Mossman State High School is a vibrant and exciting place where students are continually learning and developing the knowledge and skills that allow them to contribute in a positive way to our community and society as a whole.

The school is proud of its extensive academic curriculum that provides students with many opportunities to achieve success and excel. It also provides a wide range of vocational education and training opportunities that allow students to gain qualifications to enter the workforce.

In addition, the school has an outstanding range of extra curricula activities that keep students motivated and challenged.

The school has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching and caring for our students. The school and wider community have a strong sense of pride in the school and its students. Mossman High has high expectations of its students and reinforce traditional values based on respect for self and other.

Facilities: Fully air-conditioned; outdoor lunch areas with seating and tables; school science centre: three laboratories and two preparation rooms; Resource centre: extensive book and video collection, audio-visual room, seminar room, general reading area, study carrels, workroom, quiet reading area and computer stations; Art centre: three student art areas, storerooms, kiln room, two drying areas, dark room and computer laboratory; Home economics centre: kitchen, storerooms, textile room, staffroom, laundry facilities, cold room and dining room; Manual arts centre: two industrial skills workshops, senior manual arts room, graphics room/computer room, preparation area and staffroom; Drama block: range of drama equipment and props, mobile stage, lighting and sound equipment; three specialist computer rooms; tuckshop; Indoor sports centre: gymnasium, basketball/netball/volleyball courts, amenities, foyer and storage areas; Instrumental music room; T01: specialist area for students with disabilities; weights gymnasium: facility open at lunchtimes and supervised by HPE staff who provide an induction program and support for students who access this equipment.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: Key Learning Areas – English, Health & Physical Education, LOTE, Mathematics, Science, Study of Society & Environment – History, Technology, The Arts.

Subjects/Electives Years 11 and 12: Key Learning Areas – English, Mathematics, Science, Study of Society & Environment, History, Health & Physical Education, The Arts, Technology.

Extracurricular activities: Camps & Excursions, Instrumental Music Program, public speaking events, debating, mooting, sporting events, cultural activities, visual art and photography exhibitions, performing arts, business ventures and not-for-profit community activities.

Special features: Alternative pathways for students with special needs.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 600 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:46-62 Front Street, Mossman Qld 4873
  • Phone:07 4084 1333
  • Fax:07 4084 1304

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