Box Hill High School

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Box Hill High School
Box Hill High school vector logo.svg
Location
Box Hill, VIC
Australia
Coordinates 37°49′13″S 145°8′15″E / 37.82028°S 145.13750°E / -37.82028; 145.13750Coordinates: 37°49′13″S 145°8′15″E / 37.82028°S 145.13750°E / -37.82028; 145.13750
Information
Type Public School
Motto Latin: Ad Altiora Certamus
(To The Highest Endeavour)
Established 1930
Principal Kate Mitchell
Enrolment 1146 (as of 2014) [1]
Colour(s) Blue, gold, white
              
Website

Box Hill High School is a co-educational public secondary school located on the corner of Middleborough Road and Whitehorse Road in the eastern suburb of Box Hill in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

With an enrolment of 1146 students (as of 2014),[1] it caters for students from years 7 through to 12. Year 10, 11 and 12 students undertake the VCE program.

History[edit]

Established in 1930 as a single-sex boys school, Box Hill High School is now a co-educational school. In 2007-2009, a large upgrade of the facilities, funded by the Victorian State Government, was undertaken. These upgrades included the creation of a number of new classrooms, a new gym, library, numerous computer labs and the refurbishment of existing science classrooms.

Academics[edit]

Box Hill High School was ranked in the top 200 public secondary schools (equal 3rd) in Australia based on academic results in 2009.[2]

In 2014, the Victorian Certificate of Education median study score was 33. 12.3% percent of students achieved over 40 study scores.[3]

Box Hill High School is one of 36 government schools in Victoria that runs the Select Entry Accelerated Learning Program (SEAL).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Home - My School". myschool.edu.au. 
  2. ^ "National Top Public High Schools - 2009". Better Education. 
  3. ^ "Top state high schools boost property prices". News.com.au. 
  4. ^ "It's just a swot hop to the top". The Australian. 2 Feb 2013. 

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