Southport State High School

Male & Female

Established 1916


5 mins drive from BROWNS

Southport State High School

Southport State High School’s engaging curriculum and dedicated staff have created a teaching and learning environment where each student will not only be supported to achieve the highest levels of success of which they are capable, but will also be encouraged to be responsible, thoughtful, honest, respectful and confident.

Commitment to excellence in academic, creative arts, science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) and sports excellence programs.

School Information

Year established: 1916
Number of students: 1600

School facilities

  • Specialist science labs and lecture theatre
  • Specialised junior secondary facility
  • State-of-the-art tennis courts with in-house tennis professional and access to private coaching
  • Industrial kitchen facility
  • Performing arts theatre
  • Dance studio
  • Centre for Music Excellence
  • Apple Mac edit suites
  • Extracurricular activities

  • Innovative leadership program
  • Instrumental music opportunities
  • School musical
  • Dance troupes
  • Overseas and interstate culture trip
  • Various sporting opportunities, including netball, basketball and touch football
  • Languages

  • Mandarin
  • A Selection of languages on offer through Distance Education Programs
  • Special programs

  • Academic Excellence
  • Sports Excellence (AFL, Touch, Football, Netball and Basketball)
  • Elite Tennis Program
  • Instrumental Music Excellence
  • Creative Arts Excellence
  • University Direct Entry Programs
  • Diploma of Business
  • Challenge Based Learning
  • School Based Traineeships and Apprenticeships
  • Marine Studies
  • Certificate IV Justice
  • Schedule of Fees and Levies (2018)*

    Applications received for studies commencing in 2018 will continue to be invoiced at the 2018 fee rate for studies completed in 2018.
  • Year 7 - 10 = $13,832 per year
  • Year 11 - 12 = $15,640 per year
  • Schedule of Fees and Levies (2019)*

    Applications received after 29 June 2018 for studies commencing in 2019 will be invoiced at the 2019 fee rate.
  • Year 7 - 10 = $14,316 per year
  • Year 11 - 12 = $16,188 per year

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

    High School’s Indicative English Pathway Requirements


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    Last updated: 27 March 2017