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James Ruse Agricultural High School

James Ruse Agricultural High School

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Telephone02 9871-7126



As an academically selective school, James Ruse Agricultural High School has a rigorous admissions process. Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of NSW.

Numbers are limited by accommodation to 120 in each of Year 7 and 8 with an increase in Years 9, 10 and 11. Students are not admitted into Year 12. All information is available on the Department of Education website.

School Tours

James Ruse Agricultural High School runs campus tours during school hours for prospective families an in-person opportunity to see the school in day to day operation. Tours will still run even if it rains. 


We are hosting on campus School tours in 2024.

Tours, led by our Years 8-10 Student Tour Ambassadors, run for approximately 1 hour then followed by an information session with the Principal, or Deputy Principal if she is unavailable.

2024 School Tour dates and times will be released in mid-January - please return here when the booking link will be active. 

If you require more information please do not hesitate to email the Development Manager at jamesruse.developmentmanager@gmail.com

Application Process

Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

Email document.authentication@det.nsw.edu.au to arrange to bring original documents to 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2150.