John Monash Science School Entrance Exam Infomation

John Monash Science School is a specialist high school for up to 660 Year 10 to 12 students.  This specialist school focuses on science, mathematics and associated technologies.  It opened in February 2010 with 220 Year 10 students.

The school has been built in the grounds of Monash University, Clayton.  Selection is by Academic Assessment and [perhaps] an Interview.  Further details about the school and the enrolment conditions can be found at

The format for the exam is :

  • Written Expression -Demonstrating an interest and passion for Science. Two pieces of 25 minutes each.
  • Mathematics - 30 minutes for 60 questions.
  • Science Based Reading and Reasoning - 30 minutes for multiple choice questions. Our students thought about 40 questions.

Numerical Reasoning - 30 minutes for 50 questions.