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Why choose our school?

Cairns State High School has, over many years, established both strong traditions and a reputation for excellence and innovative practice

Cairns High is very proud to be an internationally accredited school and an IB World School. These accreditations recognise that the school meets an extensive set of international standards and is committed to ongoing improvement.

Education is the most valuable gift we can give a child. At Cairns High we recognise that every child is unique with individual dreams and needs. By tradition, we are committed to achieving the very best possible educational outcomes for each and every student. This is achieved through a rigorous and flexible curriculum with opportunities in academic, arts and sporting excellence

A caring, supportive and very dedicated staff work professionally to ensure that the programs at the school provide education of a high standard. Staff continue to add to and extend the innovative programs at the school to ensure the inclusion of latest technologies and curriculum developments. 

We are very proud of our school and the opportunities it offers all students.