Auburn High School (Victoria)

Auburn High School (AHS) is a co-educational high school located in Hawthorn East, Melbourne, Australia, serving years 7-12.[1] Formerly known as Hawthorn Secondary College, it was re-established under its current name in January 2014.[2]

Auburn High School
Coordinates37.839385°S 145.041911°E / -37.839385; 145.041911
MottoDiversity Aspiration Respect Excellence (DARE)
Established2014 (current form)
PrincipalMaria Karvouni
Colour(s)Red, orange, grey, black                    
WebsiteAuburn High School

Auburn High School is the only Victorian government secondary school to be offering a Binational French program. Students in this program not only learn French, but learn in French according to the French National Curriculum. The Binational French program is a select-entry, internationally recognised program which offers students a dynamic and modern approach to language learning by merging French and Australian pedagogy in classes. The French Binational programme is fully accredited by the AEFE.[3]

Its school zone includes the affluent suburbs of Prahran, Hawksburn, Toorak, Armadale, Malvern, Malvern East, Caufield North, Burnley, Kooyong, Kew South, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Camberwell, and Glen Iris.

Auburn High School is a TAAS accredited SEAL school. The program provides highly capable students with the opportunity to complete years 7–10 in three years instead of four.

They may then be able to choose to do a three-year enriched and extended VCE program and a university enhancement subject in Year 12, equivalent to a first-year university subject.


  1. "Contact details." Auburn High School. Retrieved on September 15, 2015. "Address: Burgess Street, Hawthorn East, VIC 3123"
  2. Loras, Sophie. "Bilingual schools of the future" (Archived 2015-09-15 at WebCite). Australia China Connections (澳中连接). May/June 2014. Print (Archive). p. 36 (PDF 20/31). Retrieved on September 15, 2015.
  3. "Auburn High School." AEFE. Retrieved on September 23, 2016.
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