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Mentone Girls' Grammar School

Mentone Girls' Grammar School

VIC, Melbourne Southern Suburbs & Western Port









About Mentone Girls' Grammar School

At Mentone Girls’ Grammar School, we are experts in girls’ education. We understand how girls think, learn and interact. Our curriculum is specifically designed to engage girls at each age and stage from the Early Learning Centre (ELC) to Year 12. As an open-entry school, we accept students of all talents and abilities, faiths and cultures. We are consistently ranked among the top schools in Melbourne and our students regularly win prizes for sporting, artistic and academic endeavour. We also have an impressive track record of VCE success and university entry. This is why since 1899 generations of students, staff and parents have been proud to be part of our vibrant learning community.

Our beautiful beachfront location has inspired our WAVES priorities. These key principles guide the way we meet the particular learning needs of girls by contributing to their Wellbeing, Achievement, positive Values, Enterprising nature and Success. These priorities contribute to the unique culture and success of our School, as well as our personalised approach to learning.  

Our distinctive style of education provides an environment which explicitly aims to develop an enterprising mindset, coupled with critical 21st century skills and attributes. Our aim is to develop digitally-literate, financially-savvy, innovative and flexible young women who can navigate the complex careers of the future with confidence. In increasingly new and different ways, we provide our students with important skills to manage their lives, make informed choices and take calculated risks, as well as the self-belief to manage challenges and maximise opportunities.

We are often benchmarked against some of the best schools in the world. Our curriculum challenges and inspires our students to learn, lead and live with a global focus. We have active international and language programs in Chinese, Japanese, French and German. The curriculum also includes a diverse range of curricular and co-curricular activities, coupled with advanced technologies including coding and virtual reality. Strong community alliances also provide many opportunities, from water skills with Mentone Life Saving Club, to quality competition through Girls Sport Victoria. 

Mentone Girls’ Grammar is filled with staff and students who have passion, dedication and perseverance. We have high expectations and take great pride and joy in exceeding them.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 705
Up to Year 6: 221
In high school: 484
In Year 12: 84

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: streamed and mixed
English classes: mixed

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

38 VCE level 3/4 studies
168 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
Chinese, French, German, Japanese,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

4 VET program(s) available
30 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12

VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 21%

Median Score 34

Satisfactory completions of VCE 99%

Satisfactory completions of VET 100%


Bachelor enrolled 78%

TAFE/VET enrolled 12%

Apprentice/Trainee 5%

Activities and Support staff



28 music options
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31 sporting activities
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Support staff

Support Staff

45 support staff
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Support Staff

13 extracurricular
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Message from the Principal

Mentone Girls' Grammar is one of the finest schools for girls in Melbourne. Since 1899, generations of students, staff and parents have been proud to be a part of our community. 

In addition to being a school with an outstanding track record of academic achievement, we know that our impact does not rest on academic results alone – in a complex, competitive world, they are not enough.  Ours is more of a human endeavour, to wrestle with what young women face in their own personal and school lives and how to build, with them, the resilience to outline their own success criteria, define their leadership purpose and be able to make their own luck.

Our guiding principles underpin the key values of respect and learning, providing a strong foundation for building resilience, confidence, empathy, drive and determination. We encourage students to learn strategies on how to ‘bounce back’ from failure, cope with pressure and be resilient to change and disappointment.  It is these life lessons that will have the greatest impact on how our students define and achieve their own criteria for success. 

Another area of significant impact is our focus on enterprise education which has been a priority at the school for 10 years.  Our Enterprise Academy is about driving our future-focussed and experiential enterprise learning, which we will continue to embed as inseparable from a Mentone Girls’ Grammar education, not independent of it.  We will continue our efforts in innovative science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) initiatives, as well as financial intelligence, and critical work in intercultural understanding and global citizenship. 

I look forward to welcoming you to our remarkable school.

Fran Reddan

Open days

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

School fees at Mentone Girls' Grammar School

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Mentone Girls' Grammar 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 $14,640
Grade 1 $18,400
Grade 2 $19,705
Grade 3 $21,595
Grade 4 $21,595
Grade 5 $23,850
Grade 6 $24,600

High School Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $26,720
Year 8 $26,720
Year 9 $28,545
Year 10 $28,545
Year 11 $28,545
Year 12 $28,545

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 10 $33,035
Year 12 $33,035

Our Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Mentone Girls' Grammar 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 For entry into Years 4 to 11. Based on an exam, application form, school reports and an interview.
Amount Comment Covers 30% or 50% of tuition fees for the student's remaining period of education, subject to her continuing superior performance and her contribution to the life of the School.

School Details

Principal: Mrs Fran Reddan

11 Mentone Pde Mentone VIC 3194


Tel: (03) 9581 1200

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