Mabel Park State High School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​Our experienced, caring and motivated international team and school staff support international students throughout their time at Mabel Park
  2. A holistic approach to education encourages academic achievement, celebrates success and nurtures leadership
  3. Prepare for careers in health and study pathways through a world-class on-campus health training facility​

Principal's welcome

​​Mabel Park State High School is a phenomenal school, located in Logan City, 20 minutes south of Brisbane and 40 minutes to the Gold Coast. Set in beautiful tree lined grounds, Mabel Park offers a truly unique learning environment. We have outstanding staff who contribute to the great learning culture here at the school.

Our school motto, 'Our Effort, Our Achievement, Our Future', encapsulates the belief that our students are our future leaders. With individualised and differentiated learning, students benefit from our small school population of 900 students. We are passionate about education for the now and into the future.

At Mabel Park State High School, achieving our personal best is at the heart of everything we do. We encourage every student to participate in all areas of the school to ensure they have a nurturing, well-rounded, holistic education. Students are able to excel in our high performance areas of sport, the arts, academia and leadership.

Our aim is to instil the values of hard work, respect for all and to continually think creatively. Students today face increased challenges from society as a whole. Our school endeavours to teach every student the skills and values needed to be successful today and in the future.

Thank you for your interest in our school as an international student. We have a dedicated international team to support and guide you through your journey at Mabel Park. We are a great school and look forward to sharing the experience of being a part of the Mabel Park family.

School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

Our school is a truly unique learning environment located on beautiful tree-lined grounds, approximately 30 minutes south of Brisbane City. Public transport routes provide access to both Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Our school mission is to deliver outstanding education for our students and enrich our community. We have dedicated staff who contribute to a positive and supportive whole-school culture.

We embrace diversity and inclusion, developing student confidence to succeed. To ensure students reach their potential, we offer individualised curriculum and holistic support as well as innovative opportunities in the areas of academia, sport, creative industries and community responsibility.

We offer long-term international homestay placements with caring and supportive families.​

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Study Abroad

Special programs

  • Maths and Science Academy (coding and robotics) (Years 7–12)
  • Academy of Creative Industries Excellence (Years 7–12)
  • Sports Excellence Academies: basketball, football, netball, rugby league and Australian Rules Football (Years 7–12)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador program (Year 11)
  • Future Leaders program (Year 10)
  • Health Hub Pathways program (Years 10–12)
  • Business, accounting and legal studies (Years 11–12)
  • Industrial technology and design (ITD) (Years 7–12)
  • Fashion and design (Years 11–12)
  • Engineering and construction (Years 11–12)
  • Hospitality and early childhood studies (Years 10–12)
  • Remote-pilot (drone) aviation studies (Years 10–12)
  • Vocational education and training (VET) programs (Years 10–12)
  • IMPACT program (Years 7–9)

Extracurricular activities

  • Girls Excelling in Maths and Science (GEMS) program
  • Arts, drumline, strings, band and multicultural performance group
  • Japanese club
  • Gaming club
  • International study tours and friendship school exchanges​
  • Active volunteer group

School facilities

  • Indoor sports centre
  • Outdoor sports courts and grassed-oval
  • Gymnasium
  • Performing arts centre
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) innovation laboratory
  • Library resource centre
  • Dance and art studios
  • Health hub training facility
  • Hairdressing training salon
  • Hospitality training centre
  • Trade training centre​

Tertiary pathways


  • Japanese High Performance (face-to-face)

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.

Contact details


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