Holland Park State High School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​We offer students a personalised schooling experience where excellence is a priority and enrichment opportunities abound
  2. High quality excellence programs in academic subjects, sport, languages and music
  3. Our location; just 15 minutes from the city and access to major transport routes, Queensland's leading universities, cultural and arts venues​

Principal's welcome

​​​​Holland Park State High School is a quality, boutique school located less than 15 minutes drive from Brisbane city centre and 50 minutes from the Gold Coast. Holland Park SHS sits within beautiful tree-lined grounds and offers a truly unique learning environment.

We are passionate about the education we deliver, now and in the future. Our committed and supportive staff contribute to a learning culture that focuses on identifying each student’s talents to provide him or her with opportunities to develop to their highest level. This individualised and differentiated learning is 1 of the benefits of being part of a small student population of 680 students.

We encourage every student to participate in all areas of the school to ensure they have a well-rounded, holistic education. Students are able to excel in our high performance areas of sport, music, art and languages (Japanese and German), Triple E classes and leadership.

Our long-running and very popular after-school Homework club, staffed by teachers, helps students to develop good homework and study habits.

Thank you for your interest in our school. Our dedicated international team will support and guide you through your journey at Holland Park. We are a great school and look forward to sharing your experience as part of the Holland Park family.​

School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

Holland Park State High School is an independent public school, located within a 15-minute drive of the Brisbane city centre.

Students are encompassed by dedicated and inspirational teachers who nurture our students to ensure personal and academic growth, whilst priding themselves on knowing every student, as no student gets lost in the crowd.

​The parents of our students select our school for its high standards, our focus on individuals, strong academic results, vocational pathways and our tailored senior school programs.​

Holland Park State High School offers academic excellence and extension classes in English, mathematics and science, in addition to a high-performance volleyball program, Japanese, high-performance athlete support and music extension.

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Study Abroad

Special programs

  • HPX Academy—​academic; music; science, technology, engineering, the arts and m​athematics (​STEAM)
  • ​High-performance volleyball program (expert coaching and high-level competition)
  • Instrumental Music program (all year levels)
  • Homework Club (Junior)
  • Student Leadership program (all year levels)

Extracurricular activities

  • Inter-school sports
  • School camps
  • International study tours
  • Tertiary Science Ambassador program
  • Music groups (5 ensemble groups)
  • School musical
  • Touch football

School facilities

  • ​Assembly hall
  • Student recreation area
  • Library and resource centre
  • Purpose-built indoor volleyball courts
  • General purpose oval, sporting fields and basketball/netball courts
  • Student support hub
  • Student cafe
  • Industrial technology complex—state of the art

Tertiary pathways

  • Early Start Uni Program–university credit in Year 12
  • The University of Queensland (UQ) Enhanced Studies Program
  • Griffith University Early Start Tertiary Studies (GUEST) Program
  • Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Queensland: TAFE at School


  • Japanese

Homestay and accommodation

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.

Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities.

Read more about homestay and accommodation options.

Holiday adventure programs

Holiday adventure programs are an exciting and safe way for students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

All holiday adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified teachers and staff to ensure student safety.

Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.

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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.

Last updated 01 May 2024