Mirani State High School is located in the heart of the Pioneer Valley west of Mackay. It is a growing school that retains its country roots and now has an enrolment of 830 students and a broad curriculum offering vocational education subjects to the full range of academic subjects.

The school prides itself on the close links developed with business, industry and community organisations throughout the Pioneer Valley and the broader Mackay community to further enhance opportunities available to students.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Years 7, 8 and 9 are viewed as part of the Junior School and Year 10 as preparation for Senior. A unique approach to the Year 8 curriculum is based on educational research about adolescence and the middle years of learning. Transition into secondary school is fostered by having teams of teachers timetabled for the Core Teaching Program. Flexible learning approaches to meet the diverse needs of students, as well as a nurturing environment, enables significant improvements in learning outcomes.

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Authority subjects – English, Japanese, Maths A/B/C, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Marine Science, Modern History, Ancient History, Geography, Accounting, Business Information and Technology, Information Processing and Technology, Legal Studies, Physical Education, Home Economics, Graphics, Visual Art, Drama, Film & Television, Music, Dance.

Authority Registered subjects – English Communication, Pre-Vocational Maths, Science in Practice, Marine & Aquatic Practices, Tourism, Cert II Business Studies, Cert II Information, Digital Media and Technology, Business Studies, Physical Recreation, Cert III Fitness, Cert III Children’s Services, Cert II Hospitality, Building & Construction Studies, Engineering Studies, Creative Arts.

Special features: The school offers a comprehensive range of subjects in vocational education as well as tertiary preparation.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 830 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:Augusta Street, Mirani Qld 4754
  • Email:the.principal@miranishs.eq.edu.au
  • Phone:07 4966 7111
  • Fax:07 4966 7100

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