Principal’s welcome


Welcome to Mount Morgan State High School, a secondary education centre that strives to create a nurturing, inclusive and supportive learning environment where every student has the opportunity to succeed. Our dedicated teachers and staff are committed to helping our students achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. Mount Morgan High is a school which values consultation and aims to be responsive to local community needs. The school aims to provide access to educational opportunities which will allow all students to attain success whether it be academic, vocational or in the extra curricula field. 


In 2012 Mount Morgan State High School became a School Wide Positive Behaviour Support School (SWPBS)School-wide positive behaviour support (SWPBS) is a framework that brings together school communities to develop positive, safe, supportive learning culturesSWPBS assists schools to improve social, emotional, behavioural and academic outcomes for children and young people. We have a strong belief that every student is able to achieve success when they are provided with a safe learning environment surrounded by clear expectations. We intentionally teach and reward students by the school expectations and follow through with consequences on our behaviour matrix. Our School Expectations are: Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Safe, and Be a Learner.  

At Mount Morgan State High School we believe thaevery person has the right to have access, based on their abilities, to equally accessible further vocational education and training.  

Teaching and learning is at the centre of everything we do at Mount Morgan State High School. The curriculum is being contextualised to suit our students interests, backgrounds and community needs to ensure our students have full access and understanding of their leaning experiences. Mount Morgan State High School students have access to a range of pathways. Academic pathways are offered so students can peruse a future that includes university study. A range of Trade pathways are also offered to set our students up for the workforce. Students at Mount Morgan State High School also have access to a range of Certificate courses throughout their Senior Schooling to help equip them with necessary skills and knowledge. Our courses are designed to be practical and relevant, providing students with the tools they need to succeed in today's competitive job market. At Mount Morgan State High School we are committed to providing students with a high-quality education that is tailored to the students individual needs and goals.  


Parents and carers are always welcome in our school, as you play a very important role in our students success. Your active interest and involvement in your child/s high school activities greatly improve their learning experience. I invite you to take the next step and contact us and allow one of our friendly staff answer your questions and provide even more information about our school, and how we can work together to support your child learn and achieve the pathway of their choice. 


 As the principal of Mount Morgan High School, I welcome you to our school community and a culture in which we believe that every student can thrive and excel.  


Dan Petersen 


Mount Morgan State High School ​

Last reviewed 08 December 2022
Last updated 08 December 2022