Best High Schools in Melbourne 2020

Looking for the best high school in Melbourne? Here we have summarised it for you based on the median VCE score 2019 ranking.

Public School

Public school is an educational institution that is shaded by the local government. A list of the best public schools in Melbourne that you can consider includes the following.

1.     Mac Robertson Girls’ High School

Source: MacRobertson Girls’ High School website

This public school was founded in 1905. The school, which is located at 350-370 Kings Way, Melbourne, is a school for girls aged 9-12 years. The number of students is close to 946 students with a median VCE score of 37. With the slogan “Potens Sui” which means self-control, this school has summer and winter sports facilities such as athletics, cricket, softball, tennis, volleyball, badminton, football and so on.

2.     Melbourne High School

The school, which is located in Forrest Hill, South Yarra, was founded in 1905. This school for boys aged 9-12 years has a large number of students, namely around 1357 students. Getting a median VCE score of 36, this school has an amazing slogan, “honour the work and the work will honour you”.

This school provides many sports facilities such as weekly sports, cock house competitions, exchanges to club supporting teams consisting of baseball, breakdancing, chess, cricket, golf, hockey, taekwondo, lacrosse, yoga and many more.

3.     Nossal High School

This school, which has a median VCE score of 35, was founded in 2010. Located at 100 Clyde Road, BERWICK is a fully academically selective coeducational school for boys or girls aged 9-12 years with a total student population of around 832 students.

His well-known motto, “I am still learning”, is considered very suitable for his learning which prioritizes high technology. The sports facilities at this school are very complete, starting from cricket, tennis, badminton, swimming and many more.

4.     Balwyn High School

Founded in 1954, has 1956 students, this school has a median VCE score of 34. Located on Buchanan Avenue, North Balwyn, this school carries the motto “A community growing together through learning”. This school, which can accept boys or girls aged 7-12 years, has various sports facilities, which are divided into sports education, house sports carnivals and inter-school sports.

5.     Victorian College of the Arts

The school, which has a median VCE score of 33, was founded in 1977 with a total student population of around 466. Located at 57 Miles Street, Southbank, this school is a special art school for boys and girls aged 7-12 years. With the slogan Ars est vita which means the arts is life, this school has a health and welfare program that does not rule out sports.

6.      Melbourne Girls’ College

The school’s median VCE score is 33 with a total student population of 1465 students. Founded in 1994, this all-girls school located on Yarra Boulevard, Richmond accepts students aged 7-12 years. With the motto “lead and achieve”, aerobic and other sports facilities are fully available in this school.

7.     John Monash Science School

The school, which was founded in 2009, has a median VCE score of 34. Located at Monash University, 39 Innovation Walk, Monash University Clayton, this school has 661 boys and girls aged 10-12 years. This school that focuses on science has a “learning common” motto complete with sports facilities for tennis, hockey, badminton and so on.

8.     McKinnon Secondary College

Having a median VCE score of 33, the school is located on McKinnon Rd, McKinnon. Founded in 1964, the school has around 2124 students aged 7-12 years. Its motto “wisdom and service” comes to accompany the complete sports facilities ranging from badminton, tennis and so on.

9.     Box Hill High School

Founded in 1930, this school has a median VCE score of 33. Located at Box Hill High School, Whitehorse Road, Box Hill this school has 1319 girls and boys aged 7-12 years. Its motto “we strive for higher things” fits perfectly with the many existing sports facilities.

10.    Suzanne Cory High School

The school which has a median VCE score of 33 is located on McGrath Road, Werribee. The school, which was established in 2010, has about 871 boys and girls students aged 9-12 years. Complete sports facilities come with the slogan “learning for life”.

Private School

Private School is a school that is not under the government. Some of the best private school lists that can be considered are as follows.

1.     Bialik College

Located in the suburb of East Hawthorn this school was founded in 1942 with the slogan “Step Forth With Courage”. This boys’ and girls’ school is a Jewish school with a median VCE score of 39. With around 1046 students and an IB curriculum, this school has a sports facility, the Gringlass Sports Center, which is here to support complete sports.

2.     Mount Scopus Memorial College

This school has a media VCE score of 38 and was founded in 1949. Located in the suburb of St Kilda East, this Jewish school has male and female students with a total student population of around 1284. This school with an IB curriculum has the slogan “Be Strong and of Good Courage”, and complete with various sports facilities.

3.     Huntingtower School

Source: Huntingtower School website

Having a median VCE score of 37, the school which is located in the Mount Waverley suburb was founded in 1927. This Christian school has about 697 students with the motto “Know Thy True Self”. This school with the VCE curriculum has complete sports facilities for its students.

4.     Korowa Anglican Girls’ School

School Campus
Photo taken from Korowa Anglican Girls’ School website

This Anglican school has a median VCE score of 37 and was founded in 1980. This all-girls school has around 700 students and is located in the suburb of Glen Iris. The slogan “We Can We Will”.

5.     Ruyton Girls’ School

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Source: Ruyton Girls’ School website

Having a median VCE score of 36, this all-girls school is a non-denominational school with about 858 students. Founded in 1878, this school with the slogan “Upright and Faithful” has an IB curriculum. Located in the suburb of Kew, this school has various sports facilities such as soccer, tennis and many more.

6.     Haileybury Girls College

Having a median VCE score of 36, this non-denominational all-girls school was founded in 1892. With a total student population of around 3927, this IB curriculum school is located in the West Melbourne suburb with the slogan “Lift your hearts”. Complete sports facilities available.

7.     Beth Rivkah Ladies College

This school for Jewish girls has a median VCE score of 36. With a total student population of around 591, this school was founded in 1949 with the slogan “Educating for life”. This school with the IB curriculum is located in the suburb of St Kilda East with complete sports facilities.

8.     Camberwell Girls Grammar School

This Anglican girls’ school has a median VCE score of 36. It was founded in 1920 with a total student population of around 721 with the IB curriculum. With the slogan “Create Your Tomorrow” the school is located in the Canterbury suburb with various sports facilities.

9.     Haileybury School

Source: Haileybury School website

This non-denominational co-ed school was founded in 1892 with a total student population of around 3927. Located in the western suburb of Melbourne, this school comes with an IB curriculum and the slogan “Fear God, Honor the King” complete with sports facilities.

10.    Strathcona Baptist Girls’ Grammar School

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Source: Strathcona Girls Grammar website

This all-girls Baptist school has a median VCE score of 36 and was founded in 1924. With around 736 students, this school has an IB curriculum with the slogan “Girls Unstoppable”. Located in the suburb of Hawthorn, this school has various sports facilities.

We hope that above reference is useful for you to choose which one is the best for you.