St Mary’s Catholic College’s spacious grounds and modern facilities ensure students receive quality private schooling encouraging excellence in students’ academic, vocational, sporting and cultural pursuits.
St Mary’s graduates go on to contribute to the community in a range of occupations and industries. Whether it’s journalism, carpentry or science, your child will receive the necessary tools to succeed at St Mary’s.
Educating Far North Queensland’s Future Leaders St Mary’s lays claim to being one of the finest Catholic co-educational secondary colleges in the state. Modern facilities are complemented by a strong school spirit and a determination to succeed on the part of both staff and students. Having opened in 1986 St Mary’s has grown to a student population of 936. It maintains the vigour of a relatively new institution while still offering a tradition of pursuing excellence and a diverse range of services. A dedicated and able staff provide St Mary’s students with effective pastoral care and the opportunity for spiritual, academic, social and physical development. Guided by Christ’s timeless message of Good News, St Mary’s is determined to provide the type of education which will prepare students for leadership and community membership in the 21st Century.
Public Speaking and debating are particular strengths in a very wide range of co-curricular offerings. A wide range of sports and a strong school spirit are in place.