培兰德学院是一所卓越的政府高中，从教学角度，在过去的四年中，取得显著的，有成就的教育成果。2006年，中档大学入学指数为83，科培兰德学院取得了99.35的优异成绩。曾经在2006年获得堪培拉地区中学排名最高的3所中学之一。2007年Copland college和Melba High School合并了，所以从2008年开始被称为Melba Copland Secondary School。培兰德学院对学生人数有一定的控制，通过相对少量的学生，培兰德学院确保以学生为主，对学生个人提供专注的服务，设置多样的活动例如辩论会，戏剧表演，音乐会，各类运动队等。为学生提供组织和参与学院和社区活动的机会。 学院同时提供IB课程，关注国际学生，为学院自身和在学院就读的国际学生提供一个国际化的就学和生活环境。The International Baccalaureate (IB) educational program is available for those college campus students who seek to develop their intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. The IB is a pre-university course of study that leads to the award of a diploma or subject specific course certificate.
MCSS offers a unique and caring program for International Private Students (IPS) with students coming from China, Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan, Brazil and European countries. Our IPS program caters for students in years 9 – 12, which assists the transition from high school to college. MCSS is the only college in the ACT to offer two coordinators who look after the international students by year group, one for year 11 and another for year 12.培兰德学院在2005年被授予首都职业教育与培训学校的优秀成果奖。该学院在过去四年中已经两次夺得这个奖项。该学院还提供国际文凭课程（国际文凭）计划，这要求我们对国际学生关注和照顾。学校的学生数较小，使得我们能够真正以学生为中心，并提供个人的特别关注。我们的课程资源充足，有大型计算机网络。还有很多其他活动，如辩论，戏剧，音乐制作和运动队。
Melba Copland Secondary School (MCSS) is a twin campus school that consists of a high school campus (7-10) and a college campus (11-12).
The Melba Copland High School campus offers a Fast Pace program for year 7 and 8 students who demonstrate above average academic achievement and are motivated, talented and hard working. Extension and enrichment programs are offered to year 9 and 10 students, with opportunities to participate in fast track transition programs held at the college campus. The 7 to 10 high school program is designed to help students achieve excellence in academic studies, the performing and creative arts and sporting pursuits. The Head Start program allows year 10 students to undertake a year 11 unit on the college campus in semester 2, and counts towards the participating student's year 12 certificate.
The MCSS Board is an elected body with the responsibility to determine the educational policies to be implemented. The Board will also ensure that the provision of facilities, equipment and resources are maintained at appropriate levels and standards. Finally, the Board will oversee the annual budget of the school.