Lisarow High, with its modern buildings surrounded by natural bush, was established in 1980. With equity and quality as the theme, the school seeks to maintain an efficient and innovative school with a caring, community atmosphere, offering the opportunities to maximise the potential of every student.

Facilities: Library, gymnasium, computer laboratories, science labs, darkroom, sporting fields, basketball courts, fully equipped drama room.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Music, Visual Arts, Technics, Design and Technology, Home Science, Textiles and Design, Computing Studies, Agriculture, French, German, Japanese, History, Geography, Commerce, Drama, Digital Imaging, Building and Construction.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Japanese, Visual Arts, Music, Computing Studies, Agriculture, Drama, all the Sciences and Health Studies, Hospitality, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Ancient History, Modern History, Engineering Studies, Food Technology, Geography, Society and Culture, Textiles and Design, Economics, PD/Health/PE, Business Services Admin, Design and Technology. OES courses include Early Childhood, Photography and Marine Studies.

Sport: Lisarow has a strong sporting record and competitive sports cover the standard options. Recreational activities include surfing, yoga, beach running, water safety and sail boarding.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, drama, music, numerous clubs. The school has enjoyed considerable success in public speaking, and students may also take advantage of computing, video and photography facilities. There’s also a successful Rock Eisteddfod team.

Welfare and personal development: Student-led peer support and an active student council assist the implementation of welfare policies, which include school counselling, careers guidance and a comprehensive levels system of discipline. There is also a proactive student welfare program for Years 7 to 9, focusing on gender equity.

Special features: Lisarow was Australia’s first school to introduce total quality management into administration and classroom teaching.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1105 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:taylor road, lisarow 2251
  • Phone:02 4328 4599

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