Upper Mount Gravatt State School

Three reasons to choose us

  1. ​​An inclusive school with a strong sense of community and commitment to quality education
  2. A focus on whole school literacy and numeracy extension programs, language, arts and sports
  3. Initiatives to encourage student wellbeing through the ‘You Can Do It’ and outdoor education programs
Two students smiling in front of school buildings Two students smiling Students playing on some outdoor playground equipment School swimming pool Indoor sports activities set up for students

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School overview

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At Upper Mount Gravatt State School, we encourage academic excellence, arts, sports and emotional intelligence in an inclusive and happy community.

Our school curriculum covers all key learning areas, particularly literacy, numeracy, and critical and creative thinking, while meeting individual student needs.

Our outstanding facilities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, adventure playgrounds, low ropes, new multi-purpose court, large sports ovals and a performing arts centre with a green room for video effects.

We extend your child's learning with visits to coastal locations like Tallebudgera Beach, Currumbin Farm Campus and Kindilan Adventure Camp.

We have extensive experience welcoming international students and we value cultural diversity and language learning.

EQI programs offered

Primary School

Special programs

  • MiniLIT early literacy program (Years 1–3)
  • MacqLIT literacy program (Years 3–6)
  • Literacy and numeracy support
  • Bring Your Own iPad program
  • Languages other than English (LOTE) program (Years Prep–6)
  • Whole-school wellbeing program and student support services
  • English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) support

Extracurricular activities

  • Choirs and bands
  • Instrumental music
  • Student leadership program
  • Arts program
  • Camps and excursions
  • Running club, Chinese club and homework club
  • Swimming and athletics carnivals
  • Community events
  • Dance
  • Soccer
  • Basketball, netball and tennis courts
  • Gym
  • Low-ropes course
  • Community cafe
  • Before and after school care
  • Swimming
  • Cross-country
  • Athletics
  • Triathlon
  • Soccer
  • Opportunities to represent the school at district, state and national levels

School facilities

  • Expansive school grounds
  • Adventure playgrounds
  • Dynamic classroom environment
  • Performing arts centre
  • Resource centre (library)
  • Media room (green room)

Tertiary pathways


  • Chinese Mandarin (Year Prep–6)​

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