Secondary School Structure

How are secondary schools structured in each state?

How are secondary schools structured in the ACT? 

There are six years of secondary education available to students in Australian Capital Territory Schools.  Students enter secondary education in year 7 at an average age of twelve years and can continue to year 12. 

In the ACT the government system caters for students in years 6/7 – 10 in high schools and students in years 11 and 12 in senior secondary colleges.  Some non-government high schools cater only for students in years 7 – 10 whilst others cater for students through to year 12.

 The Year 10 School Certificate credentials, available to students at the end of year 10, and the Year 12 Certificate credentials, available to students at the end of Year 12, mark the stages for certification of secondary students in the ACT.

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