With over 40 Schools in Mackay, choosing one has become harder. As Mackay grows and develops as a region, so too does its educational offerings. A range of pre-schools, Mackay Primary Schools, Mackay High Schools, and University choices are on offer.
Like most regions, each suburb has a school catchment area. Before you sign up for a rental, or purchase a home, contact us and we will tell you about the catchment areas relevant to the suburbs you are looking at.
Some of the Mackay private schools are very well priced, given the quality of education on offer. The state-run Mackay Primary Schools are well maintained and offer a high standard of education, as does the Mackay High Schools.
Use the map to find a school.
The region is home to a range of state and private schools. You can choose from a Catholic or Anglican school for your child.
Queensland schools offer students a wide choice of subjects and extracurricular activities. With a reputation for academic excellence, they deliver individualized learning experiences, internationally recognized qualifications, and flexible pathways to further study.
Many of the private schools offer scholarships and bursaries for talented and gifted students.
Mackay has a proud sporting heritage and has delivered some of the greatest athletes of our modern history, such as Cathy Freeman.
Many of the schools offer extra-curricular activities such as dancing, music, arts, excursions, overseas missionary trips, and much more.
There are a number of state-run and private Mackay Primary Schools. In all cases, most of the schools are well reviewed. A recent audit from Better Education revealed that in 2020, the following 5 Mackay Primary Schools faired the best when it came to Year 5 results.
Use this benchmark as an indicator but note that these results change over the years, subject to the Mackay Primary Schools student intake in that year.
There are a number of state-run and private Mackay High Schools also. A recent audit from Better Education revealed that in 2020, the following 3 Mackay High Schools faired the best when it came to Year 9 results.
Use this benchmark as an indicator but note that these results change over the years, subject to the Mackay High Schools student intake in that year. We also add the following Mackay High Schools in high esteem: