If you have a passion for the sciences, love a challenge, and welcome every opportunity to learn, then this is the school for you.

Why John Monash Science School?

John Monash Science School’s unique position on the Clayton campus of Monash University provides the school with access to nationally and internationally recognised science and education research academics

The school has been designed to facilitate a range of teaching approaches, flexibility of group sizes and maximum access to cutting-edge learning technologies. These outstanding facilities help us achieve the best learning outcomes for students in the 21st century. Rather than traditional classrooms, our school has open-plan learning spaces for small or large groups up to 50 students with two teachers working in tandem.

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JMSS School Inside With Students

Student Enrolment.

Application dates for enrolment at John Monash Science School for our 2022 intake have been announced. Click the link to learn more about the process.

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JMSS Students Using Lab Equipment

Fees and Other Costs.

John Monash Science School is a State Government Senior Secondary School. School fees consist of compulsory and voluntary components. Payments can be made by credit card through the Compass Parent Portal, BPay or Direct Bank Deposit.

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2021 Orientation Handbook

Attached is a downloadable link to our 2021 Orientation Handbook. Dates, subjects, timetables etc... are all correct at time of printing. We endeavour to update this link regularly to make sure you have the most up to date information possible. All forms are separate in a link below. Thank you for understanding

2021 Handbook

Below are some useful links and forms relating to the 2021 Handbook

School Uniform.

JMSS is a strict uniform school, with both a Summer and Winter uniform, as well as a Sports uniform. Students may also need a labcoat depending on subject choices, and a school backpack is available with the JMSS logo.

JMSS is also conscious of the need to provide an efficient process for families to recycle their textbooks, uniforms and other student resources. You can buy and sell second-hand uniforms, books, calculators and stationery online – a great initiative run by our PFA.

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JMSS Building Outside

Information & Tours.

Prospective students and families are invited to join us for our annual information night. We also welcome all interested parties to join us on our school tours or even take a 360° virtual tour!

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JMSS Students Talking And Smiling Inside School


Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about John Monash Science School. Questions include: What are your average class sizes? What student years and levels do you cater for? How and when can I join John Monash Science School?

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Our unique position on Monash University’s Clayton campus gives us access to world-class science and education research, ensuring our curriculum hits the cutting edge of contemporary knowledge and practice.

Peter Corkill - Principal