Jindalee State School

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Principal's Welcome

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Jindalee State School. Jindalee State School is a co-educational primary school located in the residential suburb of Jindalee, in the western Centenary area of Brisbane.

Our school philosophy, built around the Jindalee Way, provides the firm foundation for everyone in our school community to pursue their goals and aspirations. The Jindalee Way Philosophy encourages all members of the school community to be active and informed citizens.

Our school has taken a community and educational leadership role in developing a values-based curriculum aimed at academic excellence.  Our school has successfully integrated a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program from Year 2 to Year 6. This program began in 2014, making Jindalee State School the only primary school in Queensland chosen to be a part of a Department of Education, Training and Employment BYOD Research Project.

A global perspective reflects the multicultural community and international student program, and is focussed on educating students for a clever and creative future.

Three reasons to choose Jindalee State School

  1. Extensive eLearning (DE) program including, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iPad classes (Year 2 to Year 4) and iPad or Window 8 Device classes (Year 5 to Year 6)
  2. World-class facilities including extensive sports facilities and well-developed playground areas, large multipurpose hall, modern resource centre, computer lab, dedicated English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) teaching room
  3. High academic standards reflected in NAPLAN results and international competition results

School Information

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At Jindalee State School, we are proud of our high academic performance, and our safe and respectful culture of learning.

Regarded as a leading school in eLearning, we are committed to creating a clever future today and prepare you for secondary school and success in the 21st century.

We offer extension programs such as technology training, and extracurricular activities like clubs, sport, music, arts and academic competitions to give you a balanced life.

Our school is 300 metres from the Brisbane River and close to the popular Rocks Riverside Park and Lone Pine Wildlife Sanctuary, home to many koalas and kangaroos.

Students and teachers here are welcoming and kind and our International Buddy Program will make sure that you have everything you need to enjoy your stay.

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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

School facilities

Extracurricular activities

  • Extensive music program, including
    • Choirs
    • String groups
    • Concert bands
    • Marimba bands
  • Music showcase
  • Extensive extracurricular sporting program including
    • District sports (high premiership results)
    • Soccer
    • Touch football
    • Australian Football League
    • Australian Rugby League
    • Cricket
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Netball
    • Basketball
    • Swimming
    • Cross-country
    • Athletics
  • Variety of student clubs, including
    • Chess club
    • Coding club
    • Technology student crew club
  • International school competitions
  • Inter-school academic competitions
  • Tournament of Minds (TOM)
  • Chess tournaments

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 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 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. Find out more about our holiday adventure programs.


Special programs

  • Our academic performance is above the state average, and we lead the state in curriculum programs
  • Digital Technologies program, including coding and robotics
  • Vibrant classroom and instrumental music programs in choral, strings, band and Orff Schulwerk instrumental programs
  • Student technology team
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) program
  • Learning support programs
  • Before and after school care
  • Vacation care programs


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 20 June 2022