Mitchelton State School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​An independent public school with a welcoming school community, experienced in the provision of education for international students
  2. A broad range of facilities on site including a swimming pool, hall, tennis courts, large oval and state-of-the-art library
  3. Located within 10 kilometres of Brisbane’s central business district with easy access to public transport​

Principal's welcome

​​​I extend a warm welcome to you and your family into the Mitchelton State School community.

We are very proud of our caring and supportive school community and pride ourselves on ensuring the very best outcomes for each and every student. In our recent School Review we received praise for the inclusive practises, our amazing staff and the opportunities we provide for all children to succeed.

In 2016 the school will celebrate 100 years of providing education in our local community. We provide Excellence in Teaching and Learning to the students we educate, in partnership with you, as parents.

I am sure you and your family will enjoy your experience at our great school.

School overview

Number of students

Year school established

School website

Mitchelton State School has been educating students in a supportive environment since 1916.

We provide many international students with quality education and a wonderful cultural experience.

While we focus on improving literacy and numeracy, we also encourage your child to be curious and creative; to discover their unique potential.

Our thorough academic programs develop your child’s knowledge and higher order thinking skills as we prepare your child for high school.

EQI programs offered

Primary School

Special programs

  • Cultural activities
  • Sports carnivals (athletics, cross-country, swimming)
  • Award-winning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program
  • Strong links with Mitchelton State High School – accredited High School Preparation (HSP) and Junior School Preparation (JSP) secondary school

Extracurricular activities

  • Instrumental music program (strings, brass, woodwind, percussion)
  • String ensemble, concert band
  • Choir ensembles
  • Active student council and student leader program
  • Science club
  • Coding club
  • Makerspace club
  • Chess club
  • Exciting camping program (Years 4–6)
  • Academic competitions (mathematics, English, science, digital technology)
  • International professional study tours for educators

School facilities

  • Library resource centre
  • Hall
  • Large oval
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Adventure playground

Tertiary pathways


  • ​Japan​ese

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