Mount Scopus excels in VCE results

December 31, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Despite the tremendous challenges of 2020, the graduating class of Mount Scopus has achieved truly excellent VCE results.

  • Joshua Golshevsky

    8% students exceeded an ATAR of 99,

  • 4% exceeded an ATAR of 98,
  • 65% exceeded an ATAR of 90,
  • 95% exceeded an ATAR of 70
  • Two perfect ATARs of 99.95
  • 10 Study Scores of 50


  • Median study score was 38
  • 9% of study scores at 40 or over
  • Median ATAR was 93.6

A spokesperson for Mount Scopus said: “We are immensely proud of all our students, who have shown profound resilience and determination throughout this demanding time.

Special congratulations go to Joshua Golshevsky and Marty Schwarz who each achieved a “perfect” ATAR of 99.95 and are jointly named ‘Dux of the College’.

Additional top VCE performers were Lachlan Durra (99.8), Noah Bajayo (99.75), Nathan Lenga (99.4),Jack Davis (99.3), Daniel Livnat (99.05), and Zoe Smorgon (98.95).

Marty Schwarz

Special mentions also go to the following students for their perfect scores of 50 in individual subjects:

Lachlan Durra           Religion and Society

Alyssa Felbel            English

Adam Gordon           Further Mathematics

Jordan Jaffe              Accounting

Nathan Lenga           Religion and Society

Joshua Rotstein       Mathematical Methods

Marty Schwarz         Chemistry, English, Specialist Mathematics

Gabriella Slomoi       Further Mathematics


Congratulations to Jack Davis, the highest performing student in Extension Hebrew at Melbourne University.


Principal, Rabbi James Kennard said, “Transitioning back and forth from in-person to online learning whilst maintaining motivation for studies was exceptionally demanding for our students. We are therefore prouder than ever at their achievements, and we thank their teachers for their endless support and commitment.”


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