School Profile


Pittwater High School

Pittwater High School has a focus on high quality teaching and learning and holds an outstanding reputation in the local community. There are many opportunities for students to achieve personal excellence in the areas of academic studies, sport, leadership, performing and creative arts, technology, citizenship and co-curricular activities. We are committed to developing young men and women who are independent and responsible learners and leaders, able to work cooperatively as future citizens.

3 Reasons To Choose This School

  1. Focus on academic excellence
  2. Strong EALD and welfare support
  3. Beautiful grounds and facilities

English as a second language

  • ESL courses taught through English
  • Support for each subject year level
  • Learning support teaching team
  • Team teaching in junior curriculum areas

Student support services

  • Bilingual learning support officers
  • Learning support team
  • Year 12 academic mentoring program
  • Homework centre
  • International students welcome program

Special programs

  • Music programs (ensembles/ bands/choir)
  • Debating/public speaking club
  • A large range of sports offered
  • A large range of extracurricular activities

Special facilities

  • Commercial kitchens for hospitality students
  • Fully operational school farm
  • Multimedia design room
  • Student-run café
  • Large sporting grounds/playing fields

Languages taught

  • French
  • Japanese

School achievements

High quality teaching programs enable students to gain excellent academic results, with Band 6 achieved in over 20 subjects. Top ATARs include 99.1 in recent years.

Local area features

The area is known for its relaxed lifestyle associated with the recreational activities. Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, shopping centres and cinemas are located within 10 kilometres. The school is near a main bus route along the northern beaches and a direct bus service to Sydney city.


Mona Street
Mona Vale NSW 2103



School Population


From Sydney Centre



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

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