John XXIII College, Perth
|John XXIII College|
|Mount Claremont, WA
The college is the result of the merger in 1977 of the Jesuit Saint Louis boys school spread over different campuses (first opened in 1938) and Loreto Convent girls school (first opened in 1897). In 1986 the school was relocated to its present site in Mount Claremont.
The school has performed well in the WACE exams and is often rated in the top 50 schools in the state.
|Year||% +75 in WACE[i]||State ranking[ii]||% +65 in WACE[iii]||State ranking||% graduation[iv]|
- Based on the number of Stage 3 course enrolments in the school where a WACE course score of 75 or above was achieved
- Ranking of school compared to other schools in the state
- Based on the number of Stage 3 course enrolments in the school where a WACE course score of 65 or above was achieved
- Percentage of Year 12 cohort that graduated with a WACE certificate
John XXIII College offers a wide range of sports. Annual sports carnivals include athletics, cross country and swimming. John XXIII provide many sporting opportunities including rowing, swimming, rugby, athletics, football, basketball, soccer, cross country, and netball. Among the school's alumni is Australian swimmer and world record holder Eamon Sullivan. In 2008, John XXIII students beat two of Sullivan's school swimming records in the inter-house swimming carnival.
As with most Australian schools, John XXIII College utilises a house system through which students participate in inter-house activities and competitions. There are six houses at the college, names as follows:
- Campion (Purple)
- Koolyangarra (Green)
- Loreto (Blue)
- Loyola (White)
- St Louis (Red)
- Ward (Yellow)
Some of John XXIII's former students include:
- Claire Bevilacqua - Pro surfer
- Brendon Burns - Comedian
- Judy Davis - Actor
- Matt de Boer - Australian Rules Football player
- Lucy Durack - Singer and actor
- Judy Edwards - Politician
- Allan Fels - Chairman of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
- Robert French - Former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia
- Eileen Joyce - Pianist
- Jessica Marais - Actor
- Robert Mazza - Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
- Paul Medhurst - Australian Rules Football player
- Kevin Parker - Musician
- Katrina Porter - Paralympic athlete
- Amanda Sainsbury-Salis - Scientist and author
- Eamon Sullivan - Swimmer
- John Toohey - Justice of the High Court of Australia
 The College benefits greatly from the ongoing links with the Loreto and Jesuit orders that have enabled students to take part in pilgrimages the college offers. Year 11 students are invited to participate in the College Pilgrimage Program whereby up to 40 students spend two weeks in following places:
• Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)
• India (Kolkotta)
• Timor Leste (East Timor)
• Alice Springs
John XXIII's sister schools are:
- Loreto Normanhurst N.S.W.
- Loreto Kirribilli N.S.W.
- Loreto Nedlands WA
- Loreto Marryatville SA
- Loreto Cooperoo QLD
- Loreto Ballarat VIC
- Loreto Mandaville Hall Toorak VIC
- "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
- "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
- "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
- "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
- "Year 12 Student Achievement Data" (PDF). Government of Western Australia. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
- John XXIII College. "WACE Results 2015" (PDF). johnxxiii.edu.au. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
- SCSA. "Year 12 school performance data" (PDF). scsa.wa.edu.au. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
- Fry, Anne (22 February 2008), "Record Breaking Day for John XXIII College Students" (PDF), College News, retrieved 23 May 2010
- John XXIII College. "Our Heritage" (PDF). johnxxiii.edu.au. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
- The Australian Women's Register
- John XXIII College. "Pilgrimage programs". johnxxiii.edu.au. Retrieved 17 May 2016.