I am very proud of the achievements of our students over a wide range of academic, cultural and sporting pursuits. Our school has been serving the Nerang community for over thirty years and has developed a reputation for providing high quality education for secondary students.
The school provides a well-balanced curriculum to cater for students wishing to pursue university courses, as well as those looking to take up an apprenticeship or join the workforce upon leaving school. Nerang High provides students with every opportunity to have a well-rounded education that prepares them to have the confidence and knowledge to succeed as young adults.
I am confident that we can meet the educational needs of your teenager, and look forward to you choosing us as a preferred partner in giving your child the best possible future.
Year established: 1986
Number of students: 1113
Nerang State High School is located just 20 minutes from the beach in the Gold Coast hinterland. Our central location means that we have something for everyone. Students can enjoy a range of activities, including hiking in the Gold Coast’s national parks, surfing at our famous beaches, mountain bike riding in Nerang State Forest or fishing at Hinze Dam.
Nerang State High School is a part of a friendly community and we are excited about welcoming new students from many different nations to join our school.
University or vocational pathways
Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUEST) program
Links with UQ, USQ, Bond University, QUT, Southern Cross University, TAFE
VET courses at school
Trade skills centre
Commercial kitchen facilities
Dance studio, music room and performing arts stage
Special education facilities
Gym, indoor sports hall, cricket pitch, netball, basketball courts, large sports fields
Debating and public speaking
Kokoda Challenge, Japan trip and Malaysia Humanities trip
Interact Club, chess, origami, anime and book clubs
School musical, talent quest, funk band, drumline, concert band and dance troupe
Interschool sports, athletics carnival
Yoga, mountain biking, cross-country
Senior Leadership camp, Positive Rewards Day
Humanities extension day
Comets Academic Excellence program
Athletic Development program (junior school)
Quality Arts Music, Performance and Drama programs
Instrumental music, concert band, funk band and drumline
Student leadership and student support programs
Catering and Hospitality Practices
Early Childhood Studies
Certificate III in Aviation - Remote Pilot - Visual Line of Sight
Applied Geography and Spatial Technology
Certificate II and III in Active Volunteering
Certificate I in Furnishing
Certificate I in Business
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
*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