Welcome to the Maleny Independent School

MIS has gone from strength to strength since it opened its doors to Years 7 and 8 in 2018, with 12 students. We now have over 25 students and cater for Years 7 to 9. Our school is centrally located within the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, in beautiful Maleny, enabling a strong connection to community and existing resources and facilities.


Welcome to Maleny Independent School

As a valued learner at Maleny Independent School, you will venture on a journey of discovery as an authetic and engaged global citizen, in a safe and supportive environment.


A Shared Vision

A holistic and progressive approach to learning that engages and inspires young minds.

Indvidualised learning plans that support each learner on their unique journey of discovery.

Strong focus on life-ready skills, such as communication, conflict resolution and negotiation.

A learning environment that encourages curiosity, provides time for reflection and a safe space to explore.

A school where learners are supported to take ownership of their future.

Learning beyond the classroom with support from experts and specialist facilities.

A supportive environment where young people can develop a strong sense of self.

About us

Maleny Independent School is centrally located near local businesses, sporting fields, the Maleny library and swimming pool, and the beautiful Obi Obi Creek and CO-OP community garden. We are also within short walking distance from school bus stops.


The process for enrolment is staged to provide opportunities for discussion about the needs and expectations of individual learners and their families.

To discover if our school is a good fit for your please contact us to arrange a visit.


Maleny Independent School delivers the Australian and Queensland Curriculum requirements and offers enhanced learning opportunities using an inquiry based approach supported by specalists and mentors that engage and inspire our students and extend their learning pathways into the real world.

Imagine if we Invented School Today

Maleny Organics Business

At Maleny Independent School the students decided that, rather than investigating a hypothetical economic or business scenario, they would start their own business and learn on the job!

2020 Key Dates

All the key dates for the year are available here, including the whole school camp.

Latest news

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(07) 5494 2352  |  23 Coral Street, Maleny QLD 4552