Academic Highlights

Edmund Rice College 2017 HSC Highlights

 

Edmund Rice College received some solid HSC results in 2017.  Among the many highlights were:

 

  • Ryan Neufeld, College Dux, received an ATAR of 96.65
  • 28% of the cohort achieved an ATAR above 80
  • The highest ATARS included Ryan Neufeld 99.65, Nick Tzortzis 96.55, Zac Damcevski 94.75, Hayden Welsh 92.85, Michael Cunzolo 92.15, Jared Cabor 91
  • 35 entries in the HSC Distinguished Achievers’ List
  • 85% of students who applied received early entry into University (56 students)
  • 95% of the accelerated Studies of Religion 2 Unit Class received a Band 5 or 6
  • All 119 students graduating in 2017 either entered university or other tertiary courses or gained employment.
  • ERC courses above the state mean in 20 of the 31 courses
  • Dylan Potter was chosen for Art Express with his photographic artwork Amour, An Ode To The Medici.
  • Bailey Lamb was nominated in Industrial Technology (Automotive) for InTech 2018, the annual exhibition of outstanding student Major Projects

 

Band Distributions for Edmund Rice College HSC 2018

 

 

 

NSW

 

No of students

No of examinations sat

Band 6 or E4

Band 5 or E3

Band 4 or E2

Band 3 or E1

 

Band 2

 

Band 1

 

Edmund Rice College

 

 

119

 

 

686

 

 

37

 

 

196

 

 

270

 

 

149

 

 

30

 

 

4

 

 

Percentage of students achieving top 2 Bands (5 & 6) 10% or more above the State Mean 

 

 

Subject

Edmund Rice College

Top 2 Bands 5 & 6  (%)                     

State

Top 2 Bands 5 & 6 (%)      

 

% Difference

Music 1

100%

67%

33%

Chinese Cont.

100%

90%

10%

English Ext 2

100%

80%

20%

Maths Ext 2

100%

84%

16%

History Ext

100%

81%

19%

Visual Arts

95%

47%

48%

RE Studies 2

93%

48%

45%

Geography

78%

42%

36%

  

                   Course                        Percentage above State Mean

  • Studies of Religion 2 Unit                    11.06                                
  • Industrial Technology                             8.90              
  • Ancient History                                       8.10 
  • Metal and Engineering                            7.76
  • Music 1                                                   7.55   
  • Geography                                             6.84    
  • Modern History                                       5.41                                    
  • Information Processing  & Tech             4.47
  • Construction                                           4.15
  • Chinese Continuers                                3.07
  • Physics                                                   2.70
  • Mathematics General                             2.66
  • Senior Science                                       2.27     
  • Business Studies                                    1.07
  • Software Design  & Development          0.87
  • History Extension                                   0.59
  • English Standard                                    0.50
  • PDHPE 33