Students and Year Levels

Students and Year Levels

John Monash Science School is a co-educational school for Years 10, 11 and 12.

How and when can I join John Monash Science School? 

John Monash Science School is a specialist school. Students must sit an entrance test, and may also be asked to particpate in group activities and/or interviews. Information Night is in May, with entrance tests held in the middle of the year. Students will be offered places in September, and start induction programs in November/December. Students who don't sit the test are not eligible for enrolment. Our main intake is for students starting at the beginning of Year 10, and there may also be places to accept some Year 11 students. No students will be accepted into Year 12 as coursework may have already started.

Average class sizes

Normal class sizes will be at or below 25 students. Group sizes may vary according to the needs of the task, from large lecture groups to small tutorial groups on specific topics. JMSS uses Team Teaching in many subjects, with 2 teachers and up to 50 students in classes. The school's layout is largely open plan to accommodate large classes and flexible learning spaces.

What is the gender balance between girls and boys?

We have almost 50:50 gender balance between girls and boys. Science is for everyone.