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NSW government school HSC completions (2007-2017)

The Higher School Certificate is the highest educational award in secondary education in NSW. It is awarded to students who have satisfactorily completed Years 11 and 12 at secondary school. To be eligible, students must meet HSC course requirements and sit for the statewide HSC examinations.


  • HSC Record of Achievement includes those students awarded an HSC.

  • HSC Record of Achievement includes students who participated in HSC pathways.

  • HSC pathways offer a flexible program for students to complete the HSC over a period of up to five years. The pathways provisions include accumulating courses, repeating courses, acceleration, recognition of prior learning, and combining study with part-time traineeships or apprenticeships.

  • Bradfield college included.

  • Data derived from NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) data, February 2017.


  • [Schools and Students: 2016 Statistical Bulletin]"). Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title NSW government school HSC completions (2007-2017)
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency annual
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/848cf82b-1e22-36fd-8d62-1dc8cff80a7a
Date Published 2015-10-01
Date Updated 2019-06-26
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
1300 972 196
Data Services <data.services@det.nsw.edu.au>
Temporal Coverage 2007-01-01 - 2017-12-31
Geospatial Coverage NSW81093: New South Wales
Theme Education and Training
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Data Portal NSW Education Data Hub
Publisher/Agency NSW Department of Education
Data Level State-level