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Why choose our school?

Balmoral State High School is moving confidently into 2017. We are building a future based on a proud heritage of high achievement in the academic, vocational, sporting and artistic areas.

A safe and successful school

We are a school that invests heavily in the success of our students. We are a school that values family and community; a place where everyone can feel safe; where students know they are supported and where we are serious about learning and teaching.

Our aim is to provide the best education possible to all students so that they may be active and resilient citizens of the future. We seek to provide a well-rounded education with opportunities for intellectual, social and emotional growth over the five vital years of high school. We recognise that everyone is different, and that it is that difference that enriches our community. We want our students to challenge their minds, release their creativity and embrace lifelong learning and growth.

We are privileged to have vibrant and talented staff dedicated to teaching your children. It is with their help, support and guidance that your child will reach their full potential and find success.

High expectations - commitment to achieving excellence

Our science and mathematics facilities and programs are second to none, providing pathways to careers in chemistry, physics, aerospace science, engineering, biomedical, forensic science, medicine and allied health. Our newly refurbished air-conditioned Learning Centre and science block that offers state of the art laboratories for inquiry based experiential learning with the full range of Information Communication Technology (ICT) resources.

Wireless connectivity is provided throughout the school. Students are encouraged to participate in our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program.

In addition to a broad range of core academic subjects - English, humanities, languages, health and physical education- Balmoral State High School is renowned for its innovative and vibrant arts faculty offering: Film, Television and New media, Visual Art, Instrumental music, Music, Dance and Drama.

Vocational education students complete Certificate I to IV qualifications and through our significant partnerships, are able to undertake school-based traineeships and apprenticeships in areas such as Business,  IT and Multimedia, Construction, Engineering, Retail, Hospitality and Commercial cookery.

Gifted and talented programs include: Boeing enterprise team, Science and engineering challenge, QCS Masterclass, Music Extension, Touch Football Excellence and Code club.

Our award winning International Program provides education and cultural experience to students from all over the world. We believe that future citizens of the world will require global understanding and this is fostered through interaction with students from differing cultural backgrounds.

Join us on an exciting journey - the education of your child - our future.