Alexandra Hills State High School

Alexandra Hills State High School overview

Alexandra Hills State High School

Alexandra Hills SHS is set amidst native vegetation with our own resident koalas. Our school provides a quality

education where students are both challenged and supported in a well ordered, caring environment.

Experienced, highly qualified teachers work individually with students of all ability levels, whilst being well supported with good facilities and equipment.

As a member of the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA), students are advantaged by industry experience, scholarships and direct entry pathways into Engineering at Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

  • Well established, welcoming school in a natural bushland setting
  • High level of student support provided by professional team
  • Richness of school life supported by extensive curricular and extra-curricular activities


  • Annual study tours to Germany & Italy
  • External learning programs for Chinese, French,
  • Indonesian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish
  • Performing and visual arts
  • Mentoring program for high achieving students with business professionals
  • Partnership with schools in Genoa (Italy) and Hamburg (Germany)


  • Rocket club (science)
  • Dance troupes
  • International club
  • Music ensembles
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Year 11 leadership camp
  • Range of academic competitions


  • Automotive workshop
  • Large dance studios
  • Film and television editing suite
  • Stage sound and lighting
  • Extensive computer facilities
  • Sports courts, three ovals opposite the school, gym, pool, tennis
  • Coffee Club with commercial espresso machine
  • Multimedia Laboratory
  • Extended Experimental Science Laboratory tertiary pathways
  • Exclusive access to Qld Minerals & Energy Academy Scholarships
  • Direct entry to Metropolitan South TAFE Diploma Courses
  • Griffith University scholarship program


  • High Distinctions & Distinctions International
  • Competition and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) in Science, Australian National Chemistry Quiz, Rio Tinto Big Science Competitions
  • Winners in a range of Eisteddfods

other highlights

  • University subjects at Griffith and QUT
  • Member of the QMEA
  • Ready access to Stradbroke Island