The Knox School difference

We believe this is the best School for you.
Sometimes you need to see that for yourself so
contact our registrar today to arrange a tour.

What makes The Knox School different?

  • We are the best performing school in the Knox area (2016 VCE results)
  • Our Year 3 and 5 NAPLAN results place us in the top 2% of schools in the nation
  • Our small size is our advantage. We like to get to know you and your child personally
  • We are a values-driven school. We celebrate each person's unique spirit without any religious affiliation
  • Your school fees are all inclusive. There are no hidden extras
  • We have a commitment to academic excellence and to maintaining our position as the top performing independent school in our area
  • Our excellent NAPLAN results and strong VCE results reflect a school rich in personal attention
  • Continuous online reporting from Years 7-12 allows timely feedback on your child's progress and allows the teacher, parent and student to identify, intervene and improve
  • We are a small, supportive and nurturing community. Your child will be well cared for. Our staff prides itself on knowing and caring for all members of each child's family
  • Every child and their family is known personally by the Principal and teaching staff
  • Your child's social and emotional wellbeing are just as important to us as their academic outcome
  • Our small class size policy carries right through the entire School
  • Our Year 7 centre is specially designed to ease students into secondary school life
  • Our Year 8/9 centre caters to the important needs of the adolescent years with an emphasis on health and wellbeing
  • Our excellent facilities are available to all students
  • We do not have compulsory Saturday sport allowing you more time with your family or to pursue your own weekend activities
  • Free afterschool academic tutoring supervised by our teaching staff is available every afternoon
  • The unique and popular music program from Prep to Year 2 teams a percussion specialist with a classroom teacher to develop rhythmic perception and an understanding of music and movement
  • Each child from Year 2 to Year 7 receives free music tuition on a rotation of orchestral instruments with opportunities to become part of our musical ensembles
  • An annual Junior musical production with a role for every student
  • Junior Students can take advantage of a variety of co-curricular activities such as yoga, coding, film-making and young engineers
  • We have a full time registered nurse, counsellor and careers counsellor on staff to assist students and their families
  • The Knox School is only 500 metres from the EastLink freeway, making us easily reachable from Melbourne's southern and eastern suburbs
  • The Knox School is a place where learning and excelling is celebrated by all