HSC School Rankings 2016 NSW

HSC School Rankings 2016 Revealed

The HSC School Rankings list for 2016 have been revealed with the top 200 schools across NSW earning bragging rights on the list of distinguished achievers.

The 2016 HSC exams commenced on the 13 October 2016 and carried through to Friday 4 November 2016. Tens of thousands of students aged 16-18 across the state of New South Wales sat the written exams during this 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 2016.

At Hawkeye Education, we understand the importance of past history as an indicator of future success which is why the 2016 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 2016 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 2016 HSC School Rankings Listed Calculated?

Before we rank the best schools in NSW by HSC results for 2016, 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 2016

NSW Ranking School Name School Location All Rounders
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School Carlingford 92
2 Baulkham Hills High School Baulkham Hills 66
3 North Sydney Boys High School Crows Nest 51
4 Sydney Grammar School Darlinghurst 50
5 Sydney Boys High School Surry Hills 44
6 North Sydney Girls High School Crows Nest 39
7 Barker College Hornsby 30
8 Abbotsleigh Wahroonga 29
9 Hornsby Girls High School Hornsby 29
10 Knox Grammar School Wahroonga 26
11 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus North Curl Curl 26
12 SHORE Sydney Church of England Grammar School North Sydney 26
13 Fort Street High School Petersham 24
14 Normanhurst Boys High School Normanhurst 19
15 Pymble Ladies College Pymble 19
16 St George Girls High School Kogarah 19
17 Sydney Girls High School Surry Hills 19
18 The Kings School North Parramatta 18
19 Brigidine College St Ives St Ives 17
20 Girraween High School Girraween 17
21 Merewether High School Broadmeadow 17
22 SCEGGS Darlinghurst Darlinghurst 17
23 Wenona School North Sydney 17
24 St Aloysius College Milsons Point 16
25 Meriden School Strathfield 15
26 Reddam House Bondi Campus North Bondi 15
27 Loreto Normanhurst Normanhurst 14
28 Cherrybrook Technology High School Cherrybrook 13
29 Loreto Kirribilli Kirribilli 13
30 Moriah College Bondi Junction 13
31 Kambala Rose Bay 12
32 Queenwood School for Girls Mosman 12
33 Freeman Catholic College Bonnyrigg Heights 11
34 Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney Croydon 11
35 Sydney Technical High School Bexley 11
36 Chatswood High School Chatswood 10
37 Newington College Stanmore 10
38 Penrith High School Penrith 10
39 Kincoppal Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart Rose Bay 9
40 Cheltenham Girls High School Beecroft 8
41 Gosford High School Gosford 8
42 Ravenswood School for Girls Gordon 8
43 St Ignatius College Lane Cove 8
44 St Lukes Grammar School Dee Why 8
45 St Marys Senior High School St Marys 8
46 Ascham School Edgecliff 7
47 Caringbah High School Caringbah 7
48 Hurlstone Agricultural High School Glenfield 7
49 St Josephs College Hunters Hill 7
50 St Vincents College Potts Point 7
51 The Scots College Bellevue Hill 7
52 Killara High School Killara 6
53 Parramatta Marist High School Westmead 6
54 St Ursulas College Kingsgrove 6
55 Tara Anglican School for Girls North Parramatta 6
56 Alpha Omega Senior College Auburn 5
57 Carlingford High School Carlingford 5
58 Castle Hill High School Castle Hill 5
59 Central Coast Grammar School Erina Heights 5
60 Cranbrook School Bellevue Hill 5
61 Emanuel School Randwick 5
62 Epping Boys High School Eastwood 5
63 International Grammar School Ultimo 5
64 Mercy Catholic College Chatswood 5
65 Newcastle Grammar School Newcastle 5
66 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus Manly Vale 5
67 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta Parramatta 5
68 St Scholasticas College Glebe Point Glebe Point 5
69 The Hills Grammar School Kenthurst 5
70 Edmund Rice College West Wollongong 4
71 Macquarie Fields High School Macquarie Fields 4
72 Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College North Sydney 4
73 Rose Bay Secondary College Dover Heights 4
74 Roseville College Roseville 4
75 Santa Sabina College Strathfield 4
76 Sefton High School Sefton 4
77 St Catherines School Waverley 4
78 Turramurra High School Turramurra South 4
79 Willoughby Girls High School Willoughby 4
80 Al-Faisal College Auburn 3
81 Asquith Girls High School Asquith 3
82 Bethlehem College Ashfield 3
83 Brigidine College Randwick Randwick 3
84 Burwood Girls High School Croydon 3
85 Canberra Grammar School Red Hill 3
86 Covenant Christian School Belrose 3
87 Danebank An Anglican School for Girls Hurstville 3
88 Good Samaritan Catholic College Hinchinbrook 3
89 Kinross Wolaroi School Orange 3
90 Marist Catholic College Penshurst Mortdale 3
91 Mater Maria Catholic College Warriewood 3
92 Model Farms High School Baulkham Hills 3
93 Mount Carmel Catholic College Varroville 3
94 Mount St Benedict College Pennant Hills 3
95 Mount St Joseph Milperra Milperra 3
96 Penrith Anglican College Orchard Hills 3
97 Red Bend Catholic College Forbes 3
98 Smiths Hill High School Wollongong 3
99 St Augustines College Brookvale 3
100 St Francis Xaviers College Hamilton 3
101 St Patricks College Sutherland Sutherland 3
102 Strathfield Girls High School Strathfield 3
103 Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus Glebe 3
104 Waverley College Waverley 3
105 Westfields Sports High School Fairfield West 3
106 Winmalee High School Winmalee 3
107 Amity College Prestons Prestons 2
108 Arden Anglican School Epping Campus Epping 2
109 Cecil Hills High School Cecil Hills 2
110 Cerdon College Merrylands 2
111 Champagnat Catholic College Maroubra 2
112 Chevalier College Burradoo 2
113 De La Salle College Cronulla Cronulla 2
114 Elderslie High School Narellan 2
115 Gilroy Catholic College Castle Hill 2
116 Inverell High School Inverell 2
117 Kildare Catholic College Wagga Wagga 2
118 Macarthur Anglican School Cobbitty 2
119 Marian Catholic College Kenthurst 2
120 Marist College North Shore North Sydney 2
121 McAuley Catholic College Clarenza 2
122 MLC School Burwood 2
123 Moorebank High School Moorebank 2
124 Mosman High School Mosman 2
125 Newtown High School of Performing Arts Newtown 2
126 Northern Beaches Secondary College Balgowlah Boys Campus Balgowlah 2
127 Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater Campus Harbord 2
128 Pacific Hills Christian School Dural 2
129 Parramatta High School Parramatta 2
130 Port Hacking High School Miranda 2
131 Redfield College Dural 2
132 Rosebank College Five Dock 2
133 St Clares High School Taree 2
134 St Johns College Sydney 2
135 St Johns College Dubbo Dubbo East 2
136 St Marys Cathedral College Sydney 2
137 St Pius X College Chatswood 2
138 Stella Maris College Manly 2
139 Tangara School for Girls Cherrybrook 2
140 William Branwhite Clarke College Kellyville 2
141 Albury High School Albury 1
142 All Saints Catholic Senior College Casula 1
143 All Saints College St Marys Campus Maitland 1
144 Aquinas College Menai 1
145 Asquith Boys High School Asquith 1
146 Bede Polding College South Windsor 1
147 Belmont Christian College Belmont North 1
148 Blaxland High School Blaxland 1
149 Bonnyrigg High School Bonnyrigg 1
150 Bossley Park High School Bossley Park 1
151 Byron Bay High School Byron Bay 1
152 Calrossy Anglican School Tamworth 1
153 Camden High School Camden 1
154 Canley Vale High School Canley Vale 1
155 Catherine McAuley Westmead Westmead 1
156 Christian Brothers High School Lewisham Lewisham 1
157 Clancy Catholic College West Hoxton 1
158 Colo High School Richmond North 1
159 Conservatorium High School Sydney 1
160 Corpus Christi Catholic High School Oak Flats 1
161 Cronulla High School Cronulla 1
162 East Hills Girls Technology High School Panania 1
163 Emmaus Catholic College Kemps Creek 1
164 Engadine High School Engadine 1
165 Fairvale High School Fairfield West 1
166 Frensham School Mittagong 1
167 Glenwood High School Glenwood 1
168 Gorokan High School Gorokan 1
169 Great Lakes College Tuncurry Senior Campus Tuncurry 1
170 Green Valley Islamic College Green Valley 1
171 Gymea Technology High School Gymea 1
172 Holy Spirit Catholic College Lakemba Lakemba 1
173 Hunters Hill High School Hunters Hill 1
174 James Sheahan Catholic High School Orange 1
175 Kesser Torah College Dover Heights 1
176 Lambton High School Lambton 1
177 Macarthur Girls High School Parramatta 1
178 MacKillop Catholic College Warnervale 1
179 Macquarie College Wallsend 1
180 Macquarie Grammar School Sydney 1
181 Maitland Grossmann High School Maitland East 1
182 Marist College Kogarah Bexley 1
183 Marist Sisters College Woolwich Woolwich 1
184 Marrickville High School Marrickville 1
185 Meadowbank Education Trust School Meadowbank 1
186 Menai High School Menai 1
187 Mount St Patrick College Murwillumbah 1
188 Muirfield High School North Rocks 1
189 Northern Beaches Christian School Terrey Hills 1
190 Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School Northmead 1
191 Nowra High School Nowra 1
192 Oakhill College Castle Hill Castle Hill 1
193 Oxford Falls Grammar School Oxford Falls 1
194 Oxley College Burradoo 1
195 Parkes High School Parkes 1
196 Pennant Hills High School Pennant Hills 1
197 Plumpton High School Plumpton 1
198 Prairiewood High School Wetherill Park 1
199 Richard Johnson Anglican School Oakhurst 1
200 Riverside Girls High School Gladesville 1

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