Hurlstone Agricultural High stands proud as one of the state’s finest schools. The school’s rich culture underpins its success. At Hurlstone you find a culture based upon pride, striving for personal excellence, caring for and supporting fellow students and valuing community service. The emphasis at Hurlstone is on the pursuit of academic excellence and the school’s record in this area is outstanding. In 2007, Hurlstone in the top 25 schools in the state public and private Both Day and Boarder students at Hurlstone take pride in the school's achievements and maintain a climate in which every individual strives for excellence.