Marcellin College is a comprehensive 7-12 school specialising in the education of boys. The College follows the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) syllabus for each course offered. At the completion of Year 10, students become eligible for the BOSTES Record of School Achievement (RoSA) and Year 12 students sit for the NSW BOSTES Higher School Certificate.
All students are expected and encouraged to do their best in their studies. Those who excel, display significant effort or improved results are regularly rewarded through a merit award system.