Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) has achieved outstanding results in the 2022 HSC with nine of its 33 schools ranked among the top 100 high schools in NSW.

A total of 17 schools ranked among the top 150 high schools, underlining SCS’s position as one of the top performing systems in Australia.

SCS recorded an impressive 2630 Distinguished Achievers, 66 Top Achievers and 58 All Rounders.

Notably, nine SCS students also received HSC First in Course honours.

“We are extremely proud of the Class of 2022, who have displayed incredible resilience and commitment throughout their senior years of education,” SCS Director of Education and Research, Dr Kate O’Brien, said.

“These results are a testament to our students’ hard work and fortitude, together with the unfaltering support of their families, teachers and school leaders” – Dr Kate O’Brien

SCS Executive Director, Tony Farley, said the results were reflective of students’ unwavering pursuit of excellence in the face of adversity.

“It’s been inspiring to see the way our students have applied themselves not only in the lead up to their HSC exams but also during what has proven to be a challenging three years,” Mr Farley said.

“Academic excellence is one of the cornerstones of our mission of Catholic education and the results of 2022 affirm that our schools will continue to be places where our students are among the top performers in the state.” – Tony Farley

“Congratulations to the class of 2022 – we can’t wait to see what heights you’ll soar to next.”

2022 HSC Sydney Catholic Schools Highlights

Nine schools ranked in the top 100 high schools in NSW and 17 schools ranked in the top 150 in The Sydney Morning Herald rankings:

  • Brigidine College Randwick: 67th
  • St Clare’s College Waverley: 74th
  • Bethany College Hurstville: 80th
  • Marcellin College Randwick: 82nd
  • Marist Catholic College Penshurst Mortdale: 88th
  • Aquinas Catholic College Menai: 89th
  • St Ursula’s College Kingsgrove: 94th
  • Freeman Catholic College Bonnyrigg Heights: 95th
  • St John Bosco College Engadine: 98th
  • Clancy Catholic College West Hoxton: 105th
  • Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich: 106th
  • Bethlehem College Ashfield: 120th
  • Marist Catholic College North Shore: 122nd
  • Mary MacKillop Catholic College Wakeley: 134th
  • St Mary’s Cathedral College: 139th
  • Marist College Eastwood: 143rd
  • Domremy Catholic College Five Dock: 149th

Nine students placed first in the state in their HSC exam:

  • Mario Baroud, Marist College Kogarah – Mathematics Standard 2
  • Suzi Coates, Mary MacKillop Catholic College Wakeley – Studies of Religion I
  • Otylia Pilat, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College Kensington – English Extension 1
  • Katarina Chalfa, Good Samaritan Catholic College Hinchinbrook – Food Technology
  • Daniel Michael, Clancy Catholic College West Hoxton – Investigating Science
  • Danny Nouseir, La Salle Catholic College Bankstown – Arabic Extension
  • Anna-Maria Parissis, Marist Catholic College Penshurst – Modern Greek Beginners
  • Verica Minovska, La Salle Catholic College Bankstown – Macedonian Continuers
  • Clara Medanic, St Ursula’s College Kingsgrove – Croatian Continuers

Distinguished Achievers: Freeman Catholic College Bonnyrigg had the highest number of Distinguished Achievers (191), followed by Bethany College Hurstville (169), Brigidine College Randwick (162) and St Ursula’s College Kingsrove (158).

All Rounders: Marcellin College Randwick had the highest number of All Rounders (7), followed by Brigidine College Randwick (5), Clancy Catholic College West Hoxton (4) and Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich (4).

Top Achievers: St Ursula’s College Kingsgrove had the highest number of Top Achievers (9) and Marist Catholic College Penshurst (5).