Edge Hill State School

Male & Female


Year levels:
Prep - Year 6

Cairns & Atherton Tablelands

Edge Hill State School

At Edge Hill State School - located in Cairns in beautiful Far North Queensland, we have an established reputation for excellence.

We focus on the whole child, challenging and supporting your children so they can grow into the leaders of tomorrow.

Our curriculum is academically comprehensive, dynamic and engaging.

As well as establishing the foundation skills of literacy and numeracy, we emphasise Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) , languages and music, so that your child has the technological ability, creativity, global awareness and confidence that they will need to succeed in 21st century life.

A schooling experience at our school is rich and rewarding.

Our students tell us they love our school and we love to welcome visitors from all over the world.

School Information

Year established: 1940
Number of students: 1060

School facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Large oval
  • Sports Stadium
  • Purpose-built STEM buildings (including a robotics room, ‘lego-torium’, electronics lab and an open-space innovation centre)
  • Playgrounds
  • Performing arts centre
  • Attractive and well-kept grounds
  • Extracurricular activities

  • Instrumental music (3 string orchestras and 2 concert bands)
  • 3 choirs, including the best-in-state Maroon Choir
  • Public-speaking
  • Biennial school musical
  • Interschool Sports
  • Biennial Japanese study tour
  • Languages

  • Japanese
  • Special programs

  • Japanese language immersion program
  • After school Music Academy
  • Triathlon Academy
  • After school STEM Academy
  • Sustainable living kitchen garden project
  • Outside school hours care
  • Swimming Club
  • Tuition Fees (2020)*

  • Prep - Year 6 = $13,372 per year

  • * Indicative fees only. Other fees or levies may apply. Please visit EQI for full fee schedule: https://eqi.com.au/study-options/fees

    School Entry Requirements

    Prep - Year 6
    PSP 1 PSP 2 PSP 3 PSP 4

    *PSP refers to BROWNS Primary 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:
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    Last updated: 01/08/2019