Marist College Canberra

Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys

About Marist College Canberra

Marist College Canberra is an all-boys, Roman Catholic, independent,  school in Pearce, Australian Capital Territory, serving students from Year 4-12. There are approximately 1,600 pupils on record.

Marist College Canberra was opened in 1968. Founded by the Marist Brothers, it is a member of the Association of Marist Schools of Australia (AMSA). Sports play a core role at the all-boys school, and it is a member of the Associated Southern Colleges (ASC) - an association of independent schools in the district that compete in sports competitions. Teachers at the school support its Catholic and Marist traditions. 


Richard Sidorko


The College boasts a wide range of modern learning aids and equipment, including computer rooms, a library, art rooms, science laboratories, drama studios and a canteen. There are also extensive sports facilities, including a gym, basketball courts, a weights room, and outside playing grounds.


Marist College Canberra offers a broad and balanced  curriculum to suit the needs of individuals. The school follows the bring your own device initiative, which sees pupils benefit from interactive learning, while teachers can further enhance their lesson plans with creative opportunities. A wide range of extracurricular activities are offered to pupils across the year groups, ranging from chess club to a debating society. 

School ethos 

The College wants to be an exceptional community where everyone feels valued, cared for and is treated with respect and kindness. Students are encouraged to explore their faith with God in the Christian community and are nurtured as caring, compassionate, respectful and responsible individuals with a social and moral conscious.


Address: Marr Street, Pearce, Australian Capital Territory, ACT 2607, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6298 7200