School Ranking - HSC Top Achievers - 2017

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The following table ranks NSW high schools based on the percentage of 2017 HSC top achievers only. Find the school list based on the number of HSC top achievers here.  Related: Find HSC top achievers by course name, student name or school name. Other types of rankings or lists are also available: HSC School Ranking | Best Schools by Subjects | Government School Ranking | Selective School Ranking | Independent School Ranking | Catholic School Ranking | School Rankings by All Rounders | School Rankings by 1st Place. For the results of other years, please visit School Ranking Home. There are a large range of factors that impact on academic results in addition to the role played by the school itself. These include the SES (Socio Economic Status) background of students, whether the school is selective in its student intake, etc. It is for the reader to do his own research and draw his or her own conclusions.
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  1. The definition of 'HSC top achievers' is available from Top Achievers in Course List.
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Better Education RankSchool NameQty%Students
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School 2515.9 %157
2 Sydney Grammar School 2714.8 %182
3 Karabar High School Distance Education Centre 413.8 %29
4 Merewether High School 2011.7 %171
5 Moriah College 1411.3 %124
6 North Sydney Boys High School 169.9 %162
7 Dubbo School of Distance Education 29.5 %21
8 Conservatorium High School 39.4 %32
9 Bellingen High School 48.3 %48
10 Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart 87.8 %102
11 Abbotsleigh 117.8 %141
12 Fort Street High School 137.8 %167
13 Ascham School 87.8 %103
14 Montgrove College 17.7 %13
14 Southern Cross Distance Education Centre 17.7 %13
16 Pymble Ladies' College 187.6 %236
17 Sydney Boys High School 167.5 %213
18 Alpha Omega Senior College 76.9 %101
19 Macarthur Anglican School 56.8 %73
20 Sydney Girls High School 116.8 %162
21 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 96.5 %139
22 Wenona School 76.0 %117
23 Hornsby Girls High School 75.6 %126
24 Cheltenham Girls High School 115.5 %199
25 Wagga Wagga Christian College 25.4 %37
26 Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney 75.4 %130
27 Baulkham Hills High School 115.4 %205
28 Karabar High School 45.3 %75
29 Sydney Boys High School 115.2 %213
30 Camden Haven High School 35.1 %59
31 Cranbrook School 85.0 %161
32 Knox Grammar School 165.0 %323
33 Brigidine College Randwick 74.8 %146
34 Loreto Kirribilli 64.7 %127
35 Emanuel School 34.7 %64
36 The King's School 104.7 %214
37 Redfield College 24.5 %44
38 Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College 74.5 %155
39 All Saints Grammar 24.4 %45
40 Calrossy Anglican School 44.3 %92
41 IPEKA Integrated Christian School 34.3 %70
42 Corowa High School 14.2 %24
42 Georges River Grammar 24.2 %48
44 Roseville College 44.0 %99
44 SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School 84.0 %198
46 Wollemi College 14.0 %25
47 Ravenswood School for Girls 44.0 %101
48 Sydney Distance Education High School 23.8 %52
49 Danebank - An Anglican School For Girls 43.7 %108
50 Reddam House 33.6 %83
51 Kambala 33.4 %87
51 Lakes Grammar - An Anglican School 23.4 %58
53 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus 63.4 %175
54 Burwood Girls High School 73.4 %205
55 St Spyridon College 23.4 %59
56 Redeemer Baptist School 13.3 %30
56 The McDonald College 13.3 %30
56 Hennessy Catholic College 23.3 %60
56 Hills Adventist College 13.3 %30
60 St Stanislaus' College 33.3 %91
61 Amity College 43.2 %126
62 Frensham School 23.1 %64
62 Queenwood School for Girls 23.1 %64
64 Normanhurst Boys High School 43.1 %131
65 Smiths Hill High School 43.0 %133
66 Brigidine College St Ives 43.0 %134
67 Meriden School 33.0 %101
68 Epping Boys High School 62.9 %205
69 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 52.9 %171
70 Loreto Normanhurst 52.9 %173
71 Trinity Grammar School 42.9 %139
72 SCEGGS Darlinghurst 32.8 %108
72 Tangara School for Girls 12.8 %36
72 St Catherine's School 32.8 %108
72 New England Girls' School 12.8 %36
72 Chatswood High School 52.8 %180
72 Carlingford High School 52.8 %180
78 Avondale School 12.7 %37
79 MacKillop College 22.7 %75
80 Sefton High School 52.7 %188
81 Scone High School 12.6 %38
81 Temora High School 12.6 %38
83 Barker College 92.6 %345
84 Mosman High School 42.6 %154
84 The Illawarra Grammar School 22.6 %77
86 Sydney Technical High School 42.6 %155
86 Parramatta Marist High School 42.6 %155
88 Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College 12.6 %39
89 North Sydney Girls High School 42.5 %158
90 Riverside Girls High School 42.5 %159
91 Springwood High School 22.5 %80
91 Belmont Christian College 12.5 %40
91 Catherine McAuley Westmead 42.5 %160
94 St Ignatius' College 62.5 %241
95 Redlands 22.5 %81
95 Sydney Girls High School 42.5 %162
95 MLC School 22.5 %81
98 Good Samaritan Catholic College 42.4 %165
98 Willoughby Girls High School 42.4 %165
100 Newington College 42.4 %168
101 Clancy Catholic College 32.4 %127
102 Mount Carmel Catholic College 32.3 %128
103 Menai High School 42.3 %174
103 St Columba Anglican School 22.3 %87
105 Monaro High School 12.3 %44
105 Freeman Catholic College 42.3 %176
107 Rose Bay Secondary College 32.3 %133
108 St Luke's Grammar School 22.2 %90
108 Wycliffe Christian School 12.2 %45
110 Crestwood High School 32.2 %136
111 St Mary's Cathedral College 22.1 %95
112 Marist Sisters' College Woolwich 32.0 %147
113 Orange High School 21.9 %103
114 Canley Vale High School 41.9 %207
115 Blakehurst High School 31.9 %156
115 Moree Secondary College Albert St Campus 11.9 %52
117 Strathfield Girls High School 41.9 %209
118 Caringbah High School 31.9 %157
119 Ryde Secondary College 31.9 %158
120 Masada College 11.8 %55
121 Moruya High School 11.8 %56
122 Cerdon College 31.8 %169
123 Wollondilly Anglican College 11.8 %57
124 Glenwood High School 31.7 %176
125 Meadowbank Education Trust School 21.7 %118
125 Pittwater House Schools 11.7 %59
127 Marist College Kogarah 21.7 %119
128 Santa Sabina College 21.7 %120
128 Woonona High School 11.7 %60
130 Kooringal High School 11.6 %61
130 Al Noori Muslim School 11.6 %61
132 Central Coast Adventist School 11.6 %64
132 Moama Anglican Grammar School 11.6 %64
132 Shire Christian School 11.6 %64
135 Woolgoolga High School 11.5 %65
136 Lumen Christi Catholic College 11.5 %66
137 Bega High School 11.5 %67
138 Randwick Girls High School 21.5 %135
139 Mulwaree High School 11.4 %69
140 Gilroy Catholic College 21.4 %139
141 Australian International School Singapore 11.4 %70
141 Kincumber High School 11.4 %70
141 Holroyd High School 11.4 %70
141 Henry Kendall High School 11.4 %70
141 Green Point Christian College 11.4 %70
146 Penrith Anglican College 11.4 %72
146 Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater Senior Campus 41.4 %288
148 OTEN - Open Training and Education Network 11.4 %73
148 MacKillop College Port Macquarie 21.4 %146
150 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus 41.4 %293
151 Tempe High School 21.4 %147
152 Trinity Catholic College Lismore 21.3 %151
153 Tara Anglican School for Girls 11.3 %76
154 St Ursula's College 21.3 %154
155 William Clarke College 21.3 %158
155 Newcastle Grammar School 11.3 %79
155 Bonnyrigg High School 21.3 %158
158 St George Girls High School 21.3 %159
159 St Andrews College 21.2 %161
160 Killara High School 31.2 %245
161 Bishop Druitt College 11.2 %82
161 Broughton Anglican College 11.2 %82
163 Wade High School 11.2 %84
164 Oxley High School 11.2 %85
165 Narara Valley High School 11.2 %86
166 Mater Dei Catholic College 11.1 %87
167 Holsworthy High School 11.1 %88
168 Tomaree High School 11.1 %90
169 Mount St Patrick College 11.1 %91
170 The Scots College 21.1 %187
171 Elizabeth Macarthur High School 11.1 %94
172 Gosford High School 21.0 %194
173 Cabramatta High School 21.0 %195
174 Elderslie High School 11.0 %99
175 Canberra Grammar School 11.0 %100
175 Marist College Eastwood 11.0 %100
177 Nagle College 11.0 %101
178 Al-Faisal College 11.0 %102
179 Kingsgrove North High School 10.9 %106
179 St Joseph's Catholic High School 10.9 %106
181 Winmalee High School 10.9 %107
182 Muirfield High School 10.9 %108
183 Cherrybrook Technology High School 30.9 %326
184 Greystanes High School 10.9 %110
185 Oakhill College Castle Hill 30.9 %333
186 St Columba's Catholic College 10.9 %113
187 Marist College North Shore 10.9 %114
188 Mackillop Catholic College 10.9 %115
189 Caroline Chisholm College 10.9 %117
189 Pittwater High School 10.9 %117
191 Engadine High School 10.8 %118
191 Aquinas Catholic College 10.8 %118
191 Bede Polding College 10.8 %118
194 Parramatta High School 10.8 %120
195 Picnic Point High School 10.8 %122
196 Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts 10.8 %123
197 Model Farms High School 10.8 %125
198 Kellyville High School 10.8 %126
199 Magdalene Catholic High School 10.8 %128
200 Thomas Hassall Anglican College 10.8 %129
201 Maitland Grossmann High School 10.8 %131
201 Holy Spirit Catholic College 10.8 %131
203 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta 10.8 %132
204 Mount St Joseph Milperra 10.7 %137
205 Mount St Benedict College 10.7 %138
206 St Patrick's Marist College 10.7 %139
207 St Gregory's College Campbelltown 10.7 %140
207 Kingsgrove High School 10.7 %140
207 Girraween High School 10.7 %140
210 East Hills Girls Technology High School 10.7 %141
211 Prairiewood High School 10.7 %143
211 Ulladulla High School 10.7 %143
211 Woolooware High School 10.7 %143
214 Waverley College 10.7 %146
214 Christian Brothers High School Lewisham 10.7 %146
214 Kinross Wolaroi School 10.7 %146
217 Bethany College 10.7 %148
218 Asquith Girls High School 10.7 %149
219 Fairvale High School 10.7 %152
220 St Augustine's College Sydney 10.6 %155
221 Port Hacking High School 10.6 %159
221 Macquarie Fields High School 10.6 %159
223 St Scholastica's College Glebe Point 10.6 %161
224 St Patrick's College Sutherland 10.6 %162
224 Cecil Hills High School 10.6 %162
226 Newtown High School of Performing Arts 10.6 %164
227 Macarthur Girls High School 10.6 %168
228 Georges River College Oatley Senior Campus 20.6 %340
229 Westfields Sports High School 10.6 %179
230 St Mary Star of the Sea College 10.6 %181
231 Beverly Hills Girls High School 10.5 %189
232 Bossley Park High School 10.5 %194
233 St Francis Xavier's College 20.5 %397
234 Wyndham College 10.5 %203
235 All Saints Catholic Senior College 10.5 %218
236 St Marys Senior High School 20.4 %447
237 All Saints College 10.4 %227
238 Castle Hill High School 10.4 %257