The mission of this college is to inspire and encourage life-long learning in each student by catering for their social, emotional, academic and spiritual needs within a positive, safe, caring and supportive learning environment. Founded in Keysborough in 2000, Mount Hira College helps children to develop confidence and pride in their Islamic identity. Mount Hira College is committed to raising upstanding and responsible citizens of tomorrow who will hold universal values and become positive, productive members of Australian society.

Facilities: This relatively new school boasts modern classrooms including ICT and art rooms and state-of-the-art science facilities. Students have use of a full-size gymnasium and stage, soccer field, basketball court and adventure playground all situated on the college’s expanse of grounds. A new administration centre is also in the process of being built.

Curriculum: Mount Hira College teaches all subjects according to the VELS/National Curriculum. LOTE includes Turkish and Arabic and religious education focuses on Islamic studies.

Sport: Students at primary level participate in swimming lessons and those in Grade 4 to 6 are involved in the interschool sports program. This continues for students in secondary school. Mount Hira also hosts an annual athletics carnival and cross-country running events.

Student welfare programs: A school counsellor is available to students while classroom aids support those students with special needs. Individual learning plans are also available to some students.

School Information

Mt Hira
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Islamic
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: Own Preschool
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: Less than 4k $1500 primary level to $2000 secondary level plus a $300 building fund
  • Address:185 Perry Road, Keysborough 3173
  • Phone:03 9709 0100
  • Fax:03 9709 0133
  • HSC Subjects offered:English General Mathematics Further Mathematics Mathematical Methods Psychology Biology Chemistry Business Management Legal Studies Art Physical Education Health and Human Development Turkish Religion & Society
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Debating Swimming Camps Interschool Sports Student Representative Council Community Services Building Bridges Program Interfaith Dialogues Work Experience

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