Top High Schools in NSW - 2017

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The following table lists the 2017  best secondary schools in New South Wales. English and Maths are rated with 5 grades while the overall academic performance has 3 rating scales for you to choose. Related ratings: Top Sydney Secondary Schools | Top Sydney Non-government Secondary Schools | Top Sydney Government Secondary Schools | NSW Secondary School Ratings. Alternatively you can compare up to 5 NSW secondary schools and trends with 2D / 3D charts side by side. Also available: Wollongong Top Government Secondary Schools | Wollongong Top Non-government Secondary Schools. For other types of results or rankings, 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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Lowest: 1, 6, 60 - Highest: 5, 10, 100
SchoolState Overall ScoreEnglishMathsTotal EnrolmentsLocality
James Ruse Agricultural High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 841 Carlingford,NSW,2118
North Sydney Girls High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 918 Crows Nest,NSW,2065
North Sydney Boys High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 927 Crows Nest,NSW,2065
Sydney Girls High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 935 Surry Hills,NSW,2010
Baulkham Hills High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1211 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153
Sydney Boys High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 1203 Surry Hills,NSW,2010
Hornsby Girls High School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 733 Hornsby,NSW,2077
Girraween High School,Girraween,NSW,2145 100 757 Girraween,NSW,2145
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus,North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 100 789 North Curl Curl,NSW,2099
Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 100 1876 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010
Hurlstone Agricultural High School,Glenfield,NSW,2167 99 951 Glenfield,NSW,2167
Normanhurst Boys High School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 99 756 Normanhurst,NSW,2076
Fort Street High School,Petersham,NSW,2049 99 927 Petersham,NSW,2049
Caringbah High School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 99 914 Caringbah,NSW,2229
St George Girls High School,Kogarah,NSW,2217 99 922 Kogarah,NSW,2217
Conservatorium High School,Sydney,NSW,2000 99 152 Sydney,NSW,2000
Penrith High School,Penrith,NSW,2750 99 926 Penrith,NSW,2750
Merewether High School,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 99 1070 Broadmeadow,NSW,2292
Sydney Technical High School,Bexley,NSW,2207 99 910 Bexley,NSW,2207
Smith's Hill High School,Wollongong,NSW,2500 99 745 Wollongong,NSW,2500
Gosford High School,Gosford,NSW,2250 99 1094 Gosford,NSW,2250
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 99 1420 Wahroonga,NSW,2076
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 99 1242 Milsons Point,NSW,2061
Tara Anglican School for Girls,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 718 North Parramatta,NSW,2151
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 99 1071 Strathfield,NSW,2135
Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 99 1258 Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132
SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 99 920 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010
Kambala,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 99 944 Rose Bay,NSW,2029
Pymble Ladies' College,Pymble,NSW,2073 99 2118 Pymble,NSW,2073
The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 99 1676 North Parramatta,NSW,2151
Sefton High School,Sefton,NSW,2162 99 1060 Sefton,NSW,2162
Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 99 1146 Edgecliff,NSW,2027
Chatswood High School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 98 1505 Chatswood,NSW,2067
Roseville College,Roseville,NSW,2069 98 935 Roseville,NSW,2069
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 98 2890 Wahroonga,NSW,2076
St Catherine's School,Waverley,NSW,2024 98 1039 Waverley,NSW,2024
Ravenswood School for Girls,Gordon,NSW,2072 98 1119 Gordon,NSW,2072
Al Noori Muslim School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 98 1790 Greenacre,NSW,2190
MLC School,Burwood,NSW,2134 98 1154 Burwood,NSW,2134
Queenwood School for Girls,Mosman,NSW,2088 98 873 Mosman,NSW,2088
Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 98 1549 Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090
Wenona School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 98 1081 North Sydney,NSW,2060
Redeemer Baptist School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 98 420 North Parramatta,NSW,2151
Barker College,Hornsby,NSW,2077 98 2103 Hornsby,NSW,2077
Tangara School for Girls,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 98 564 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126
Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 98 884 Rose Bay,NSW,2029
Trinity Grammar School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 98 2084 Summer Hill,NSW,2130
Reddam House,Woollahra,NSW,2025 98 1112 Woollahra,NSW,2025
Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 98 786 Newcastle,NSW,2300
Parramatta High School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 98 862 Parramatta,NSW,2150
Saint Mary MacKillop Colleges,Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 98 109 Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650
SHORE - Sydney Church of England Grammar School, Boat Shed,Gladesville,NSW,2111 98 1615 Boat Shed,Gladesville,NSW,2111
Kesser Torah College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 98 294 Dover Heights,NSW,2030
St Luke's Grammar School,Dee Why,NSW,2099 97 1106 Dee Why,NSW,2099
Arden Anglican School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 97 769 Beecroft,NSW,2119
Cranbrook School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 97 1410 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023
Loreto Kirribilli,Kirribilli,NSW,2061 97 1096 Kirribilli,NSW,2061
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College,North Sydney,NSW,2060 97 1160 North Sydney,NSW,2060
Montgrove College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 97 565 Orchard Hills,NSW,2748
Cheltenham Girls High School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 97 1251 Beecroft,NSW,2119
Moriah College,Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 97 1414 Bondi Junction,NSW,2022
Central Coast Grammar School,Erina Heights,NSW,2260 97 1252 Erina Heights,NSW,2260
The Hills Grammar School,Kenthurst,NSW,2156 97 883 Kenthurst,NSW,2156
St Pius X College,Chatswood,NSW,2067 97 1129 Chatswood,NSW,2067
The Scots College,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 97 1904 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023
The International French School of Sydney,Maroubra,NSW,2035 97 711 Maroubra,NSW,2035
German International School Sydney,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 97 278 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084
Newington College,Stanmore,NSW,2048 97 2036 Stanmore,NSW,2048
Cherrybrook Technology High School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 97 1935 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126
Malek Fahd Islamic School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 97 2305 Greenacre,NSW,2190
Epping Boys High School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 97 1156 Eastwood,NSW,2122
Santa Sabina College,Strathfield,NSW,2135 97 1185 Strathfield,NSW,2135
Willoughby Girls High School,Willoughby,NSW,2068 97 973 Willoughby,NSW,2068
Emanuel School,Randwick,NSW,2031 97 806 Randwick,NSW,2031
William Clarke College,Kellyville,NSW,2155 97 1532 Kellyville,NSW,2155
Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus,Manly Vale,NSW,2093 96 1260 Manly Vale,NSW,2093
Wollemi College,Werrington,NSW,2747 96 158 Werrington,NSW,2747
Covenant Christian School,Belrose,NSW,2085 96 880 Belrose,NSW,2085
Al-Faisal College,Auburn,NSW,2144 96 2200 Auburn,NSW,2144
Killara High School,Killara,NSW,2071 96 1628 Killara,NSW,2071
Al Zahra College,Arncliffe,NSW,2205 96 388 Arncliffe,NSW,2205
Macarthur Anglican School,Cobbitty,NSW,2570 96 818 Cobbitty,NSW,2570
Illawarra Christian School,Cordeaux Heights,NSW,2526 96 565 Cordeaux Heights,NSW,2526
St Ignatius' College,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 96 1576 Lane Cove,NSW,2066
Carlingford High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 96 1228 Carlingford,NSW,2118
Loreto Normanhurst,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 96 1083 Normanhurst,NSW,2076
Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School,Middle Cove,NSW,2068 96 438 Middle Cove,NSW,2068
Danebank School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 96 926 Hurstville,NSW,2220
Turramurra High School,Turramurra South,NSW,2074 96 1243 Turramurra South,NSW,2074
Macquarie Fields High School,Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564 96 1105 Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564
PLC Armidale,Armidale,NSW,2350 96 272 Armidale,NSW,2350
Ryde Secondary College,Ryde,NSW,2112 96 1026 Ryde,NSW,2112
Mount St Benedict College (Pennant Hills),Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 96 1052 Pennant Hills,NSW,2120
Pittwater House School,Collaroy,NSW,2097 96 812 Collaroy,NSW,2097
Pacific Hills Christian School,Dural,NSW,2158 96 1281 Dural,NSW,2158
Mercy Catholic College,Chatswood,NSW,2067 96 627 Chatswood,NSW,2067
Frensham School,Mittagong,NSW,2575 95 342 Mittagong,NSW,2575
St George Christian School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 95 774 Hurstville,NSW,2220
Castle Hill High School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 95 1631 Castle Hill,NSW,2154
Strathfield Girls High School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 95 1127 Strathfield,NSW,2135
St Ives High School,St Ives,NSW,2075 95 947 St Ives,NSW,2075
St Patrick's College,Strathfield,NSW,2135 95 1419 Strathfield,NSW,2135
International Grammar School,Ultimo,NSW,2007 95 1132 Ultimo,NSW,2007
Tempe High School,Tempe,NSW,2044 95 961 Tempe,NSW,2044
Inaburra School,Bangor,NSW,2234 95 1005 Bangor,NSW,2234
St Andrew's Catholic Primary School,Malabar,NSW,2036 95 1205 Malabar,NSW,2036
St Mark's Coptic Orthodox College,Wattle Grove,NSW,2173 95 633 Wattle Grove,NSW,2173
Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta,Parramatta,NSW,2150 95 950 Parramatta,NSW,2150
Blue Mountains Grammar School,Wentworth Falls,NSW,2782 95 606 Wentworth Falls,NSW,2782
Masada College,St Ives,NSW,2075 95 527 St Ives,NSW,2075
Brigidine College, St Ives,St Ives,NSW,2075 95 894 St Ives,St Ives,NSW,2075
Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus,Balgowlah,NSW,2093 95 773 Balgowlah,NSW,2093
The Scots School Albury,Albury,NSW,2640 95 440 Albury,NSW,2640
Saint Mary MacKillop College (Albury),Jindera,NSW,2642 95 136 Jindera,NSW,2642
Pennant Hills High School,Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 95 1069 Pennant Hills,NSW,2120
Rosebank College,Five Dock,NSW,2046 95 1233 Five Dock,NSW,2046
St Ursula's College,Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 95 1094 Kingsgrove,NSW,2208
Macquarie College,Wallsend,NSW,2287 95 779 Wallsend,NSW,2287
Brigidine College Randwick,Randwick,NSW,2031 94 882 Randwick,NSW,2031
Marist College,Eastwood,NSW,2122 94 780 Eastwood,NSW,2122
St Vincent's College,Potts Point,NSW,2011 94 676 Potts Point,NSW,2011
St Joseph's College,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 94 1094 Hunters Hill,NSW,2110
Hunter Valley Grammar School,Ashtonfield,NSW,2323 94 1082 Ashtonfield,NSW,2323
Redfield College,Dural,NSW,2158 94 452 Dural,NSW,2158
Killarney Heights High School,Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 94 904 Killarney Heights,NSW,2087
St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College,Bexley,NSW,2207 94 245 Bexley,NSW,2207
St Philip's Christian College (Waratah),Waratah,NSW,2298 94 1251 Waratah,NSW,2298
Burwood Girls High School,Croydon,NSW,2132 94 1135 Croydon,NSW,2132
Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus,Leichhardt,NSW,2040 94 945 Leichhardt,NSW,2040
The Illawarra Grammar School,West Wollongong,NSW,2500 94 861 West Wollongong,NSW,2500
Rose Bay Secondary College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 94 1142 Dover Heights,NSW,2030
Linuwel School Ltd,East Maitland,NSW,2323 94 248 East Maitland,NSW,2323
The McDonald College,North Strathfield,NSW,2137 94 278 North Strathfield,NSW,2137
William Carey Christian School,Prestons,NSW,2170 94 1237 Prestons,NSW,2170
Emmanuel Anglican College,West Ballina,NSW,2478 94 600 West Ballina,NSW,2478
Marist College North Shore,North Sydney,NSW,2060 94 835 North Sydney,NSW,2060
Oxford Falls Grammar School,Oxford Falls,NSW,2100 94 1100 Oxford Falls,NSW,2100
All Saints College,Bathurst,NSW,2795 94 415 Bathurst,NSW,2795
St Spyridon College,Maroubra,NSW,2035 94 784 Maroubra,NSW,2035
Newtown High School of Performing Arts,Newtown,NSW,2042 93 1042 Newtown,NSW,2042
Georges River Grammar,Georges Hall,NSW,2198 93 882 Georges Hall,NSW,2198
Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus,Rozelle,NSW,2039 93 785 Rozelle,NSW,2039
St Columba Anglican School,Port Macquarie,NSW,2444 93 1110 Port Macquarie,NSW,2444
Kinross Wolaroi School,Orange,NSW,2800 93 1083 Orange,NSW,2800
St Scholastica's College,Glebe,NSW,2037 93 1021 Glebe,NSW,2037
St Augustine's College,Brookvale,NSW,2100 93 1282 Brookvale,NSW,2100
Hills Adventist College,Kellyville,NSW,2155 93 560 Kellyville,NSW,2155
Alexandria Park Community School,Alexandria,NSW,2015 93 716 Alexandria,NSW,2015
St Peter's Anglican College - Broulee,Broulee,NSW,2537 93 361 Broulee,NSW,2537
Orange Christian School,Orange,NSW,2800 93 339 Orange,NSW,2800
Snowy Mountains Grammar School,Jindabyne,NSW,2627 93 272 Jindabyne,NSW,2627
Green Point Christian College,Green Point,NSW,2251 93 1040 Green Point,NSW,2251
Riverside Girls High School,Gladesville,NSW,2111 93 954 Gladesville,NSW,2111
St Paul's Grammar School Penrith,Cranebrook,NSW,2749 93 784 Cranebrook,NSW,2749
Xavier Catholic College,Skennars Head,NSW,2478 93 904 Skennars Head,NSW,2478
Amity College,Prestons,NSW,2170 93 1899 Prestons,NSW,2170
Mosman High School,Mosman,NSW,2088 93 1070 Mosman,NSW,2088
Northern Beaches Christian School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 93 1281 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084
Parramatta Marist High School,Westmead,NSW,2145 93 1043 Westmead,NSW,2145
Marist College Penshurst,Mortdale,NSW,2223 93 752 Mortdale,NSW,2223
Penrith Anglican College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 92 1131 Orchard Hills,NSW,2748
Oakhill College,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 92 1675 Castle Hill,NSW,2154
Stella Maris College Manly,Manly,NSW,2095 92 892 Manly,NSW,2095
The Riverina Anglican College,Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 92 654 Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650
St Mary Star of the Sea College,Wollongong,NSW,2500 92 1104 Wollongong,NSW,2500
Freeman Catholic College,Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177 92 1365 Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177
Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School,Terranora,NSW,2486 92 980 Terranora,NSW,2486
St Patrick's College,Sutherland,NSW,2232 92 1257 Sutherland,NSW,2232
Port Hacking High School,Miranda,NSW,2228 92 1140 Miranda,NSW,2228
The Armidale School,Armidale,NSW,2350 92 606 Armidale,NSW,2350
Northholm Grammar School,Arcadia,NSW,2159 92 449 Arcadia,NSW,2159
St Mary's Cathedral College,Sydney,NSW,2000 92 751 Sydney,NSW,2000
Marcellin College,Randwick,NSW,2031 92 982 Randwick,NSW,2031
Waverley College,Waverley,NSW,2024 92 1422 Waverley,NSW,2024
Our Lady of The Sacred Heart College,Kensington,NSW,2033 92 844 Kensington,NSW,2033
Meadowbank Education Trust School,Oatlands,NSW,2117 92 1187 Oatlands,NSW,2117
Hunter School of Performing Arts,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 92 1145 Broadmeadow,NSW,2292
Shire Christian School,Barden Ridge,NSW,2234 92 804 Barden Ridge,NSW,2234
Broughton Anglican College,Campbelltown,NSW,2560 92 984 Campbelltown,NSW,2560
Central Coast Adventist School,Erina,NSW,2250 92 822 Erina,NSW,2250
Wollondilly Anglican College,Tahmoor,NSW,2573 92 857 Tahmoor,NSW,2573
Avondale School,Cooranbong,NSW,2265 92 890 Cooranbong,NSW,2265
Green Valley Islamic College,Green Valley,NSW,2168 91 892 Green Valley,NSW,2168
Concord High School,Concord,NSW,2137 91 1129 Concord,NSW,2137
Mount St Joseph Milperra,Milperra,NSW,2214 91 912 Milperra,NSW,2214
St Pius X High School,Adamstown,NSW,2289 91 1036 Adamstown,NSW,2289
Macarthur Girls High School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 91 1004 Parramatta,NSW,2150
Oxley College,Burradoo,NSW,2576 91 626 Burradoo,NSW,2576
Kirrawee High School,Kirrawee,NSW,2232 91 1238 Kirrawee,NSW,2232
Mater Maria Catholic College,Warriewood,NSW,2102 91 1010 Warriewood,NSW,2102
St Anne's Central School,Temora,NSW,2666 91 222 Temora,NSW,2666
Marist Sisters' College,Woolwich,NSW,2110 91 1019 Woolwich,NSW,2110
Bethany College,Hurstville,NSW,2220 91 987 Hurstville,NSW,2220
Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College,Fletcher,NSW,2287 91 766 Fletcher,NSW,2287
Crestwood High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 91 959 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153
Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School,Byron Bay,NSW,2481 91 370 Byron Bay,NSW,2481
Moama Anglican Grammar School,Moama,NSW,2731 91 735 Moama,NSW,2731
Cedars Christian College,Farmborough Chase,NSW,2526 91 573 Farmborough Chase,NSW,2526
Maitland Christian School,Metford,NSW,2323 91 508 Metford,NSW,2323
Glenwood High School,Glenwood,NSW,2768 91 1475 Glenwood,NSW,2768
Rouse Hill Anglican College,Rouse Hill,NSW,2155 91 1287 Rouse Hill,NSW,2155
Pittwater High School,Mona Vale,NSW,2103 91 1001 Mona Vale,NSW,2103
Galstaun College,Ingleside,NSW,2101 91 296 Ingleside,NSW,2101
Blacktown Boys High School,Blacktown,NSW,2148 90 520 Blacktown,NSW,2148
St Patrick's Marist College,Dundas,NSW,2117 90 993 Dundas,NSW,2117
Davidson High School,Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086 90 844 Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086
St Matthew's Catholic School,Mudgee,NSW,2850 90 818 Mudgee,NSW,2850
Blacktown Girls High School,Blacktown,NSW,2148 90 742 Blacktown,NSW,2148
Al-Faisal College (Campbelltown Campus,Minto),NSW,2566 90 619 Minto,NSW,2566
Randwick Girls High School,Randwick,NSW,2031 90 969 Randwick,NSW,2031
Catherine McAuley Westmead,Westmead,NSW,2145 90 1149 Westmead,NSW,2145
Australian International Academy, Kellyville Campus 90 374 Kellyville,NSW,2155
Macquarie Anglican Grammar School,Dubbo,NSW,2830 90 504 Dubbo,NSW,2830
All Saints (Greek Orthodox) Grammar School,Belmore,NSW,2192 90 614 Belmore,NSW,2192
Hunters Hill High School,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 90 600 Hunters Hill,NSW,2110
Muirfield High School,North Rocks,NSW,2150 90 822 North Rocks,NSW,2150
St John Bosco College,Engadine,NSW,2233 90 824 Engadine,NSW,2233
Wycliffe Christian School,Warrimoo,NSW,2774 90 404 Warrimoo,NSW,2774
Asquith Girls High School,Asquith,NSW,2077 90 821 Asquith,NSW,2077
Shellharbour Anglican College,Dunmore,NSW,2529 90 695 Dunmore,NSW,2529
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