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Top Schools in Sydney – School Ranking NSW

Are you looking to find the top schools in Sydney? The following table lists the top best high schools in NSW.

About the school ranking NSW:

In order to ensure the accuracy, all data was gathered from the NSW Board of Studies distinguished students list for 2016.


The Percentages are calculated based on the average number of band 6 subject results per student (That achieved a band 6 result).

RankingSchool# of student achieving a band 6Total number of band 6%
1Wollumbin High School144
2Baulkham Hills High School2307653.326
3Hornsby Girls High School1163773.25
3Marrickville High School4133.25
5North Sydney Girls High School1565013.2115
7Wenona School912853.1318
8Moriah College802413.0125
9Macquarie Grammar School393
9Plumpton High School263

School ranking by Jenna Cook, project analyst, Jenna is passionate about statistics, research and longs to be the perpetual student. Obtaining multiple university degrees thus far, Jenna has focused on Social Science and Humanities research based units.

Different ranking methods

Different websites and media use different methods to evaluate the school performance so make sure you check more than one of these ranking systems to get the better picture of how your school is performing in NSW. Below is a list of some other school rankings:

  1. Better Education School Ranking NSW – Link
  2. Matrix Education School Ranking NSW – Link
  3. The Australian School Ranking – Link

Find out how your school ranked

If you want to find out the school ranking of your school, you can use the ranking app (from The Sydney Morning Herald). You simply need to type in the name of your school and it will show you how your school ranked based on the HSC results in 2016.

If you have any questions or enquiries in regards to the school ranking nsw, please feel free to contact our team.

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