Corinda State High School’s vision is to ‘Exceed Your Expectations’ and the school has a long standing reputation as one with high expectations and a focus on academic excellence.

The school community is very proud of its long history of achievements gained by students and it continues to promote the ideal of ‘embracing change’ while ‘honouring tradition’. The school has developed a school culture based on traditional values of respect, responsibility and a strong work ethic. Expectations are high and students have proven they can continue to raise the bar as they are challenged to strive for excellence.

Corinda State High School is fortunate to have a committed and hard working professional teaching staff and ancillary team. The staff work long hours particularly with extracurricular activities to ensure opportunities are maximised for students. This is evident through the school’s Arts Excellence programs, Agricultural program, sporting achievements, and regional, state and national competitions.

Facilities: Specialist science laboratories, industrial design technology facilities, wireless school coverage, air-conditioned performing arts theatrette, two fully-equipped kitchens and textiles learning zone, trade training centre, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, ovals, assembly hall, resource centre, school tuckshop.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: the Junior Secondary curriculum is aligned with the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) in Maths, Science, English and History. Each subject area includes the content descriptors to be taught, the general capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities. All other Key Learning Areas (KLAs) are aligned to Education Queensland’s Curriculum and Assessment and Reporting Framework (QCARF).

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Authority subjects – Science (Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Biology), Humanities (Legal Studies, Geography, Modern History, Ancient History, Economics, Accounting), Business Organisation and Management, Business Communication and Technologies, English, Languages (Japanese, French, German, Mandarin, Spanish), Arts (Visual Art, Dance, Drama, Music, Music Extension), Mathematics (Maths A, Maths B, Maths C), Health & Physical Education (Physical Education, Health Education), Applied Studies (Home Economics), Industrial Design & Technology (Graphics), Vocational and Educational Training (VET) Program.

Sport: Sporting Academies in Years 10, 11 and 12

Extracurricular activities: BillyKart challenge, Japan trip, Kokoda challenge, RACQ All Schools Pedal Prix, Music Program.

Welfare and personal development: Learning support – students identified with learning difficulties are supported within Foundation Literacy and Numeracy Classes.

Special features: Extension opportunities are provided for gifted students; support programs in the areas of literacy and numeracy are offered to those students needing extra input and vocational opportunities exist for students to develop a diverse range of work related knowledge and skills. Intellectual Giftedness, Creative/Perceptual Giftedness, Muscular/Motor Control Giftedness. 

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 1600 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:46 Pratten Street, Corinda Qld 4075
  • Phone:07 3379 0222
  • Fax:07 3379 6958

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