Mitcham Girls High School

Mitcham Girls High School is the only public, girls' school in South Australia with approximately 830 students across Years 7 to 12. The school is located 10 minutes from the city of Adelaide and is well serviced by public transport.  The school offers a wide range of subjects and co-curricular activities, encourages excellence and celebrates and promotes the extensive opportunities available to women in our society. It has a proud history with many alumni having pursued successful careers in medical, scientific, artistic and business fields. The many rich and diverse cultures and backgrounds of our students are embraced and celebrated. Our school has a strong academic focus and offers extensive leadership opportunities at all year levels.

International programs

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

School focus

  • Girls' education
  • Gifted and Talented programs - Academic and Dance
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • The Arts - performing, visual, music, dance
  • Leadership
  • Global Citizenship


  • Resource Centre
  • Performing Arts Centre – theatre, dance studios
  • STEM Centre
  • Specialist facilities for visual arts, photography, home economics, ceramics, textiles, multimedia, technology studies
  • Sporting facilities -swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis courts, hockey oval, fitness centre

Special interest programs

  • Gifted and Talented Academic with a focus on STEM (Years 7-10) *
  • Gifted and Talented Dance (Years 7-10) *
  • * Selective entry program


  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Years 7-12)
  • French (Years 7-12)
  • Italian (Years 7-12)
  • Other languages may be studied through the School of Languages

Support services

  • English language support
  • International Student Program Manager
  • Mentor program
  • Student buddy system
  • Student Wellbeing Leaders - academic, emotional and careers
  • Pastoral Care Worker - wellbeing

Co-curricular sports

  • Swimming
  • Badminton, Tennis
  • Basketball, Netball, Volleyball
  • Fitness
  • Soccer, Indoor Soccer

Other co-curricular activities

  • Music - concert and rock band, instrumental music tuition, choir
  • Art and Fringe Festival activities
  • STEM Sista, Women in STEM - professional development programs
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Robotics
  • Subs in Schools Technology Challenge - maritime engineering and hydrodynamics using coding and electronics
  • Debating and public speaking groups

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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