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2017 NAPLAN Results: High proportion of students achieving top results


Students in years 3 & 5 at Peak Crossing State School have achieved success through diligence by obtaining excellent results in literacy and numeracy.  Students have achieved above state and national results in all areas in year three and most in year five.  School targets in the Upper Two Bands in Reading for both year three and five have been exceeded.

The school’s vision and school motto of 'Success through Diligence', is a reality due to the hard work of the staff who meticulously planned, implemented and taught for improved results. Peak Crossing State School implements strategies and approaches to differentiate in help support closing the gap where needed and to offer extension and programs of excellence.

Year 3
Year 5
2016 U2B 2017 U2B
2016 U2B
2017 U2B
​Reading 69.7% 46.9%
​46.3% 44.4%
Spelling 51.5%
​19% 22.2%
​Numeracy 46.9% 36.4% ​26.8% 22.2%


These results can be contributed directly to several strategic programs run at Peak for the purpose of achieving our school vision. These include:

  • ​Excellence in teaching of the Australian Curriculum
  • NAPLAN Test Preparation Program  to inform pedagogy and tuition
  • Literacy & Numeracy Intervention and Support
  • Programs of excellence - Readers Cup, Maths Team Challenges, Public Speaking Competitions
  • IMPACT  Booster online extension programs
  • Student Support Services Team Committee 
  •  Explicit Instruction and Teaching of a Whole School approach to Reading, Writing and Numeracy