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HSC high achievers in NSW government schools (2005-2016)

Data Notes:

  • Students on the HSC merit lists from government schools only.

  • First in course lists the student or students who achieve the highest HSC result in each course. A first in course is only awarded if the result is in the highest band possible for that course.

  • The all round achievers list is the list of students who have achieved results in the top band possible for at least 10 units of HSC courses.

  • The top achievers list is the list the students whose results are in highest band possible for the course, who have gained the top places in each course. The number of students listed for each course depends on the overall size of the course.

  • The distinguished achievers list is the list all students who received a result in the highest band possible for one or more courses.

Data Source:

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

Data and resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title HSC high achievers in NSW government schools (2005-2016)
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency annual
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/18973cda-6833-34b1-8a81-e10b51277cf1
Date Published 2016-01-22
Date Updated 2017-09-28
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
1300 972 196
Temporal Coverage 2006-01-01 - 2016-12-31
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