Dandenong High School

Dandenong High School Information 

  • Address: Princes Highway, Dandenong, Victoria 3147
  • Distance from Melbourne: 30 km
  • Principal: Mr Martin Culkin
  • International Student Coordinator: Ms Angelika Bertacco
  • Number of students: 2060
  • Number of international students: 12
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 98%
  • University offers : 29%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 55%

Established in 1919, Dandenong High School has a long tradition and an outstanding reputation for providing excellent educational programs. The school has a rich social environment provided by the diverse cultural background of its students.

The caring environment engenders in each individual a sense of self-worth, tolerance and the confidence to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing society. The school offers a full range of VCE subjects.    


Languages taught

  • French
  • Japanese
  • Latin



Intensive English Language provided

  • At nearby English Language Centre


Special programs

  • English as a Second Language programs
  • Year 12 careers classes
  • Large instrumental music program with private tuition
  • Drama productions
  • Multimedia/information technology
  • Art and graphic communication
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Wide range of VET courses
  • Host provider for Certificate II Business and Clothing Design and Products
  • VCAL is offered



Popular sports

  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball



Special facilities

  • The Victorian School of Languages located on-site
  • Extensive library/ resource centre
  • Excellent IT/ multimedia including 400 networked computers
  • Well-equipped science laboratories
  • Music rooms
  • Modern performing arts centre
  • Media centre (for photography and digital multimedia)
  • Gymnasium
  • Tennis, netball and basketball courts
  • Year 12 centre
  • Canteen