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
  • 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 Victorian Certificate of Education Results

  • Median ATAR 85.30
  • 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.


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
  • 12.8% of students achieved an ATAR of 99 or above
  • 33.5% of students achieved an ATAR of 95 or above
  • 54.7% of students achieved an ATAR of 90 or above
  • 67.6% of students achieved an ATAR of 85 or above
  • 76.0% of students achieved an ATAR of 80 or above
  • 85.5% of students achieved an ATAR of 70 or above