Maitland Grossmann High School

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Maitland Grossmann High School
Maitland, New South Wales
Coordinates32°44′39″S 151°35′29″E / 32.7441°S 151.5913°E / -32.7441; 151.5913Coordinates: 32°44′39″S 151°35′29″E / 32.7441°S 151.5913°E / -32.7441; 151.5913
TypePublic, Secondary, Co-educational, Day school
MottoLatin: Labor Omnia Vincit
(Work Conquers All)
PrincipalDr Di Soltau
Enrolment1,196 (2011)[1]
Houses     Brewster
Colour(s)Blue, White

Maitland Grossmann High School (MGHS) is situated in East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia on Cumberland St, adjacent to the old Maitland Gaol. Established in 1884, the school was originally Maitland Girls' High School, but collaborated with Maitland Boys High, and now both schools are co-educational (Maitland Girls High School being renamed Maitland Grossmann High School, Maitland Boys' High School being renamed Maitland High School). Maitland Grossmann excels in many areas of study, and is one of the most successful schools in the Hunter Region. The school has a reputation in the Maitland community in the following areas: academic achievement; quality creative and performing arts; excellence in sport; caring student welfare; and highly effective behaviour management strategies.[2]

Maitland Grossmann High School celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2009.[3]


Maitland Grossmann High School has an enrolment of 1,196 students from years 7-12.[1]

Academic results[edit]

In 2012, Maitland Grossmann High School celebrated its best HSC results in recent years, being placed 211th in New South Wales and 2nd in Newcastle/Central coast for comprehensive high schools based on Band 6 results.[4]

In 2017, Maitland Grossmann High School celebrated a student achieve first in the state for Visual Arts. This student in particular, was the first ever to come from a public, state, non-selective high-school in the history of the HSC. [5]


The school currently holds the cross country regional combined high schools trophy. The school also contains the swimming and athletics zone trophies, and has for many years running.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Maitland Grossmann High School, East Maitland, NSW". ACARA. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Our School". Maitland Grossmann High School. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  3. ^ "125 Year Celebrations". Maitland Grossmann High School. Retrieved 7 July 2009.
  4. ^ "2012 HSC Success". Maitland Grossmann High School. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  5. ^ . The Newcastle Herald First In State 2017 First In State 2017 Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 20 December 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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