VCE Excellence 2019 | Fintona Girls' School

VCE Excellence 2019

Fintona Girls’ School confirms place as one of Australia’s leading girls’ schools

Fintona Girls’ School confirms place as one of Australia’s leading girls’ schools, with consistently high VCE results, once again.

We congratulate the Class of 2019 for their excellent academic achievements, with a 2019 Median ATAR of 91.3. A ten year median ATAR of 94 reflects continuing academic excellence and confirms Fintona’s place as one of Australia’s leading girls’ schools.

The Class of 2019 is commended for doing what they do well and making so many contributions to the Fintona Girls’ School community and beyond.

Fintona Principal, Rachael Falloon said, “Our girls have once again led with distinction, balancing their full engagement in sport, music, performance and a myriad of other co-curricular pursuits with their academic studies to great success.”

Our VCE success would not be possible without the dedication and guidance of our expert staff who have supported our students throughout their time at Fintona.

We especially congratulate the Fintona 2019 Dux, Erin Kontaxis who achieved an ATAR of 99.4.

We wish all our girls the very best as they embark on their tertiary studies and explore their career paths, continuing to do what they do well.  Age Quod Agis.


2019 VCE Highlights 

Median ATAR is 91.3

Median ATAR over ten years is 94.0

9% of students achieved an ATAR of 99+ placing them in the top 1% of the state

21% of students achieved an ATAR of 97+ placing them in the top 3% of the state

30% of students achieved an ATAR of 95+ placing them in the top 5% of the state

51% of students achieved an ATAR of 90+ placing them in the top 10% of the state

Two perfect study scores of 50 


Meet our high achievers

Erin Kontaxis, DUX – ATAR 99.4

Erin was elected a Tutor Representative in Year 5, 6 and 7 and SRC Representative in Year 8. An all-rounder, Erin received awards and recognition in the areas of French, Mathematics, Science and Latin, and was an E M Butt Public Speaking Finalist in Year 9. Complementing these achievements Erin represented the School in Netball, Softball and Soccer and was a regular contributor to a range of music ensembles, along with performances in Cabaret Night. Erin was a member of The Fintonian committee when in Year 11 and in Year 12 was elected to the role of Captain of Languages. Having studied Unit 3&4 Legal Studies in Year 11, Erin pursued English, French, History (Revolutions), Latin and Psychology in her final year to complete her VCE studies.

Chee-Ree Loi, Proxime Accessit - ATAR 99.3 

Chee-Rae was also no stranger to leadership roles throughout her time at the School. During her Middle School years Chee-Rae was elected as a Tutor Group Representative, SRC Representative, Choir Captain and was a Middle School Consul. Keen to embrace all the school had to offer, Chee-Rae immersed herself in sport, representing the School in Swimming, Cross Country, Hockey, Rowing and Badminton. This was complemented by her contributions to the Chorale, as a member of The Fintonian committee, a DAV Debater, on stage performances for Shakespeare Day and in the School’s Production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as well as many extra-curricular programs. With Mathematical Methods completed in Year 11, Chee-Rae studied Chemistry, English, French, Japanese and Specialist Mathematics in Year 12, as well as being a School Consul.

NAPLAN - FINTONA ranked #3 girls' school
Longitudinal NAPLAN results (2014-2018) show Fintona Girls’ School is ranked as the third top girls’ school in Victoria for Year 5 and Year 9. As reported in the Herald Sun 6 December 2019. Read More


More information

Contact the Registrar on (03) 9830 1388 or email [email protected]