Mount Lawley Senior High School

Mount Lawley Senior High School Information

The aim of Mount Lawley Senior High School is to maximise the enjoyment of learning and achievement for all students within a compassionate and democratic school culture, encouraging them to be responsible, creative and engaged lifelong learners.


Mount Lawley Senior High School is only three kilometres north of the Perth city centre and adjacent to the Mount Lawley Campus of Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). The school is well serviced by public transport.



  • Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Indonesian, Italian and Spanish (Years 8-12)


These programs are available to international fee paying students. Interested students should contact the school for information about application procedures.

  • Music (Years 11-12) provides specialist tuition in jazz and classical music to talented students. Applicants are auditioned by WAAPA staff.
  • LOTE (Years (8-12) provides students with access to studies in six language areas.
  • Special Visual and Performing Arts (Years 8-10) provides focused study in the areas of music, media, visual arts and drama..


The Mount Lawley Senior High School Student Services team works to ensure a caring and supportive environment considers the individual needs of each student. It includes a psychologist, nurse, career education advisor, reading resource teacher and year coordinators. The school recognises the importance of providing individual academic and social support to international students and plans to appoint a second international student coordinator.