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
Latest News & Events
ISQ Briefings - July 2019
23 July 2019 - Executive Director David Robertson looks at the intent and relevance of a declaration (such as the Melbourne Declaration) for schooling, while Director (Strategic Relations) Shari Armistead and Design & Creative Sarah Heath examine design thinking as a solution to the 'wicked problem' of school education.Read more
Unlocking Student Potential and Building Brighter Futures at Special Assistance Schools
21 June 2019 - Community demand for schools dedicated to the education of disengaged and at-risk young people is driving ongoing growth in these specialist services in Queensland’s independent schooling sector.Read more