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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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D-F

Name of school Type Opening date Closing date Notes
Daandine State School EDU   1968  
Dagun State School EDU 16/06/1924    
Daintree (No. 2) Half Time Provisional School EDU 1899 12/02/1904 School closed 27/04/1900 and reopened 19/05/1902
Daintree (No.1) Half Time Provisional School EDU 1899 12/02/1904 School closed 1900 and subsequently reopened.
Daintree State School EDU 1/07/1924    
Dajarra State School EDU 23/02/1920    
Dakabin State High School EDU 23/01/1978    
Dakabin State School EDU 28/01/1992    
Dalbeg State School EDU 4/07/1955 31/12/1999  
Dalby Christian School NSS 1/02/1981    
Dalby South State School EDU 29/03/1965    
Dalby State High School EDU 2/02/1954    
Dalby State School EDU 1/06/1861    
Dalcouth State School EDU   1964  
Dallarnil State School EDU 26/02/1901    
Dalma State School EDU 25/02/1901 30/01/2006 Mothballed 30/01/2006. Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 31/12/2006
Dalrymple Creek Provisional School EDU 15/06/1887 09/10/1944 Change of name 1907. Became Forest Plains State School. Change of name 1914. Became Berat State School.
Dalrymple Heights Provisional School EDU 08/06/1937 13/09/1959  
Dalveen State School EDU 12/08/1878    
Danderoo State School EDU   1964  
Daradgee State School EDU 10/07/1911 14/12/1984  
Dargal School EDU 06/03/1900 20/02/1933 A half-time school with Mount Beagle School 1904-1907
Darling Downs Christian School NSS 9/03/1942    
Darling Heights State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Darling Point Special School EDU 24/10/1958    
Darlington State School EDU 17/11/1890    
Darnley Island State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Darr Creek State School EDU   1961  
Darra State School EDU 1/06/1916    
Darra-Jindalee Catholic School NSS 5/04/1937    
Dauan Island State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Dayboro State School EDU 18/05/1874    
Daymar State School EDU 11/03/1946 9/12/1983  
De La Salle College (Scarborough) NSS 1/02/1955 31/12/1994  
Deception Bay Flexible Learning Centre NSS 23/01/2006    
Deception Bay North State School EDU 30/01/1979    
Deception Bay State High School EDU 1/01/1992    
Deception Bay State School EDU 18/10/1892    
Degilbo State School EDU 5/03/1894 5/06/2008 Mothballed 31/12/2007. Mothballed prior to closure
Delaneys Creek State School EDU 5/09/1892    
Denison State School EDU 28/01/1997    
Depot Hill State School EDU 14/09/1920    
Derri Derra State School EDU   6/08/1971  
Deuchar State School EDU   1967  
Devereaux Creek State school EDU   28/08/1970  
Devon Park State School EDU   1963  
Diamantina State School EDU   1963  
Dianne State School EDU 27/01/1980 24/09/1982  
Didcot State School EDU   1967  
Diddillibah State School EDU   1962  
Dimbulah State School EDU 28/09/1914    
Dingo State School EDU 29/05/1876    
Dinmore State School EDU 19/01/1891 31/12/2009  
Dirranbandi State School EDU 9/06/1902   Change of name 3/12/2008. Became Dirranbandi State School
Dirranbandi P-10 State School EDU     Change of name 3/12/2008. Formerly known as Dirranbandi State School
Dittmer Provisional School EDU   1950 School closed 1947 and subsequently reopened.
Djuan State School EDU   1969  
Dobbyn State School EDU   1955  
Doctor's Creek State School EDU   1964  
Domestic Science High School EDU 9/01/1950 31/12/1962  
Don Delta State School EDU   1964  
Don River State School EDU 21/08/1916 05/06/1964 School closed 25/01/1932. School reopened 1933-1951. School closed 1952-1957. School reopened in 1958.
Doolbi State School EDU   1953  
Doomadgee State School EDU 1/01/1933   Included Gregory Educational Facility campus from 1/01/2003 to 31/12/2012
Doonan State School EDU   1954  
Douglas State School EDU   1959  
Downfall Creek State School EDU   1962  
Downlands Sacred Heart College (Toowoomba) NSS 1/03/1931    
Downsfield State School EDU 02/12/1918 29/08/1966 School closed 22/08/1937-10/04/1938. School reopened 11/04/1938-01/10/1939. School closed 01/10/1939-02/11/1941. School reopened 03/11/1941-17/08/1952. School reopened 07/03/1955.
Dows Creek State School EDU 17/04/1895 31/12/2009 Mothballed 31/12/2008
Drayton State School EDU 16/08/1851    
Drillham State School EDU 28/08/1899    
Drinan State School EDU   1963  
Drummer's Creek State School EDU   1959  
Duaringa State School EDU 3/06/1879    
Duchess State School EDU 17/07/1911 10/06/1983  
Duckinwilla Creek State School EDU   1953  
Ducklo State School EDU   1963  
Dulacca North State School EDU   1953  
Dulacca South State School EDU 5/05/1925 1947  
Dulacca State School EDU 1/03/1909    
Dulong State School EDU   1967  
Dumbleton State School EDU   1949  
Dundowran State School EDU   1960  
Dundula State School EDU 28/08/1922    
Dunellan Provisional School EDU 30/07/1890   Became a State School in 1892. Name changed to Greenslopes on 14/07/1923.
Dunkeld State School EDU 25/01/1965    
Dunwich State School EDU 18/08/1904   Type change 22/08/2012. Closure of secondary schooling component (formerly up to year 10).
Durack State School EDU     Change of name 01/01/2001. Formerly Serviceton State School.
Durong South State School EDU 24/05/1925    
Dutton Park Special School EDU 28/01/1936 16/12/1994  
Dutton Park State School EDU 1/09/1884    
Dutton River State School EDU 1/01/1972 6/06/1977  
Dysart State High School EDU 25/01/1982    
Dysart State School EDU 21/05/1973    
Eagle Junction State School EDU 8/07/1895    
Eagleby Learning Centre/ Centre for Continuing Secondary Education EDU 1/01/1992    
Eagleby South State School EDU 23/01/1978    
Eagleby State School EDU 1906   School closed 10/07/1966 and reopened 25/01/1988.
Earlsfield State School EDU   1958  
Earnshaw State College EDU 1/01/2003   Amalgamation of Banyo State High School and Nudgee State School to form Earnshaw State College
East Barron State School EDU   1964  
East Brisbane State School EDU 10/07/1899    
East End State School EDU 1915 31/12/1963  
East Felton State School EDU   1967  
East Funnell State School EDU   1963  
Eatons Hill State School EDU 22/01/1998    
Ebenezer State School EDU   1957  
Eden Lassie State School EDU   1963 School closed 1950 and subsequently reopened.
Edens Landing State School EDU 28/01/1997    
Edge Hill State School EDU 5/02/1940    
Edgefield State School EDU   1960  
Edungalba State School EDU 26/04/1915 4/02/1974  
Eerwah Vale State School EDU   1963  
Ehlma State School EDU   1965  
Eidsvold State School EDU 1/04/1889    
Eight Mile Plains Special School EDU 25/08/1980 31/12/1997  
Eight Mile Plains State School EDU 7/06/1869    
Eimeo Road State School EDU 5/02/1934    
Einasleigh State School EDU   1955  
El Arish State School EDU 13/05/1922    
El Shaddai Christian Academy NSS 1/01/1980 1/01/1983  
Elaman Creek State School EDU   1960  
Elanora State High School EDU 29/01/1990    
Elanora State School EDU 24/01/1983    
Elaroo Provisional School EDU   1950  
Elaroo State School EDU   1969  
Electra State School EDU 12/10/1892 18/03/1966 School closed 01/04/1918-02/08/1936. School reopened 03/08/1936-18/09/1950. School closed and reopened 27/01/1953.
Elgin Vale State School EDU 24/01/1927 10/08/1979  
Elimbah State School EDU 3/11/1915    
Ellangowan State School EDU 12/08/1885 31/12/1967 School closed 01/07/1917-09/02/1927. School reopened 10/02/1927 and closed 22/09/1952. School reopened 28/01/1958.
Ellesmere State School EDU   1961  
Ellinjaa Road State School EDU   1949  
Elliott Heads State School EDU 22/07/1912    
Elphinstone State School EDU   1963  
Elvill State School EDU 31/10/1910   Change of name 1916. Became Southbrook Central State School.
Emerald Christian College NSS 1/01/2001    
Emerald Creek State School EDU   1957  
Emerald Educational College NSS 1/01/2001    
Emerald North State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Emerald State High School EDU 28/01/1969    
Emerald State School EDU 1/10/1879    
Emmanuel Catholic School, Mount Pleasant NSS 1/01/1996    
Emmanuel College (Carrara) NSS 30/01/1985    
Emmanuel College (Manunda) NSS 29/01/1986    
Emmanuel College (Mt Pleasant, Mackay) NSS 24/01/1983 31/12/1995  
Emmaus College (Jimboomba) NSS 26/09/2001    
Emmaus College (North Rockhampton) NSS 1/02/1983    
Emmaus College (Yaamba Road Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Emu Creek State School EDU 31/05/1875    
Emu Creek Upper State School EDU   1958 School closed 1955 and subsequently reopened.
Emu Park State School EDU 3/02/1890    
Emu Vale State School EDU 1/02/1876 31/12/2003  
Endeavour Special School EDU 1/01/1986 9/12/1988  
Endeavour Training Farm EDU 1/01/1974 30/04/1976  
Enoggera State School EDU 4/09/1871    
Enterprise State School EDU   1966  
Erin Hill State School EDU   1957  
Eromanga State School EDU 5/07/1897   School closed 1908-1910 and subsequently reopened. School closed 28/02/1911-23/10/1917. School closed 1919 and subsequently reopened. School closed 22/03/1936 and reopened 28/05/1956. It closed 11/12/1981 and reopened 29/01/1990
Esk State School EDU 1/11/1875    
Etna Creek State School EDU   1950  
Eton North State School EDU 5/08/1895   Change of name 05/03/2010. Became North Eton State School.
Eton State School EDU 20/08/1883    
Etowri State School EDU   1953  
Eubenangee State School EDU 1/09/1921 1/12/1971  
Eubenanger State School EDU 1960s 30/04/1971  
Eudlo State School EDU 6/09/1897    
Eukey State School EDU   1964  
Eulo State School EDU 7/05/1888    
Euluma Creek State School EDU   1951  
Eumamurrin School EDU      
Eumundi State School EDU 23/01/1893    
Eungella State School EDU 31/01/1928    
Euramo State School EDU 15/09/1927 31/12/1974  
Euthulla School EDU 14/02/1927 30/04/1931  
Evergreen State School EDU 17/06/1895 13/12/1996  
Everton Park State High School EDU 23/01/1961    
Everton Park State School EDU 18/06/1934    
Evesham State School EDU 23/01/1967 31/12/2010 Mothballed 31/12/2009. Mothballed prior to closure.
Fairdale State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Fairholme College (Toowoomba) NSS 1/07/1917    
Fairney View State School EDU   1967  
Fairview Heights State School EDU 27/01/1995    
Fairyland West State School EDU 1/05/1941 12/12/1980  
Fairymead State School EDU 18/07/1893 9/12/1983  
Faith Baptist Christian School (Gladstone) NSS 1/01/1998    
Faith Lutheran College - Redlands (Beveridge Road Campus) NSS 28/01/2003    
Faith Lutheran College (Plainland) NSS 1/01/1999    
Faith Lutheran Primary School NSS 24/01/1982    
Farleigh State School EDU 1/03/1909    
Farnborough State School EDU 15/06/1903    
Fassifern State School EDU   1958  
Fassifern Valley State School EDU   1958  
Federal State School EDU 14/02/1910    
Felton South State School EDU   1952  
Feluga State School EDU 7/02/1927    
Fernlees State School EDU   1953  
Fernvale State School EDU 11/05/1874    
Ferny Grove State High School EDU 29/01/1980    
Ferny Grove State School EDU 16/08/1875    
Ferny Hills State School EDU 27/01/1970    
Ferry Hills State School EDU   1956  
Fig Tree Pocket State School EDU 4/09/1871    
Finch Hatton State School EDU 5/07/1909    
Fitzgerald State School EDU 30/01/1979    
Five Mile Water Provisional School EDU      
Flaggy Rock Creek State School EDU 11/10/1916 13/12/1996  
Flagstone Creek State School EDU 18/01/1886    
Flagstone State Community College EDU 1/01/2002    
Flagstone State School EDU 22/01/1998    
Flaxton State School EDU   1967  
Floriana State School EDU 23/06/1931 1954  
Flying Fish Point State School EDU 23/01/1899    
Flying Fox State School EDU   1962  
Fontainebleau State School EDU   1964  
Fontlea State School EDU   1957  
Forbes Creek State School EDU   1960  
Fordsdale State School EDU   1967  
Forest Hill State School EDU 23/01/1893    
Forest Lake College NSS 1/01/1994    
Forest Lake College (Alpine Place Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Forest Lake State High School EDU 1/01/2001    
Forest Lake State School EDU 1/01/1994    
Forest Plains State School EDU 15/06/1887 09/10/1944 Formerly Dalrymple Creek Provisional School. Became Forest Plains State School 1907. Change of name 1914. Became Berat State School.
Forest Station State School EDU   1965  
Foresthome State School EDU 26/11/1935 15/03/1993  
Formartin State School EDU 4/10/1948 9/12/1988  
Forrest Beach State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Forsayth State School EDU 1/06/1963    
Fortitude Valley Infant's School EDU   1951  
Fortitude Valley Opportunity School EDU   1961  
Fortitude Valley State School EDU 1/10/1861    
Fortune's Crossing School EDU June-July 1912 28/01/1929  
Foxdale State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Franklyn Vale Provisional School EDU 05/03/1906 1915  
Fraser Coast Anglican College NSS 1/01/1995    
Frawley College (Scarborough) NSS 1/01/1970 31/12/1994  
Frazerview State School EDU 25/11/1915 12/12/1975  
Freestone State School EDU 1/08/1870    
Freestone Upper State School EDU   1964  
Frenchville State School EDU 22/11/1900    
Freshwater State School EDU 20/08/1896    
Friezland State School EDU 11/03/1901 1932 Change of name 18 March 1920. Became Kuridala State School.
Fulham State School EDU   1953  

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