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.

2019 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.

2019 NAPLAN Results for St Rita's College
Year 7 National Mean Year 9 National Mean
Reading
586
546.0
620
580.4
Writing
555
513.2
594
548.9
Spelling
581
545.6
622
582.3
Grammar and Punctuation
595
541.7
623
573.2
Numeracy
595
554.1
620
592.0
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%
94.7%
100%
92%
Writing
99%
89.8%
98%
82.9%
Spelling
100%
93.3%
100%
92.3%
Grammar and Punctuation
99%
92.6%
100%
89.8%
Numeracy
100%
94.7%
100%
96.3%
Year 12 2019 Overall Position Results
Result St Rita's College State Average
1-5
38%
22.5%
1-10
83%
54.3%
1-15
99%
82.3%