Mount Alexander College, situated in the inner west of Melbourne, is a co-educational high school from Years 7 to 12 with a vertical class structure. It is a student-centred school with a focus on enabling authentic student empowerment, which in turn allows students to 'take control' of their learning.
To provide a safe and supportive community of life-long learners where respect, sucess and diversity are valued and where students and staff are supported to realise their potential both within the school community and beyond.
The values of Mount Alexander College are:
1. Striving for Excellence
The development of a passion to learn and high aspirations through the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning. The celebration of personal achievement and success.
The provision of a safe inclusive learning environment in which all members of the school community feel a sense of belonging and are valued for their contributions to the school. A sense of community is encouraged through inclusive practices that reflect a respect for individual differences and a celebration of diversity.
The implementation of a meaningful, relevant and apporpriately challenging curriculum and the provision of co-curricular programs that encourage participation, citizenships and student leadership.
The promotion and modelling of consistently honest, transparent, responsible and ethical behaviour that upholds these core values and principles.
Mount Alexander College has a wide range of electives for students to choose from. They are able to select electives from Entry Level (Year 7) all the way through to Graduate (Years 11 and 12).
All students are guided in their subject choice through course counselling, allowing them to plan their learning pathway.
Diversity in learning is embraced at Mount Alexander College, and students are not forced into a VCE pathway if this isn't the right choice for them. For these students, other options including VCAL are offered to them.
The most important thing for every student is providing them with their best pathway to success.
Mount Alexander College has recently updated and enhanced its facilities. Some of the enhancements include a Mac Lab, a sustainability garden, a café within the upgraded Resource Centre, a new fitness centre, an outdoor classroom, and improvements to the passive recreation areas. Projects about to commence include: a multipurpose sports court with cricket nets, and an environmental adventure playground.