Mitchelton State High School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​A safe and supportive school environment providing flexible learning pathways with rigorous academic programs leading to tertiary entry
  2. 100% seniors graduated with Queensland Certificate of Education​
  3. Highly trained and dedicated International Student Support team including a Chinese speaking teacher aide and access to a Japanese speaking teacher.

Principal's welcome

Congratulations! You have made the decision to study with us at Mitchelton State High School and at our High School Preparation (HSP) Centre. You have made an excellent decision.

As Principal of Mitchelton State High School, I would like to warmly welcome you to our school. One of the many features that I love about this school is the beautiful, natural environment that surrounds us. Our school is small but the opportunities to excel are huge. We offer a full range of academic subjects across the Junior and Senior phases of learning. Our HSP Centre also offers students an excellent teaching and learning experience as well as a supportive and caring introduction to life in the mainstream. Our school values are Participation, Accountability and Respect and these working with these values will open up many opportunities for you, both within our school and when you graduate. The goal of our school is to provide high quality curriculum, powerful teaching and learning and the best outcomes for every child, every day, in every classroom.

We look forward to meeting and working with you, in order for you to also achieve your goals.

School overview

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Year school established

School website

Welcome to Mitchelton State High School. Mitchelton is located 9km from the City with many available public transport options.

We provide excellent teaching and facilities. There is also a dedicated International Student Support Team for you. Our vision of Engaging minds; Connecting hearts focuses on offering challenging educational experiences in a supportive environment. Diversity is respected and our values of respect, engagement, achievement and lifelong learning form the basis of policies and activities, such as many extracurricular clubs and leadership opportunities.

We are a very friendly school that enjoys working with you to achieve your goals. Our senior students consistently achieve entry into tertiary pathways of their first choice.

EQI programs offered

High School
High School Preparation
High School Study Abroad

Special programs

  • National (English Language Teaching) ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) Quality Assured HSP program​
  • Academic ​Excellence classes (Years 7–10)
  • Career Education Certificate (Year 10)
  • English language teaching (ESL) targeted support class and teacher aide support in some classes
  • Trade Training Centre – Certificate courses
  • Montessori program (Years 7–10)

Extracurricular activities

  • Camps (Years 7, 9 and 10)
  • Leo's club
  • Kokoda Schools Challenge
  • Homework club
  • Senior ski trip
  • Variety of extracurriclar sports, science and arts clubs
  • Dance troupes
  • Tech crew
  • International student excursions
  • UQ Science Ambassador program

School facilities

  • Brand-new multipurpose centre and performing arts spaces
  • International student centre with well equipped student kitchen
  • Dedicated film and television/media room
  • Covered basketball courts
  • Brand new IT centre and library
  • Brand new canteen
  • Expansive, leafy grounds
  • Air-conditioned rooms

Tertiary pathways


  • ​Japanese (Years 7–10)
  • Chinese (Years 11–12)
  • Other languages by 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.

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