The Bankstown Senior College, established in 1992, is a comprehensive co-educational senior high school, encompassing Years 10-12 and includes Sydney's only adult Intensive English Centre for students, newly arrived in Australia, sixteen years of age and over.
The college caters predominately for mature age and re-entry students from a variety of cultural backgrounds including Arabic, Assyrian, Somali, Vietnamese, Serbian, Kurdish and Chinese.
The curriculum is extensive and the college provides programs of study leading to the School Certificate and the Higher School Certificate. Intensive English courses are also provided to give students who lack proficiency in English, a firm foundation for undertaking further study. In 2002 over 30 different languages are currently spoken by college students.