HSC Selective School Ranking - 2015

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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 2015.  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.
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  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 74.1 %159 1047 776 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCarlingford,NSW,2118
2 2 North Sydney Girls High School 63.8 %157 973 621 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
3 3 Sydney Girls High School 61.0 %175 1107 675 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
4 4 North Sydney Boys High School 59.1 %162 988 584 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCrows Nest,NSW,2065
5 5 Sydney Boys High School 57.1 %207 1241 709 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSurry Hills,NSW,2010
6 6 Baulkham Hills High School 54.8 %203 1234 676 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBaulkham Hills,NSW,2153
7 7 Hornsby Girls High School 51.2 %124 768 393 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroHornsby,NSW,2077
8 8 Girraween High School 48.4 %139 820 397 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGirraween,NSW,2145
9 9 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus 42.2 %137 796 336 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNorth Curl Curl,NSW,2099
10 10 St George Girls High School 35.7 %160 917 327 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroKogarah,NSW,2217
11 11 Hurlstone Agricultural High School 35.5 %184 1062 377 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGlenfield,NSW,2167
12 12 Normanhurst Boys High School 34.3 %129 808 277 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroNormanhurst,NSW,2076
13 13 Penrith High School 32.5 %154 964 313 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPenrith,NSW,2750
14 14 Fort Street High School 32.0 %164 1008 323 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroPetersham,NSW,2049
15 15 Caringbah High School 29.9 %154 894 267 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroCaringbah,NSW,2229
16 16 Sydney Technical High School 27.1 %156 846 229 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBexley,NSW,2207
17 17 Smith's Hill High School 25.2 %138 846 213 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroWollongong,NSW,2500
18 18 Gosford High School 25.2 %172 1014 255 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGosford,NSW,2250
19 19 Merewether High School 24.7 %177 1157 286 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBroadmeadow,NSW,2292
20 20 Sefton High School 22.8 %157 841 192 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroSefton,NSW,2162
21 21 Chatswood High School 18.4 %160 875 161 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroChatswood,NSW,2067
22 22 Tempe High School 17.1 %136 736 126 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroTempe,NSW,2044
23 23 Alexandria Park Community School 13.6 %41 220 30 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAlexandria,NSW,2015
24 24 Ryde Secondary College 12.8 %149 814 104 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroRyde,NSW,2112
25 25 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus 12.0 %275 1400 168 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroGlebe,NSW,2037
26 26 Macquarie Fields High School 11.1 %152 856 95 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroMacquarie Fields,NSW,2564
27 27 Duval High School 7.1 %61 340 24 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryArmidale,NSW,2350
28 28 Bonnyrigg High School 4.6 %154 840 39 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBonnyrigg,NSW,2177
29 29 Armidale High School 3.7 %84 429 16 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryArmidale,NSW,2350
30 30 Blacktown Girls High School 2.4 %77 374 9 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroBlacktown,NSW,2148
31 31 Grafton High School 2.2 %78 419 9 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGrafton,NSW,2460
32 32 Kooringal High School 2.0 %89 494 10 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryKooringal North,NSW,2650
33 33 Auburn Girls High School 1.9 %98 572 11 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveMetroAuburn,NSW,2144
34 34 Gorokan High School 0.9 %100 455 4 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryGorokan,NSW,2263
35 35 Yanco Agricultural High School 0.8 %61 400 3 Trend / Compare Govt. selectiveCountryYanco,NSW,2703
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