Nowra Anglican College was the Shoalhaven’s top-performing school in the HSC this year, based on the Better Education ranking system released in recent days.
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Bomaderry High School was the region’s top-performing public school according to the data.
The system ranks schools based on the percentage of exams sat that achieved an HSC score of 90 per cent or more.
Some schools in NSW opt to not appear on the Better Education ranking system, so the system does not provide a complete overview of results.
Nowra Christian School and Shoalhaven High School data does not show up in the online spreadsheet.
Local schools stacked up well in comparison to other country schools in NSW.
NAC was ranked 26 and St Johns was ranked 29 from 159 country schools.
Bomaderry High was ranked 87, Vincentia High was ranked 90, Ulladulla High was ranked 103 and Nowra High was ranked 111 of 159 country schools.
NAC achieved an overall rank of 231 from 539 schools. St John the Evangelist Catholic High School wasn’t far behind, ranked 239.
The site disclaims there are a large range of factors not listed in the spreadsheet that impact on academic results including the socio-economic background of students or whether the school is selective in its intake.
Nowra Anglican College: 22 (61 students)
St John the Evangelist Catholic High School: 38 (109 students)
Bomaderry High: 8 (44 students)
Vincentia High: 13 (81 students)
Ulladulla High: 14 (103 students)
Nowra High: 12 (98 students)
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