HSC Independent School Ranking - 2016

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The The following table lists NSW independent schools based on the percentage of exams sat that achieved a DA (Distinguished Achievers) in 2016 . Find best private schools in Sydney or top schools in NSW here. 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 Top Achievers | School Rankings by 1st Place. You can also find / compare the results and rankings or trends over the years of an individual school or up to 5 schools side-by-side at Compare HSC results/rankings/trends, see an example of an upward trend. 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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 Better Education RankSchool%StudentsExams SatDATrend / CompareCategoryRegionLocality
1 1 Sydney Grammar School 50.4 %185 1203 606 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDarlinghurst,NSW,2010
2 2 Reddam House 49.4 %94 502 248 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWoollahra,NSW,2025
3 3 SCEGGS Darlinghurst 45.3 %106 633 287 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
4 4 Abbotsleigh 43.2 %152 966 417 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWahroonga,NSW,2076
5 5 Wenona School 43.1 %113 662 285 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNorth Sydney,NSW,2060
6 6 Kambala 43.0 %67 402 173 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroRose Bay,NSW,2029
7 7 Ascham School 40.1 %97 526 211 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroEdgecliff,NSW,2027
8 8 Queenwood School for Girls 39.0 %85 495 193 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMosman,NSW,2088
9 9 Meriden School 37.1 %110 620 230 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroStrathfield,NSW,2135
10 10 SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School 35.3 %209 1146 404 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBoat Shed,Gladesville,NSW,2111
11 11 Moriah College 34.0 %129 709 241 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBondi Junction,NSW,2022
12 12 Knox Grammar School 32.7 %285 1536 502 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWahroonga,NSW,2076
13 13 The King's School 32.4 %206 1148 372 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNorth Parramatta,NSW,2151
14 14 Pymble Ladies' College 32.2 %262 1536 494 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroPymble,NSW,2073
15 15 Barker College 30.8 %320 1795 553 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroHornsby,NSW,2077
16 16 Presbyterian Ladies' College Sydney 29.0 %116 670 194 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
17 17 Emanuel School 28.5 %65 358 102 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroRandwick,NSW,2031
18 18 Ravenswood School for Girls 28.3 %106 572 162 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroGordon,NSW,2072
19 19 Roseville College 27.3 %85 476 130 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroRoseville,NSW,2069
20 20 Alpha Omega Senior College 27.2 %73 415 113 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroAuburn,NSW,2144
21 21 Al-Faisal College,Auburn,NSW,2144 27.0 %78 389 105 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroAuburn,NSW,2144
22 22 Tara Anglican School for Girls 26.4 %67 383 101 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNorth Parramatta,NSW,2151
23 23 Tangara School for Girls 25.9 %25 135 35 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroCherrybrook,NSW,2126
24 24 St Catherine's School 25.9 %109 657 170 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWaverley,NSW,2024
25 25 Frensham School 24.5 %56 318 78 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryMittagong,NSW,2575
26 26 Australian International School Hong Kong 23.7 %39 228 54 Trend / Compare    
27 27 Cranbrook School 23.5 %157 967 227 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBellevue Hill,NSW,2023
28 28 St Luke's Grammar School 22.9 %95 534 122 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDee Why,NSW,2099
29 29 Redfield College 22.5 %42 213 48 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDural,NSW,2158
30 30 Oxley College 21.8 %39 252 55 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryBurradoo,NSW,2576
31 31 Newcastle Grammar School 21.6 %88 509 110 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryNewcastle,NSW,2300
32 32 MLC School 21.3 %85 451 96 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBurwood,NSW,2134
33 33 Danebank - An Anglican School For Girls 20.0 %93 589 118 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
34 34 Macquarie Grammar School 20.0 %9 45 9 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroSydney,NSW,2000
35 35 Central Coast Grammar School 19.7 %106 600 118 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroErina Heights,NSW,2260
36 36 The Hills Grammar School 19.6 %77 439 86 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroKenthurst,NSW,2156
37 37 Masada College 19.2 %39 208 40 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroSt Ives,NSW,2075
38 38 Malek Fahd Islamic School 18.4 %113 499 92 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroGreenacre,NSW,2190
39 39 The Scots College 18.2 %208 1222 222 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBellevue Hill,NSW,2023
40 40 St Columba Anglican School 17.8 %65 366 65 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryPort Macquarie,NSW,2444
41 41 Blue Mountains Grammar School 17.2 %68 360 62 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWentworth Falls,NSW,2782
42 42 Newington College 17.0 %175 1003 170 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroStanmore,NSW,2048
43 43 St Patrick's College (Strathfield) 16.7 %174 1043 174 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroStrathfield,NSW,2135
44 44 IPEKA Integrated Christian School 16.4 %52 299 49 Trend / Compare Non-government  
45 45 Macarthur Anglican School 16.3 %60 343 56 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroCobbitty,NSW,2570
46 46 International Grammar School 16.3 %109 613 100 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroUltimo,NSW,2007
47 47 The McDonald College 16.2 %19 105 17 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNorth Strathfield,NSW,2137
48 48 Canberra Grammar School 15.9 %120 673 107 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
49 49 Covenant Christian School 15.7 %76 407 64 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBelrose,NSW,2085
50 50 Trinity Grammar School 15.5 %120 703 109 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroSummer Hill,NSW,2130
51 51 Oxford Falls Grammar School 14.6 %94 472 69 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOxford Falls,NSW,2100
52 52 Kinross Wolaroi School 14.6 %125 727 106 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryOrange,NSW,2800
53 53 Pittwater House Schools 14.4 %53 278 40 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
54 54 Arden Anglican School 13.4 %66 358 48 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBeecroft,NSW,2119
55 55 Inaburra School 13.1 %102 565 74 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBangor,NSW,2234
56 56 Calrossy Anglican School 12.2 %79 443 54 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountry 
57 57 Waverley College 12.0 %126 716 86 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWaverley,NSW,2024
58 58 St Patrick's College Sutherland 11.9 %160 968 115 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
59 59 Penrith Anglican College 11.8 %85 448 53 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOrchard Hills,NSW,2748
60 60 Pacific Hills Christian School 11.8 %113 638 75 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDural,NSW,2158
61 61 The Scots School Albury 11.7 %55 307 36 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryAlbury,NSW,2640
62 62 Thomas Hassall Anglican College 11.6 %97 534 62 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWest Hoxton,NSW,2171
63 63 St Andrew's Cathedral School (Sydney) 11.5 %121 668 77 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
64 64 Georges River Grammar 11.5 %68 382 44 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroGeorges Hall,NSW,2198
65 65 Arndell Anglican College (Oakville) 11.3 %76 434 49 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOakville,NSW,2765
66 66 Macquarie College 11.2 %46 251 28 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWallsend,NSW,2287
67 67 St Mark's Coptic Orthodox College 10.9 %57 294 32 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWattle Grove,NSW,2173
68 68 Redlands 10.9 %64 359 39 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
69 69 Australian International School Singapore 10.8 %69 381 41 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
70 70 St Philip's Christian College (Waratah) 10.6 %74 406 43 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWaratah,NSW,2298
71 71 Hunter Valley Grammar School 10.4 %96 548 57 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroAshtonfield,NSW,2323
72 72 Northern Beaches Christian School 10.2 %78 411 42 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroTerrey Hills,NSW,2084
73 73 Sapphire Coast Anglican College,Bega,NSW,2550 10.1 %21 109 11 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryBega,NSW,2550
74 74 St George Christian School 10.0 %70 370 37 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroHurstville,NSW,2220
75 75 William Clarke College 10.0 %149 861 86 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroKellyville,NSW,2155
76 76 Sutherland Shire Christian School 9.6 %64 374 36 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
77 77 St John's College,Woodlawn,NSW,2480 9.4 %97 552 52 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountry 
78 78 St John's College,Dubbo 9.3 %123 703 65 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryDubbo,NSW,2830
79 79 St Spyridon College 8.8 %59 317 28 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMaroubra,NSW,2035
80 80 St Euphemia College 8.7 %79 439 38 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBankstown,NSW,2200
81 81 St Patrick's College (Campbelltown) 8.4 %95 534 45 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroCampbelltown,NSW,2560
82 82 Belmont Christian College 8.3 %43 240 20 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBelmont,NSW,2280
83 83 MET School,Oatlands,NSW,2117 8.3 %103 531 44 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOatlands,NSW,2117
84 84 Green Valley Islamic College 8.3 %31 157 13 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroGreen Valley,NSW,2168
85 85 St Charbel's College 8.2 %87 466 38 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroPunchbowl,NSW,2196
86 86 Bishop Druitt College 8.0 %75 414 33 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryCoffs Harbour,NSW,2450
87 87 Northholm Grammar School 7.7 %40 207 16 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroArcadia,NSW,2159
88 88 Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College 7.7 %54 273 21 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroFletcher,NSW,2287
89 89 Lakes Grammar - An Anglican School 7.3 %52 273 20 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWarnervale,NSW,2259
90 90 St Philip's Christian College (Port Stephens) 7.3 %43 246 18 Trend / Compare Non-governmentInner RegionalSalamander Bay,NSW,2317
91 91 The Illawarra Grammar School 7.2 %92 500 36 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWest Wollongong,NSW,2500
92 92 Green Point Christian College 7.0 %70 370 26 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryGreen Point,NSW,2251
93 93 Toongabbie Christian School 6.9 %64 335 23 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroToongabbie,NSW,2146
94 94 St John Paul College 6.8 %133 760 52 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryCoffs Harbour,NSW,2450
95 95 St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox College (Mount Druitt) 6.7 %19 104 7 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMount Druitt,NSW,2770
96 96 Al Amanah College (Liverpool) 6.6 %24 136 9 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
97 97 All Saints' College Bathurst 5.8 %45 241 14 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountry 
98 98 Maitland Christian School 5.5 %30 145 8 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMetford,NSW,2323
99 99 William Carey Christian School 5.5 %80 456 25 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroPrestons,NSW,2170
100 100 Shellharbour Anglican College 5.4 %46 259 14 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDunmore,NSW,2529
101 101 Xavier College (Llandilo) 5.3 %110 602 32 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroLlandilo,NSW,2747
102 102 Australian Islamic College of Sydney 5.3 %55 284 15 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMount Druitt,NSW,2770
103 103 Broughton Anglican College 5.2 %73 402 21 Trend / Compare GovernmentMetroCampbelltown,NSW,2560
104 104 Wollondilly Anglican College 5.1 %46 234 12 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroTahmoor,NSW,2573
105 105 St Gregory's College Campbelltown 5.1 %113 669 34 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetro 
106 106 Rouse Hill Anglican College 4.9 %90 473 23 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroRouse Hill,NSW,2155
107 107 Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School 4.6 %91 503 23 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroTerranora,NSW,2486
108 108 Carinya Christian School Tamworth 4.5 %47 222 10 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountry 
109 109 Avondale School 4.3 %78 392 17 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroCooranbong,NSW,2265
110 110 Coffs Harbour Christian Community School 4.3 %50 254 11 Trend / Compare   Bonville,NSW,2441
111 111 Central Coast Adventist School 4.2 %49 285 12 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroErina,NSW,2250
112 112 The Riverina Anglican College 4.0 %86 480 19 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryWagga Wagga,NSW,2650
113 113 Nowra Anglican College 3.9 %64 355 14 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryBomaderry,NSW,2541
114 114 Tyndale Christian School 3.9 %51 280 11 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroBlacktown,NSW,2148
115 115 All Saints College (Maitland) 3.8 %238 1416 54 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMaitland,NSW,2320
116 116 Richard Johnson Anglican School 3.7 %64 353 13 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOakhurst,NSW,2761
117 117 The Armidale School 3.6 %73 417 15 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryArmidale,NSW,2350
118 118 St Philip's Christian College (Cessnock) 3.5 %32 172 6 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNulkaba,NSW,2325
119 119 Charlton Christian College 3.5 %40 260 9 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroFassifern,NSW,2283
120 120 Dubbo Christian School 3.4 %35 175 6 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryDubbo,NSW,2830
121 121 Scone Grammar School 3.3 %29 150 5 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryScone,NSW,2337
122 122 Wyong Christian Community School 2.9 %28 172 5 Trend / Compare Non-governmentCountryWyong,NSW,2259
123 123 Regents Park Christian School 2.8 %76 395 11 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroRegents Park,NSW,2143
124 124 Cedars Christian College 2.6 %38 191 5 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroFarmborough Chase,NSW,2526
125 125 Mount Annan Christian College 2.4 %41 209 5 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroMount Annan,NSW,2567
126 126 Wycliffe Christian School 2.3 %33 177 4 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroWarrimoo,NSW,2774
127 127 St Philip's Christian College (Gosford) 2.1 %22 97 2 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroNarara,NSW,2250
128 128 St Narsai Assyrian Christian College 2.1 %60 341 7 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroEdensor Park,NSW,2176
129 129 Penrith Christian School 1.5 %40 207 3 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroOrchard Hills,NSW,2748
130 130 Mountain View Adventist College 1.1 %31 189 2 Trend / Compare Non-governmentMetroDoonside,NSW,2767