Mitcham Girls High School is the only government school for girls in South Australia. It is highly respected within local, state and international communities. It is not a zoned school and therefore attracts students from all suburbs across Adelaide and nearby country towns. Many girls travel considerable distances to come to a school which offers them exciting opportunities in an environment that is caring and academically challenging.

Facilities: Performing Arts Centre, Library Information Centre, Administration Centre, half Olympic sized Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Computer Rooms, Ceramics, Drama, Music, Science, Photography, Home Economics, Technology Studies and a new Performing Arts Centre.

Electives Years 7 to 10: SACSAF, Arts, Business, Enterprise and Technology, English, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences

Electives Years 11 and 12: SACSAF, Arts, Business, Enterprise and Technology, English, Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Design and Technology, English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages (French, Italian), Mathematics and Science.

Sport: Running, Swimming, Fitness, Tennis, Football, Volleyball, Netball, Cross Country, Badminton, Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Cricket, Skiing, Gymnasium, Physical Education Program, Swimming Pool.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, Public Speaking, Come Out, Art and Fringe Festival activities, Transition Leadership, Primary School Ambassadors, Oliphant Science Awards, Science, Mathematics and English competitions, Amnesty International, Tournament of Minds, Aerobics, Choir, Concert Band, Dance.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral Care Programs, Care Groups, Course counselling, Student Counsellors.

Special features: Exchange Students, International Students, Academic Support.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 8 - 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) Contact School for fee details

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