South Australia's Strategic Plan is comprised of 100 targets. These targets are specific and measurable and enable us to measure our progress towards achieving the Plan's visions and goals.

Each target is reported on through this section of the website. Data has been updated as at December 2017.


89. SACE or equivalent:

Increase yearly the proportion of 15 -19 year olds who achieve the SACE or comparable senior secondary qualification

Key Measure


Explanatory Comments

The proportion of 19 year old South Australians who have completed the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) or comparable senior secondary qualification increased from 62.6% in 2005 (the baseline year) to 86.9% in 2016, an improvement of 24.3 percentage points. 

Lead Agency

Department for Education and Child Development