St Mary MacKillop College is a Year 7 to 12, coeducational Catholic Secondary School in the tradition of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop – Australia’s first Saint. 

St Mary MacKillop College is a Catholic Co-educational Secondary College that aspires to deliver the best educational outcomes for all students at all levels. The College is located in the town of Swan Hill in the north west of the state, on the Murray River, less than two hours from Echuca, two hours from Bendigo and two and a half hours from Mildura and Horsham.

Rural communities are great places to live and work. Raising a family here is fulfilling, as there are an abundance of community groups to join including sport, art, dance, theatre, martial arts, and for the older members of the family, Business and Professional Women, Rotary, Sunrise Rotary and Lions Club just to name a few.

Swan Hill enjoys many days of sunshine even in the depths of winter. In summer there are numerous water sports and activities to enjoy such as fishing, swimming, skiing and sailing on the Murray River, Little Murray River and surrounding lakes. There is also the renowned Murray Downs Golf Club if golf is your passion.

St Mary MacKillop College has a Socio Economic Score (SES) of 91 and the students and staff work extremely hard to ensure that they achieve their best. VCE results in 2023 saw our school achieve a Median Study Score of 30 and our percentage of results above 40 was 5.8%.

St Mary MacKillop College has a lot to offer. Apply now and be a part of our journey.


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St Mary MacKillop College is a Year 7 to 12 coeducational Catholic secondary school. Since its inception in 1985 the College has expanded and now caters for 500 students.

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New Teachers

February 5, 2024

We are thrilled to offer a warm welcome to Jimmy and Fiona McGovern, and their three children James, Conor, and Sarah, to the St Mary MacKillop College Community. In the true spirit of Irish adventurers, Jimmy and Fiona have travelled from Portmarnock Community School, Dublin North, to join us. We hope that their time with …

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