Academic Achievements Learning

St Rita's College has a reputation for academic excellence and is regarded as a refreshingly modern school standing by its conviction that the power of education and participation in education by women is an asset providing girls and young women with the foundations for future success.

A versatile and extensive curriculum allows our students to engage with the world both critically and creatively in a vibrant environment that sparks ideas, inventiveness and imagination. 

The College is exceptionally proud of its students’ academic achievements and the valuable contributions our alumnae go on to make in civil, economic, political, academic, social and cultural pursuits.

St Rita’s College was among the schools listed as one of the country’s most innovative schools in a recent report published by The Educator magazine. The College caters to a wide range of student needs, abilities and interests and assists students in meeting personal and academic goals and challenges.

2018 Australian National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy results

The Australian National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is standardised testing for all Australian students in Years 7 and 9. The achievements of our Year 7 and Year 9 students are recorded below.

NAPLAN results are one indicator of academic achievement and, combined with other forms of School-based assessment, contribute to a balanced view of academic progress.

2018 NAPLAN Results for St Rita's College
Year 7 Year 9 National Mean
Reading
580
623
541.5
Writing
546
599
505.3
Spelling
580
631
545.2
Grammar and Punctuation
583
632
548.2
Numeracy
568
632
548.2
Percentage of St Rita's students at or above the National Minimum Standard
Year 7 National Average Year 7 Year 9 National Average Year 9
Reading
100
94
100
92.9
Writing
99
86.9
98
79.5
Spelling
99
97.2
99
90.3
Grammar and Punctuation
100
92.1
100
91.4
Numeracy
100
95.5
100
95.5
Year 12 2018 Overall Position Results
Result St Rita's College State
1-5
32%
21.79%
1-10
80%
53.96%
1-15
98%
82.69%
1-20
98.5%