Mountain Creek State High School

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Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Mountain Creek State High School. We know that will have a fantastic experience while studying here on our beautiful Sunshine Coast Campus, close to Mooloolaba Beach.

Our school offers a quality education including study in the IB Diploma. Our school provides an extensive range of subjects, a dynamic learning environment supported by quality facilities whilst accessing the amazing Sunshine Coast lifestyle.

We provide excellent care and support for our international students with an experienced team of staff here to help provide the best international experience. Your home will be with one of our fantastic home stay families that are all located within 5 kilometres of the school.

We look forward to meeting and welcoming you here at Mountain Creek SHS.

Three reasons to choose Mountain Creek State High School

  1. High academic standards and an extensive range of academic and vocational subjects
  2. The school embraces cultural diversity and a global perspective welcoming international students from many countries
  3. Safe and supportive environment offering a network of guidance and pastoral care​

School Information

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​Mountain Creek State High School is situated four kilometres from the popular Mooloolaba surfing beach on the Sunshine Coast, and close to the famous Australia Zoo. This school offers a high quality education program, which includes the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
International students enjoy the choice of an extensive range of subjects, a dynamic learning environment supported by quality facilities and equipment with access to a unique coastal lifestyle.

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Homestay

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

  1. University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) – Headstart program (within five kilometres of the school)
  2. The University of Queensland (UQ) program
  3. TAFE Queensland East Coast – Diploma options after school

School facilities

  • Sports stadium, swimming pool, commercial gym and fitness facility and sports fields

  • Performing arts theatre, professional dance studios

  • Boating equipment for marine science

  • Computer and science laboratories

  • Hospitality and catering rooms​

Extracurricular activities

  • ​​​Sports stadium, swimming pool, commercial gym and fitness facility and sports fields

  • Performing arts theatre, professional dance studios

  • Boating equipment for marine science

  • Computer and science laboratories

  • Hospitality and catering rooms​​

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

Languages

  • ​Japanese
  • Spanish

Special programs

  • IB Diploma (Years 10–12)
  • Creative Industries Academy – dance, drama, music, art
  • Sport excellence in volleyball, basketball and Rugby league
  • Marine science, snorkelling and boating
  • Split shift timetable for seniors and juniors
  • Gym memberships with personal fitness programs
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) support
  • Mathematics and science tutorials
  • Vibrant international student program​

Disclaimer

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 12 April 2017
Last updated 12 April 2017