Indooroopilly State High School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​​Quality education that offers early admission to The University of Queensland (UQ) and other Brisbane tertiary institutions​
  2. An International Baccalaureate World School that provides special benefits and opportunities for international studies and tertiary pathways
  3. English language support provided by highly qualified English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) teachers in all curriculum areas

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School overview

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Indooroopilly State High School offers excellent facilities and teaching in a supportive culture of high academic achievement.

We promote diversity and aim to develop student confidence with teaching tailored for you.

Located close to The University of Queensland (UQ), we maintain strong links with the surrounding universities, and our no school uniform policy allows a relaxed transition from school to university.

Enjoy learning on our large campus with beautiful gardens, close to public transport and Brisbane city.

We have offered international homestays for more than 30 years and have an excellent language support program to improve your English language skills.

Our students consistently achieve high tertiary entrance scores and well above average National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) outcomes.

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Preparation
High School Study Abroad
International Baccalaureate

Special programs

  • Aviation studies to qualify for a private pilot’s licence while still at school (Years 11–12)
  • Aerospace studies (Years 11–12)
  • CISCO Networking academy (Years 10–12)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (Years 11–12)
  • Robotics and mechatronics (Year 9)
  • Junior Secondary Programs of Excellence (Years 7–9):
    • Spanish Immersion
    • Music Acceleration
    • Chinese Acceleration
    • Maths and Engineering Acceleration
  • Accreditations:
    • International Baccalaureate World School
    • Council of International Schools
    • National English Language Teaching Accreditation Scheme

Extracurricular activities

  • Choirs, concert, stage, strings, percussion and brass bands
  • Outstanding arts programs: Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Art and Film, TV and New Media
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Inter-school sport and Gala Days

School facilities

  • Broadcast-quality multimedia studio
  • Engineering and robotics, design, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Aerospace labs
  • Confucius classroom in partnership with UQ
  • Infrastructure to support bring-your-own (BYO) laptops for all students in every classroom
  • Flight simulator for aviation studies
  • Multipurpose sports hall

Tertiary pathways

  • CISCO Networking Academy
  • Music extension: Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University (GU)
  • Extension studies and course credit: UQ and Queensland University of Technology (QUT)​
  • Film and animation school: GU
  • Spanish language extension: UQ


  • Chinese (Mandarin) (Years 7–12)
  • Spanish (Years 7–12)
  • Other languages via distance education

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 29 May 2023