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Northcote High School has a reputation as a leading provider of rigorous academic education. Most significantly, our school has maintained and sustained its absolute commitment to providing an exemplary education to the young people of Northcote and surrounding areas.

2023 VCE results

Our 2023 class has achieved excellent results. This cohort has demonstrated determination, a commitment to hard work, creativity and a strong community spirit. Their results in VCE and VCE VM have given them great pathways to future learning and exciting opportunities ahead.

Highlights included:

  • Dux: Daniel Feng, with an ATAR of 99.1
  • 20% of students with ATARs over 90
  • 104 students with ATARs over 80
  • 89% of VCE VM students achieved satisfactory completion

The graphic below outlines further highlights. Congratulations to the class of 2023.








2022 VCE results

We are delighted to share the excellent results of our class of 2022. This cohort have shown great persistence, resilience and dedication, remaining engaged during the last 3 difficult years and we are very proud of what they have achieved.

21% of our students achieved ATARs over 90 and nearly half of our students achieved ATARs over 80, putting them in the top 20% of students in Australia, an amazing achievement which continues to build on the results from previous years. Students achieved a total of 101 study scores of 40+ and we also had 80% satisfactory completion in VCAL.

Some other highlights included:

  • Dux: Zara Baglioni, with an ATAR of 99.15
  • 52 students with ATARs over 90
  • 2 Perfect Study Scores: in Further Maths and Media.

The graphics below outline further highlights.Congratulations to the class of 2022!










NAPLAN results

NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy) is an annual assessment for all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 in Australia. The tests cover skills in reading, writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation, and numeracy. The assessments are done every year in May.

As with VCE results, NAPLAN results provide the school with an annual snapshot of cohort achievement, trend data and of the learning progress of individuals. We use this data to inform curriculum planning and target instruction.

Over the last five years, our Year 7 and Year 9 groups have achieved results above the state and national averages in all NAPLAN test areas (Numeracy, Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation).

This consistently high performance continued in 2022 with our results:

  • Well above the Australian average
  • Well above the Victorian average
  • At consistently similar level for demographically comparable schools.

Of particular note in 2022:

  • High level of relative growth for our Year 9 students from Year 7 across the test areas of Reading, Writing and Numeracy. .

These results show progression well above national averages and comparable to similar schools. The results are a significant endorsement of the excellent performance of our students and their teachers.

To see our NAPLAN results, visit My School website.

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