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Academic Achievements

Students from James Ruse have a proud record of academic achievement.  The school has consistently obtained outstanding results in public examinations while excellent performances have been recorded in State, Australian and International competitions in a variety of intellectual pursuits.  The majority of James Ruse students proceed to university with considerable success in a broad range of tertiary studies in which students are well represented in Agricultural Science, Law, Veterinary Science, Medicine, Science, Engineering, Economics, Information Technology, Computing and via a range of urban and rural occupations.

Higher School Certificate Certificate Success in 2017

Nine students received the highest ATAR of 99.95: 

Ashley Wong

Kieran Zeng

Leon Wang

Julie Phan

Kevin Cao

Vanathy Arudselvan

Kelly Zhang 

Nominations to Encore and Onstage

 Music​ Encore

Chelsea Baek

Adrian Law

Nicholas Rewell

Ivan Shen

Julia Tran

Elton Zi Yang

Drama Onstage

 ​Liesl Chen

 Richard Mo             

Helen Park                

Travis Wu               

NSW State Rankings:

First Place in Course:

Agriculture

Katelyn

Zhang


Japanese Extension

Gabrielle

Seberry

State Rankings:


Agriculture

Katelyn

Zhang

1

Agriculture

Yon

Su

2

Agriculture

Amy

You

3

Agriculture

Emily

Chen

4

Agriculture

Shilan

Jiang

5

Agriculture

Daniel

Selvadurai

7

Agriculture

Hannah

Wrigley-Carr

8

Biology

Vanathy

Arudselvan

5

Biology

Kelly

Zhang

6

Biology

Tasneef

Helal

15

Chemistry

Kelly

Zhang

6

Chemistry

Kieran Gu

Zeng

16

Chemistry

Julie

Phan

18

English (Advanced)

William

Chua

20

Information Processes and Technology

Colin

Cui

2

Japanese Continuers

Gabrielle

Seberry

3

Japanese Extension

Gabrielle

Seberry

1

Mathematics

Jody

Pan

4

Mathematics Extension 2

Leiao

Wang

5

Modern History

William

Chua

11

Modern History

Millicent

Lee

16

Modern History

Katherine

Cheng

18

Software Design and Development

Chelsy

Teng

2

Software Design and Development

Kevin Jing Han

Li

5

Software Design and Development

Amy

Hoang

10

James Ruse again topped the honours list in the HSC with 77.42% of our cohort achieving a band 6 achieving the top in school rankings overall (22nd year). 92 students were considered top all rounders making the Premier’s List of achieving 10 or more units in subjects with a mark over 90.  Fabulous success to the students of 2017.