HSC School Rankings 2018 NSW

HSC School Rankings 2018 Revealed

The HSC School Rankings list for 2018 has been revealed with the top 200 schools across NSW earning bragging rights on the list of distinguished achievers.

The 2018 HSC exams started on Thursday 18 October 2018 and went through to Friday 9 October 2018. Thousands of students across the state of NSW were put through their paces with the below list revealing the standout performers from the 2018 HSC exams. The list features some new and familiar names in the top 20, top 50, top 100, and top 200 HSC performers in the state of New South Wales.

At Hawkeye Education, we understand the importance of past history as an indicator of future success which is why the 2018 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 2018 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 2018 HSC School Rankings Listed Calculated?

Before we rank the best schools in NSW by HSC results for 2018, 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 2018

NSW Ranking School Name School Location All Rounders
1 James Ruse Agricultural High School Carlingford 94
2 Baulkham Hills High School Baulkham Hills 68
3 North Sydney Boys High School Crows Nest 56
4 Sydney Boys High School Surry Hills 53
5 Sydney Grammar School Darlinghurst 46
6 Pymble Ladies College Pymble 43
7 North Sydney Girls High School Crows Nest 42
8 Sydney Girls High School Surry Hills 40
9 Fort Street High School Petersham 29
10 Knox Grammar School Wahroonga 25
11 Hornsby Girls High School Hornsby 24
12 Sydney Technical High School Bexley 23
13 Moriah College Bondi Junction 22
14 Hurlstone Agricultural High School Glenfield 21
15 St George Girls High School Kogarah 21
16 Barker College Hornsby 19
17 Abbotsleigh Wahroonga 18
18 SCEGGS Darlinghurst Darlinghurst 18
19 Girraween High School Girraween 17
20 St Aloysius College Milsons Point 17
21 SHORE Sydney Church of England Grammar School North Sydney 16
22 Northern Beaches Secondary College Manly Campus North Curl Curl 15
23 Loreto Normanhurst Normanhurst 14
24 Meriden School Strathfield 13
25 Normanhurst Boys High School Normanhurst 13
26 Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney Croydon 13
27 St Ignatius College Lane Cove 13
28 Cherrybrook Technology High School Cherrybrook 12
29 Kambala Rose Bay 12
30 Ascham School Edgecliff 11
31 Caringbah High School Caringbah 11
32 Newington College Stanmore 11
33 Cranbrook School Bellevue Hill 10
34 Gosford High School Gosford 10
35 Wenona School North Sydney 10
36 Killara High School Killara 9
37 Masada College St Ives 9
38 Merewether High School Broadmeadow 9
39 Smiths Hill High School Wollongong 9
40 Burwood Girls High School Croydon 8
41 Cheltenham Girls High School Beecroft 8
42 Santa Sabina College Strathfield 8
43 St Marys Senior High School St Marys 8
44 The Scots College Bellevue Hill 8
45 Cerdon College Merrylands 7
46 The Kings School North Parramatta 7
47 Castle Hill High School Castle Hill 6
48 Kincoppal Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart Rose Bay 6
49 Loreto Kirribilli Kirribilli 6
50 Penrith High School Penrith 6
51 Queenwood School for Girls Mosman 6
52 Brigidine College St Ives St Ives 5
53 Hunter Valley Grammar School Ashtonfield 5
54 Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College North Sydney 5
55 Reddam House Bondi Campus North Bondi 5
56 Roseville College Roseville 5
57 Sefton High School Sefton 5
58 St Francis Xaviers College Hamilton 5
59 St Patricks College Strathfield Strathfield 5
60 St Vincents College Potts Point 5
61 Tara Anglican School for Girls North Parramatta 5
62 The Hills Grammar School Kenthurst 5
63 Brigidine College Randwick Randwick 4
64 Canberra Grammar School Red Hill 4
65 Freeman Catholic College Bonnyrigg Heights 4
66 MacKillop College Port Macquarie Port Macquarie 4
67 Oakhill College Castle Hill Castle Hill 4
68 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College Kensington 4
69 Patrician Brothers College Fairfield Fairfield 4
70 Ravenswood School for Girls Gordon 4
71 St Andrews Cathedral School Sydney 4
72 St Catherines School Waverley 4
73 St Josephs College ? 4
74 St Ursulas College Kingsgrove 4
75 Strathfield Girls High School Strathfield 4
76 Trinity Grammar School Summer Hill 4
77 Arden Anglican School Epping Campus Epping 3
78 Canley Vale High School Canley Vale 3
79 Danebank An Anglican School for Girls Hurstville 3
80 De La Salle College Cronulla Cronulla 3
81 Epping Boys High School Eastwood 3
82 Frensham School Mittagong 3
83 International Grammar School Ultimo 3
84 Kinross Wolaroi School Orange 3
85 Macquarie Fields High School Macquarie Fields 3
86 Magdalene Catholic College Narellan 3
87 MLC School Burwood 3
88 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta Parramatta 3
89 Parramatta Marist High School Westmead 3
90 Pittwater House Schools Collaroy 3
91 Riverside Girls High School Gladesville 3
92 Ryde Secondary College Ryde 3
93 St Mary and St Minas Coptic Orthodox College Rockdale 3
94 St Mary Star of the Sea College Wollongong 3
95 The Scots School Albury Albury 3
96 Waverley College Waverley 3
97 William Branwhite Clarke College Kellyville 3
98 Willoughby Girls High School Willoughby 3
99 Xavier Catholic College Skennars Head 3
100 All Saints Catholic Senior College Casula 2
101 Alstonville High School Alstonville 2
102 Asquith Girls High School Asquith 2
103 Bishop Druitt College Coffs Harbour 2
104 Blakehurst High School Blakehurst 2
105 Cecil Hills High School Cecil Hills 2
106 De La Salle College Revesby Heights Revesby Heights 2
107 Emanuel School Randwick 2
108 Green Point Christian College Green Point 2
109 Holy Spirit College Ryde 2
110 Homebush Boys High School Homebush 2
111 IPEKA Integrated Christian School Indonesia 2
112 Kiama High School Kiama 2
113 Kirrawee High School Kirrawee 2
114 MacKillop College Bathurst Bathurst 2
115 Marist College Eastwood Eastwood 2
116 Marist College Kogarah Bexley 2
117 Menai High School Menai 2
118 Mount Carmel Catholic High School Varroville 2
119 Newtown High School of Performing Arts Newtown 2
120 PLC Armidale Armidale 2
121 SCECGS Redlands Cremorne 2
122 St Charbels College Punchbowl 2
123 St Columba Anglican School Port Macquarie 2
124 St Euphemia College Bankstown 2
125 St Josephs Catholic College East Gosford 2
126 St Leos Catholic College Wahroonga 2
127 St Pauls Catholic College ? 2
128 St Pauls High School Booragul 2
129 St Philips Christian College Waratah Waratah 2
130 The Armidale School Armidale 2
131 Trinity Catholic College Lismore Lismore 2
132 Turramurra High School Turramurra South 2
133 Al Amanah College Liverpool 1
134 All Saints College Bathurst Bathurst 1
135 All Saints Greek Orthodox Grammar School South Belmore 1
136 Aquinas College Menai 1
137 Barrenjoey High School Avalon 1
138 Batemans Bay High School Batehaven 1
139 Bede Polding College South Windsor 1
140 Blaxland High School Blaxland 1
141 Blue Mountains Grammar School Wentworth Falls 1
142 Bossley Park High School Bossley Park 1
143 Brisbane Water Secondary College Woy Woy Campus Woy Woy 1
144 Bulli High School Bulli 1
145 Cabramatta High School Cabramatta 1
146 Chatswood High School Chatswood 1
147 Chevalier College Burradoo 1
148 Christian Brothers High School Lewisham Lewisham 1
149 Coffs Harbour Christian Community School Bonville 1
150 Coffs Harbour Senior College Coffs Harbour 1
151 Concord High School Concord 1
152 Crestwood High School Baulkham Hills 1
153 Cronulla High School Cronulla 1
154 Davidson High School Frenchs Forest 1
155 Dubbo College Senior Campus Dubbo 1
156 Dubbo School of Distance Education Dubbo 1
157 Duval High School Armidale 1
158 Elderslie High School Narellan 1
159 Engadine High School Engadine 1
160 Georges River College Oatley Senior Campus Oatley 1
161 Gilroy Catholic College Castle Hill 1
162 Good Samaritan Catholic College Hinchinbrook 1
163 Great Lakes College Tuncurry Senior Campus Tuncurry 1
164 Gulgong High School Gulgong 1
165 Inaburra School Bangor 1
166 INTI International College Penang Malaysia 1
167 James Cook Boys Technology High School Kogarah 1
168 James Sheahan Catholic High School Orange 1
169 John Therry Catholic College Rosemeadow 1
170 Kesser Torah College Dover Heights 1
171 Kingscliff High School Kingscliff 1
172 Kogarah High School Kogarah 1
173 Lucas Heights Community School Barden Ridge 1
174 Macarthur Anglican School Cobbitty 1
175 Macarthur Girls High School Parramatta 1
176 Maitland High School Maitland East 1
177 Malek Fahd Islamic School Greenacre 1
178 Marist Sisters College Woolwich Woolwich 1
179 McAuley Catholic College Clarenza 1
180 Meadowbank Education Trust School Meadowbank 1
181 Mosman High School Mosman 1
182 Mount St Joseph Milperra Milperra 1
183 Murwillumbah High School Murwillumbah 1
184 Muswellbrook High School Muswellbrook 1
185 Newcastle Grammar School Newcastle 1
186 Northern Beaches Christian School Terrey Hills 1
187 Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus Manly Vale 1
188 Nowra Christian School Nowra 1
189 Oxford Falls Grammar School Oxford Falls 1
190 Pal College Cabramatta 1
191 Pennant Hills High School Pennant Hills 1
192 Picnic Point High School Panania 1
193 Randwick Girls High School Randwick 1
194 Redfield College Dural 1
195 Rose Bay Secondary College Dover Heights 1
196 Rosebank College Five Dock 1
197 Rouse Hill Anglican College Rouse Hill 1
198 St Clares High School Taree 1
199 St Columbas Catholic College Springwood 1
200 St Francis De Sales Regional College Leeton 1

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