Academic Achievements

Girls Grammar’s consistently strong academic results reflect the School’s positive learning environment and reinforce its reputation as one of Australia’s leading girls’ schools.

At Brisbane Girls Grammar School a broad-based, liberal education provides girls and young women with the foundations for future success.

The School is exceptionally proud of its students’ academic achievements and the valuable contributions our alumnae go on to make in their lives beyond School.

The School is academically non-selective (with places offered for Year 7 in strict date order), offers no scholarships and is one of the few schools in Queensland whose entire Year 12 cohort is eligible for an ATAR score.

Year 12 2023 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank Results

The 2023 Year 12 cohort once again attained outstanding results in the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) system, continuing the School’s history of strong results. Congratulations to our students.

ATAR range BGGS*
99 and above 13.48%
98 and above 29.57%
95 and above 62.17%
90 and above 85.22%
80 and above 95.22%
Median 96.30

*100% of all students completing Year 12 studies in 2023 were ATAR eligible. The reported outcomes are based on the ATAR values disclosed to the school which represents 97.05% of this cohort.

2023 Australian National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy results

Brisbane Girls Grammar School is consistently one of Queensland’s top-performing secondary schools in The Australian National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing.

In 2023, the School was ranked as the second-highest-performing secondary school in the state, after the Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology. The results are a strong endorsement of the School’s rigorous academic programs and immersive learning culture.

Standardised NAPLAN testing is completed by all Australian students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. The achievements of Year 7 and 9 Girls Grammar students (the only years at the School to complete NAPLAN tests) are recorded below.

2023 NAPLAN Results for Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Year 7 Year 9
Reading 620 647
Writing 609 653
Spelling 602 626
Grammar and Punctuation 622 660
Numeracy 617 657

Percentage of Girls Grammar students above the minimum proficiency standard

Year 7 Year 9
Reading 100 100
Writing 92.2 99.6
Spelling 99.6 100
Grammar and Punctuation 99.2 100
Numeracy 99.6 100