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Find an independent school
The independent sector provides parents a choice of education institution based on their values, community and culture. With more than 200 Queensland independent schools to choose from, you are sure to find a learning environment that best suits your child's needs.
Independent schools make a significant contribution to education in Queensland, educating 121,000 students. More than half of all independent schools in Queensland are either operating or are co-located and affiliated with an early childhood service.
ISQ Search Tool
To find an independent school or early childhood service that best serves your child’s needs, we invite you to use the Independent Schools Queensland search tool bar (to the right) to search for:
- Independent Schools
- CRICOS Registered Schools
- Early Childhood Services
For a full list of Queensland independent schools, click here.
For a Glossary of Terms, click here.
Choosing the right school for your child can be a difficult decision. The additional resources listed below may help you in your decision-making process.
Latest News & Events
Students Say 'Bullying No Way'
18 March - Queensland independent school students will unite with students around the state and nation on Friday 19 March to send a powerful message that bullying and violence have no place on the playground or in the community.
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Briefings: Vol 25, Issue 2
In this month's Briefings, ED David Robertson reflects on the resilience of the independent school sector, as we pass the 12-month milestone since schools were closed due to the pandemic. Director (Education Services) Mark Newham and School Services Advisor, Anjulee Singh discuss the importance early childhood development data can make on immediate and long-term student outcomes.