San Clemente High School

New South Wales, Australia

Location: New South Wales, Australia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed

About San Clemente High School

San Clemente High School is located in Mayfield- an inner city suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The school is co-educational and caters for students from Year 7-10. 720 students attend the school and are taught by 59 teaching staff. 

San Clemente High School is of the Catholic faith and is highly regarded within the local community. The school was established in 1916 and enrols students primarily from the parishes of Waratah, Mayfield, Tighes Hill, Stockton, Nelson Bay, Bulahdelah, Raymond Terrace and Shortland. The student attendance rate is 90%. 


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San Clemente High School has a variety of facilities including equipped classrooms, a library and computer rooms.

The school specifically caters for students with Hearing Impairment. San Clemente High School has an on-campus program to meet the education requirements of students with special needs. 


San Clemente High School is strongly committed to providing an education that is relevant to the 21st century. The school has adopted the Learn to Learn program which explicitly teaches students the skills they need to meaningfully engage in all curriculum areas. 

School ethos

San Clemente High School embraces the traditions of the Dominican sisters.

It is the aim of the school to send students into the world who are confident and possess the knowledge and skills required to make a significant contribution within their community. Staff at the school are committed to the care and excellence of each student at the school. San Clemente High School is committed to the holistic development of each individual through study, service and prayer.


Address: 78 Havelock Street, Mayfield, New South Wales, NSW 2304, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4014 7300