School Profile


Arthur Phillip High School

Arthur Phillip High School is a city school, located right in the heart of the new Parramatta business and education precinct. The school population is diverse with more than 90% of students coming from non-English speaking backgrounds. There are over forty different cultures represented in the school population. This approach will culminate in the occupation of a new future focused, multi storey school purposefully built which facilitates collaboration, critical and creative thinking.

3 Reasons To Choose This School

  1. Collaborative, future focused approach
  2. Close to retail and transport hub
  3. Diverse academic, arts & sporting programs

English as a second language

  • ESL courses taught through English
  • Specialised facilities for individualised support
  • Learning support teaching team

Student support services

  • Dedicated student welfare team
  • Learning support team
  • Peer support program
  • Student Representative Council

Special programs

  • Music programs (ensembles/ bands/choir)
  • Robotics/engineering/science club
  • Gifted and talented programs

Special facilities

  • Student-run café
  • Design and technology/textiles room

Languages taught

  • French

School achievements

The school has a strong record of academic achievement in Mathematics. Students studying Mathematics Extension 1 out performed the state achieving the top mark, 9% above the state in Maths Extension.

Local area features

Multicultural Parramatta combines a buzzing commercial area with a developing art and film scene. There is Westfield Parramatta mall, trendy bars and Church Street’s global eateries. Families and tourists explore Parramatta Park’s riverside cycle paths and historic colonial sites.


Macquarie Street
Parramatta, Sydney NSW 2150



School Population


From Sydney Centre



CRICOS Provider Name: NSW Department of Education I CRICOS Provider Code: 00588M

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