Mountain Creek State High School

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Sunshine Coast

Mountain Creek State High School

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.

School Information

Year established: 1995
Number of students: 2000

At Mountain Creek State High School we are located 4 km from the popular Mooloolaba surfing beach on the Sunshine Coast and close to the famous Australia Zoo.

We offer a high-quality education program including the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

Choose from our extensive range of subjects and enjoy our dynamic learning environment, quality facilities and equipment, and unique coastal lifestyle.

In an increasingly globalised community we believe that it is important for our students to develop an understanding of other cultures through our international student program.

We encourage holistic student care through our sub-school system where we closely monitor your academic achievement and personal wellbeing in a safe, secure and supportive environment.

University or vocational pathways

  • University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) – Headstart program (within five kilometres of the school)
  • The University of Queensland (UQ) program
  • TAFE Queensland East Coast – Diploma options after school
  • School facilities

  • Sports stadium, swimming pool, sports fields, and commercial gym and fitness facility
  • Performing arts theatre and professional dance studios
  • Boating equipment for marine science
  • Computer and science laboratories
  • Hospitality and catering rooms
  • Extracurricular activities

  • School camps – senior marine science (Lady Elliott Island and the Great Barrier Reef) and Geography (Fraser Island)
  • Music, dance, drama and art groups, and performances
  • Sports teams, training and competitions – basketball, volleyball, Rugby, Australian Football League, water polo, track and field, soccer and netball
  • 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
  • Tuition Fees (2020)*

  • Year 7 - 10 = $14,640 per year
  • Year 11 - 12 = $16,552 per year

  • * Indicative fees only. Other fees or levies may apply. Please visit EQI for full fee schedule:

    School Entry Requirements

    Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
    HSP 1 HSP 1 HSP 2 HSP 3 HSP 4

    *HSP refers to BROWNS High School Preparation 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.

    Last updated: 01/08/2019