Maitland Area School

Maitland Area School is centrally located on the Yorke Peninsula approx 170km from Adelaide. It is an R-12 school with approximately 200 students. A comprehensive curriculum is offered to all students with important priorities being literacy and numeracy, and vocational education in the secondary section. The school has a long and proud music history, with music being taught throughout the school and the Performing Arts Centre. A feature of Maitland Area School is cultural inclusivity and acceptance. Maitland Area School is committed to providing a learning culture that is inclusive, creative and enlightened in a secure and positive environment. The school values are respect, teamwork, success, honesty and equity. We work in partnership with our community to prepare students for global citizenship.

International programs

  • High School Graduate Program
  • Regional Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Literacy
  • Music
  • Specialist Sport
  • Agriculture


  • Performing arts centre
  • Spacious grounds and gardens
  • Agricultural studies room and farm
  • Library
  • Sports centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Canteen
  • Interactive whiteboards or projectors in all classrooms

Special interest programs

  • Agriculture (Years 10-12)
  • Vocational Education Training (Years 10-12)
  • Music program (all year levels)

Support services

  • International Education Manager
  • In-class Support (English language)

Co-curricular sports

  • Lawn bowls
  • Track and Field
  • Cricket clinic
  • Aquatics camp
  • Basketball
  • Football (Australian rules)
  • Hockey
  • Netball

Languages and Co-curricular sports may be subject to student numbers.  Vocational Education and Training (VET) course options may be subject to change. Visit school website for information and additional costs (where applicable) on uniform, laptop and calculator requirements; special interest programs and school camps.

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