High Schools in Adelaide

High School Abroad in Adelaide

The sunny capital of South Australia, Adelaide is also known as the ‘city of churches’ is a multicultural coastal city. A beautiful central capital, with a growing CBD, Adelaide is a smaller city, which for those of you who want to attend a high school, is quite a good thing. It means for your parents, more affordable accommodation, and for you as a student: smaller class sizes, bigger school campus’s with more available facilities and within the safety of being in a more smaller city, compared to other cities in Australia, like Sydney.  Adelaide attracts many  international students as it offers activities & learning opportunities for international students. Multicultural coastal city. You can enrol in Intensive Secondary English Classes (ISEC), High School Graduate programs, High School Study Abroad and IPEC programs at the high schools in Adelaide.

Adelaide high schools also offer you:

  • High quality tuition
  • Student support
  • A reputable home stay program
  • An opportunity to experience Australian culture
  • A chance to improve your English language communication skills
  • A recognised certificate or diploma
  • Ongoing English as a Second Language (ESL) Support

How can we help you?

Our Free Service Includes:

  • Detailed advice about Australian school system
  • Recommendation and suggestion to choose a suitable high school and subjects
  • Liaison with high schools in Australia to discuss possible placements, subjects and questions regarding your application and stay (if necessary)
  • Provision of all necessary application forms and support to apply for a high school placement
  • Check of all documents and submission of your correct application
  • Organisation of stay at an Australian family who will act as your guardian (you have your own room including meals while you stay in Australia)
  • Comprehensive Student visa application support including provision of all necessary documents
  • Information helping you to organise convenient flights to and from Australia (if required)
  • Information and support to help you get set-up in Australia (Health Insurance etc.)
  • On-Arrival Service (air port pickup an transport to your accommodation) (if required)
  • Emergency Phone Number
  • Pastoral Care through International Department of school and local contact person
  • Continuous contact to parents while student is studying at high school
  • Certificate for your high school abroad
  • Dedicated personal contact during your stay in Australia including support services should any issues arise
  • Our service is for free.

High School Programs in Adelaide

International students wishing to study and live in Adelaide have a variety of courses to choose from. High schools offer a world class education and cater to the special needs of each student.

High School Study Abroad Program

Study for 1 - 4 terms at a high school in Adelaide. Gain new educational and cultural experiences. Try a new subject, enrol in a special interest program and participate in exciting school-based activities.

High School Graduate Program

Study for 1 - 5 years at a high school in Adelaide. Pursue your academic interests and ambitions and gain a world class education. On completion receive the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). Careers advice and counselling is also available for those who need it.

Short High School Program

This is the program if you want to study less than 10 weeks in a high school in Adelaide. For this program you don't need the student visa, instead you can come on a tourist visa.

High School Experts

Our education agents can provide expert advice on services to students and parents.

Admission Requirements

You will need to show a minimum level of English to study at a high school in Adelaide or regional South Australia. Check with us to get the full details. 

In some cases the schools may recommend that you undertake the intensive Secondary English Course (ISEC) as part of your study program. Your level of English language proficiency will determine the number of ISEC weeks required. There is no additional cost if you undertake ISEC. Your progress will be monitored to determine if you require 1, 2, 3 or 4 terms of ISEC.

These courses are primarily designed to improve the communications skills of newly arrived international students in Australia.

The English classes include listening, reading, writing and speaking. Once the suitable level of proficiency is reached, the students are then able to proceed to mainstream secondary or primary classes.

For all high school programs in Adelaide & South Australia, you are required to have achieved passing grades in your main academic subjects.

Term Dates & Fees

2020School term datesLast date to appy
Term 128 January -- 9 April30 October 2019
Term 227 April -- 3 July28 January 2020
Term 320 July -- 25 September21 April 2020
Term 412 October -- 11 December14 July 2020

The below fees are set out by the government schools department of South Australia for 2020. 

High School Study Abroad Program (HSSAP)
May include 1, 2, 3, or 4 terms of Intensive Secondary English Course (ISEC)
Years 8-10                               Years 11-12
1 term AUD $ 7889               AUD $ 8189
2 terms AUD $14638            AUD $15238
3 terms AUD $22837            AUD $23737
4 terms AUD $29836           AUD $31036

Regional Study Abroad Program (RSAP)
Years 8-12
1 term AUD $ 7049
2 terms AUD $13798
3 terms AUD $21997
4 terms AUD $28996

High School Graduate Program (HSGP)
May include 1, 2, 3, or 4 terms of Intensive Secondary English Course (ISEC)

Annual Tuition Fee:
Junior High School -- Years 8-10 AUD $ 13000
Senior High School -- Years 11-12 AUD $ 14200


Whats included in all the above fees:

  • Application processing and school placement 
  • Pre-departure information
  • Reception at Adelaide Airport
  • Welcome and school tour
  • School enrolment
  • Orientation program
  • School textbooks and initial stationery pack
  • Student support services in school (including personal counselling)
  • Subject and career counselling in school
  • Ongoing English language support
  • Student reports
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (for student visa holders only)
  • Homestay accommodation (includes internet usage)
  • 24 hour emergency support

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High Schools in Adelaide

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