Mercedes College

Mercedes College is centrally located, only 15 minutes from either the city centre, white sandy beaches or the picturesque Adelaide Hills. The school has been welcoming International Students to study, for over 25 years and chooses to have a few students from a variety of countries. Students can study either the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme and, or the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). Both are a pathway to University.

Mercedes College enjoys a reputation for academic excellence and of educating young people to serve as school and community leaders. Our goal is to realise the potential of all young people who are enrolled and to educate them to be the best person they can be - intellectually, spiritually and socially. Mercedes is a member of the Council of International Schools and the International Baccalaureate organisation.


At A Glance

City, State Adelaide, South Australia
School Type It is a co-ed day school with strictly screened, good quality homestay facilities.
Religion It is a catholic school with an International focus.
Established since 1954.
Year Level The school is a Reception to Year 12 school, but International Students are only accepted from Year 8 - 12
Entry Level Entry at any level between Years 8 - 12 subject to availability
School population etc The school has 1230 students and 65 international students. No boarders
Accommodation Accommodation is with fully screened, quality Homestay families living within approximately 15 minutes from the school. A student has their own fully furnished bedroom, study table, lamp and storage for clothing. Typical meals provided are breakfast, recess, lunch, a snack and dinner. Laundry and linen is also provided.
Guardianship Guardianship is provided by the School Principal, if a suitable person cannot be found by the student’s family.

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