Short for "James Ruse
Agricultural High School". Ruse is a selective high school in Sydney, NSW, known for their success in the HSC. Because of this, many myths have formed regarding their study habits and behaviour.
However, students at James Ruse are outgoing in all activities. They perform well in music and drama, as well as in leadership roles such as Cadets and UN Youth Leaders. Ruse has often been the overall Hills Zone champion in the area sporting carnivals, and in the area grade sport competitions.
Ruse is an open, friendly school and they are great friends with PLC, NSG, NSB, SB, SG, SGS, Girra, Normo, Hornsby, Carlo High, Model Farms, Girra, Cumbo, Muirfield, Cherry Tech, and many more schools. Ruse has a famous close rivalry/friendship with Baulko.