HSC Selective School Ranking - 2020

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The following table lists NSW government selective high schools (including partially selective schools) based on the percentage of exams sat that achieved a DA (Distinguished Achievers) in HSC 2020.  Find best selective schools in Sydney or top selective 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 SchoolRanking | 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. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by this DISCLAIMER.
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 Better Education RankSchool% Students Exams Sat DA BE PercentileTrend / CompareCategoryRegionLocality
1 1 James Ruse Agricultural High School 68.5 % 161 1034 708 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCarlingford,NSW,2118
2 2 Baulkham Hills High School 63.7 % 207 1256 800 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBaulkham Hills,NSW,2153
3 3 North Sydney Boys High School 59.6 % 150 882 526 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
4 4 North Sydney Girls High School 58.7 % 157 922 541 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
5 5 Hornsby Girls High School 54.6 % 125 723 395 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroHornsby,NSW,2077
6 6 Normanhurst Boys High School 54.6 % 120 736 402 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNormanhurst,NSW,2076
7 7 Sydney Girls High School 51.0 % 157 979 499 2 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
8 8 Sydney Boys High School 47.5 % 213 1255 596 2 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
9 9 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 45.0 % 137 805 362 2 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNorth Curl Curl,NSW,2099
10 10 Fort Street High School 42.0 % 157 913 383 3 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPetersham,NSW,2049
11 11 Girraween High School 35.7 % 139 819 292 5 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGirraween,NSW,2145
12 12 Caringbah High School 32.8 % 156 863 283 5 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCaringbah,NSW,2229
13 13 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 31.0 % 148 836 259 6 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGlenfield,NSW,2167
14 14 Penrith High School 29.7 % 161 923 274 6 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPenrith,NSW,2750
15 15 St George Girls High School 29.3 % 162 927 272 7 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroKogarah,NSW,2217
16 16 Sydney Technical High School 28.3 % 156 854 242 7 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBexley,NSW,2207
17 17 Merewether High School 26.2 % 173 1042 273 9 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBroadmeadow,NSW,2292
18 18 Chatswood High School 21.5 % 137 760 163 12 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroChatswood,NSW,2067
19 19 Sefton High School 21.4 % 160 856 183 12 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSefton,NSW,2162
20 20 Gosford High School 20.8 % 202 1025 213 13 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGosford,NSW,2250
21 21 Ryde Secondary College 13.7 % 157 826 113 22 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroRyde,NSW,2112
22 22 Macquarie Fields High School 13.6 % 169 897 122 22 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroMacquarie Fields,NSW,2564
23 23 Tempe High School 10.3 % 147 777 80 29 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroTempe,NSW,2044
24 24 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus 10.2 % 338 1727 176 30 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGlebe,NSW,2037
25 25 Blacktown Girls High School 8.3 % 88 480 40 36 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBlacktown,NSW,2148
26 26 Bonnyrigg High School 7.6 % 222 1280 97 39 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBonnyrigg,NSW,2177
27 27 Alexandria Park Community School 6.6 % 58 305 20 45 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAlexandria,NSW,2015
28 28 Kooringal High School 4.1 % 76 390 16 62 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryKooringal North,NSW,2650
29 29 Auburn Girls High School 3.9 % 84 461 18 63 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAuburn,NSW,2144
30 30 Gorokan High School 2.4 % 62 296 7 76 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGorokan,NSW,2263

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