McKinnon Secondary College

McKinnon Secondary College Information

  • Address: McKinnon Road, McKinnon, Victoria 3204
  • Distance from Melbourne: 12 km 
  • Principal: Ms Pitsa Binnion
  • International Student Coordinator: Mr Stuart Baker
  • Number of students: 1400
  • Number of international students: 32
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 100%
  • University offers : 81%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 15%

McKinnon Secondary College is a large coeducational and multicultural college serving the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The college has a long and proud tradition of academic excellence.

The majority of our students aspire to and achieve entry to university. The college offers over 30 VCE subjects. The college curriculum enables students to maximise their subject choice in later years. Co-curricular activities, such as debating, drama, house sports, camps, junior and senior leadership roles and academic enhancement provide additional opportunities for students.


Languages taught

  • French
  • German



Intensive English Language provided

  • At nearby English Language Centre



Special programs

  • Extensive instrumental music program providing a range of bands, orchestras and choir
  • Drama and musical productions
  • Student leadership program
  • Debating
  • Asia Festival
  • Extensive sport program
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Participation in various subject- based competitions
  • Camps at each level



Popular sports

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Soccer
  • Netball
  • Athletics
  • Swimming


Special facilities

  • Music centre
  • Resource centre  
  • Library
  • Korean garden
  • Gymnasium
  • Synthetic netball and tennis courts
  • Soccer and football ovals
  • LOTE computer laboratory
  • Modern computer laboratories
  • New fully equipped science, technology and art wing
  • New lecture and performance theatre
  • Year 12 study centre
  • Specialist Year 9 centre