[NSW] Top 100 High Schools (based on 2020 HSC results)

The following table lists the top 100 high schools in NSW based on percentage of marks above 90 (out of all marks achieved). This table is best viewed on a computer rather than on a mobile device.

 tested  mark 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 Girl/co
     School students Subjects   >90    % – — – – – – – R a n k i n g – – – – – – Type   Boy /   Location
James Ruse Agricultural High 161 1034 708 68.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 sel co Carlingford
Baulkham Hills High 207 1256 800 63.7 2 9 5 2 2 6 5 sel co Baulkham Hills
North Sydney Boys High 150 882 523 59.3 3 3 2 3 3 4 2 sel b North Sydney
North Sydney Girls High 157 922 541 58.7 4 7 6 8 4 2 3 sel g North Sydney
Sydney Grammar 184 1154 670 58.1 5 4 3 6 6 10 11 pri b Darlinghurst
Hornsby Girls High 125 723 395 54.6 6 5 8 7 5 7 7 sel g Hornsby
Normanhurst Boys High 120 736 402 54.6 7 11 16 13 11 25 22 sel b Normanhurst
Conservatorium High 27 171 89 52.0 8 2 11 10 19 9 pub co Sydney City
Sydney Girls High 157 979 499 51.0 9 6 4 4 13 3 4 sel g Surry Hills
Sydney Boys High 213 1255 596 47.5 10 10 7 5 7 5 6 sel b Surry Hills
Ascham School 117 639 296 46.3 11 24 18 9 18 11 14 pri g Edgecliff
Reddam House 123 643 294 45.7 12 8 9 17 8 17 12 pri co North Bondi
Manly (Northern Beaches Sec. Col.) 137 805 362 45.0 13 13 10 10 9 14 8 sel co Manly
SCEGGS Darlinghurst 113 689 301 43.7 14 16 25 16 12 13 20 pri co Darlinghurst
Wenona School North Sydney 143 821 356 43.4 15 25 13 33 15 32 34 pri g North Sydney
Abbotsleigh 152 935 399 42.7 16 12 11 14 14 9 10 pri g Wahroonga
Meriden School 161 899 379 42.2 17 14 12 23 22 16 32 pri g Strathfield
Fort Street High 157 913 383 41.9 18 19 15 12 21 30 13 sel co Petersham
Knox Grammar School 381 2065 845 40.9 19 22 23 19 28 37 41 pri b Wahroonga
St Aloysius Milsons Point 150 915 372 40.7 20 42 37 36 23 29 28 pri b Milsons Point
Kambala Girls 71 410 163 39.8 21 15 14 18 16 12 39 pri g Rose Bay
Presbyterian Ladies College 120 674 266 39.5 22 20 17 21 36 20 29 pri g Croydon
Loreto Kirribilli 135 800 313 39.1 23 18 39 30 25 36 23 pri g Kirribilli
St Luke’s Grammar 96 528 202 38.3 24 28 34 57 57 87 53 pri co Dee Why
Tangara School for Girls 32 165 61 37.0 25 93 26 45 80 pri g Cherrybrook
Loreto Normanhurst 163 936 340 36.3 26 27 46 43 44 26 16 pri g Normanhurst
Girraween High 139 819 292 35.7 27 21 20 22 20 8 15 sel co Girraween
Tara Anglican School 77 456 158 34.6 28 43 48 77 43 31 54 pri g Parramatta
St Catherine’s School 116 648 219 33.8 29 17 28 58 45 56 40 pri g Waverley
Caringbah High 156 863 283 32.8 30 48 40 39 29 35 37 sel co Caringbah
Pymble Ladies’ College 252 1402 457 32.6 31 29 21 20 31 21 26 pri g Pymble
Al Noori Muslim School 75 361 112 31.0 32 33 42 46 100 pri co Greenacre
Hurlstone Agricultural High 148 836 259 31.0 33 26 31 45 34 23 24 sel co Glenfield
The King’s School 233 1280 393 30.7 34 62 41 32 30 38 56 pri b Parramatta
Roseville College 98 556 168 30.2 35 44 36 25 40 27 30 pri g Roseville
Cranbrook School 152 837 249 29.7 36 30 33 42 55 48 35 pri co Bellevue Hill
Penrith High 161 923 279 30.2 37 45 27 27 32 28 33 sel co Penrith
Emanuel School 55 332 98 29.5 38 41 45 44 38 54 18 pri co Randwick
St George Girls High 162 927 272 29.3 39 32 19 24 17 22 19 sel g Kogarah
SHORE Sydney CoE Grammar 210 1163 335 28.8 40 37 22 34 26 34 27 pri b North Sydney
Moriah College Queens Park 134 732 210 28.7 41 38 32 15 27 18 17 pri co Bondi Junction
Sydney Technical High 156 854 242 28.3 42 40 24 29 35 39 31 sel b Bexley
Mackellar Girls (Northern Beaches Sec. Col.) 146 785 220 28.0 43 pub g Manly Vale
St Ignatius’ College 238 1453 403 27.7 44 58 62 47 47 57 62 pri b Lane Cove
Newcastle Grammar 77 467 129 27.6 45 55 35 88 64 68 49 pri co Newcastle
Parramatta Marist High School 132 712 190 26.7 46 83 65 62 51 64 42 pri b Westmead
Barker College 350 1924 513 26.7 47 56 51 52 33 47 45 pri b Hornsby
Santa Sabina College 106 603 160 26.5 48 47 30 48 46 59 60 pri g Strathfield
Brigidine College Randwick 114 659 173 26.3 49 64 59 56 60 93 pri g Randwick
Merewether High 173 1042 273 26.2 50 49 60 38 37 42 43 sel co Broadmeadow

2020 HSC – TOP 51-100 Schools

 tested  mark 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 Girl/co
     School students Subjects   >90    %    – — – – – – – R a n k i n g – – – – – – – – Type   Boy /   Location
MLC Burwood 86 479 125 26.1 51 63 43 31 67 46 47 pri g Burwood
St Vincent’s College 115 614 160 26.1 52 59 79 81 77 pri g Potts Point
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy 123 694 180 25.9 53 53 47 69 72 43 79 pri g North Sydney
Al-Faisal College 134 683 176 25.8 54 23 26 55 42 96 pri co Auburn
Alpha Omega Senior College 94 468 120 25.6 55 68 38 35 41 50 69 pri co Auburn
Kincoppal-Rose Bay 86 498 127 25.5 56 36 44 28 24 45 52 pri g Rose Bay
IPEKA Integrated Christian School 69 377 95 25.2 57 75 94 pri co Indonesia
Ravenswood 88 494 124 25.1 58 54 55 41 39 33 48 pri g Gordon
Willoughby Girls High 132 695 171 24.6 59 67 50 63 65 49 57 pub g Willoughby
Northern Beaches Balgowlah Boys 82 432 106 24.5 60 70 63 62 82 pub b Balgowlah
Northholm Grammar School 39 200 47 23.5 61 90 pri co Arcadia
Brigidine College St Ives 135 722 164 22.7 62 50 58 72 49 84 87 pri g St Ives
The Scots College 174 1011 228 22.6 63 61 53 76 78 51 51 pri b Bellevue
Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School 34 182 41 22.5 64 pri co Middle Cove
Queenwood Mosman 52 294 66 22.4 65 31 29 37 19 15 25 pri g Mosman
St Augustine’s College Brookvale 138 762 170 22.3 66 78 66 65 95 pri Brookvale
Frensham School 65 351 78 22.2 67 46 56 49 50 44 74 pri g Mittagong
Smith’s Hill High 122 685 147 21.5 68 39 49 82 60 40 44 sel co Smith’s Hill
Chatswood High School 137 760 163 21.4 69 65 77 68 73 73 75 sel/pub co Chatswood
Sefton High 160 850 183 21.5 70 75 74 56 52 52 58 sel co Sefton
St Joseph’s College 210 1139 240 21.1 71 pri b Hunters Hill
Gosford High 202 1025 213 20.8 72 52 59 51 48 41 38 sel co Gosford
Oxford Falls Grammar School 84 433 89 20.6 73 92 105 83 pri Pxford Falls
St Spyridon College Snr 56 308 61 19.8 74 97 72 62 pri co Maroubra
Danebank Anglican School For Girls 71 428 84 19.6 75 34 61 61 68 69 50 pri g Hurstville
Epping Boys High School 181 997 195 19.6 76 pub b Epping
St Ursula’s College Kingsgrove 155 882 172 19.5 77 66 85 100 75 63 63 pri g Kingsgrove
Macarthur Anglican School 83 473 92 19.5 78 57 73 93 70 67 pri co Cobbitty
Arden Anglican School 79 434 84 19.4 78 64 pri g Epping
Bethany College – Hurstville 152 854 165 19.3 80 72 96 92 116 pri Hurstville
Our Lady of Mercy College 153 796 150 18.8 81 81 78 100 99 pri g Parramatta
Burwood Girls High School 196 1071 199 18.6 82 96 92 pub g Burwood
Central Coast Grammar 95 548 101 18.4 83 100 57 86 70 97 94 pri co Erina Heights
Cheltenham Girls High 208 1103 203 18.4 84 80 64 53 53 58 73 pub g Cheltenham
St Philip’s Christian College 104 549 100 18.2 85 pri co Waratah
St Clare’s College 77 429 78 18.2 86 96 78 95 pri co Waverley
Killarney Heights High School 124 634 115 18.1 87 79 88 146 pub co Killarney Heights
St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Col. 69 343 62 18.1 88 69 79 72 pri co Moorebank
Australian International School 31 173 31 17.9 89 pri co Singapore
Cherrybrook Technology High 321 1727 707 40.9 90 88 82 70 58 61 68 pub co Cherrybrook
Newtown High School of Performing Arts 158 833 148 17.8 91 pri co Newtown
St Andrew’s Cathedral School 99 551 96 17.4 92 76 137 81 pri co Sydney City
Mercy Catholic College 91 513 89 17.3 93 99 66 71 pri g Chatswood
William Clarke College 139 747 128 17.1 94 98 pri co Baulkham Hills
Rose Bay Secondary College 174 869 144 16.6 95 sel co Rose Bay
International Grammar 101 575 94 16.3 96 60 74 94 76 55 pri co Ultimo
Carlingford High School 190 987 160 16.2 97 70 81 87 81 94 pub co Carlingford
Hunter Valley Grammar School 103 566 91 16.1 98 71 pri co Ashtonville
Our Lady of Sacred Heart College 119 662 106 16.0 99 83 pri g Kensington
Killara High 258 1341 213 15.9 100 90 69 80 61 55 64 pub co Killara

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