HSC Selective School Ranking - 2013

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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 2013.  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.
Note:
  1. All the columns are sort-able. To sort by School Name, Exams Sat, DA or % in ascending or descending order, click on the corresponding column headings. We don't have adequate data for a small number of schools. These schools are not listed here.
  2. IB - International Baccalaureates. IB results are not included. See the list of IB Schools.
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 Better Education RankSchool%StudentsExams SatDATrend / CompareCategoryRegionLocality
1 1 James Ruse Agricultural High School 71.6 %173 1154 826 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCarlingford,NSW,2118
2 2 Baulkham Hills High School 57.6 %195 1248 719 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBaulkham Hills,NSW,2153
3 3 Hornsby Girls High School 54.3 %123 755 410 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroHornsby,NSW,2077
4 4 North Sydney Boys High School 53.5 %160 1001 535 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
5 5 North Sydney Girls High School 52.6 %161 1058 556 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
6 6 Sydney Girls High School 51.7 %167 1017 526 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
7 7 Sydney Boys High School 48.2 %202 1214 585 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
8 8 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 43.0 %138 766 329 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNorth Curl Curl,NSW,2099
9 9 St George Girls High School 40.3 %169 960 387 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroKogarah,NSW,2217
10 10 Fort Street High School 37.8 %169 1020 385 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPetersham,NSW,2049
11 11 Normanhurst Boys High School 37.1 %121 773 287 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNormanhurst,NSW,2076
12 12 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 33.8 %183 1065 360 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGlenfield,NSW,2167
13 13 Penrith High School 32.3 %152 936 302 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPenrith,NSW,2750
14 14 Sydney Technical High School (Bexley) 28.9 %149 831 240 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBexley,NSW,2207
15 15 Sefton High School 26.8 %170 924 248 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSefton,NSW,2162
16 16 Gosford High School 26.5 %187 1051 278 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGosford,NSW,2250
17 17 Girraween High School 26.1 %138 850 222 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGirraween,NSW,2145
18 18 Smith's Hill High School 24.9 %132 817 203 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryWollongong,NSW,2500
19 19 Merewether High School 21.1 %174 1059 223 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryBroadmeadow,NSW,2292
20 20 Caringbah High School 20.1 %156 900 181 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCaringbah,NSW,2229
21 21 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus 18.0 %111 683 123 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroManly Vale,NSW,2093
22 22 Chatswood High School 15.3 %162 926 142 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroChatswood,NSW,2067
23 23 Macquarie Fields High School 13.6 %140 878 119 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroMacquarie Fields,NSW,2564
24 24 Ryde Secondary College 12.0 %154 881 106 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroRyde,NSW,2112
25 25 Tempe High School 11.8 %128 714 84 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroTempe,NSW,2044
26 26 Alexandria Park Community School 11.3 %21 115 13 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAlexandria,NSW,2015
27 27 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus 8.6 %275 1574 136 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetro 
28 28 Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus 6.3 %45 239 15 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBalgowlah,NSW,2093
29 29 Armidale High School 5.8 %57 445 26 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryArmidale,NSW,2350
30 30 Karabar High School (Queanbeyan) 5.1 %55 355 18 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryQueanbeyan,NSW,2620
31 31 Bonnyrigg High School 4.2 %109 639 27 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBonnyrigg,NSW,2177
32 32 Yanco Agricultural High School 3.1 %52 393 12 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryYanco,NSW,2703
33 33 Duval High School 2.9 %66 487 14 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryArmidale,NSW,2350
34 34 Grafton High School 2.5 %74 445 11 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGrafton,NSW,2460
35 35 Gorokan High School 2.1 %85 432 9 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGorokan,NSW,2263
36 36 Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School 1.7 %52 355 6 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryCalala,NSW,2340
37 37 Northern Beaches Secondary College Cromer Campus 1.6 %45 318 5 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCromer,NSW,2099
38 38 Kooringal High School 1.6 %62 452 7 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryKooringal North,NSW,2650
39 39 Elizabeth Macarthur High School (Narellan) 1.1 %95 531 6 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNarellan,NSW,2567
40 40 Blacktown Girls High School 0.8 %73 383 3 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBlacktown,NSW,2148
41 41 Peel High School 0.6 %32 177 1 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryTamworth,NSW,2340
42 42 Auburn Girls High School 0.5 %89 621 3 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAuburn,NSW,2144
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