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Methodist Ladies' College - MLC

Methodist Ladies' College - MLC

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs









MLC girls become world-ready women

As a Senior School student, life at MLC is rich, varied and exciting. Students enter a world of possibilities where no dream is too big or too difficult to accomplish and every student aspires to her personal best. As a proud open-entry, non-selective school, we celebrate the diversity in our school community where students from all walks of life learn and achieve together. One of the first Australian schools to be certified by the Council for International Schools, our global outlook and commitment to internationalism has fostered a culture of respect, support and harmony.

MLC offers one of the largest and most varied curricula in Australia, giving your daughter a world of opportunity to discover new interests and develop new skills, unhampered by stereotypes. With more than 30 sports and a diverse range of groups and clubs across a variety of interests to join, there is sure to be something to ignite your daughter’s passion. While we offer big-college opportunities, our smaller school structure and our renowned, integrated wellbeing programs ensure we provide personalised care so that every student feels supported.

Three learning pathways are available when students enter Years 11 and 12: VCE, VCE VET and the IB. Students receive extensive support when making their learning decisions, with information sessions and knowledgeable support from teaching coordinators and career counsellors. With its internationally-minded curriculum and breadth across learning areas, the IB is a popular choice amongst our students and complements our college ethos of creating well-rounded, critical thinkers who challenge the status quo. In line with the IB’s balanced education, many of our Senior School students choose to take on one of the college’s many leadership opportunities and all enthusiastically embrace the CAS (Creativity, Action and Service) component of the diploma.

MLC students have a long tradition of performing strongly in the IB, with top-performing students achieving a perfect score every year over the past nine years. In 2016, an outstanding 70 per cent of our IB students attained an ATAR of 95 and above. Our students have consistently earned tertiary scholarships and have gone onto study at top-ranked universities, both in Melbourne and internationally.

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Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 2004
Up to Year 6: 393
In high school: 1611
In Year 12: 311

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: mixed
English classes: mixed

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

46 VCE level 3/4 studies
384 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
Chinese, English, English as a second language, French, German, Japanese, Spanish,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

12 VET program(s) available
133 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12


Scores of 40+ 28%

Median Score 36

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 99%


Bachelor enrolled 84%

TAFE/VET enrolled 3%

Apprentice/Trainee 2%

Employed 2%

Activities and Support staff



14 music options
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40 sporting activities
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116 other clubs or activities
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Support staff

Support Staff

85 support staff
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School fees at Methodist Ladies' College - MLC

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Methodist Ladies' College - MLC for 2018. Some schools may include additional costs beyond tuition fees. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

Primary Level Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Prep Fees $18,540
Grade 1 $19,140
Grade 2 $20,550
Grade 3 $22,410
Grade 4 $24,150
Grade 5 $25,770
Grade 6 $27,480

High School Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $28,200
Year 8 $28,770
Year 9 $29,280
Year 10 $30,090
Year 11 $31,050
Year 12 $31,050

Boarding Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $28,899
Year 8 $28,899
Year 9 $28,899
Year 10 $28,899
Year 11 $28,899
Year 12 $28,899

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 10 $43,500
Year 12 $43,500

Our Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Methodist Ladies' College - MLC for 2018. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

Scholarship Name Academic Scholarship
Gender Name Female
Eligibility For entry into Years 5, 7, 9 and 11. Based on an exam, school reports and an interview.
Amount Comment Covers 50 per cent, 75 per cent or 100 per cent of tuition fees for the duration of enrolment.
Tenure 6 years

School Details

Principal: Ms Diana Vernon

207 Barkers Road Kew VIC 3101


Tel: (03) 9274 6316

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