The ATARs are in

The ATARs are in

Jewish students are among the top achievers in this year's Victorian Certificate of Education exams.

Mount Scopus class of 2019.
Mount Scopus class of 2019.

IT was congratulations all round for the class of 2019 of Melbourne’s Jewish day schools this morning when ATAR scores were released, with many Jewish students among the state’s top achievers.

Bialik College has impressed with 64 per cent of students achieving an ATAR of 90 or above, placing them in the top 10 per cent of the state. 48 per cent of students achieved 95 or over; and 16 per cent of students reached an ATAR of 99 or above.

Five perfect study scores of 50 were achieved by four students in five subjects. Bialik’s median study score was 39 and median ATAR was 94.25.

Ben Aizenstros reached the ATAR heights of 99.8 making him Bialik’s dux.

Meanwhile, at Mount Scopus Memorial College, Isaac Rozental achieved the coveted perfect ATAR of 99.95 and has been named as the school dux. Rozental also attained perfect subject scores of 50 in three subjects, adding to the perfect scores achieved by four other students. Across the board, solid achievements ensued, with 59 per cent of students reaching an ATAR of 90 or above, 33 per cent of the cohort receiving 95 or higher, and 6.2 per cent of 2019 graduates achieving 99 or above.

Leibler Yavneh College was proud to announce that more than half of its cohort achieved an ATAR above 90, while 26 per cent of students achieved an ATAR above 95. Two students celebrated their ATARs above 99, with Dale Goralsky and Benjamin Levin achieving 99.65 and also sharing the title of college dux. Further, three perfect subject scores were also accomplished by the cohort.

At the King David School (KDS), 43 per cent of students achieved an ATAR of 90 or above, 24 per cent received 95 or over, and 5 per cent reached an ATAR of 99 or above. The median study score of 36 was achieved. With an ATAR of 99.20, Freya Boltman is the KDS dux.

Yeshivah College is celebrating the accomplishment of 43 per cent of ATARs being above 90, and a median ATAR result of 94.25. 80 percent of Yeshivah students ranked in the top 15 per cent of the state. Yossi Frenkel was announced as the college dux with an ATAR of 99.50. Beth Rivkah Ladies College also achieved strong results with 47 per cent of ATARs above 90, and a median ATAR of 90. Yoella Gross duxed the college with an ATAR of 97.9, and 76 per cent of Beth Rivkah students were ranked in the top 20 per cent of Victoria.

The AJN wishes a hearty mazal tov to all year 12 graduates!

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