Maroochydore State High School

Maroochydore State High School

School overview

Located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, with a backdrop of beautiful beaches, Maroochydore State High School is a vibrant and dynamic school that is recognized as a leader in secondary education on the Sunshine Coast.

Founded on strong traditional values, Maroochydore State High School has an innovative, dynamic and modern curriculum where students achieve excellent outcomes and safety, respect and learning permeate every aspect of school life. Students are supported and challenged to realise their potential through an exciting range of subjects and innovative programs that provide something for everyone.

3 reasons to choose maroochydore state high school

  • Located at the heart of the Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast
  • Great programs, great people; great relationships = a great place to learn
  • A safe place to learn and safe place to grow


  • Young Scientists Program
  • Cricket Academy
  • Centre for Creative Industries
  • Gateway School Queensland College of Wine Tourism
  • Beacon Foundation Career Preparation program
  • Marine Studies
  • Surfing Development Program
  • Film, Television and New Media
  • Instrumental Music
  • Student leadership and care programs
  • Driver education and Year 12 Docu drama
  • Hospitality, Restaurant and Bar Service Courses
  • School based traineeships and work experience program


  • Tours to India, Japan and Snow Skiing
  • Agnes Waters and Lady Musgrave Island Trip for International Students
  • Debating
  • Opti Minds Gifted and Talented Program
  • Science Fair
  • Culture Fest
  • Concert band, stage band, rock bands and choir
  • Musical, concerts and discos
  • Cheerleading
  • National Academic Competitions
  • Environmental – Koala Corridor program
  • Student Council
  • Private surfing lessons
  • Year 12 Formal and Graduation


  • Japanese


  • State-of-the-art IT and manual art facilities
  • Multiple computer rooms
  • Performing arts complex
  • Sports stadium and function hall
  • Rugby ovals
  • Basketball and tennis courts
  • Modern cafeteria

tertiary pathways

  • University of Sunshine Coast - Headstart Program (dual enrolment),
  • Qld Uni of Technology – Direct Entry
  • Sunshine Coast TAFE – Direct Entry Certificate Courses


  • Regional Award 2006 -Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools
  • National Youth Science Forum Canberra 2006 and 2007 – student selected for a scientific study tour of South Africa 2008
  • Queensland Schoolboy Cricket Champions 2007


  • Broad range of academic, vocational, personal interest, specialist subjects
  • Leading Queensland school in the implementation of biotechnology in science
  • 50 junior and 10 senior sports teams