2019 Academic Results

Mount Roskill Grammar School continued with its high level of results at NCEA, particularly when compared with National Results.

We are extremely pleased with our results from 2019, taking particular pride in the powerful learning our students have demonstrated across the year levels. We are particularly proud of the significant increase in students gaining scholarships compared with 2018. The ongoing development of Mentoring, which continues to create and strengthen connections between teachers, students and whānau, is believed to be a core strength of our students’ success. Congratulations to our Mount Roskill Grammar School community for their continued love of learning and passion for academic excellence.

Pass rates for the whole school:

  • Pass rate for Level 1 was 81%, compared with a National average of 60%
  • Pass rate for Level 2 at 86.0%, compared with a National average of 76%
  • Pass rate for Level 3 at 81%, which is a record result at Level 3 for Mount Roskill Grammar, up 3% on our 2018 results, which was also a record result at the time.
  • Pass rate for University Entrance at 54%, compared with a National average of 47%.
  • The percentage of Year 13 students gaining at least Level 2 is now 94%.
  • Level 1 Numeracy and Literacy achievement rates remain at very high levels with literacy at 93.3% and numeracy at 94.8%.

Key Points

We are extremely proud to have, for the second year running, achieved our highest pass rates at Level 3 in our history. Our Level 1 and 2 results remain extremely high, and well above the National levels. As always, our literacy and numeracy levels are something we are particularly proud of, and set a strong foundation for Level 2 and 3 NCEA success. Our University Entrance results remain strong, and we are proud to again report that the number of Pasifika students gaining University Entrance has again grown compared with our 2018 results. 

NCEA Level 1 Pass Rate:

UE Pass Rate:

NCEA Level 2 Pass Rate:

NCEA Level 3 Pass Rate:

MRGS Excellence Endorsements for 2019 Examinations

Once again, our school achieved high numbers of Excellence endorsements and continued the outstanding achievement across a range of subjects that the endorsements represent. A student’s NCEA will be endorsed with Excellence if they gain 50 credits at Excellence. This year a total of 176 MRGS students achieved at this highest level across NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3. These results once again attest to the committed, resilient and engaged learning within our student community, and the level of aspiration and determination our students have towards excellence in their education.

Excellence Endorsement Wall of Fame

The following students were awarded overall excellence endorsement for 2019.

Level 1 Excellence

Ubaydullah Abdul Majit, Anushka Adkar, Atmar Ahmadzai, Yusra Akbar, Francis Alajas, Eric Alex, Sulaiman Ansari, Hannah Armstrong, Azzarina Azizi, Simar Bains, Emily Bayldon, Jeremy Bell, Yuvraj Chaudhary, Coco Chen, Hongjin Chen, Jessica Chung, Adrian Crus, Milanne Deabill, Jayden Drube, Filipo Dunn, Daniel Ferguson, Freya Grant, Yifan Guo, Joanna Huang, Jevaan Irwin, Leo Jia, Lauren Johnson, Radhia Khan, Arnav Kumar, Angel Kumar, Tina Lau, Jamie Lees, Fabian Li, Carmen Li, Nancya Lin, Oscar MacKenzie, Samantha MacMilan, Kate Malone, Zeba Mansoor, Madeline McCormick, Fathima Mohamed Faizal, Methulan Mohanathas, Rishi Navaneethan, Josie Noller, Heny Pancholi, Neil Patel, Devang Patel, Vivek Patel, Varshitha Patlolla, Kalana Piramanage, Aastha Potnis, Deepasha Prasad, Rabiya Rafi, Amisha Rajan, Nicole Raju, Abhishek Ravichandran, Karmella Reedy, Anthony Rigg, Nesil Satani, Yash Savani, Kanak Saxena, Shreya Shah, Daniel Shi, Ashna Siddizui, Sivalojanan Sivanantharuban, Vithusika Sivanesan, Sivakesavan Sivaraman, Maja Skiling, Sophie Steele, Scarlett Tetley-Jones, Albin Tomy, Prathan Trivedi, Pankti Trivedi, Leimona Tualau, Deep Vora, Chloe Vos, Tisha Wadhwa, Jasper Yang, Denver Yuan, Linda Zhang, Pauline Zhou, ZhiYuan Zhu

As well as passing Level 1 with Excellence, the following students also passed Level 2 with Excellence:

Leo Jia, Varshitha Patlolla, and Jasper Yang

Level 2 Excellence

Levi Ahlquist, Zachariah Alaimoana, Mruthwik Balaji, Ayush Bhandari, Lawrence Blackaby, Anna Brown, Zexi Chen, Yue Cher, Thomas Greaves, Steven Halim, Joel Hawthorne, Darlene Hotwani-Myar, Lillian Huo, Mohamed Ibrahim, Dhruv Jagmoham, Bhavya Jasti, Vinayak Joshi, Shivasha Kishun, Chea Koy, Pranayam Lal, Nishith Lal, Ashleen Lau, Hong Kit Li, Sharon Liang, Janet Liu, Ya Ting Lu, Ammaar Marzook, Euan McDougall, Amber Meiklejohn, Mizanur Miah, Matthrew Mitra, Raeesah Mustahib, Maahir Nafis, Mohamed P A, Yashvi Patel, Khuon Virak Pen, Jadon Puertollano, Aarti Rao, Eksimar Sahni, Aria Shetty, Hitanshi Tailor, Scott Tutone, Sabrina Von, Tianlan Wang, Dulanya Withana, Jaynee Woodward, Christian Xu, Kenny Yu, Ben Zhou, Ellie Zou

As well as passing Level 2 with Excellence, the following student also passed Level 3 with Excellence:

Hong Kit Li 

Level 3 Excellence

Isope ‘Akau’ola, Kerwyn Bennett, Kate Bonnici, Akash Boppana, Krisha Chandnani, Asif Cheena, Parth Desai, Skanda Deshpande, Saakshi Hegde, Andrew Huang, Mohammad Islam, Fangzhi Jian, Youxiang Lei, Ima Li, Ming Low, Jacob Madgwick, Aditya Manaktala, Sarah McKenzie, Abdullah Mirza, Nathanael Munro, Vinodhini Murali, Padma Nandagiri, Max Noller, Yifeng Pan, Kunj Patel, Tayla Pennell-Tupou, Aruni Ramalingam, Pranav Rao, Adithi Rathnayake, Rinesh Rattan, Sangavi Shanthinanthan, Fahad Shehzad, Shairyl Srivastava, Anna Sue, Jack Sun, Daniel Torrey, Lauren van Laarhoven-Hargreaves, Sheng-Ya Wang, Kevin Wu, Cheng Xu, Cindy Yuan, Jabeze Zeleke, Wendy Zhao, Sophia Zhou

New Zealand Scholarship Examination Successes

Mount Roskill Grammar School aspires to excel in our education achievement, and there are always a significant number of students who undertake Scholarship examinations, and are successful in these. This year, our students gained 53 scholarships across a range of subjects. Among this, we had two students who gained the Top Scholarship in the Country:

  • Isope ‘Akua’ola, Top Scholar in Dance
  • Daniel Torrey, Top Scholar in Accounting

We are extremely proud of the achievements of these two students, who deserve highlighting for their hard work and excellence. Congratulations ‘Isope and Daniel. Scholarships were awarded across 11 different subject areas, with four Outstanding Scholarships (O) in Dance, Drama, Accounting and Calculus. In addition, we have one student, Youxiang Lei who gained five Scholarships, five further students who gained three Scholarships, and eight students who gained two scholarships. Our Congratulations go out to the following students:

  • Youxiang Lei: Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics
  • Sheng-Ya Wang: Calculus, Chemistry, Statistic, Biology (2018)
  • Hong Kit Li: Calculus (O), Chemistry, Physics
  • Aruni Ramalingam: Accounting, Health and Physical Education, Japanese
  • Fangzhi Jian: Chinese, Physics, Statistics
  • Wendy Zhao: Accounting, Biology, Statistics,
  • ‘Isope ‘Akau’ola: Dance (O), Drama (O)
  • Abdullah Mirza: Biology, Statistics
  • Akasha Boppana: Biology, Physics
  • Asif Cheena: Accounting, Statistics
  • Euan McDougall: Calculus, Chemistry
  • Krisha Chandnani: Accounting, Statistics
  • Mohammad Islam: Accounting, Statistics