General composition of the student populationThe College has over 800 students, 75 of whom are in Pre-School, 360 are in Junior School, and approximately 380 in Senior School. There are approximately equal numbers of boys and girls throughout the College. Students come from a variety of religious, socio-economic, and academic backgrounds. Some of our students have special needs.
Students attending Macquarie College come from diverse localities. Public and private bus services provide transport for most Macquarie College students.
The key drawing areas include: Belmont, Valentine, Eleebana, Warners Bay, Cardiff, Toronto, Speers Point, Glendale, Edgeworth, Marylands, Wallsend, Elermore Vale, Adamstown, Hamilton, and Newcastle, Maitland and Cessnock.