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The following table lists the 2014  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 side by side. 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
SchoolLocalityState Overall ScoreEnglishMathsTotal Enrolments
James Ruse Agricultural High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 Carlingford,NSW,2118 100 840
North Sydney Girls High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 917
Sydney Girls High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 945
North Sydney Boys High School,Crows Nest,NSW,2065 Crows Nest,NSW,2065 100 919
Baulkham Hills High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 100 1212
Sydney Boys High School,Surry Hills,NSW,2010 Surry Hills,NSW,2010 100 1193
Hornsby Girls High School,Hornsby,NSW,2077 Hornsby,NSW,2077 100 723
Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus,North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 North Curl Curl,NSW,2099 100 795
Fort Street High School,Petersham,NSW,2049 Petersham,NSW,2049 100 934
Girraween High School,Girraween,NSW,2145 Girraween,NSW,2145 100 760
Sydney Grammar School,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 99 1127
Normanhurst Boys High School,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 Normanhurst,NSW,2076 99 742
Hurlstone Agricultural High School,Glenfield,NSW,2167 Glenfield,NSW,2167 99 977
St George Girls High School,Kogarah,NSW,2217 Kogarah,NSW,2217 99 931
Sydney Technical High School,Bexley,NSW,2207 Bexley,NSW,2207 99 925
Penrith High School,Penrith,NSW,2750 Penrith,NSW,2750 99 931
Caringbah High School,Caringbah,NSW,2229 Caringbah,NSW,2229 99 911
Merewether High School,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 99 1087
Conservatorium High School,Sydney,NSW,2000 Sydney,NSW,2000 99 156
Smith's Hill High School,Wollongong,NSW,2500 Wollongong,NSW,2500 99 756
Gosford High School,Gosford,NSW,2250 Gosford,NSW,2250 99 1097
St Aloysius' College,Milsons Point,NSW,2061 Milsons Point,NSW,2061 99 1244
Ascham School,Edgecliff,NSW,2027 Edgecliff,NSW,2027 99 1057
Abbotsleigh,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 99 1337
Meriden School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 Strathfield,NSW,2135 99 872
SCEGGS, Darlinghurst,Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 Darlinghurst,NSW,2010 99 921
Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 Sydney,Croydon,NSW,2132 99 1157
MLC School,Burwood,NSW,2134 Burwood,NSW,2134 99 1161
Barker College,Hornsby,NSW,2077 Hornsby,NSW,2077 99 1993
Sefton High School,Sefton,NSW,2162 Sefton,NSW,2162 99 1028
German International School Sydney,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 99 210
Pymble Ladies' College,Pymble,NSW,2073 Pymble,NSW,2073 98 2130
The King's School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 98 1559
Kambala,Rose Bay,NSW,2029 Rose Bay,NSW,2029 98 904
Malek Fahd Islamic School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 Greenacre,NSW,2190 98 2412
Sydney Church of England Grammar School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 North Sydney,NSW,2060 98 1584
Newington College,Stanmore,NSW,2048 Stanmore,NSW,2048 98 1957
Knox Grammar School,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 98 2420
Queenwood School for Girls,Mosman,NSW,2088 Mosman,NSW,2088 98 872
Wenona School,North Sydney,NSW,2060 North Sydney,NSW,2060 98 1009
Ravenswood School for Girls,Gordon,NSW,2072 Gordon,NSW,2072 98 1057
Cheltenham Girls High School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 Beecroft,NSW,2119 98 1236
Reddam House,North Bondi,NSW,2026 North Bondi,NSW,2026 98 826
Trinity Grammar School,Summer Hill,NSW,2130 Summer Hill,NSW,2130 98 1968
Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 Redlands,Cremorne,NSW,2090 98 1447
St Catherine's School,Waverley,NSW,2024 Waverley,NSW,2024 98 993
Parramatta High School,Parramatta,NSW,2150 Parramatta,NSW,2150 98 860
The lnternational French School of Sydney Maroubra Junction,NSW,2035 98 553
Kesser Torah College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 Dover Heights,NSW,2030 98 364
Montgrove College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 98 490
Roseville College,Roseville,NSW,2069 Roseville,NSW,2069 98 833
Newcastle Grammar School,Newcastle,NSW,2300 Newcastle,NSW,2300 98 722
Central Coast Grammar School,Erina Heights,NSW,2260 Erina Heights,NSW,2260 97 1132
Loreto Kirribilli,Kirribilli,NSW,2061 Kirribilli,NSW,2061 97 1054
Chatswood High School,Chatswood,NSW,2067 Chatswood,NSW,2067 97 1388
The Scots College,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 97 1831
Willoughby Girls High School,Willoughby,NSW,2068 Willoughby,NSW,2068 97 968
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College,North Sydney,NSW,2060 North Sydney,NSW,2060 97 1164
St George Christian School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 Hurstville,NSW,2220 97 759
Cranbrook School,Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 Bellevue Hill,NSW,2023 97 1397
Tara Anglican School for Girls,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 97 680
PLC Armidale,Armidale,NSW,2350 Armidale,NSW,2350 97 271
The Hills Grammar School,Kenthurst,NSW,2156 Kenthurst,NSW,2156 97 831
International Grammar School,Ultimo,NSW,2007 Ultimo,NSW,2007 97 1089
Killara High School,Killara,NSW,2071 Killara,NSW,2071 97 1590
St Patrick's College,Strathfield,NSW,2135 Strathfield,NSW,2135 97 1428
St Pius X College,Chatswood,NSW,2067 Chatswood,NSW,2067 97 1137
St Ignatius' College,Lane Cove,NSW,2066 Lane Cove,NSW,2066 97 1564
Arden Anglican School,Beecroft,NSW,2119 Beecroft,NSW,2119 97 737
Tangara School for Girls,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 97 568
Loreto Normanhurst,Normanhurst,NSW,2076 Normanhurst,NSW,2076 97 918
The Scots School Albury,Albury,NSW,2640 Albury,NSW,2640 97 553
Cherrybrook Technology High School,Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 Cherrybrook,NSW,2126 97 2003
Pittwater House School,Collaroy,NSW,2097 Collaroy,NSW,2097 97 696
Tempe High School,Tempe,NSW,2044 Tempe,NSW,2044 96 943
Frensham School,Mittagong,NSW,2575 Mittagong,NSW,2575 96 321
Wollemi College,Werrington,NSW,2747 Werrington,NSW,2747 96 150
St Luke's Grammar School,Dee Why,NSW,2099 Dee Why,NSW,2099 96 922
Al-Faisal College,Auburn,NSW,2144 Auburn,NSW,2144 96 1805
Covenant Christian School,Belrose,NSW,2085 Belrose,NSW,2085 96 843
Kincoppal - Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart Rose Bay,NSW,2029 96 825
St Ives High School,St Ives,NSW,2075 St Ives,NSW,2075 96 918
Kinross Wolaroi School,Orange,NSW,2800 Orange,NSW,2800 96 1044
Al Noori Muslim School,Greenacre,NSW,2190 Greenacre,NSW,2190 96 1437
Macquarie Fields High School,Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564 Macquarie Fields,NSW,2564 96 1062
Carlingford High School,Carlingford,NSW,2118 Carlingford,NSW,2118 96 1155
Ryde Secondary College,Ryde,NSW,2112 Ryde,NSW,2112 96 1103
Danebank School,Hurstville,NSW,2220 Hurstville,NSW,2220 96 960
Santa Sabina College,Strathfield,NSW,2135 Strathfield,NSW,2135 96 1185
Redeemer Baptist School,North Parramatta,NSW,2151 North Parramatta,NSW,2151 96 386
Brigidine College Randwick,Randwick,NSW,2031 Randwick,NSW,2031 96 940
Emanuel School (Randwick) Randwick,NSW,2031 96 729
Mosman High School,Mosman,NSW,2088 Mosman,NSW,2088 96 1029
Blue Mountains Grammar School,Wentworth Falls,NSW,2782 Wentworth Falls,NSW,2782 96 593
The McDonald College,North Strathfield,NSW,2137 North Strathfield,NSW,2137 96 268
Inaburra School,Bangor,NSW,2234 Bangor,NSW,2234 95 965
Pacific Hills Christian School,Dural,NSW,2158 Dural,NSW,2158 95 1147
Moriah College,Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 Bondi Junction,NSW,2022 95 1479
St Andrew's Cathedral School,Sydney,NSW,2000 Sydney,NSW,2000 95 1040
St Joseph's College,Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 Hunters Hill,NSW,2110 95 1073
Epping Boys High School,Eastwood,NSW,2122 Eastwood,NSW,2122 95 1140
Macarthur Anglican School,Cobbitty,NSW,2570 Cobbitty,NSW,2570 95 749
Mount St Benedict College (Pennant Hills),Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 95 970
Hunter Valley Grammar School,Ashtonfield,NSW,2323 Ashtonfield,NSW,2323 95 1067
Turramurra High School,Turramurra South,NSW,2074 Turramurra South,NSW,2074 95 1264
William Branwhite Clarke College,Kellyville,NSW,2155 Kellyville,NSW,2155 95 1503
St Augustine's College,Brookvale,NSW,2100 Brookvale,NSW,2100 95 1208
Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus,Leichhardt,NSW,2040 Leichhardt,NSW,2040 95 760
Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus,Manly Vale,NSW,2093 Manly Vale,NSW,2093 95 1230
Redfield College,Dural,NSW,2158 Dural,NSW,2158 95 506
St Mary's Cathedral College,Sydney,NSW,2000 Sydney,NSW,2000 95 750
Saint Mary MacKillop College,Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 95 113
Strathfield Girls High School,Strathfield,NSW,2135 Strathfield,NSW,2135 95 1152
All Saints College,Bathurst,NSW,2795 Bathurst,NSW,2795 95 480
Castle Hill High School,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 95 1407
Sydney Secondary College Balmain Campus,Rozelle,NSW,2039 Rozelle,NSW,2039 95 721
Pennant Hills High School,Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 Pennant Hills,NSW,2120 94 1028
Killarney Heights High School,Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 Killarney Heights,NSW,2087 94 941
The Illawarra Grammar School,West Wollongong,NSW,2500 West Wollongong,NSW,2500 94 970
Oxford Falls Grammar School,Oxford Falls,NSW,2100 Oxford Falls,NSW,2100 94 1052
Macquarie College,Wallsend,NSW,2287 Wallsend,NSW,2287 94 775
Northholm Grammar School,Arcadia,NSW,2159 Arcadia,NSW,2159 94 422
Brigidine College, St Ives,St Ives,NSW,2075 St Ives,St Ives,NSW,2075 94 863
Blacktown Boys High School,Blacktown,NSW,2148 Blacktown,NSW,2148 94 412
Alexandria Park Community School,Alexandria,NSW,2015 Alexandria,NSW,2015 94 548
Oxley College,Burradoo,NSW,2576 Burradoo 94 521
Illawarra Christian School,Cordeaux Heights,NSW,2526 Cordeaux Heights,NSW,2526 94 542
Georges River Grammar,Georges Hall,NSW,2198 Georges Hall,NSW,2198 94 824
Marist College North Shore,North Sydney,NSW,2060 North Sydney,NSW,2060 94 837
Oakhill College,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 94 1668
Penrith Anglican College,Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 Orchard Hills,NSW,2748 94 1266
Lindisfarne Anglican School,Terranora,NSW,2486 Terranora,NSW,2486 94 956
Marist College,Eastwood,NSW,2122 Eastwood,NSW,2122 94 787
Burwood Girls High School,Croydon,NSW,2132 Croydon,NSW,2132 94 1193
Trinity Anglican College,Thurgoona,NSW,2640 Thurgoona,NSW,2640 94 811
Amity College,Prestons,NSW,2170 Prestons,NSW,2170 94 1269
Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta,Parramatta,NSW,2150 Parramatta,NSW,2150 94 857
Stella Maris College Manly,Manly,NSW,2095 Manly,NSW,2095 93 953
Northern Beaches Christian School,Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 Terrey Hills,NSW,2084 93 1239
Mercy Catholic College,Chatswood,NSW,2067 Chatswood,NSW,2067 93 540
Sutherland Shire Christian School,Barden Ridge,NSW,2234 Barden Ridge,NSW,2234 93 810
Toongabbie Christian School,Toongabbie,NSW,2146 Toongabbie,NSW,2146 93 924
Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus,Balgowlah,NSW,2093 Balgowlah,NSW,2093 93 566
St Ursula's College,Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 Kingsgrove,NSW,2208 93 1005
Hills Adventist College,Castle Hill,NSW,2154 Castle Hill,NSW,2154 93 500
Kirrawee High School,Kirrawee,NSW,2232 Kirrawee,NSW,2232 93 1210
Southern Highlands Christian School,Bowral,NSW,2576 Bowral,NSW,2576 93 383
Riverside Girls High School,Gladesville,NSW,2111 Gladesville,NSW,2111 93 923
Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School,Middle Cove,NSW,2068 Middle Cove,NSW,2068 93 405
St Scholastica's College,Glebe,NSW,2037 Glebe,NSW,2037 93 998
St Columba Anglican School,Port Macquarie,NSW,2444 Port Macquarie,NSW,2444 93 1006
St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College,Bexley,NSW,2207 Bexley,NSW,2207 93 339
Broughton Anglican College,Campbelltown,NSW,2560 Campbelltown,NSW,2560 93 909
Mount Carmel Central School,Yass,NSW,2582 Yass,NSW,2582 93 373
St Vincent's College,Potts Point,NSW,2011 Potts Point,NSW,2011 93 612
Hunter School of Performing Arts,Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 Broadmeadow,NSW,2292 93 1174
St Paul's Grammar School Penrith,Cranebrook,NSW,2749 Cranebrook,NSW,2749 93 880
St Patrick's College,Sutherland,NSW,2232 Sutherland,NSW,2232 93 1197
Model Farms High School,Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 Baulkham Hills,NSW,2153 93 1023
The Riverina Anglican College,Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 92 607
Concord High School,Concord,NSW,2137 Concord,NSW,2137 92 929
M.E.T. School,Oatlands,NSW,2117 Oatlands,NSW,2117 92 1176
Moorebank High School,Moorebank,NSW,2170 Moorebank,NSW,2170 92 1028
Korowal School,Hazelbrook,NSW,2779 Hazelbrook,NSW,2779 92 220
St Mary Star of the Sea College,Wollongong,NSW,2500 Wollongong,NSW,2500 92 1128
Rouse Hill Anglican College,Rouse Hill,NSW,2155 Rouse Hill,NSW,2155 92 1222
Rose Bay Secondary College,Dover Heights,NSW,2030 Dover Heights,NSW,2030 92 1014
St Philip's Christian College - Port Stephens,Salamander Bay,NSW,2317 Salamander Bay,NSW,2317 92 758
Christian Brothers' High School,Lewisham,NSW,2049 Lewisham,NSW,2049 92 1354
Port Hacking High School,Miranda,NSW,2228 Miranda,NSW,222 92 1125
The Armidale School,Armidale,NSW,2350 Armidale,NSW,2350 92 550
Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College,Fletcher,NSW,2287 Fletcher,NSW,2287 92 728
Waverley College,Waverley,NSW,2024 Waverley,NSW,2024 92 1314
St Mark's Coptic Orthodox College,Wattle Grove,NSW,2173 Wattle Grove,NSW,2173 92 559
Wollondilly Anglican College,Tahmoor,NSW,2573 Tahmoor,NSW,2573 92 706
Sydney Distance Education High School,Woolloomooloo,NSW,2011 Woolloomooloo,NSW,2011 92 665
Nowra Anglican College,Bomaderry,NSW,2541 Bomaderry,NSW,2541 92 719
Rosebank College,Five Dock,NSW,2046 Five Dock,NSW,2046 92 1102
Marcellin College,Randwick,NSW,2031 Randwick,NSW,2031 92 958
St Spyridon College,Kingsford,NSW,2032 Kingsford,NSW,2032 92 664
Freeman Catholic College,Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177 Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177 92 1348
Davidson High School,Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086 Frenchs Forest,NSW,2086 91 778
Avondale School,Cooranbong,NSW,2265 Cooranbong,NSW,2265 91 941
Aquinas Catholic College,Menai,NSW,2234 Menai,NSW,2234 91 1001
Mount St Patrick College,Murwillumbah,NSW,2484 Murwillumbah,NSW,2484 91 715
Asquith Girls High School,Asquith,NSW,2077 Asquith,NSW,2077 91 935
St John's College Woodlawn Woodlawn,NSW,2480 91 774
St Leo's Catholic College,Wahroonga,NSW,2076 Wahroonga,NSW,2076 91 898
Galstaun College,Ingleside,NSW,2101 Ingleside,NSW,2101 91 227
Marist College Kogarah,Bexley,NSW,2207 Bexley,NSW,2207 91 1050
Wagga Wagga Christian College,Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 Wagga Wagga,NSW,2650 91 495
Green Point Christian College,Green Point,NSW,2251 Green Point,NSW,2251 91 1073
St Philip's Christian College,Waratah,NSW,2298 Waratah,NSW,2298 91 1102
Pittwater High School,Mona Vale,NSW,2103 Mona Vale,NSW,2103 91 906
Xavier Catholic College,Skennars Head,NSW,2478 Skennars Head,NSW,2478 91 896
Moama Anglican Grammar School,Moama,NSW,2731 Moama,NSW,2731 91 705
Woolooware High School,Woolooware,NSW,2230 Woolooware,NSW,2230 91 1048
St Paul's High School,Port Macquarie,NSW,2444 Port Macquarie,NSW,2444 91 796
Parramatta Marist High School,Westmead,NSW,2145 Westmead,NSW,2145 91 1017
Homebush Boys High School,Homebush,NSW,2140 Homebush,NSW,2140 91 1242
Trinity Catholic College,Lismore,NSW,2480 Lismore,NSW,2480 91 1206
Barrenjoey High School,Avalon,NSW,2107 Avalon,NSW,2107 91 658
Canley Vale High School,Canley Vale,NSW,2166 Canley Vale,NSW,2166 90 1402
All Saints Greek Orthodox Grammar School,Belmore,NSW,2192 Belmore,NSW,2192 90 623
Catherine McAuley Westmead,Westmead,NSW,2145 Westmead,NSW,2145 90 1032
Marist Sisters' College,Woolwich,NSW,2110 Woolwich,NSW,2110 90 1022
St Columba's High School,Springwood,NSW,2777 Springwood,NSW,2777 90 1024
St Clare's College,Waverley,NSW,2024 Waverley,NSW,2024 90 474
Australian Christian College,Marsden Park,NSW,2765 Marsden Park,NSW,2765 90 378
William Carey Christian School,Prestons,NSW,2170 Prestons,NSW,2170 90 1272
Blaxland High School,Blaxland,NSW,2774 Blaxland,NSW,2774 90 970
Muirfield High School,North Rocks,NSW,2150 North Rocks,NSW,2150 90 812
Bethany College,Hurstville,NSW,2220 Hurstville,NSW,2220 90 963
Bishop Druitt College,Coffs Harbour,NSW,2450 Coffs Harbour,NSW,2450 90 1211
Ku-ring-gai High School,Turramurra North,NSW,2074 Turramurra North,NSW,2074 90 490
De La Salle College, Revesby Heights,NSW,2212 Revesby Heights,NSW,2212 90 621
New England Girls School,Armidale,NSW,2350 Armidale,NSW,2350 90 244
Bonnyrigg High School,Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177 Bonnyrigg,NSW,2177 90 1207
Prairiewood High School,Wetherill Park,NSW,2164 Wetherill Park,NSW,2164 90 1119
Warners Bay High School,Warners Bay,NSW,2282 Warners Bay,NSW,2282 90 1351