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Coolum State High School is a co-educational school which was established in 1985 and has grown steadily to the current enrolment of approximately 700 students.

Coolum State High School is a small, friendly community school which embraces the underlying culture of care, respect and excellence offering a comprehensive curriculum and co and extra curricula activities from Years 7 to 12.

The school is located in the Sunshine Coast Region, midway between the Maroochy and Noosa Rivers. It is situated 3 kilometres north of the Coolum Beach township, bordered on three sides by national park. The school enrolment catchment includes not only the Coolum Beach community but south to Marcoola, north to Marcus Beach and the communities west to Yandina Creek and Verrierdale.

The school is in an idyllic setting surrounded by natural bushland and is in close proximity to the beach.

Facilities: The school buildings are low set. In addition to general classrooms, there is provision for specialist technical areas in industrial technology design, home economics, art/performing arts, business education centre, science, computer laboratories, data projectors in general teaching classrooms. There is a multi-purpose hall. The school has an extensive computer network. In addition to internet access for research, a wide range of software is available for use by both staff and students.

Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Information & Communication Technology and Business, Health & Physical Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts and Creative Industries, Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: English, Information & Communication Technology and Business, Health & Physical Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts and Creative Industries, Technology, Surfing Excellence Program.

VET Subjects include Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance, Business and Information Technology (Certificate II in Business and Certificate II in Information Technology), Certificate III In Children’s Services, Certificate I in Engineering, Certificate I in Furnishing, Certificate I in Hospitality, Certificate IV in Justice Studies, Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation, Certificate III in Sport and Recreation, Certificate II in Tourism, Certificate II In Visual Art.

Sport: Surfing Excellence Program – surfing is now very much a part of mainstream Australian sporting culture. Supporting this circuit is a large, diverse and financially viable range of ancillary industries which provide many vocational opportunities.

Welfare and personal development: Student Services Faculty, Educational Counselling, Career Counselling, Personal Counselling.

Special features: The Learning Centre and Special Needs Teachers are based at Coolum State High School.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment Approximately 700 Students
Fees Free (Government School)
07 5471******* 07 5471 5333
07 5471******* 07 5471 5300
Address Havana Road East, Coolum Beach Qld 4573
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