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Founded in 1990, Helensvale State High School is a coeducational state school which caters for approximately 2500 students from year 7 to year 12. Our school consists of two phases being junior high (year 7 to 9) and senior phase (year 10, 11 and 12). A real strength of our school is the diversity of curriculum offerings that we provide for our students. We also have a strong reputation within our community for our excellence programs. Our programs in EXCITE academic excellence, sport excellence, arts excellence programs and Japanese excellence all provide outstanding opportunities for students with the ability and drive to excel in their chosen fields of study.


Our school is highlighting the link between wellbeing and learning and the social, emotional, academic and physical welfare of our students is of upmost importance. Our new SWeLL (student wellbeing and e-learning lounge) centre is a hub of learning and wellbeing in our community, where students can be supported by our support services.


Our school has a proud history of international programs where each year international students make Helensvale State High School the school of choice for their study options. Our school values this international connection as culture diversity and tolerance are celebrated school values.


Helensvale State High School is located in the northern Gold Coast, neighbouring the GCCC Helensvale swimming pool and is close to beaches, sporting fields, public transport, theme parks and shopping centres. Our large 13.62 hectare site is well laid out with low set buildings and landscaped gardens. In addition to classrooms, Helensvale State High School’s facilities also boasts our SWeLL centre, Student Activity Centre (SAC), gym, multi-purpose courts, ovals, performing arts centre, music rooms, computer laboratories, Cassidy’s restaurant, home economics kitchens, dance studios, green room, horticulture greenhouse, science laboratories, robotics laboratory, industrial design workshops, paint spray booth, canteen and administration office.

Please feel free to contact us should you have any enquiries about our school.