Whether you’re after Public, or Private; Mount Isa has a plethora of wonderful schools to choose from. With a range of extra curricular activities, school camps and fantastic teachers, here’s a list of all the schools servicing Mount Isa’s 20 000 residents.

Barkly Highway State School

Address: 3-17 Bougainville Street, Mount Isa

Contact: admin@barklyss.eq.edu.au 4437 3633


Barkly Highway is a primary school educating from Prep through to Year 6. Our current student population of the primary school is approximately 440 students. Our quality teaching and support staff work together to provide an environment with high expectations for all students. An Early Childhood Developmental Program for children from birth to pre-prep is also located at Barkly Highway State School and has a current enrolment of 20 students.

Camooweal State School

Address: 47 Nowranie Street, Mount Isa

Contact: admin@camoowealss.eq.edu.au 4748 2127


Camooweal State School is located approximately 190 km North-West of Mount Isa and 13 km east of the Northern Territory border. Our motto is to “Strive to succeed” and to achieve this aim, we are committed to our Passion for learning, Respect, Individuality, Discipline and Excellence (PRIDE).

Central State School

Address: 49 Miles Street , Mount Isa

Contact: 4437 3222  principal@mtisacenss.eq.edu.au


In our multi-cultural school we value respect, responsibility and safety of people. We believe that every child can learn and achieve at high levels. Our teachers have an unrelenting focus on continued student improvement. At Mount Isa Central State School we are committed to ensuring your child develops lifelong literacy, numeracy and social skills. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our exceptional school community.

Good Shepherd Catholic College

Address: Camooweal St, Mount Isa QLD 4825

Contact: 4743 2509 enquiries@goodshepherd.catholic.edu.au


Good Shepherd Catholic College was established as Mount Isa Catholic High School in 1985 from buildings and resources of San Jose Secondary School for girls and St. Kieran’s Christian Brothers’ College for boys.

Happy Valley State School

Address:  Brilliant Street, Happy Valley Mount Isa Qld 4825

Contact: 4745 0333 admin@happvallss.eq.edu.au


Happy Valley State School is located in Mount Isa, which is one of North Queensland and Australia’s premier mining areas. Happy Valley State School, which was originally opened in 1932 as Isa Mine State School, officially became Happy Valley State School in 1971 when it was relocated to the current Happy Valley site.

Healy State School

Address:   5/9 Thomson Rd, Healy QLD 4825 Mount Isa Qld 4825

Contact: (07) 4437 3555 admin@healyss.eq.edu.au


Healy State School committed to providing your child with the best possible education that will serve as a foundation for their lifelong learning needs.

Mount Isa School of the Air

Address: 137-143 Abel Smith Pde

Contact: 4744 8333 principal@mtisasde.eq.edu.au


Our school is 1 of 7 Schools of Distance Education in Queensland and currently has students enrolled from e-Kindy to Year 10.

Mount Isa Special School

Address: 116 Marian Street Mount Isa

Contact: 4745 0888 admin@mtisaspecs.eq.edu.au


MISSS invites enrolment for students aged between 5 and 18 years who have an intellectual impairment, may fall within the Autistic Spectrum Disorder, have a vision, hearing and/or physical disability. Furthering this our students may have significant health impairments that requiring paramedical support. Our present enrolment is 22 students.

Spinifex Junior, Senior and Residential Campus

Address: 6-12 fifth Ave

Contact: 4740 1111 admin@spinifexsc.eq.edu.au


Spinifex State College is a three campus educational facility. Their Junior Campus caters to years 7-9, Senior Campus years 10-12 and the Residential Campus houses all boarding students.

St Josephs Catholic Primary

Address: 50 – 64 Twenty-Third Avenue Mount Isa QLD 4825

Contact: 4743 4303 mtisaj@tsv.catholic.edu.au


Catholic Education is a service to the people of God; its message is the person of Jesus Christ, the living centre of our faith and the truth that he communicates: it reaches fulfillment through the inspiration and power of the Holy Spirit.

St Kierans Catholic Primary

Address: Short Street Mt Isa QLD 4825

Contact: 4744 9000 reception@skmtsv.catholic.edu.au


St Kieran’s Catholic School offers prep to year 6 and has a strong commitment to communication. The school prides itself on being familiar with every member of the school community, as well as being attuned to the individual needs of others.

Sunset State School

Address: Abel Smith Parade, Sunset QLD 4825

Contact: 4437 3444 admin@townviewss.eq.edu.au


The Sunset community is immensely complex, comprising an Indigenous student population of approximately 200 (80%) and other students from many other places such as the Philippines, Fiji and South Africa. Family income is lower than the state average which sometimes affects students’ educational opportunities. Engaging our families and lifting academic performance is a priority for our school.

Townview State School

Address: 64-72 Clarke Street Mount Isa Qld 4825

Contact: 4745 4444 admin@townviewss.eq.edu.au


Townview State School provides high quality education from Prep to Year 6. The campus is located in Townview approximately 2 kilometres from Mount Isa’s town centre. Founded in 1965, Townview State School is proud of its rich history, traditions and strong school spirit which have been embraced by generations of local families and new members of the Mount Isa community.