VCE Results Reward Hard Work

The 2014 academic year has drawn to a successful close with another year of excellent VCE results for Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School’s Unit 3/4 VCE students.

At all levels there are, once again, wonderful stories of efforts rewarded and I congratulate all girls and thank them for everything they have contributed to the life of the School through their example, leadership and co-curricular involvement. Helen Hughes, Principal.

A special congratulations is extended to our 2014 Dux, Ashlea Coxhill, who achieved an ATAR of 99.9. All students and their teachers are to be commended for their hard work and commitment.

ATAR results

  • 5.5% of students placed in the top 1% with ATARS of 99 and above. Congratulations to:
    • Ashlea Coxhill
    • Tessa Pietsch
    • Megan Ha
    • Isabelle Everist
    • Anna Wittwer
  • 30.8% achieved in the top 5%
  • 50.5% achieved an ATAR of 90 and above

Study Scores

  • The median Study Score was 36. A study score shows how well a student has performed in a study at Unit 3 and 4 level, compared to everybody else in Victoria who took that study. The maximum study score is 50.
  • 23.4% of scores were 40 and above.
  • Eight perfect scores of 50 were achieved. Congratulations to:
    • Michelle Benington – Geography
    • Tessa Pietsch – French & History: Revolutions
    • Gabrielle Ebeling – English
    • Madeline Hallett – English
    • Joyce Lim – English
    • Meghan Parry – English
    • Anna Wittwer – English

Universities use ATARs to select students for courses. The Age reports that the long-term trend of girls out-performing boys continued this year, with girls getting an average ATAR of 64.4 compared to 62.2 for boys.

For help understanding your VCE results or ATAR, visit the VTAC website.