Beenleigh State High School offers a dynamic, creative and supportive learning environment in which all students are encouraged, by committed staff, to pursue personal excellence in academic pursuits, citizenship, sport and the arts. The extended educational community provides a caring and supportive environment, recognising and rewarding individual and cooperative achievement. The school’s motto is “We care, we are responsible, we achieve”, and this applies across all settings, classrooms and school grounds.

Beenleigh State High School has a proud record of academic achievement, with extremely successful acceleration programs in Mathematics, Science and English for talented academic students.

Facilities: The school boasts excellent facilities and resources, a broad, flexible curriculum and timetable structure, plus a strong and supportive welfare system. Most classrooms have either interactive whiteboards or fixed data projectors and in 2011, the school commenced the Student Laptop Program, which allows students to have their own laptop/tablet to continue their studies online and in their homes. Unique programs exist in Music, Agriculture and Sport that cater for gifted students. 

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Compulsory subjects include English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, and Health & Physical Education. In Years 7 and 8, students will also study Literacy & Numeracy and Japanese. Junior Secondary students also have access to two exciting Academy classes within the Physical Education Department and an excellence program through the Arts. These classes are through an application process and include Rugby League Academy, Multi Sports Academy, and Music Excellence. Midway through Year 8, students will select two elective subjects to further explore and develop. Elective subjects include Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Industrial Design and Technology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Home Economics, Business Studies, Drama, Media Studies, Art, Music, Dance, and Information Technology Studies.

Extracurricular activities: Symphonic Band, School Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Band, Vocal Group, Music Excellence Program, Got Talent, Drama, Dance, Art, Clubs & Societies, Agriculture.

Welfare and personal development: The school’s ASDAN program provides excellent opportunities and the flexibility to work at a range of levels. Beenleigh State High School has a very industrious Careers Support Officer, who promotes traineeships and apprenticeships to assist the students’ transition to the workforce through pathways and community partnerships.

Beenleigh State High is a very special school fraternity. The school has an active and supportive Parents and Community Association, strong community support, committed, highly experienced and talented staff, and outstanding student leaders.

The Jigsaw educational provision provides student support in the areas of Learning Support (Literacy/Numeracy), ESL (English as a second language), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs, Gifted and Talented, Enrichment/Challenge programs, Group work – Team Up (PCYC) and Living Relationships.

The school has a very supportive and active Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unit called Mibunn Jinndi and also a strong culture group; both the groups participate in performances throughout the school year and in the community.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • 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:40 Alamein Street, Beenleigh Qld 4207
  • Phone:07 3442 3777
  • Fax:07 3442 3700

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