Santa Maria College, Northcote VIC







Established: 1904

Principal: Joanne Rock

Address: 50 Separation Street, Northcote 3070


Key Information




$8,740 (Year 7)

$8,740 (Year 12)

VCE Subjects



Italian, Japanese


VET Available

VCAL Available

About our school

We are a progressive, inclusive Catholic secondary school for girls where:
LEARNING is lifelong, purposeful and authentic. We promote a culture of academic excellence and personal growth through the MYP, evident in our outstanding, top-performing VCE results and future pathways for senior students.

Our WELLBEING program is focused on respectful relationships, that honour the development of young women and supports academic, personal and spiritual growth. We value inclusivity and diversity. Student wellbeing is supported by our unique three Village, One Community philosophy.

A model of FAITH IN ACTION offers students a counter-cultural message – that young people are called to be outward-facing, architects of change and action who contribute to a brighter, fairer and more just world.

We offer a rich and diverse EXTRA AND CO-CURRICULAR programs that allow every student to explore their gifts, talents and find their full potential.

We have a holistic approach, where Girls learn and grow because they are known.

Principal's Message

Santa Maria College provide a holistic learning experience for each student. Offering opportunities that engage and ignite a passion for learning within a nurturing community, as part of our vision of ‘One Community, Three Villages’ model held within the framework of our Catholic, Benedictine/Good Samaritan tradition. Knowing each student’s story, so that she can learn in community is our intent.

I welcome you to ur College community, and invite you to visit us and experience the Santa Spirit.

Quick Facts

  • We are an IB (international Baccalaureate) School – an official provider of the Middle Years Program (MYP: Years 7-10).
  • Our Village Model is a bespoke, unique program to Santa. The Village Model ensures students are known as unique individuals feel a sense of belonging so that they can learn unlock their full potential as learners in all facets of life
  • The Duke of Edinburgh Award is one of the hallmark programs at Santa Maria. As an international award the skills, knowledge and qualities it promotes are recognised world wide.For close to a decade the College has been the highest recipient of the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award in Victoria.
  • The tuition fee is all inclusive and covers curriculum based activities, locker, ID card and compulsory subject excursions. The tuition fee also includes network support for the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), software licensing (based on the subjects they study), network support, system and internet access, cloud printing and filtering.

2021 NAPLAN Results

Year Reading Writing Spelling Grammar Numeracy
Year 7 573 550 569 545 544
Year 9 601 589 600 608 577

This table above shows the average student results for the year 2021. Data sourced from:

2022 NAPLAN Results

Year Reading Writing Spelling Grammar Numeracy
Year 7 562 566 556 544 543
Year 9 607 608 589 598 592

This table above shows the average student results for the year 2022. Data sourced from:

Campus Locations

Main Campus

50 Separation Street, Northcote, 3070

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