Academic Excellence

St Leonard’s College is a leading academic school that offers our students the opportunity to excel. Our outstanding academic results are driven by an unwavering commitment to nurturing our young people and encouraging them to believe in their ability to succeed if they give of their best.

Class of 2020 Academic Results

 

St Leonard’s College offers the opportunity to achieve excellence in either the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). Both of these tertiary pathways provide our year 12 graduates with an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

We congratulate the Class of 2020 on their exceptional academic results!

 

2020 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Results

Approximately 40% of our Class of 2020 opted to undertake the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and achieved remarkable academic outcomes as noted below.

  • Median ATAR 96.88 placing 50% of students in the top 3.12% of students nationally
  • 28.8% of students achieved an ATAR of 99 or above
  • 59.1% of students achieved an ATAR 95 or above
  • 89.4% of students achieved an ATAR of 90 or above
  • Duces ATAR 99.75 and Proxime Accessits ATAR 99.55 Congratulations to our five IBDP Duces – Ellie McTigue, Peter Caddaye, Adelyne Scally-Leprevost, Stephen Kanavoutsos and Zhuliye Shen on achieving 44/45 (ATAR 99.75). Congratulations to our eight IBDP Proxime Accessits – Elise Bergman, Carl Clements, Sarah Greaves, Simon Coubard, Gautami Katta, Jamie Ray, Ella Roberts and Matthew Seath on achieving 43/45 (ATAR 99.55).

2020 Combined IBDP and VCE Results

The Class of 2020 has demonstrated their academic brilliance, along with their remarkable resilience, with a set of academic results that endorse St Leonard’s College as one of Australia’s leading independent schools, achieving:

  • Median ATAR of 90.85 placing 50% of students in the top 9.15% of students nationally
  • 12.8% of students achieved an ATAR of 99 or above placing them in the top 1% nationally
  • 33.5% of students achieved an ATAR of 95 or above placing them in the top 5% nationally
  • 54.7% of students achieved an ATAR of 90 or above placing them in the top 10% nationally
  • 67.6% of students achieved an ATAR of 85 or above placing them in the top 15% nationally
  • 76.0% of students achieved an ATAR of 80 or above placing them in the top 20% nationally
  • 85.5% of students achieved an ATAR of 70 or above placing them in the top 30% nationally
  • 100% of students who applied through VTAC and completed their assessments received a tertiary education offer. 

 

2020 Victorian Certificate of Education Results

  • Median ATAR 85.30 placing 50% of students in the top 14.7% of students nationally
  • VCE Dux ATAR 99.65: Congratulations to Lihao Zhou on achieving an ATAR of 99.65.
  • VCE Proxime Accessit ATAR 99.55: Congratulations to Rachel Ramsland on achieving an ATAR 99.55.

IBDP Duces

IBDP Proxime Accessits

VCE Dux and Proxime Accessit

University Destinations and Fields of Study

Of the 2020 graduates who applied through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) and completed their assessments, 100% received an offer.

The most popular destination for our VCE and IBDP graduates was Monash University with 36.2% offered a place. Many students also gained places at the University of Melbourne (24.7%), RMIT University (14.9%), Swinburne University (9.2%), Deakin University (5%) and interstate universities (3.4%). Other destinations accounted for the remaining 6.6%.

 The most popular courses were Commerce/Business (21.5%), Science (15.1%), Art, Design and Media (14%) Biomedical Science/Health, Dental Science and Medicine (14%), followed by Arts (13.4%). Some of our students will study at interstate and overseas universities, with graduates receiving offers from universities such as UNSW, University of Queensland, ANU and Bond University. Other students will be studying in the UK and the USA.

 The strong academic results of the 2020 cohort are reflected in a significant proportion (29.1%) of students choosing to study double degrees across a number of areas, including Commerce, Engineering and Law.

Scholarships

 

The following students received scholarship offers for study in 2021:

 

Conor Elder – Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship (Film & Television), Swinburne University

Makenzie Erikson – Film & Television Bond Excellence Scholarship (Film & Television), Bond University

Joanna Fothergill – Nutrition Science Scholars Program
(Nutrition Science), Monash University

Amelia Gaskell – Bond Excellence Scholarship (Arts/Law),
Bond University

Emma Humphrey – Nutrition Science Scholars Program
(Nutrition Science), Monash University

Michael Jiang – Scholarship for Distinction
(Commerce/Biomedical Science), Monash University

Stephen Kanavoutsos – Principal’s Scholarship and University of Melbourne Commerce Achievement Scholarship (Commerce), University of Melbourne

Amira Khouri – Scholarship for Distinction
(Biomedical Science), Monash University

Harry Quig – Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship (Film & Television), Swinburne University

Adelyne Scally-Leprovost – Biomedical Science Scholars (Biomedical Science), Monash University

Zhuliye Shen – Pharmacy Scholars (Pharmacy), Monash University

Academic Excellence Brochure