Achievement at Lauriston is celebrated in a number of ways. From reaching a personal best to presenting at assembly for the first time to completing the final hike at Howqua, all success – group or individual – is celebrated.
Each year we also look forward to celebrating the final results of our graduating class. Receiving these results mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for our girls; the whole community joins together to celebrate the hard work demonstrated by our students and our teachers. This year, Lauriston placed 20th in the VCE rankings, continuing a decade of excellence for the School. Lauriston was the only school in the top twenty to offer the International Baccalaureate, with one in every three students in Year 12 completing the IB in 2016.
The graduating class of 2016 achieved fantastic results, with 85% of students achieving an ATAR of 80.00 or above. The median ATAR achieved was 92.9 and, overall:
- 7% of students were in the top 1% of the state with an ATAR of 99 and above
- 36% of students were in the top 5% of the state with an ATAR of 95 and above
- 60% of students were in the top 10% of the state with an ATAR of 90 and above
- 85% of students were in the top 20% of the state with an ATAR of 80 and above
IB and VCE
The mean study score achieved across the VCE cohort was 35.6, while the median score was 36. Media and Theatre Studies were the top performing subjects, with 72% and 67% of students, respectively, gaining a study score of 40 or above; 24% of students from the class of 2016 achieved a study score of 40 or above. Across the state, Lauriston was ranked the top performing school for Media and the second best for English.
Distribution of Study Scores