​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at Sandgate District State High School.​​

Enrolment at Sandgate District State High School is governed by an Enrolment Management Plan which sets conditions of enrolment and boundaries that determine the catchment area for the school.

Sandgate District State High School recognises as its prime obligation, the provision of access to an appropriate educational service for students whose principal place of residence is within the school's catchment area.


Year 7 2023 Enrolments

Expression of Interest forms for 2023 are now available for collection from the School Office, or by download from this page.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are required for all prospective 2023 enrolments, and can be lodged in person at our school office between the hours of 8:00am-3:30pm, or by email via

We encourage applicants to ensure that the Expression of Interest is completed carefully and all supporting documentation is provided at the time of submitting to avoid any delays.

To successfully submit your EOI, the following documents must be provided:

  • A copy of the student's Two (2) most recent school reports
  • Two (2) proof of student's principal place of residence
    • One primary source - a current rental/lease agreement, or rates notice, or unconditional contract of sale; AND
    • One secondary source - a utility bill (eg electricity, gas) showing this same address and parent's/legal guardian's name
  • Copy of birth certificate (and if applicable: passport, visa or citizenship)
  • Signature program application form/s – if applying


After Submitting an EOI

All Expressions of Interest will be reviewed by the Enrolment Committee. Successful applicants will receive a letter confirming their approval to enrol, along with the official Application for Enrolment forms to be completed. At this time, you will also be provided with information on how to book your enrolment interview with the Principal. These interviews will take place in groups of enrolling students and take approximately one hour. These interviews are a requirement for all enrolling students, and should be attended by students and a parent or carer.


Out of Catchment Enrolments

Out-of-catchment applications will be added to the out of catchment wait list and will be reviewed as per the steps above, in accordance with the school's Enrolment Management Plan. Successful applicants will be advised by post with all the required information provided above.


Excellence Programs

Athlete Development Program

Our Athlete Development Program is aimed at providing young athletes with coaching and experiences in all facets of skill acquisition as well as strength and conditioning, to progress their sporting capability in any context.

To be considered for the ADP Programstudents must apply, provide one reference from your current Coach or Manager, and participate in the compulsory physical testing day.

Physical Testing Day
Location: SDSHS Sports Hall
Date: Wednesday 20 July, 2022
Time: 3:00pm – 3.15pm Registration | 3.15pm – 5.30pm Physical Testing
Equipment: Athletes are required to wear suitable training clothes, shoes and to bring a water bottle.

To apply for the Athlete Development Program, please complete an ADP Application Form.

​Dance Excellence Program

The Dance Excellence Program is an extension program with a focus on performance. This program is for students in years 7 to 12 who demonstrate exceptional talent in Dance. Students will be challenged and extend their abilities in a high level performance troupe.

To enrol in the Dance Excellence Program please complete an application form and participate in a group audition.

An audition date will be announced each year, with instructions to follow on submission of application form.

Music Excellence Program

The Music Excellence is an extension program with a focus on performance. This program is for students in years 7 to 12 who demonstrate exceptional music talent, instrumental and/or vocal.

The program focusses on engaging students in performance through a variety of ensemble groups, solo and chamber performances in a wide range of musical styles that suit their music style.

To enrol in the Music Excellence Program please complete a Music Excellence Application Form and attend an audition.

Audition Requirements
• 2 contrasting pieces of music from a method book or as prepared for an exam (not concert band or orchestra pieces)
• Two scales at their level

An audition date will be announced each year, with instructions to follow on submission of application form.​

Local catchment area

A school's local catchment area is the defined geographical area from which the school is to have its core intake of students. Sandgate District State High School operates under an equidistant catchment area.

The school's catchment map is available from EdMap .

We look forward to expanding the horizon for your son or daughter in the future.  

Enrolment Officer contacts: 

​Phone 3869 9888
​Address ​The Enrolment Officer
Sandgate DSHS
PO Box 195
Deagon Qld 4017 

Last reviewed 18 August 2022
Last updated 18 August 2022