76 16.04% 163 1016 177
Macquarie Grammar School 81 485 16.00% 8 50 10
The McDonald College 82 132 15.84% 35 221 41
St Vincent’s College 83 65 15.68% 90 574 101
All Saints’ College Bathurst 84 85 15.51% 38 245 46
Ryde Secondary College 85 158 15.45% 119 770 135
Strathfield Girls High School 86 89 15.43% 145 940 172
Killara High School 87 56 15.19% 217 1429 267
Redfield College 88 82 15.10% 29 192 37
Arden Anglican School 89 45 15.08% 49 325 60
Macquarie Fields High School 90 110 15.00% 141 940 155
Trinity Grammar School 91 86 14.81% 149 1006 159
Parramatta Marist High School 92 78 14.79% 117 791 141
Epping Boys High School 93 184 14.64% 149 1018 177
St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College 94 84 14.56% 38 261 48
Sule College, Prestons 95 100 14.52% 71 489 93
St Mary’s Cathedral College 96 98 14.47% 110 760 137
The Illawarra Grammar School 97 106 14.34% 80 558 99
Australian International School Hong Kong 98 179 14.13% 40 283 49
Freeman Catholic College 99 130 14.06% 158 1124 164
St Patrick’s College Sutherland 100 181 13.90% 120 863 139

Please note, these tables and charts are made using publicly available data.

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