Community school moving up
SWAN VALLEY ANGLICAN GETS ITS HIGHEST ATAR MEDIAN
STUDENTS from Swan Valley Anglican Community School have ranked among the highest in the state after achieving impressive Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking scores.
The school also performed well, receiving the highest median ATAR in its history, 86.55.
Student Riya Patel, who is also the school dux, achieved a score of 99.35 and Amor Basson achieved an ATAR of 99.10.
Students Sarah Tucker, Penelope Gannaway, Benjamin Rolender, Jacob Harwig, Harley Gardiner, Emily Izzard, Kiera Macdonald, Grace Flynn and Catherine Taylor all achieved a score over 90.00.
Principal Jason Bartell said the school was very proud of the efforts by the students.
“Swan Valley Anglican Community School students have performed exceptionally well,” he said.
“Of the 27 students who took four or more courses leading to university entrance, the school achieved a median ATAR score of 86.55. This is the highest median ATAR achieved in its history. This is an outstanding result of which our whole school community should be very proud.”
Mr Bartell said 92.3 per cent of students at the school met the requirements for graduation and will receive the WA Certificate of Education.
“I would also like to congratulate all other students and there were some individual performances this year, with many students achieving a score which they can be very proud of. Some students overcame incredible personal challenge to achieve their absolute best,” he said.
“These results demonstrate the effort and skill of our teachers who motivate, mentor and guide through the year.”