Benowa State High School

Benowa State High School

Benowa State High School Overview

Set amidst a typical Australian leafy suburb, the school is set on 18 hectares of gently sloping school grounds and is an

accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS). Benowa State High School encourages excellence, applauds achievement and celebrates diversity on many levels.

3 reasons to choose Benowa State High School

  • Sustained high level of academic achievement
  • Diverse range of specialist programs, including French Immersion, Music Excellence, Sports Excellence and a Steiner Stream
  • An award winning music school

About Us

Benowa State High School aims for academic, vocational, sporting and cultural excellence at the national and international level.

International Student Support Services

  • Guidance & Counselling
  • School Nurse Support
  • Homestay programs
  • International Student Coordinator support

International Student Program

  • Senior Schooling
  • Study Abroad & Student Exchange Programs
  • Study Tours


International students may be admitted based on academic performance and English language proficiency requirements.

Curriculum and Facilities

  • French Immersion program
  • ESL and Study support classes
  • Journalism and Tourism studies
  • Marine Studies
  • Dramatic Arts and theatre
  • Photography and Dance
  • English, Science and Maths options
  • Social Sciences, Business Studies and IT options
  • Tailored timetables

Benowa State High School has a wide range of facilities including sporting fields, tennis, basketball and Volleyball courts, and a fully equipped training centre.
Specialist subject area facilities include a dance studio, recording studio, photographic darkroom, fully equipped art facilities, computer laboratories as well as six science laboratories.

Unique Aspects and Achievements:

  • Consistently developing top ranking Year 12 students.
  • Recognised School of Achievement in the Arts
  • Advanced debating and public speaking programs
  • Sports Excellence Programs
  • High Distinctions in National Language Competitions
  • High Distinctions in National Mathematics and Science Competitions


Learn more about Benowa State High and contact our staff now for free information and service.


  • French Immersion programme
  • Sports and Music Excellence programmes
  • Steiner Stream
  • Marine Studies


  • Choirs, orchestras and bands
  • Debating & mooting, school newspaper
  • International newsletter
  • Reef and snow trips


  • French
  • Japanese


  • Maritime training centre
  • Dance and recording studios
  • Library link to university libraries
  • Computer and science laboratories
  • Business education centre
  • Sports fields and courts

tertiary pathways

  • University of Melbourne
  • TAFE


  • Gold Coast  Music Eisteddfod most outstanding High School
  • Journalism Excellence Awards