Academic Success

Haileybury is acclaimed as a great private school. The acclaim stems from our highly successful parallel education model, outstanding teachers, small class sizes, an unmatched level of individual attention, outstanding academic VCE results, a strong international focus and over 125 years of history.


Results for the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for 2008 to 2018 saw Haileybury's academic success was an outstanding set of collective results. These are available on the My School website.

  • Haileybury was ranked the number one co-education primary school and the number two secondary school for girls and boys in Victoria.
  • 95% of Haileybury students achieve above the national benchmark in literacy and numeracy for their year level. 
  • These results rank Haileybury in the top 0.5% of schools in the country.

VCE Results 2019

  • Three students achieved a perfect ATAR of 99.95
  • 55% of students in the top 10% in the country
  • 93% of students were placed in the top 40% of students in Australia
  • 37 perfect VCE Study Scores of 50 were achieved in 15 different subjects

2019 VCE Results - Insight Special Edition

Acclaimed Teachers

Outstanding professional teachers are fundamental to optimal learning. Haileybury’s teachers are exceptional and encouraged to thrive beside their students. Their talents are nurtured by:

  • An annual Professional Recognition Program
  • Classroom visits and appraisals for all teachers
  • A teacher coaching model
  • Performance-based pay bonuses