Highlights of 2018 SACE Stage 2 Results

SACE COMPLETION:

  • 13% increase overall
  • 28% increase at main site, 5% increase at CLC (FLO-enrolled)

ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER (ATSI) STUDENTS:

  • 21% increase in ATSI SACE completion
  • 100% ATSI SACE completion at main site
  • SAASTA results all between A- and C
  • Porsha O’Brien achieved an ATAR

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (SWD):

  • 54% increase in SWD SACE Completion (100% in mainstream, 75% in Special Class)
  • 20% increase in FLO-enrolled SWD SACE completion
  • Robert Harris achieved an ATAR

ATAR’s & DUX (BEFORE ADJUSTMENT FACTORS/BONUS POINTS):

  • 7 students achieved an ATAR score above 90 – Abby Hodgkiss (Dux), Alleigh Hamnett, Katie Freak, Erin Leyson, Shelley Toth, Hannah Williams & Kye Robinson
  • 7 students achieved an ATAR score between 80 and 90 – Lucy West, Yemaya Coleman-Smith, Courtney Shepherdson, Lara Curtis, Chloe Lutt (Shelton), Ashlee Canty & Tess Eime (*Most of these students’ scores are likely to be in the 90’s after adjustment factors are applied)
  • 60% of all ATAR’s above 70

“A” GRADES:

  • Total of 52 “A’s” (22% more than 2017); one additional “A” from Cummins Area School student studying Mathematical Methods at PLHS
  • 1 student received five “A’s”(0 in 2017), 2 students received four “A’s” (0 in 2017), 3 students received three “A’s” (2 in 2017), 10 students received two “A’s” (5 in 2017) & 10 students received one “A” (19 in 2017)
  • 16 students received two or more “A’s” for Stage 2 subjects studied across 2017 and 2018 – Katie Freak (6), Abby Hodgkiss (5), Shelley Toth (5), Hannah Williams (4), Yemaya Coleman-Smith (3), Alleigh Hamnett (3), Kye Robinson (3), Courtney Shepherdson (3), Lucy West (3), Cameron Akehurst (2 – both achieved in Year 11), Lara Curtis (2), Tess Eime (2), Tascha Jordison (2), Chloe Lutt (Shelton) (2), Shani Stoeckel (2) & Jasmine Te Ariki (2)

MODERATION SHIFTS:

  • No overall school-assessed component moderation shift greater than one grade level (15 point scale e.g. B+ to B)
  • 273 total grades – 256 no change (93.77%), 16 down one level (5.86%), 1 up one level (0.37%)

COMMUNITY STUDIES B (CSB) CONVERSIONS:

  • 24 (out of 29) CSB conversions achieved passing grades (8/11 Interdisciplinary, 8/8 Humanities, 8/10 STEM)
  • 11 students used CSB to attain their SACE (would otherwise have been unsuccessful)
  • 7 Students used CSB to get closer to attaining their SACE (including one Year 11 student)
  • SACE completion at the main site would have been 14% lower without the CSB conversions

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