Mercedes College
Name of School: Mercedes College
CRICOS Number: 00365D
City / State: Adelaide, South Australia
Year Established: 1954
Type of School: Co-ed IB Day School
Religious Group: Catholic
Student Population: 1,220
Number of International Students: 62
Boarding / Homestay: Homestay
Yr12 Result (2020): 39% achieved ATAR 90+
Yr6 to Yr12 Tuition / Homestay Fees (2021):

A$25,060 per year / A$320 per week






Mercedes College is an Academic school offering 2 pathways to University – International Baccalaureate or the South Australian Certificate of Education curriculum. Situated in the foothills overlooking the sea with a view across to the city centre, whichis only 15 minutes away, the school is made up of contemporary and traditional buildings and multiple sporting facilities including two gymnasiums, many tennis courts, and two playing fields, set in picturesque grounds.


The Year 12 scores are consistently high, and a majority of the students go on to University, both in Australia and abroad, such as the USA and UK.


Mercedes College have been educating International students for 40 years and has wonderful support for our students from overseas including several English Language support programmes, so to cater for individual student’s needs.


Our caring homestay families are usually part of our staff or school community, who live within 20 minutes of the school. Often, there is an opportunity to correspond with the homestay families before the International student arrives to live with them, which enables a smoother transition into their new home environment.


Among our specialties are: that each student gets a Mac Book Air Laptop computer for the duration of their time at Mercedes, there is an extensive and successful sport programme – including Badminton, Table Tennis and Basketball, an extensive Music faculty offering a variety of orchestra, bands and choirs to join and the Drama and Film programmes are highly regarded. Languages taught include Chinese, French, Indonesian, and Spanish.

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Special Features


Offering a range of programs including ELICOS and learning support to international students.dfd