2016 High School Rankings

See how your school stacked up in 2016.

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

We have included the rankings from 2014 and 2015 to provide an overview of each school’s performance history.

How to read the 2016 High School 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.

School

2016 Ranking

2015 Ranking

2014 Ranking

2016 Success Rate

2016 High Scores

2016 Total HSC Exams Sat

James Ruse Agricultural High School (Carlingford) 1 1  1 73.06% 773 1058
Baulkham Hills High School 2 6 5 62.31% 767 1231
North Sydney Boys High School (Crows Nest) 3 4 2 59.23% 581 981
North Sydney Girls High School (Crows Nest) 4 2 3 52.35% 501 957
Hornsby Girls High School 5 7 7 51.50% 377 732
Sydney Grammar School (Darlinghurst) 6 10 11 50.37% 606 1203
Sydney Boys High School (Moore Park) 7 5 6 49.80% 622 1249
Reddam House (Woollahra) 8 17 12 49.40% 248 502
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 9 14 8 48.89% 398 814
Conservatorium High School (Sydney) 10 19 9 46.52% 87 187
Normanhurst Boys High School 11 25 22 45.66% 342 749
SCEGGS Darlinghurst 12 13 20 45.34% 287 633
Sydney Girls High School (Surry Hills) 13 3 4 43.36% 467 1077
Abbotsleigh (Wahroonga) 14 9 10 43.17% 417 966
Wenona School (North Sydney) 15 33 34 43.05% 285 662
Kambala (Rose Bay) 16 12 40 43.03% 173 402
St George Girls High School (Kogarah) 17 22 19 41.57% 375 902
Ascham School (Edgecliff) 18 11 14 40.11% 211 526
Queenwood School for Girls (Mosman) 19 15 25 38.99% 193 495
Girraween High School 20 8 15 38.03% 313 823
Fort Street High School (Petersham) 21 31 13 37.55% 401 1068
Meriden School (Strathfield) 22 16 32 37.10% 230 620
St Aloysius’ College (Kirribilli) 23 30 28 36.78% 345 938
Kincoppal – Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 24 47 53 36.61% 201 549
Loreto Kirribilli 25 37 23 35.66% 296 830
SHORE – Sydney Church of England Grammar School (North Sydney) 26 35 27 35.25% 404 1146
Moriah College (Queens Park) 27 18 17 33.99% 241 709
Knox Grammar School (Wahroonga) 28 38 42 32.68% 502 1536
Caringbah High School 29 36 38 32.64% 282 864
The King’s School (North Parramatta) 30 39 57 32.40% 372 1148
Pymble Ladies’ College 31 21 26 32.16% 494 1536
Penrith High School 32 29 33 32.12% 308 959
Barker College (Hornsby) 33 49 46 30.81% 553 1795
Hurlstone Agricultural High School (Glenfield) 34 23 24 30.22% 291 963
Sydney Technical High School (Bexley) 35 40 31 28.97% 261 901
Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney (Croydon) 36 20 29 28.96% 194 670
Merewether High School (Broadmeadow) 37 44 44 28.69% 307 1070
Emanuel School (Randwick) 38 56 18 28.49% 102 358
Ravenswood School for Girls (Gordon) 39 34 49 28.32% 162 572
Roseville College 40 28 30 27.31% 130 476
Alpha Omega Senior College (Auburn) 41 52 71 27.23% 113 415
Al-Faisal College 42

N/A

106 26.99% 105 389
Tara Anglican School for Girls (North Parramatta) 43 32 55 26.37% 101 383
Loreto Normanhurst 44 26 16 26.29% 230 875
St Catherine’s School (Waverley) 45 59 41 25.88% 170 657
Santa Sabina College (Strathfield) 46 62 62 25.29% 198 783
St Ignatius’ College (Lane Cove) 47 60 64 25.02% 351 1403
Gosford High School 48 42 39 24.93% 250 1003
Brigidine College St Ives 49 89 91 24.78% 226 912
Frensham School (Mittagong) 50 46 76 24.53% 78 318
Parramatta Marist High School (Westmead) 51 68 42 24.44% 185 757
Sefton High School 52 54 60 24.30% 201 827
Cheltenham Girls High School (Cheltenham) 53 61 75 24.29% 247 1017
Cranbrook School (Bellevue Hill) 55 50 35 23.47% 227 967
Brigidine College Randwick 56 64 97 23.19% 173 746
St Luke’s Grammar School (Dee Why) 57 93 53 22.85% 122 534
Cherrybrook Technology High School 58 65 70 22.84% 423 1852
Redfield College 59

N/A

170 22.54% 48 213
Smiths Hill High School (Wollongong) 60 41 45 22.28% 162 727
Killara High School 61 57 66 22.21% 344 1549
Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus 62 88 233 22.15% 64 289
Oxley College (Burradoo) 63 98 262 21.83% 55 252
Newcastle Grammar School 64 73 50 21.61% 110 509
Willoughby Girls High School 65 51 59 21.41% 164 766
Mercy Catholic College (Chatswood) 66 76 115 21.34% 99 464
MLC School (Burwood) 67 48 48 21.29% 96 451
Danebank – An Anglican School For Girls (Hurstville) 68 74 51 20.03% 118 589
Freeman Catholic College 69

N/A

90 19.89% 218 1096
The Hills Grammar School 71

N/A

N/A 19.59% 86 439
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College (North Sydney) 72 45 83 19.57% 147 751
Chatswood High School 73 79 79 19.36% 181 935
Masada College (St Ives) 74 24 21 19.23% 40 208
St Ursula’s College (Kingsgrove) 75 67 65 19.18% 160 834
Tangara School for Girls (Cherrybrook) 76 85 46 18.85% 36 191
Mount St Patrick College 77

N/A

18.30% 97 530
The Scots College (Bellevue Hill) 78 53 18.17% 222 1222
St Vincent’s College (Potts Point) 79 87 18.06% 93 515
Macqurie Field High School 80

N/A

17.80% 152 854
Newtown Performance Art School 82

N/A

17.57% 172 979
Ryde Secondary College 83

N/A

17.52% 123 702
Carlingford High School 85 86 17.21% 149 866
Mount St Benedict College (Pennant Hills) 86 83 17.05% 135 792
St Joseph’s College (Hunters Hill) 88 94 16.88% 185 1096
Marist Catholic College Penshurst (Mortdale) 89 27 16.86% 87 516
Mackellar Girls School 91

N/A

16.62% 131 788
Macarthur Anglican School (Cobbitty) 93 75 16.33% 56 343
International Grammar School (Ultimo) 94 82 16.31% 100 613
Parramatta High School 96

N/A

16.17% 126 779
Canberra Grammar School (Red Hill) 98 55 15.90% 107 673
Strathfield Girls High School 99 72 15.84% 166 1048
St Scholastica’s College Glebe Point 101 96 15.80% 134 848
Castle Hill High School 103 80 15.55% 170 1093
Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich 111 100 13.70% 116 847
Amity College, Prestons 114 92 13.44% 84 625
Epping Boys High School (Marsfield) 117 84 13.17% 131 995
The Scots School Albury 135 81 11.73% 36 307
Macquarie Grammar School (Sydney) 144 77 11.16% 28 251
St Spyridon College (Kingsford)

150+

66 8.83% 28 317
St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College (Wattle Grove)

150+

78 10.88% 32 294
St George Christian School (Hurstville)

150+

99 10.00% 37 370
Sutherland Shire Christian School (Barden Ridge)

150+

69 9.63% 36 374
St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox College (Mount Druitt)

150+

91 7.97% 33 414
Tempe High School

150+

90 9.16% 69 753

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

 

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