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Academic Results

The St Margaret’s community is proud of the 2021 examination results for both NCEA and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. 

We are committed as educators to empower every girl to achieve her academic goals. Our commitment to working towards a current and relevant graduate profile gives each girl the best start possible in her journey beyond school where she faces an exponentially changing world of work in a global society. We empower girls to learn, live and lead.


NCEA Results 2020Level 1 (Y11)Level 2 (Y12)Level 3 (Y13)
Overall Achievement98%98%99%
All Decile 8-10 Schools94%91%89%
University Entrance94%
All Decile 8-10 Schools85%


St Margaret’s academic success was not limited to NCEA. Students also excelled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with one student achieving NZ IB Scholar status and 100% gaining preferred university placement.
St Margaret’s College median score was 34, compared to the international median score of 29.

68% of our IB girls in 2021 would pre-qualify for direct entry into medicine and engineering at Auckland University, the university with the tightest entry criteria in New Zealand.