Alexandra Hills State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​​​​​​​I am delighted to welcome you to Alexandra Hills State High School where your son or daughter will be challenged and nurtured on their way to adulthood.
Our up to date academic programs include the full range of subjects offered in Queensland with a particular focus on coding, robotics and automation. Extra lessons in English language and opportunities for excursions are important inclusions in the program of study and we carefully monitor all aspects of students’ school life to ensure that they get the best out of their time with us. We also ensure that students, who have their own special lounge where they can relax, always feel supported.
Our highly committed team of teachers and our experienced homestay families, who provide safe and comfortable homes, ensure that the experience of our students academically, culturally and personally makes their time at our school both happy and fulfilling.

Three reasons to choose Alexandra Hills State High School

  1. ​Well-established, welcoming school in a natural bushland setting
  2. High level of student support provided by a professional team
  3. Richness of school life supported by extracurricular activities.

School Information

Year established:
Number of students:

Alexandra Hills State High School is in a coastal suburb, close to seaside parks, walking trails and

nature, with koalas on our school grounds, and platypus habitat close by.

You can participate in extracurricular activities such as public speaking, sport, dance and music, and

we offer more than 40 elective subjects and advanced programs including robotics.

We have excellent facilities, technology and equipment provide you with a quality education.​

Our experienced, highly-qualified teachers support you individually to help you to achieve your best.

If you are interested in a career in minerals and energy, you can benefit from industry work

experience and other programs through our membership of the Queensland Minerals and Energy

Academy (QMEA).​​

Contact details


Homestay* enables EQI students to truly experience Australia's famous lifestyle.

By living with an Australian host family international students become part of the local community and have a fantastic opportunity to practise their English in a safe and caring home environment. International students often develop lasting friendships with their homestay families.

  • Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities
  • Host families are carefully selected from within the school community and undergo a police check as required by Queensland law

Standard Homestay fees have been set and these are listed on the EQI program fees page.

Read more about accommodation and welfare.

* Students enrolled in Primary School must live with a parent or close relative as defined by the Australian Immigration Regulations.

University or vocational pathways

  • ​Access to Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) programs
  • Direct entry to Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE diploma courses
  • Griffith University scholarship program
  • TAFE diploma courses (South Bank campus)
  • University of Queensland Enhanced Studies Program

School facilities

  • ​Automotive wo​​rkshop
  • Large dance studios
  • Film and television editing suite
  • Sport courts, gym
  • Science laboratory for senior investigations
  • Purpose-built languages centre
  • International students’ study room​

Extracurricular activities

  • ​Dance troupes
  • International Club
  • Music ensembles
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Environment Club
  • Drama Club
  • Specialist sporting programs
  • Leadership Program
  • Rotary and Lions youth affiliations
  • Chess Club
  • History club

Holiday adventure programs

EQI Holiday Adventure Programs are an exciting and safe way for International Students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

There's an EQI adventure to suit every taste - from visiting city landmarks and riding camels on an unforgettable Australian 'outback' adventure, to exploring ancient rainforests and swimming with turtles off Queensland's pristine white sand beaches.

All EQI Holiday Adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified Queensland Government teachers and staff to ensure student safety. These programs are open to international students enrolled in an EQI high school, and additional fees apply. To find out more visit the holiday programs page


  • ​German
  • Italian
  • Japanese

Special programs

  • ​Centre of Excellence in Automation and Robotics with partners Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
  • Mentoring program for high achieving students
  • Outstanding Dance program
  • Industry placement on certificate courses such as automotive, hospitality, children’s services, aged care and fitness


The information and data in this webpage is subject to change without notice. Before submitting your application, if you are interested in:

  • a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
  • particular school facilities;

please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.

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Last updated 23 November 2020