Cavendish Road State High School’s purpose is to provide an outstanding education within a caring community. Its vision is to achieve and celebrate success through a commitment to individual excellence. As a community the school values co-operation, courtesy, commitment, consideration and challenge.

Cavendish Road State High School enjoys a strong reputation for high quality education. The school community has a high expectation that students will strive to do their personal best, both individually and as part of the team. This incorporates high standards in uniform, conduct and attitude.

Cavendish Road State High School stands out because of its positive attitude and the core values of courtesy, consideration for others; co-operation and commitment are the heart and soul of the school. This is embodied in the school motto, “Nothing without Effort, Nothing but the Best.”

Situated in extensively landscaped grounds, the school is a short distance from the centre of Brisbane and is serviced by an excellent network of bus routes.

Facilities: Cavendish Road State High School has extensive sporting facilities including a gym, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts and well-maintained ovals to cater for the full range of outdoor sports. The school hall and auditorium are used for a range of school activities. The school operates a canteen and uniform shop, and also has an accredited biotechnology teaching laboratory. The resource centre (library) is a hub for learning, technology and enrichment activities. 

Sport: The school excels in the area of sport, with excellence programs in football, rugby league/touch and netball. It offers Sporting Academies in football (Soccer), Rugby League/Touch and Netball.

Extracurricular activities: Australian Air Force Cadets, drama club, exchange tours, instrumental music, Kokoda challenge, Opti-Minds, school musical, ski trip, world challenge, Year 12 Formal.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care and peer support with a zero tolerance approach to bullying.

Special features: A strong emphasis on Science and Mathematics that leads to an early start in university courses which leads to programs such as medicine, biotechnology, aviation and engineering.

International Program – the school offers students a variety of opportunities and pathways for international students including Senior schooling/University Pathways, Middle school program, Study Abroad Programs, Student Exchange Program, Study tours.

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:Cnr Cavendish and Holland Roads, Holland Park Qld 4121
  • Phone:07 3394 0777
  • Fax:07 3394 0700

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