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
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.
- Selecting the right school
- About independent schools
- Costs of independent schooling
- Queensland Independent Schools Parents Network
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Independent School Communities Welcome Reappointment of Grace Grace MP as Queensland Education Minister
11 November 2020 - Queensland’s independent schooling sector today welcomed the reappointment of Grace Grace MP as Queensland Education Minister in a third-term Palaszczuk Government.Find out more
ISQ Briefings, Nov/Dec 2020
In the final issue of Briefings for the year, Executive Director David Robertson looks back at the challenges and achievements in 2020, discussing the impact of home learning, new funding legislation and the introduction of external exams for Year 12 students. Director (Strategic Relations) Shari Armistead presents research on transformational and transactional leadership in times of change.Read more