Adelaide High School
School DescriptionAdelaide High School is South Australia’s first high school and celebrated its centenary in 2008. It is located in the city, surrounded by parklands and is easily accessible by public transport. The school has a varied curriculum with academic, practical and vocational experiences available and is especially known for delivering programs of excellence in languages, science, mathematics, cricket and rowing. Adelaide High School is internationally accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and provides further learning support though acceleration, extension and enrichment programs.
- 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 1310% Percentage of International Students
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