2015 High School Rankings

See how your school stacked up in 2016.

Read this guide to see how Sydney’s high schools performed in relation to each other. The 2015 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 2013 and 2014 to provide an overview of each school’s performance history.

 

How to read the 2015 High School Rankings:

Terminology

  • High Scores: the number of Band 6 scores.
  • Total HSC exams sat: the number of merit list course completions.
  • 2015 Success Rate: the high scores expressed as a percentage of Entries, rounded to two decimal places.
School 2015 Ranking 2014 Ranking 2013 Ranking 2015 Success Rate High Scores 2015 Total HSC Exams Sat
James Ruse Agricultural High School (Carlingford) 1 1 1 74.12% 776 1047
North Sydney Girls High School (Crows Nest) 2 3 4 63.82% 621 973
Sydney Girls High School (Surry Hills) 3 4 6 60.98% 675 1107
North Sydney Boys High School (Crows Nest) 4 2 4 59.11% 584 988
Sydney Boys High School (Moore Park) 5 6 7 57.13% 709 1241
Baulkham Hills High School 6 5 2 54.78% 676 1234
Hornsby Girls High School 7 7 3 51.17% 393 768
Girraween High School 8 15 42 48.41% 397 820
Abbotsleigh (Wahroonga) 9 10 8 46.70% 453 970
Sydney Grammar School (Darlinghurst) 10 11 9 44.81% 552 1232
Ascham School (Edgecliff) 11 14 12 44.62% 203 455
Kambala (Rose Bay) 12 40  13 44.44% 212 477
SCEGGS Darlinghurst 13 20 23 42.64% 278 652
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 14 8 11 42.21% 336 796
Queenwood School for Girls (Mosman) 15 25 35 42.14% 177 420
Meriden School (Strathfield) 16 32 34 41.19% 166 403
Reddam House (Woollahra) 17 12 10 40.61% 173 426
Moriah College (Queens Park) 18 17 22 40.20% 324 806
Conservatorium High School (Sydney) 19 9 14 39.51% 64 162
Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney (Croydon) 20 29 37 37.82% 284 751
Pymble Ladies’ College 21 26 16 37.56% 569 1515
St George Girls High School (Kogarah) 22 19 15 35.66% 327 917
Hurlstone Agricultural High School (Glenfield) 23 24 24 35.50% 377 1062
Masada College (St Ives) 24 21 29 37.50% 286 763
Normanhurst Boys High School 25 22 19 36.60% 399 1090
Loreto Normanhurst 26 16 17 33.76% 289 856
Marist Catholic College Penshurst (Mortdale) 27 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Roseville College 28 30 30 32.88% 146 444
Penrith High School 29 33 28 32.47% 313 964
St Aloysius’ College (Kirribilli) 30 28 20 32.44% 290 894
Fort Street High School (Petersham) 31 30 18 32.04% 323 1008
Tara Anglican School for Girls (North Parramatta) 32 55 72 31.87% 138 433
Wenona School (North Sydney) 33 34 31 31.04% 194 625
Ravenswood School for Girls (Gordon) 34 49 27 30.90% 207 670
SHORE – Sydney Church of England Grammar School (North Sydney) 35 27 26 30.63% 332 1084
Caringbah High School 36 38 57 29.87% 267 894
Loreto Kirribilli 37 23 21 29.16% 228 782
Knox Grammar School (Wahroonga) 38 42 46 28.13% 409 1454
The King’s School (North Parramatta) 39 57 38 27.08% 286 1056
Sydney Technical High School (Bexley) 40 31 32 27.07% 229 846
Smiths Hill High School (Wollongong) 41 45 45 25.18% 213 846
Gosford High School 42 39 39 25.15% 255 1014
Self-Tuition Students 43 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Merewether High School (Broadmeadow) 44 44 52 24.72% 286 1157
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College (North Sydney) 45 83 41 24.55% 219 892
Frensham School (Mittagong) 46 76 58 24.35% 84 345
Kincoppal – Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 47 53 49 24.28% 134 552
MLC School (Burwood) 48 48 40 24.05% 114 474
Barker College (Hornsby) 49 46 43 23.60% 438 1856
Cranbrook School (Bellevue Hill) 50 35 50 23.56% 216 917
Willoughby Girls High School 51 59 69 23.18% 178 768
Alpha Omega Senior College (Auburn) 52 71 68 22.93% 86 375
The Scots College (Bellevue Hill) 53 51 87 22.89% 233 1018
Sefton High School 54 60 36 22.83% 192 841
Canberra Grammar School (Red Hill) 55 115 79 22.72% 152 669
Emanuel School (Randwick) 56 18 25 22.67% 85 375
Killara High School 57 66 53 22.63% 325 1436
Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School (Middle Cove) 58 N/A 192 N/A N/A N/A
St Catherine’s School (Waverley) 59 41 33 22.36% 140 626
St Ignatius’ College (Lane Cove) 60 64 51 22.01% 304 1381
Cheltenham Girls High School (Cheltenham) 61 75 70 21.80% 235 1078
Santa Sabina College (Strathfield) 62 62 56 21.75% 147 676
Kesser Torah College (Dover Heights) 63 57  214 N/A N/A N/A
Brigidine College Randwick 64 97 126 21.56% 171 793
Cherrybrook Technology High School 65 70 60 20.70% 369 1783
St Spyridon College (Kingsford) 66 106 104 20.67% 43 208
St Ursula’s College (Kingsgrove) 67 65 65 20.60% 171 830
Parramatta Marist High School (Westmead) 68 42 77 20.40% 162 794
Sutherland Shire Christian School (Barden Ridge) 69 262 122 20.27% 61 301
Ariah Park Central School 70 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wollemi College (Werrington) 71 N/A 451 N/A N/A N/A
Strathfield Girls High School 72 86 131 19.71% 219 1111
Newcastle Grammar School 73 50 47 19.36% 85 439
Danebank – An Anglican School For Girls (Hurstville) 74 51 83 18.99% 109 574
Macarthur Anglican School (Cobbitty) 75 69 139 18.81% 85 452
Mercy Catholic College (Chatswood) 76 115 95 18.72% 73 390
Macquarie Grammar School (Sydney) 77 N/A 102 N/A N/A N/A
St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College (Wattle Grove) 78 110 81 18.60% 61 328
Chatswood High School 79 79 82 18.40% 161 875
Castle Hill High School 80 177 153 18.35% 204 1112
The Scots School Albury 81 144 118 18.33% 66 360
International Grammar School (Ultimo) 82 56 44 18.00% 83 461
Mount St Benedict College (Pennant Hills) 83 61 63 17.88% 113 632
Epping Boys High School (Marsfield) 84 74 80 17.83% 169 948
Tangara School for Girls (Cherrybrook) 85 46 137 17.80% 34 191
Carlingford High School 86 94 132 17.68% 189 1069
St Vincent’s College (Potts Point) 87 81 88 17.64% 97 550
Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus 88 233 249 17.63% 49 278
Brigidine College St Ives 89 91 125 17.18% 129 751
Tempe High School 90 124 128 17.12% 126 736
St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox College (Mount Druitt) 91 N/A 274 N/A N/A N/A
Amity College, Prestons 92 102 97 16.96% 96 566
St Luke’s Grammar School (Dee Why) 93 53 55 16.95% 79 466
St Joseph’s College (Hunters Hill) 94 72 74 16.48% 193 1171
Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School 95 N/A 187 N/A N/A N/A
St Scholastica’s College Glebe Point 96 84 108 16.27% 158 971
Macquarie College (Wallsend) 97 195 138 16.08% 50 311
Oxley College (Burradoo) 98 262 195 16.01% 53 331
St George Christian School (Hurstville) 99 171 200 15.88% 47 296
Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich 100 151 92 15.43% 121 784

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

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