Maroochydore State High School

The Maroochydore State High School is located on a park-like site in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, close to the best swimming and surfing beaches, several shopping centres and the Sunshine Coast Airport. It is a vibrant and dynamic school with highly experienced and qualified teachers who provide individual attention and support to each student. As one of the largest high schools on the Sunshine Coast, it offers a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. This is another reason why Maroochydore State High School has established itself as one of the best schools on the Sunshine Coast in recent years.

Maroochydore State High School offers a wide range of subjects, which cater for international students. Some of the more popular subjects chosen by our overseas students include Marine Science (power boating, snorkelling and a Heron Island camp); Recreation Studies (Surfing); Film, Television and New Media; Hospitality; Aerospace Engineering and Aquatic Practices (sailing, boating, fishing; sport and extra-curricular activities).

The school also offers a range of other activities for International students. Some of these include trips to Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island, Tangalooma on Moreton Island, Whale Watching and Gold Coast/Byron Bay trips are normally organised for each semester, depending on demand.

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  • state
  • co-ed
  • Number of Students: 1.150
  • Internationals:
  • Year established: 1964



  • State: Queensland
  • Nearest town: Sunshine Coast
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  • Surfing as regular subject on choice
  • Sports Development Program (1 year program)
  • Coastal Cookery Trade Training Centre

All information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge.