McClelland College (pictured) at Frankston in Melbourne's south-east suburbs is investigating a list that rated female students by their appearance after it was created and circulated by a group of boys in Year 9

Another high school is being investigated after a group of schoolboys created a list ranking their female classmates by their appearance. 

The Year 9 boys at McClelland College in Frankston in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, created and circulated the list on May 10. 

The list is understood to have rated female students who attend the high school by their looks. 

The list is understood to have deeply upset members of the school community, according to a report in the Herald Sun.

McClelland College (pictured) at Frankston in Melbourne's south-east suburbs is investigating a list that rated female students by their appearance after it was created and circulated by a group of boys in Year 9

McClelland College (pictured) at Frankston in Melbourne’s south-east suburbs is investigating a list that rated female students by their appearance after it was created and circulated by a group of boys in Year 9

Victoria Police has been made aware of the list and officers are understood to be working with the school to investigate the information contained in the list. 

‘Police have engaged with the school to assess the information, but at this stage no criminal offending has been detected,’ a spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia

‘There have been no formal complaints to police.’

Laura Spence, acting principal of McClelland College, said in a statement that the students affected have been provided with support. 

‘The safety and wellbeing of our students is an absolute top priority for us, and we are supporting the students impacted by this behaviour,’ she said. 

‘I am very grateful to the students who immediately brought the matter to my attention.’

Ms Spence said disciplinary action has been taken against the students who created the list and she said further action will be considered, as the school continues to obtain further information. 

A spokesperson from Victoria’s Department of Education told Daily Mail Australia it is committed to ensuring students engage in respectful relationships, and has measures in place to facilitate this engagement. 

‘Misogynistic and disrespectful behaviour is entirely unacceptable in any Victorian school – and the school has rightly taken swift action,’ the spokesperson said. 

‘More than 1,950 Victorian government, Catholic and independent schools are signed up to the Respectful Relationships initiative – supporting them to embed respect and gender equality across their entire school community and stamp out these vile attitudes to women.

‘We all have a responsibility to teach students respect – and we’ll continue to invest in programs that promote gender equality to embed those attitudes.’

Police have been made aware of the list and the school is conducting further inquiries as it offers support to those students affected (stock image)

Police have been made aware of the list and the school is conducting further inquiries as it offers support to those students affected (stock image)

According to its website, McClelland College is committed to ‘providing a child-safe and child-friendly environment where students are safe and feel safe’.  

The latest incident comes after four boys at Yarra Valley Grammar School in Ringwood, in Melbourne’s east, were suspended after they created a spreadsheet which ranked female classmates according to their appearance. 

The misogynistic list discovered by the school on May 1 featured photos of female students and ranked them from best to worst. 

A petition was signed by 118 former students, demanding that the boys who created the spreadsheet be expelled from the school. Two of the students involved were subsequently expelled.

Yarra Valley Grammar principal Dr Mark Merry said the behaviour was shocking and students were disgusted by the disrespectful act.

‘As a father, I find it absolutely outrageous, disgraceful, offensive. As a principal, I need to make some decisions [about] what we do about all of this,’ Dr Merry said.

The matter was reported to police. 

The latest incident comes after four boys who attended Yarra Valley Grammar School (pictured) in Ringwood, in Melbourne's East, were suspended for creating a disrespectful spreadsheet rating the appearance of female classmates

The latest incident comes after four boys who attended Yarra Valley Grammar School (pictured) in Ringwood, in Melbourne’s East, were suspended for creating a disrespectful spreadsheet rating the appearance of female classmates

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