Strategic Goals

The Mount Barker region is poised for growth, and so too is Cornerstone College!

The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide, launched by the South Australian Government in 2010, guides the long-term growth of the city and its surrounds to 2040.

In 2017, The Economist ranked Adelaide as the world’s fifth most liveable city, for the sixth consecutive year. The city offers a gateway to internationally acclaimed food and wine producers, many of which are based in the ever-expanding Adelaide Hills.

This is good news for families enrolled at or involved with Cornerstone College.

Mount Barker is arguably one of the fastest growing cities in South Australia, with forecasted growth to 56,710 by 2036 and significant expansions in retail, commercial and light industrial domains ensuring a range of jobs are available to new residents.

A new transport corridor is currently in consideration, opening further opportunities for a city rural lifestyle.

Cornerstone College is in the unique position of enrolling students from the Mount Barker District Council, the Adelaide Hills Council, Alexandrina Council and the Rural City of Murray Bridge.

We have earnt our reputation as the leading school and influencer of education in the Adelaide Hills.

With a sustained enrolment of over 900 students annually, enviable academic results and a partnership with leading Adelaide Hills Primary and Christian Schools including St Mark’s Mount Barker, St Michael’s Hahndorf and Lobethal Lutheran School.

We know that to remain as the leader in Middle and Senior School education in the Heart of the Adelaide Hills, we need to continually review the best ways to provide exemplary education.

This is achieved by consulting, listening, challenging and encouraging new ideas and innovations.

We look forward to sharing Future Directions – To 2020 and Beyond with our community in mid 2019.