Mount Clear is a semi-rural suburb south of the CBD of Ballarat and with a population of around 2,905 approximately. Mount Clear is surrounded by undulating hills and flanked by bush and pine plantation forestry.
The suburb has several educational institutions catering for all age levels, including two high schools, Mount Clear College & Damascus College, two primary schools, Mount Clear Primary School & Emmaus Catholic Primary School and a community kindergarten.
- Damascus College
- Emmaus Catholic Primary School
- Mount Clear High School