Mordialloc College is a secondary Years 7–12 co-educational college located in Melbourne’s south-east.

We provide quality education with high expectations and multiple pathways for students to achieve a successful career. We have a dedicated and skilled teaching team at the College and the academic progress and wellbeing of every student is of the utmost importance to us. The size of the College, and the emphasis on developing and maintaining positive relationships with students, means that each child is known as an individual.


The College has a new two storey Year 7 and 8 Learning Centre including 14 classrooms which will be ready for student occupation by Term 2, 2022. In addition:

There will be a refurbished senior school prescient including classrooms, office spaces, study centre and landscaping with outdoor seating and shade sails by Term 2, 2022

A new Wellbeing Centre will be completed during Term 2, 2022

The four outside Basketball & Netball Courts are being completely upgraded from asphalt to blue plexipave with new fencing, lines, posts etc.

There is an environmentally friendly Discovery Centre for Science and an ICT/multimedia rich Resource Hub.  A new Performing Arts Centre, canteen, PE/Sports stadium and Physiology lab were completed and ready for occupation during 2017.

The College is member of the exclusive Academy of Accredited SEAL (Select Entry Accelerated Learning) Schools, which gives highly able students an even more rewarding and challenging educational experience.

There is a broad range of opportunities and pathways offered in the senior school, including VCE, VET and VCAL which cater for the diverse interests, needs and abilities of our student cohort. The College has 90 teachers, 4 Principal class and 36 Education Support staff.
The College excels at the Performing Arts, staging an annual school production and Musical Showcase each year. Mordialloc is also strongly represented in regional sporting competitions in a wide variety of sports.


College values

Values are shared beliefs about how we work together. They influence our choices and provide a framework to guide our intentions, actions and decisions in the workplace and in the communities in which we operate.  Mordialloc College staff and students share and proudly demonstrate the following four core values which we believe lay the foundation for our future success.

  • Personal Best
     Work to the best of your ability. Pursue excellence, try hard and constantly seek to improve.
  • Integrity
     Be true to yourself by doing what is right. Be honest and trustworthy.
  • Respect
     Treat everyone with equal consideration. Be accepting of others and their differences.
  • Responsibility
     Be accountable for your actions. Contribute positively to the school and wider community.

School motto

‘Veho Spes Juventutis’ is the motto of our school. It translates to mean, ‘I Carry the Hopes of Youth’ and we are committed to this ideal.

It underpins our approach to teaching and learning and provides focus and purpose in the support and guidance we offer. Whether it is in our curriculum, on the sporting fields, within the music program, or as part of the drama productions, students are provided with the means to transform their dreams into reality. With the guidance and expertise of dedicated energetic teachers and the support and cooperation of parents, students can realise their potential, develop their talents and extend their skills. Our parents and students will confirm that Mordialloc College is a stimulating and innovative environment. Bring a positive attitude, a trust in the school and a willingness to get involved, and we guarantee an exciting and productive secondary education at our college.


College vision

Mordialloc College students aspire to achieve their Personal Best in all endeavours.

Our mission is to provide a stimulating learning environment where all students feel safe and supported to succeed in a wide range of opportunities and pathways. Our students will become confident, successful, and invested members of our community and beyond.


Our history

Founded in 1924 as the Mordialloc District High School with 148 students, the College was renamed later that year as Mordialloc Carrum District High school and officially opened by Cr Roy Beardsworth of the Borough of Carrum. It subsequently became known as Mordialloc Chelsea High School, with the name included above the front entrance of the 1928 main redbrick building, which is still in use at the present site and contains classrooms and administration facilities. Today, Mordialloc College has around 1200 students in Year 7 to Year 12 and offers a broad range of academic and creative subjects. For a detailed history download Mordialloc College History.

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