HSC School Rankings 2012 NSW

HSC School Rankings 2012 Revealed

The HSC School Rankings list for 2012 have been revealed with the top 200 schools across NSW earning bragging rights on the list of distinguished achievers.

The 2012 HSC exams commenced on Monday 15th October 2012 and carried through to Wednesday 8 November 2012. Tens of thousands of students aged 16-18 across the state of New South Wales sat the written exams during the three-and-a-half-week period. The below list features a number of new and familiar schools that performed well amongst other schools across NSW to feature in the top 20, top 50, top 100, and top 200 HSC performers in the state of New South Wales for 2012.

At Hawkeye Education, we understand the importance of past history as an indicator of future success which is why the 2012 HSC top performing high school list provides such valuable insights for students and parents.

Can’t find your school on the list? Don’t worry! Just because a school is not featured on the list does not mean that there were not individual standouts in the 2012 HSC list. The list below is dedicated to the top performing schools across the state and does not factor in individual highlights, instead focussing on year level success.

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How is the 2012 HSC School Rankings Listed Calculated?

Before we rank the best schools in NSW by HSC results for 2012, it is first important to understand how these rankings came to be. The below table shows the top 200 schools in NSW ranked by their HSC success according to a number of key metrics including All Rounders, First in Course, Top Achievers, and Distinguished Achievers.

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Top 200 HSC School Rankings 2012

NSW Ranking School Name School Location All Rounders
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School Carlingford 95
2 Baulkham Hills High School Baulkham Hills 72
3 North Sydney Girls High School Crows Nest 47
4 Pymble Ladies College Pymble 44
5 Sydney Grammar School Darlinghurst 43
6 North Sydney Boys High School Crows Nest 37
7 Abbotsleigh Wahroonga 36
8 Sydney Boys High School Surry Hills 36
9 Sydney Girls High School Surry Hills 36
10 Hornsby Girls High School Hornsby 31
11 Fort Street High School Petersham 20
12 SHORE Sydney Church of England Grammar School North Sydney 20
13 St Aloysius College Milsons Point 20
14 St George Girls High School Kogarah 18
15 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus North Curl Curl 17
16 Barker College Hornsby 16
17 Loreto Normanhurst Normanhurst 16
18 Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College North Sydney 16
19 Penrith High School Penrith 16
20 The Kings School North Parramatta 16
21 Cherrybrook Technology High School Cherrybrook 15
22 Normanhurst Boys High School Normanhurst 15
23 Ascham School Edgecliff 14
24 Loreto Kirribilli Kirribilli 14
25 Kambala Rose Bay 12
26 Killara High School Killara 12
27 Moriah College Bondi Junction 12
28 Knox Grammar School Wahroonga 11
29 St Ignatius College Lane Cove 11
30 Sydney Technical High School Bexley 11
31 Girraween High School Girraween 10
32 Wenona School North Sydney 10
33 Burwood Girls High School Croydon 9
34 Hurlstone Agricultural High School Glenfield 9
35 St Catherines School Waverley 9
36 Merewether High School Broadmeadow 8
37 SCEGGS Darlinghurst Darlinghurst 8
38 Caringbah High School Caringbah 7
39 Cranbrook School Bellevue Hill 7
40 Epping Boys High School Eastwood 7
41 Gosford High School Gosford 7
42 Meriden School Strathfield 7
43 Queenwood School for Girls Mosman 7
44 Ravenswood School for Girls Gordon 7
45 Sefton High School Sefton 7
46 Trinity Grammar School Summer Hill 7
47 Canberra Grammar School Red Hill 6
48 Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney Croydon 6
49 Reddam House Bondi Campus North Bondi 6
50 St Lukes Grammar School Dee Why 6
51 St Patricks College Strathfield Strathfield 6
52 The Scots College Bellevue Hill 6
53 Catherine McAuley Westmead Westmead 5
54 Emanuel School Randwick 5
55 International Grammar School Ultimo 5
56 Marist College Kogarah Bexley 5
57 St Marys Senior High School St Marys 5
58 Amity College Prestons Prestons 4
59 Brigidine College St Ives St Ives 4
60 Castle Hill High School Castle Hill 4
61 Cerdon College Merrylands 4
62 Macquarie Fields High School Macquarie Fields 4
63 Masada College St Ives 4
64 MLC School Burwood 4
65 Newcastle Grammar School Newcastle 4
66 Santa Sabina College Strathfield 4
67 St Johns College Sydney 4
68 St Josephs College Sydney 4
69 St Ursulas College Kingsgrove 4
70 Bethlehem College Ashfield 3
71 Cheltenham Girls High School Beecroft 3
72 Frensham School Mittagong 3
73 Hunter Valley Grammar School Ashtonfield 3
74 Liverpool Girls High School Liverpool 3
75 Marist Sisters College Woolwich Woolwich 3
76 Newtown High School of Performing Arts Newtown 3
77 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus Manly Vale 3
78 Roseville College Roseville 3
79 Smiths Hill High School Wollongong 3
80 St Andrews Cathedral School Sydney 3
81 St Ives High School St Ives 3
82 St Pauls Catholic College Sydney 3
83 St Pius X College Chatswood 3
84 Strathfield Girls High School Strathfield 3
85 The Illawarra Grammar School Wollongong West 3
86 Turramurra High School Turramurra South 3
87 Albury High School Albury 2
88 Beverly Hills Girls High School Beverly Hills 2
89 Bishop Druitt College Coffs Harbour 2
90 Blakehurst High School Blakehurst 2
91 Broughton Anglican College Campbelltown 2
92 Carlingford High School Carlingford 2
93 Coffs Harbour Senior College Coffs Harbour 2
94 Davidson High School Frenchs Forest 2
95 Domremy College Five Dock 2
96 Freeman Catholic College Bonnyrigg Heights 2
97 Georges River College Oatley Senior Campus Oatley 2
98 Glenwood High School Glenwood 2
99 Inaburra School Bangor 2
100 James Sheahan Catholic High School Orange 2
101 John Therry Catholic College Rosemeadow 2
102 Kincoppal Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart Rose Bay 2
103 Kinross Wolaroi School Orange 2
104 Macarthur Girls High School Parramatta 2
105 Mount St Benedict College Pennant Hills 2
106 Newington College Stanmore 2
107 Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater Campus Harbord 2
108 Oakhill College Castle Hill Castle Hill 2
109 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta Parramatta 2
110 Oxford Falls Grammar School Oxford Falls 2
111 Oxley High School Tamworth North 2
112 Patrician Brothers College Fairfield Fairfield 2
113 Springwood High School Springwood 2
114 St Euphemia College Bankstown 2
115 St Francis Xaviers College Hamilton 2
116 St John The Evangelist Catholic High School Nowra 2
117 St Scholasticas College Glebe Point Glebe Point 2
118 St Spyridon College Senior School Maroubra 2
119 St Vincents College Potts Point 2
120 The Armidale School Armidale 2
121 The Hills Grammar School Kenthurst 2
122 The Scots School Albury Albury 2
123 Alexandria Park Community School Alexandria 1
124 All Saints Catholic Senior College Casula 1
125 All Saints College Bathurst Bathurst 1
126 Alpha Omega Senior College Auburn 1
127 Alstonville High School Alstonville 1
128 Aquinas College Menai 1
129 Asquith Girls High School Asquith 1
130 Australian International School Hong Kong Hong Kong 1
131 Birrong Girls High School Birrong 1
132 Blue Mountains Grammar School Wentworth Falls 1
133 Bonnyrigg High School Bonnyrigg 1
134 Bossley Park High School Bossley Park 1
135 Brigidine College Randwick Randwick 1
136 Cabramatta High School Cabramatta 1
137 Camden Haven High School Laurieton 1
138 Canley Vale High School Canley Vale 1
139 Canterbury Boys High School Canterbury 1
140 Caroline Chisholm College Glenmore Park 1
141 Central Coast Grammar School Erina Heights 1
142 Colo High School Richmond North 1
143 Danebank An Anglican School for Girls Hurstville 1
144 De La Salle College Cronulla Cronulla 1
145 East Hills Girls Technology High School Panania 1
146 Figtree High School Figtree 1
147 Gilroy Catholic College Castle Hill 1
148 Good Samaritan Catholic College Hinchinbrook 1
149 Holy Spirit Catholic College Lakemba Lakemba 1
150 Homebush Boys High School Homebush 1
151 Hunter School of the Performing Arts Broadmeadow 1
152 Hunters Hill High School Hunters Hill 1
153 Illawarra Christian School Cordeaux Campus Cordeaux Heights 1
154 Kingsgrove North High School Kingsgrove 1
155 Kirrawee High School Kirrawee 1
156 Lindisfarne Anglican School Terranora 1
157 Lumen Christi Catholic College Pambula Beach 1
158 Macarthur Anglican School Cobbitty 1
159 Macintyre High School Inverell 1
160 MacKillop College Port Macquarie Port Macquarie 1
161 Maclean High School Maclean 1
162 Macquarie College Wallsend 1
163 Maitland Grossmann High School Maitland East 1
164 Malek Fahd Islamic School Greenacre 1
165 Marcellin College Randwick 1
166 Marian Catholic College ? 1
167 Marist College Eastwood Eastwood 1
168 McAuley Catholic College Clarenza 1
169 Meadowbank Education Trust School Meadowbank 1
170 Melville High School Kempsey 1
171 Mercy Catholic College Chatswood 1
172 Mosman High School Mosman 1
173 Mount St Joseph Milperra Milperra 1
174 Narrandera High School Narrandera 1
175 Northholm Grammar School Arcadia 1
176 Orange High School Orange 1
177 OTEN Open Training and Education Network Strathfield 1
178 Pacific Hills Christian School Dural 1
179 Parramatta Marist High School Westmead 1
180 Patrician Brothers College Blacktown Blacktown 1
181 Pittwater House Schools Collaroy 1
182 Randwick Girls High School Randwick 1
183 Redfield College Dural 1
184 Richard Johnson Anglican School Oakhurst 1
185 Rose Bay Secondary College Dover Heights 1
186 Rosebank College Five Dock 1
187 Ryde Secondary College Ryde 1
188 SCECGS Redlands Cremorne 1
189 South Grafton High School South Grafton 1
190 St Andrews College Breakfast Road Campus Marayong 1
191 St Augustines College Brookvale 1
192 St Clares College Waverley 1
193 St Edwards Christian Brothers College East Gosford 1
194 St George Christian School Hurstville 1
195 St Gregorys College Campbelltown Gregory Hills 1
196 St Marks Catholic College Stanhope Gardens 1
197 St Mary Star of the Sea College Wollongong 1
198 St Marys Cathedral College Sydney 1
199 St Patricks College Sutherland Sutherland 1
200 St Philips Christian College Waratah Waratah 1

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