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Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools

The Department provides a Register of Recent School Openings, Closures and Name Changes (XLS, 75 KB) External Link which contains data for Queensland schools from 1999 to date.

The table below contains historical details of school openings, closings and name changes prior to 1999. The information in the table below has been updated to January 2013, using information obtained from the Department's Register.

Note: While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee that the table below is definitive or complete.

Key:
EDU - State education facility
NSS - Non-state facility
CBC - Christian Brothers College
MOTHBALLED is effectively a closed centre. However, assets will be retained and school may possibly open in the future if found to be viable.

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Name of school Type Opening date Closing date Notes
Cabarlah Community School NSS 23/01/2006    
Cabawin State School EDU   1960  
Cabbage Tree School EDU 30/07/1900 1919 Formerly Noogoora School.
Caboolture Christian School NSS 1/01/1998    
Caboolture East State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Caboolture Special School EDU 1/01/1980    
Caboolture State High School EDU 23/01/1961    
Caboolture State School EDU 25/11/1889    
Caffey State School EDU   12/02/1971  
Cairns Central State Infants School EDU   1961  
Cairns Central State School EDU 19/08/1878 16/12/1994  
Cairns Christian College NSS 25/01/1983    
Cairns North State School EDU 19/02/1917 31/12/2004  
Cairns Road State School EDU   1963  
Cairns Rudolf Steiner School NSS 29/01/2002    
Cairns School of Distance Education EDU 20/07/1974    
Cairns Seventh Day Adventist School NSS 6/02/1950    
Cairns Special School EDU   14/11/1990  
Cairns State High School EDU 4/02/1924   A Gateway* school.
Cairns West State School EDU 28/01/1964    
Calamvale Community College EDU 1/01/2002   Added Secondary Component to become Calamvale Community College. Formerly Calamvale State School
Calamvale Special School EDU 29/01/1985    
Calamvale State School EDU 11/05/1955 31/12/2001 Added Secondary Component to become Calamvale Community College
Calen District State College EDU     Change of name 13/12/2003. Formerly Calen State School.
Calen State School EDU 24/02/1925   Change of name 13/12/2003. Became Calen District State College.
Calgoa Provisional School EDU   1949  
Calgoa State School EDU   1953  
Calico Creek State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Callide State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Calliope State School EDU 2/09/1872    
Calliope Station State School EDU   1956  
Calliungal North State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Calmorin State School EDU   1963  
Caloundra Christian College NSS 2/02/1983    
Caloundra City School NSS 27/01/2005    
Caloundra State High School EDU 23/01/1967   A Gateway* school.
Caloundra State School EDU 8/03/1899    
Calvale State School EDU   1956  
Calvary Christian College NSS 1/02/1978    
Calvary Christian College (Carbrook Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Calvary Christian College (Springwood) NSS 23/01/1984    
Calvert State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Cambooya State School EDU 30/10/1882    
Cameron Downs State School EDU 23/01/1967    
Cameron's Pocket State School EDU   1958  
Camira State School EDU 29/01/1974    
Camooweal State School EDU 5/06/1893    
Camp Hill State High School EDU 4/02/1957 31/12/2001 Amalgamation of Whites Hill State School, Camp Hill State High School and Xavier Special School to form Whites Hill State College
Camp Hill State Infants and Primary School EDU     Change of name 1/01/2007. Amalgamation of Camp Hill SS and Camp Hill State Infants School to form Camp Hill State Infants and Primary School
Camp Hill State Infants School EDU 30/01/1951 31/12/2006 Amalgamation of Camp Hill SS and Camp Hill State Infants School to form Camp Hill State Infants and Primary School
Camp Hill State School EDU 1/07/1926   Change of name 1/01/2007. Amalgamation of Camp Hill SS and Camp Hill State Infants School to form Camp Hill State Infants and Primary School
Camp Mountain Provisional School EDU   1955  
Canaga State School EDU   1962  
Caningeraba State School EDU 27/01/1987    
Cannindah State School EDU   1958  
Canning Vale State School EDU   1965  
Cannon Hill Anglican College NSS 23/01/1989    
Cannon Hill State School EDU 16/08/1915    
Cannon Vale State School EDU 08/02/1892 31/08/1942  
Cannon Valley State School EDU 25/04/1910   Change of name 1969. Became Cannonvale State School.
Cannonvale State School EDU 25/04/1910   Cnange of name 1969. Formerly Cannon Valley State School.
Canossa Primary School (Trebonne) NSS 1/01/1951    
Canterbury College (Waterford) NSS 2/02/1987    
Canungra State School EDU 21/01/1889    
Capalaba State College EDU 1/01/2005   Amalgamation of Capalaba State School and Capalaba State High School to form Capalaba State College
Capalaba State High School EDU 23/01/1978 31/12/2004 Amalgamation of Capalaba State School and Capalaba State High School to form Capalaba State College
Capalaba State School EDU 13/07/1874 31/12/2004 Amalgamation of Capalaba State School and Capalaba State High School to form Capalaba State College
Cape Flattery Silica Mines School NSS 16/02/1979 23/01/1997  
Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy EDU 1/01/2012   Amalgamation of two Western Cape College Campuses, Western Cape College - Aurukun, Western Cape College - Coen and Hopevale SS to form Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy
Capella State High School EDU 23/01/1989    
Capella State School EDU 29/08/1883    
Capricorn Christian Primary School NSS 23/01/1972 5/02/2001  
Capricorn Special School EDU 1/01/1986 9/12/1988  
Capricornia (Emerald Campus) School of Distance Education EDU 1/02/1993    
Captain's Mountain State School EDU   1962  
Caravonica State School EDU 1/04/1927    
Carawatha Special School EDU 1/01/1986 9/12/1988  
Carbrook State School EDU 5/11/1877    
Cardinal Gilroys Christian Brothers College NSS   27/01/1987  
Cardstone State School EDU 4/02/1959 14/12/1990  
Cardwell State School EDU 1/10/1870    
Carina State School EDU 1/01/1917    
Caringa Special School EDU 1/01/1986 11/12/1987  
Carlisle Christian College NSS 1/01/1950    
Carmel College NSS 23/01/1993    
Carmila State School EDU 9/07/1923    
Carmila West State School EDU 18/08/1924 31/12/1965  
Carmyle State School EDU   1963  
Carnant State School EDU   1969  
Carney's Creek State School EDU   1/05/1970  
Carole Park State School EDU 13/09/1948    
Carpendale State School EDU 23/06/1924 10/12/1982  
Carter's Ridge State School EDU   1967  
Cassowary State School EDU   1967  
Catfish Scrub State School EDU   1954  
Cathedral of Praise Christian College NSS 31/01/1989    
Cattle Creek School EDU 03/04/1876 1922  
Cattle Creek Valley State School EDU   12/03/1971  
Cavendish Road State High School EDU 9/04/1951    
Cawarral State School EDU 13/07/1874    
Cawdor State School EDU   1951  
Cecil Plains State School EDU 17/01/1898    
Cedar Creek State School EDU 21/09/1874    
Cedar Grove State School EDU   1965 School closed 1951 and subsequently reopened.
Cedar Pocket State School EDU   1965  
Cedar Vale State School EDU 12/04/1926 15/12/1978  
Cement Mills State School EDU   21/02/1975  
Centacare Careers College NSS 1/01/1998    
Centenary Heights State High School EDU 30/01/1968    
Centenary State High School EDU 1/01/1999    
Centre of Learning Opportunities NSS 1/01/1995 20/02/1997  
Ceratodus State School EDU   1965  
Chadford State School EDU   1962  
Chancellor State College EDU 1/01/2004   Added secondary component to Chancellor State School (P-7) to become Chancellor State College (P-12)
Chancellor State School EDU 28/01/1997 31/12/2003 Added secondary component to Chancellor State School (P-7) to become Chancellor State College (P-12)
Chanel College (Gladstone) NSS 1/01/1966    
Chapel Hill State School EDU 23/01/1978    
Charleville School of Distance Education EDU 24/01/1966    
Charleville State High School EDU 23/01/1961    
Charleville State School EDU 11/01/1875    
Charlton State School EDU 4/07/1898    
Charlwood State School EDU   1958  
Charters Towers Central Boys School EDU   1964  
Charters Towers Central State School EDU 13/10/1875    
Charters Towers Girls and Infants State School EDU   1965  
Charters Towers School of Distance Education EDU 27/01/1987    
Charters Towers School of the Air EDU 1/01/1964 5/10/1973  
Charters Towers State High School EDU 22/01/1912    
Chatswood Hills State School EDU 24/01/1983    
Chatsworth State School EDU 18/04/1900    
Cheepie State School EDU 14/10/1915 11/04/1974 School closed 1952 and subsequently reopened.
Chelmer Special School EDU 20/02/1978 8/05/1992  
Chelmsford State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Chelona State School EDU 23/01/1893    
Chenrzig Institute (Eudlo) NSS 29/01/1985 12/12/1986  
Cherbourg State School EDU 1/01/1903    
Chermside State School EDU 9/07/1900 13/12/1996  
Chevallum State School EDU 1/11/1921    
Childers State School EDU 28/01/1889    
Chillagoe State School EDU 1/04/1902    
Chilverton State School EDU   1956  
Chinchilla Christian School NSS 1/01/1983    
Chinchilla State High School EDU 29/01/1963    
Chinchilla State School EDU 22/01/1883    
Chinghee Creek State School EDU   31/12/1973  
Chisholm Catholic College NSS 1/01/1992    
Christ the King School (Deception Bay) NSS 31/01/1979    
Christ the King School (Graceville) NSS 24/01/1937    
Christian Brothers College (Bundaberg) NSS   31/12/1983  
Christian Brothers College (Gympie) NSS   1/01/1983  
Christian Family College(Gympie) NSS 1/02/1983 24/01/1988  
Christian Life College (Carbrook) NSS 5/02/1979 16/12/1993  
Christian Outreach College (Dalby) NSS 28/01/1984 18/09/1991  
Christian Outreach College (Mansfield) NSS 16/05/1978    
Christian Outreach College (Sunshine Coast) NSS 5/02/1979    
Christian Outreach College (Toowoomba) NSS 1/01/1982    
Churchill State School EDU 29/01/1923    
Cinnabar State School EDU   31/12/1971  
City International College NSS 10/09/1998 12/11/2003  
Clairvaux College NSS   28/01/1986  
Clairvaux Mackillop College (Upper Mount Gravatt) NSS 1/01/1965    
Clare State School EDU 19/07/1921    
Claremont Special School EDU 1/01/1986    
Clarendon State School EDU 23/01/1929    
Clarke Creek State School EDU 17/05/1971    
Clayfield College NSS 9/02/1931    
Clayton State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Clearview Special School EDU 1/01/1986 11/12/1987  
Clermont State High School EDU 29/01/1990    
Clermont State School EDU 27/08/1867    
Cleveland District State High School EDU 30/01/1962    
Cleveland Education and Training Centre EDU 9/02/2006   Change of name 09/02/2006. Formerly Cleveland School.
Cleveland School EDU 15/07/1994   Change of name 09/02/2006. Became Cleveland Education and Training Centre..
Cleveland State School EDU 27/04/1868    
Clifford Park Special School EDU 30/01/1990    
Clifton State High School EDU 24/01/1966    
Clifton State School EDU 11/12/1876 11/12/1876  
Cliftonville State School EDU 1916 1947  
Clinton State School EDU 29/01/1974    
Clintonvale State School EDU 22/07/1907 31/12/2001  
Clio District State School EDU 25/08/1969 2/12/1977  
Cloncurry State School EDU 19/03/1884    
Clontarf Beach State High School EDU 28/01/1964    
Clontarf Beach State School EDU 1/02/1950    
Clontarf State School EDU   1972  
Closeburn State School EDU   1967  
Clover Hill State School EDU 1/01/2004    
Cloyna State School EDU 20/02/1911    
Coal Creek State School EDU   1948  
Coalbank State School EDU   1961  
Coalstoun Lakes State School EDU 25/07/1910    
Cobba-da-mana School EDU 01/01/1912 1965  
Cobba-da-mana State School EDU 01/01/1912 1965  
Cockatoo Creek Provisional School EDU   1963  
Cockatoo State School EDU 23/01/1984 31/12/2000  
Coconut Island State School EDU 29/01/1985   Change of name 23/03/2005. Became Poruma State School
Coen Campus of the CYAAA EDU     Change of name 1/01/2012. Formally a campus of Western Cape College, Became a campus of Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy
Coen State School EDU 6/05/1895   Change of name 1/01/2010. Became campus of Western Cape College
Coles Creek State School EDU   1961  
Coleyville State School EDU   1964  
Colinton State School EDU   31/12/1969  
College View State School EDU   1958  
Collingwood Park State School EDU 28/01/1986    
Collinsville State High School EDU 28/01/1986    
Collinsville State School EDU 27/06/1921    
Columba Catholic College NSS 1/01/1998    
Columba Catholic College (Hodgkinson St Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Columba Catholic College (St Mary's Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Columboola State School EDU 20/07/1896 28/04/1978  
Comet State School EDU 23/10/1877    
Commissioners Flat State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Concordia College NSS 17/02/1946    
Concordia Primary School (Toowoomba) NSS 1/01/1964    
Condamine State School EDU 1/01/1863    
Coningsby State School EDU 12/11/1884    
Conondale State School EDU 30/09/1912    
Coochin Creek State School EDU   1962  
Cooeeimbardi State School EDU   1953  
Cooinda Special School EDU 1/01/1986 9/12/1988  
Cooktown Community High School NSS 1/01/1983 7/12/1984  
Cooktown State School EDU 25/01/1875    
Coolabine State Schoool EDU   1956  
Coolabunia State School EDU 16/06/1891    
Coolabunia West State School EDU 1904 1936  
Cooladdi State School EDU 25/01/1970 3/05/1974  
Coolangatta Special School EDU 1/01/1979   Change of name 1/07/2006. Became Currumbin Community Special School. Relocated from Coolangatta site.
Coolangatta State School EDU 10/02/1919    
Coolnwynpin State School EDU 23/01/1984    
Cooloola Christian College NSS 1/01/1992    
Cooloolabin State School EDU   1962  
Coolum Beach Christian College NSS 24/01/2004    
Coolum State High School EDU 29/01/1985    
Coolum State School EDU 2/04/1917    
Coombabah State High School EDU 28/01/1986    
Coombabah State School EDU 27/01/1981    
Coomboorian State School EDU   1967  
Coomera Anglican College NSS 27/01/1997    
Coomera Rivers State School EDU 01/01/2011   (Initial working name: New School - Coomera East SS)
Coomera Springs State School EDU 1/01/2008    
Coomera State School EDU 11/07/1873   Formerly Coomera Lower State School.
Coomera Upper State School EDU   1964  
Coominya State School EDU 17/09/1912    
Coondoo State School EDU   1968  
Coopers Plains State School EDU 27/01/1931   Change of name 1965. Formerly Orange Grove State School
Cooran State School EDU 21/07/1890    
Cooranga North State School EDU 2/02/1914 14/07/2003  
Cooroora Secondary College EDU 20/09/2000   Change of name 17/10/2007. Became Noosa District State High School - Pomona Campus
Cooroy State School EDU 18/01/1909    
Cooroy West State School EDU   1962  
Coorparoo Centre for Continuing Secondary Education EDU 1/01/1965    
Coorparoo Secondary College EDU     Change of name 01/01/1994. Formerly Coorparoo State High School.
Coorparoo State High School EDU 29/01/1963   Change of name 01/01/1994. Became Coorparoo Secondary College.
Coorparoo State Infants School EDU 29/08/1960 13/07/1987  
Coorparoo State School EDU 31/01/1876    
Coorumba State School EDU 28/01/1924 14/12/1979  
Cootharaba Road State School EDU   1965  
Cootharinga Special School EDU 1/01/1964 12/12/1986  
Coowonga State School EDU 9/08/1897    
Cooyar State School EDU 17/10/1905    
Coppabella State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Copperfield State School EDU 1/01/1875 24/06/1942  
Cordalba State School EDU 22/01/1894    
Cordelia State School EDU 13/04/1918 15/03/1993  
Coreen State School EDU   1951  
Corfield State School EDU 04/02/1957 15/12/1989 School closed 31/01/1975 and subsequently reopened 27/01/1976.
Corinda State High School EDU 25/01/1960    
Corinda State School EDU 2/06/1927    
Coringa State School EDU 3/11/1930 21/06/1996  
Corndale State School EDU   1959  
Corpus Christi College (Nundah) NSS 3/02/1964    
Cottonvale State School EDU 30/01/1958 31/12/2004 Mothballed 31/12/2004. Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 24/08/2005
Coulson State School EDU 3/10/1881 17/12/1993  
Cowley Lower State School EDU   1956  
Cracow State School EDU 12/06/1933 12/12/1997  
Craignish State School EDU   1961  
Craigslea State High School EDU 28/01/1975    
Craigslea State School EDU 24/01/1972    
Cranbrook State School EDU 27/01/1981    
Crawford State School EDU 28/03/1911   Opened as Logboy Provisonal School on 22/04/1902. Became Logboy State School in 1909.
Change of name and location 28/03/1911.
Crediton State School EDU   1968  
Crediton West State School EDU   1961  
Crescent Lagoon State School EDU 8/07/1896    
Cresley State School EDU   1961  
Cressbrook Lower State School EDU   1953  
Crestmead State School EDU 23/01/1984    
Cribb Island State School EDU 18/08/1919 14/12/1979  
Crohamhurst State School EDU   1960  
Crosshill State School EDU 1/08/1880 18/02/1940  
Crow's Nest State School EDU 12/03/1877    
Croydon State School EDU 7/07/1890    
Crystal Brook State School EDU   1967 School closed 1947 and subsequently reopened. School closed 1950 and subsequently reopened.
Cumonju State School EDU   1967  
Cunnamulla State School EDU 9/07/1877    
Curra State School EDU   1961  
Currajong State School EDU 28/06/1954    
Currimundi Special School EDU 23/01/1984    
Currimundi State School EDU 24/01/1977    
Currumbin Community Special School EDU     Change of name 1/07/2006. Formerly known as Coolangatta Special School. Relocated from Coolangatta site.
Currumbin State School EDU 29/01/1909    
Currumbin Valley State School EDU 21/09/1908    
Cushnie State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Cynthia State School EDU   1954  

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Last reviewed
16 August 2013
Last updated
15 November 2013