Mitchelton State School

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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.

Three reasons to choose Mitchelton State School

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

School Information

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​Mitchelton State School has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to educating students, celebrating its centenary in 2016. We have provided many international students with a quality education and a wonderful cultural experience.

Our school is committed to developing lifelong learners and each child is encouraged and supported to discover and fulfil their unique potential. Our programs offer a rigorous academic experience that aims to develop a broad knowledge base and higher order thinking skills. This is complemented by a broad offering of cultural, sporting, personal development and service programs including the provision of dance, art, music and drama specialist teachers.

We continually aspire for our students to be “Nothing But The Best”.

Contact details


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

  • Instrumental music program (brass, woodwind, strings, percussion)
  • Strings orchestra, concert band
  • Choir ensembles (junior, senior, boys, and performance choir)
  • School sports program
  • Swimming program
  • Active Student Council and student leader program
  • Science clubs
  • Online extension programs
  • Lego robotics, design technology and computer coding clubs
  • Exciting off-site camping program, Years 4 to 6
  • Specialist Languages Other Than English (LOTE), physical education, dance, art, music and drama lessons
  • International study tours for students
  • International professional study tours for educators
  • Links with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), The University of Queensland (UQ) and International House

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 EQI 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 EQI 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. To find out more visit the holiday programs page


  • ​Japanese
  • Italian (after school classes)

Special programs

  • Cultural activities
  • Sports carnivals (athletics, cross-country, swimming)​
  • Strong links with Mitchelton State High School (accredited High School Preparation and International Student Program school)


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 reviewed 31 July 2018
Last updated 31 July 2018