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Ruyton Girls' School

Ruyton Girls' School

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs









We Believe in Girls

At Ruyton we foster the individuality of each girl in a caring and safe environment, nurturing the intellectual, physical, social and emotional qualities essential to flourish.

Powerful learning is central to the Ruyton culture, building on our strong academic reputation. We focus on advancing the learning of every girl through the engagement of intellectual curiosity, building knowledge and skills and supporting them to achieve their personal best and be exemplary citizens. We believe in real world learning beyond the classroom, collaborating with the wider community to promote growth, discovery and sustainability.

We empower our girls to lead lives of purpose with courage, character and compassion. Through the development of values and action-focused learning, they are inspired to pursue equity and justice for self and others. By embracing diversity and raising their voices, our girls effect positive change and make a difference.

One Campus. Endless Opportunities.

Our Early Learning Centre, Junior School and Senior School are situated on one campus, emphasising our strength as a connected learning community and enabling many opportunities for collaboration, mentoring and role modelling. The size of Ruyton enables us to know our girls individually and support them in achieving personal bests. Our strong connection with Trinity Grammar School provides unique educational opportunities for students across the two schools, particularly through our Year 11 and 12 Co-ordinate Programme.

There is no better way to understand the spirit of Ruyton than to visit us on one of our Open Mornings, one of our School Snapshot sessions, or attend a Principal’s Conversation to experience Ruyton for yourself.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 823
Up to Year 6: 315
In high school: 508
In Year 12: 80

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

37 VCE level 3/4 studies
160 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
Chinese, French, Spanish,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

7 VET program(s) available
18 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12


Scores of 40+ 27%

Median Score 36

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 100%


Bachelor enrolled 91%

TAFE/VET enrolled 3%

Activities and Support staff



41 music options
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33 sporting activities
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3 other clubs or activities
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Support staff

Support Staff

84 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

2 accelerated learning
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Support Staff

11 extracurricular
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Message from the Principal

Through her involvement in both education and sport Ms Douglas has a passion for providing the next generation with opportunities to achieve their personal best, as confident, resourceful and resilient individuals, and as engaged and compassionate members of their community. 'From ELC to Year 12 we encourage lifelong learning with aspirational thinking, developing our girls as responsible leaders and resourceful global citizens. We instil a strong set of values to ensure individuals are empowered to take action and make a difference for themselves and for others.' To assist you in your research on finding a school for your daughter, we have developed an online tool, Build Your Own Prospectus, and run Principal's Conversations monthly during term time for you to ask questions and visit the school.

Open days

The open days listed below have been sourced from Ruyton Girls' School for 2018. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.


School fees at Ruyton Girls' School

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Ruyton Girls' School 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 $19,554
Grade 1 $23,388
Grade 2 $23,388
Grade 3 $25,092
Grade 4 $25,095
Grade 5 $25,929
Grade 6 $25,929

High School Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $28,461
Year 8 $30,213
Year 9 $30,213
Year 10 $31,212
Year 11 $32,277
Year 12 $32,277

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 10 $33,313
Year 12 $34,604

Our Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Ruyton Girls' School 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 Based on completion of the Scholarship exam and an interview with the Principal
Amount Comment Partial fees
Tenure Duration of student's enrolment

School Details

Principal: Ms Linda Douglas

12 Selbourne Rd Kew VIC 3101


Tel: (03) 9819 2422

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