Merrimac, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMerrimac
Gold Coast, Queensland
Entry Drive, 2015
|Population||7,071 (2016 census)|
|• Density||786/km2 (2,040/sq mi)|
|Area||9.0 km2 (3.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Gold Coast City|
Merrimac State Primary School is the one public primary school in the suburb; Merrimac State High School is located in Mermaid Waters. Private schools (P–12) in Merrimac include St Michaels College, All Saints Anglican School and King Solomon College.
Merrimac State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 2 Boowaggan Road (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 809 students with 63 teachers (53 full-time equivalent) and 35 non-teaching staff (20 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
St Michael's College is a Catholic secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Jondique Avenue (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 929 students with 71 teachers (67 full-time equivalent) and 39 non-teaching staff (29 full-time equivalent).
All Saints Anglican School is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at Highfield Drive (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 1,788 students with 156 teachers (144 full-time equivalent) and 98 non-teaching staff (71 full-time equivalent).
The Japanese Language Supplementary School of Queensland Japanese School of Gold Coast (ゴールドコースト校 Gōrudo Kōsuto Kō), a weekend Japanese school, holds its classes at All Saints. It maintains its school office in Surfers Paradise.
There is no government secondary school in Merrimac. The nearest are Merrimac State High School in Mermaid Waters and Robina State High School in Robina.
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