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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
Jackson State School EDU 18/01/1892 9/12/1983  
Jacobs Well State School EDU   3/05/1974  
Jaggan State School EDU 2/04/1918 1965  
Jambin State School EDU 11/02/1929    
Jamboree Heights State School EDU 29/01/1974    
James Nash State High School EDU 24/01/1977    
Jandowae Prep-10 State School EDU     Change of name 30/09/2008. Formerly known as Jandowae State School
Jandowae State School EDU 28/03/1887   Change of name 30/09/2008. Became Jandowae State School
Jarail Creek State School EDU 1/09/1925 28/04/1978  
Jarvisfield State School EDU 29/03/1915    
Jericho State School EDU 20/02/1888    
Jessica Point State School EDU 31/07/1967   Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Jessica Point State School. Became campus of Western Cape College- Napranum
Jimboomba State School EDU 12/05/1890    
Jimbour State School EDU 9/09/1873    
Jimna State School EDU 2/06/1913 31/12/2009 Mothballed 31/12/2006
Jindalee State School EDU 24/01/1966    
Jingarry State School EDU   1963  
Jinghi Lower State School EDU   1960  
Jinghi Valley State School EDU   1967  
Jinibara State School EDU 29/01/1996    
John Oxley College NSS 20/08/1996    
John Oxley School EDU 15/07/1994 30/03/2001 Amalgamation of John Oxley School and Sir Leslie Wilson School to form Brisbane Youth Detention Centre School
John Paul College (Daisy Hill) NSS 26/01/1982    
Johnstown West State School EDU   1967  
Jondaryan State School EDU 12/02/1872    
Jondowaie Creek Provisional School EDU January 1902 1921 Change of name 1903. Became Yee-Am State School.
Jones Gully State School EDU   1955  
Jones Hill State School EDU 29/01/1902    
Jooro State School EDU   1963  
Joskeleigh State School EDU 28/10/1913 29/04/1985  
Jubilee Christian College (Atherton) NSS 1/07/1984    
Jubilee Primary School NSS 1/01/2001    
Jubilee Vale State School EDU   1951  
Julatten State School EDU 1/01/1923    
Julia Creek State School EDU 30/08/1911    
Julius Dam State School EDU   18/06/1976  
Junction Park State School EDU 30/04/1888    
Junction State Infants School EDU 1/07/1948 31/12/1974  
Junction View State School EDU 18/09/1922 31/12/2010 Mothballed 31/12/2008. Mothballed prior to closure
Jundah State School EDU 30/04/1900    
Kaimkillenbun State School EDU 1/11/1909    
Kairi State School EDU 24/07/1911    
Kajabbi State School EDU 15/09/1919 08/08/1975  
Kalamia State School EDU 18/07/1928    
Kalangara State School EDU   1963  
Kalapa State School EDU 8/06/1915 13/12/1996  
Kalbar State School EDU 3/02/1879 1962  
Kalkadoon State High School EDU 24/01/1977 31/12/2002 Amalgamation of Kalkadoon State High School and Mount Isa State High School to form Spinifex State College Precinct. Became junior campus of the precinct.
Kalkie State School EDU 11/02/1878    
Kallangur State School EDU 9/06/1930    
Kalpowar State School EDU 9/05/1923 5/12/1997  
Kandanga Creek State School EDU 23/04/1900 31/12/2010 Mothballed 31/12/2009. Mothballed prior to closure
Kandanga State School EDU 23/09/1915    
Kangaroo Point State School EDU   1965  
Kanigan State School EDU   1959  
Kapaldo State School EDU 1/10/1929 1947  
Karalee State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Karara State School EDU 20/07/1908    
Kariboe Creek State School EDU   1963  
Karrabin State School EDU   1958  
Karumba State School EDU 16/09/1968    
Katherine Creek State School EDU 30/01/1968 14/12/1979  
Kawana Waters Junior Campus EDU     Change of name 3/03/2006. Formerly known as Kawana-Bokarina Junior Campus
Kawana Waters Senior Campus EDU     Change of name 3/03/2006. Formerly known as Kawana-Bokarina Senior Campus
Kawana Waters State College EDU     Change of name 03/03/2006. Formerly Kawana-Bokarina State College.
Kawana Waters State High School EDU 28/01/1986   Change of name 31/12/2005. Became Kawana-Bokarina Senior Campus (part of Kawana-Bokarina State College)
Kawana-Bokarina Junior Campus EDU     Change of name 31/12/2005. Formerly known as Bokarina State School. Became campus of Kawana-Bokarina State College
Kawana-Bokarina Senior Campus EDU     Change of name 31/12/2005. Formerly known as Kawana Waters State High School. Became campus of Kawana-Bokarina State College
Kawana-Bokarina State College EDU 1/01/2006   Amalgamation of Kawana Waters State High School and Bokarina State School to form Kawana-Bokarina State College. Change of name 03/03/2006. Became Kawana Waters State College.
Kawungan State School EDU 29/01/1991    
Kedron State High School EDU 23/01/1956    
Kedron State School EDU 1/10/1926    
Keebra Park Special School EDU 24/01/1983 13/12/1991  
Keebra Park State High School EDU 30/01/1973    
Kelsey Creek State School EDU   1963  
Kelso State School EDU 28/01/1986    
Kelvin Grove State College EDU 1/01/2002   Amalgamation of Kelvin Grove State School and Kelvin Grove State High School to form Kelvin Grove State College
Kelvin Grove State High School EDU 23/01/1961 31/12/2001 Amalgamation of Kelvin Grove State School and Kelvin Grove State High School to form Kelvin Grove State College
Kelvin Grove State Infants School EDU   1961  
Kelvin Grove State School EDU 28/06/1875 31/12/2001 Amalgamation of Kelvin Grove State School and Kelvin Grove State High School to form Kelvin Grove State College
Kenilworth Lower State School EDU 22/01/1900 03/07/1959 School opened as Kenilworth Provisional School. Change of name 01/01/1909. Became a State School. Change of name 19/09/1928. Became Kenilworth Lower State School.
Kenilworth State Community College EDU     Change of name 06/03/2003. Formerly Kenilworth State School. Type change 31/12/2008. Closure of secondary schooling component (formerly up to year 10)
Kenilworth State School EDU 21/10/1924   School opened as Provisional School Kenilworth Township. Became a State School on 01/10/1926. Change of name 15/05/1939. Became Kenilworth State School. Change of name 06/03/2003. Became Kenilworth State Community College.
Kenmore South State School EDU 23/01/1967    
Kenmore State High School EDU 1/02/1972    
Kenmore State School EDU 9/07/1900    
Kennedy State School EDU 14/03/1927    
Kentville State School EDU 7/10/1907    
Kepnock State High School EDU 28/01/1964    
Keppel Sands State School EDU 20/03/1893    
Kewarra State Special School EDU 21/02/1987 10/02/2002 Change of name 10/08/2002. Became Mackay District Special School
Keysland State School EDU 11/05/1915 31/12/1974  
Kia-Ora State School EDU 20/07/1921    
Kidaman Creek State School EDU   1959  
Kidston State School EDU   1955  
Kiel's Mountain State School EDU   1962  
Kilbirnie State School EDU   1961  
Kilcoy State High School EDU 1/02/1972    
Kilcoy State School EDU 15/08/1892    
Kilcummin State School EDU 2/02/1959    
Kilkivan State School EDU 6/03/1876    
Killarney P-10 State School EDU     Change of name 14/08/201. Formerly known as Killarney State School
Killarney State School EDU 17/08/1874   Change of name 14/08/201. Became Killarney State School
Kimberley College NSS 1/01/2000    
Kimberley Park State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Kin Kin Junction State School EDU 26/05/1909 18/08/1981  
Kin Kin State School EDU 18/10/1916    
Kin Kora State School EDU 9/10/1981    
Kincora State School EDU   1963  
Kindon State School EDU 29/01/1963    
Kingaroy Christian College NSS 24/04/1984 6/05/1999  
Kingaroy State High School EDU 28/01/1958    
Kingaroy State School EDU 20/01/1902    
King's Christian College NSS 1/02/1980    
Kingsthorpe State School EDU 10/07/1911    
Kingston Centre for Continuing Secondary Education EDU 4/02/1991    
Kingston College EDU 24/01/1977   Change of name 01/11/1999. Formerly Kingston State High School
Kingston State High School EDU     Change of name 01/11/1999. Became Kingston College
Kingston State Infants School EDU 27/01/1976 17/12/1993  
Kingston State School EDU 8/07/1912    
Kinleymore State School EDU   31/12/1969  
Kioma State School EDU 9/11/1959   Originally mothballed 31/12/2009 due to lack of enrolments. School reopened 01/01/2011
Kippa-Ring State School EDU 25/01/1960    
Kirwan State High School EDU 30/01/1979    
Kirwan State School EDU 24/01/1977    
Kleinton State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Kobble Creek State School EDU   1954  
Kogan State School EDU 4/10/1897    
Kokotungo State School EDU   1969  
Kolan North State School EDU 29/07/1901 9/12/1988 School closed in 1954 and subsequently reopened.
Kolan South State School EDU 29/07/1878    
Kolbe College (Petrie) NSS 1/01/1987    
Komine School EDU 1920 1936 Change of name 1924. Formerly Barramundi Tent School.
Kooingal State School EDU   1956  
Koolamarra State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Koombooloomba State School EDU   1963  
Koondai Creek State School EDU   1958  
Kooralgin State School EDU   1963  
Kooroongarra State School EDU   1967  
Koumala State School EDU 22/08/1922    
Kowanyama State School EDU 1/01/1904    
Kragra State School EDU 18/07/1955 31/12/1974  
Kruger State School EDU 23/01/1978    
Kubin State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Kulara State School EDU 1912 1958 Change of name 1911. Formerly Boar Pocket State School.
Kulpi State School EDU 9/08/1915    
Kuluin State School EDU 27/01/1987    
Kumbia State School EDU 2/02/1914    
Kungurrie State School EDU   1963  
Kupunn State School EDU   1963  
Kuraby Special School EDU 24/01/1978    
Kuraby State School EDU 2/07/1928    
Kuranda District State College EDU 1/01/2007   Amalgamation of Kuranda District SS and Kuranda SHS to form Kuranda District State College
Kuranda District State School EDU   31/12/2006 Change of name 08/07/2002. Formerly Kuranda State School. Amalgamation of Kuranda District SS and Kuranda SHS to form Kuranda District State College
Kuranda State High School EDU 22/01/1998 31/12/2006 Amalgamation of Kuranda District SS and Kuranda SHS to form Kuranda District State College
Kuranda State School EDU 24/10/1892   Change of name 08/07/2002. Became Kuranda District State School
Kureelpa State School EDU   1967  
Kureen State School EDU 1912 1958  
Kuridala State School EDU 11/03/1901 1932 Formerly Friezland State School. Became Kuridala State School 18 March 1920.
Kurumbul State School EDU 31/07/1944 16/04/1976  
Kurwongbah State School EDU 28/01/1986    
Kybong State School EDU   1960  
Kynuna State School EDU 12/06/1899 31/12/1992  
Labrador State School EDU 24/01/1921    
Lacey's Creek State School EDU   1963  
Lagoon Pocket State School EDU   3/07/1970  
Laidlaw State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Laidley Central State School EDU 9/03/1908 12/12/1998  
Laidley District State School EDU 1/01/1999    
Laidley North State School EDU 1/04/1889 12/12/1998  
Laidley South State School EDU 1/04/1864 9/12/1983  
Laidley State High School EDU 29/01/1985    
Lake Barrine State School EDU 1920 1949 Change of name 1935. Formerly Lakebank State School.
Lake Clarendon State School EDU 9/06/1902    
Lake Euramoo State School EDU   1958  
Lake Julius State School EDU 2/07/1973 18/06/1976  
Lake Pleasant State School EDU   1964  
Lakebank State School EDU 1920 1949 Change of name 1935. Became Lake Barrine State School.
Lakeland State School EDU 23/08/1969    
Lakes Creek State School EDU 1/10/1872    
Lakeside State School EDU   1948  
Landsborough State School EDU 29/09/1879    
Langlands State School EDU   1962  
Langly Flat State School EDU 5/09/1927 1947  
Langmorn Creek Crossing State School EDU 20/10/1915 15/02/1916  
Langmorn State School EDU 30/01/1928 11/05/1962 School closed 29/08/1941. School reopened 03/07/1944.
Langshaw State School EDU   1962  
Lannercost State School EDU   1962  
Laravale State School EDU 20/02/1900 31/12/2010 Mothballed 31/12/2007. Mothballed prior to closure.
Lark Hill State School EDU   1967  
Laura State School EDU 19/03/1889    
Laurinel State School EDU 23/01/1984 11/12/1987  
Lavelle State School EDU   1957  
Lawgi State School EDU 00/09/1935 13/03/1964 Lawgi State School closed and reopened 21/03/1947. Change of name 1952. Became Mardale State School.
Lawnton State School EDU 1/01/1967    
Left Hand Branch State School EDU   1967  
Leichhardt State School EDU 1/08/1956    
Leichhardt Ward Boys State School EDU 10/07/1905 12/12/1986 School amalgamated with The Hall Girls and Infants State School from 1 January 1987. Became The Hall State School.
Letherbrook State School EDU   1964  
Lever Estate State School EDU   1967  
Leyburn State School EDU 13/01/1862    
Limestone Ridges State School EDU 1/02/1875 3/05/1974  
Limevale State School EDU   1963  
Lindum State School EDU 25/01/1954 31/12/2010 Amalgamation of Lindum, Wynnum North and Wynnum Central State Schools to become Wynnum State School.
Linthorpe State School EDU   1960  
Linville State School EDU 11/11/1901    
Little Mulgrave State School EDU   1964  
Littlemore West State School EDU   1954  
Living Faith Lutheran Primary School NSS 11/04/2001    
Livingstone Christian College NSS 1/01/2002    
Loch Lomond State School EDU 23/11/1903 13/02/1976  
Lochington State School EDU 23/01/1961   School closed 14/12/1979 and reopened 29/01/1991. Formerly Lockington State School.
Lockhart State School EDU 1/01/1924    
Lockrose State School EDU 20/03/1905    
Lockyer District State High School EDU 23/01/1961    
Lockyer Upper State School EDU   1968  
Logan City Special School EDU 1/01/1972    
Logan Reserve State School EDU 1/01/1868    
Logan Village State School EDU 1/03/1872    
Logan West Christian School NSS 1/01/1992 1/01/1992  
Loganholme State School EDU 24/05/1873    
Loganlea State High School EDU 27/01/1981    
Logboy Provisional School EDU 22/04/1902   Became Logboy State School in 1909. School held at Logboy until December 1910.

Change of name and location 28/03/1911. Became Crawford State School.
Logyard State School EDU   1959  
Long Pocket State School EDU 26/07/1915 14/02/1994  
Longreach School of Distance Education EDU 27/01/1987    
Longreach State High School EDU 24/01/1966    
Longreach State School EDU 22/05/1893    
Loreto College (Coorparoo) NSS 26/01/1928    
Lorraine State School EDU 27/04/1981 15/12/1995  
Lota State School EDU 29/01/1952    
Lourdes Hill College (Hawthorne) NSS 1/01/1916    
Lower Gregory State School EDU   1962  
Lower Tully State School EDU 15/02/1932    
Lowmead State School EDU 20/05/1908   School closed 12/12/1975 and subsequently reopened 23/01/1978.
Lowood State High School EDU 24/01/1983    
Lowood State School EDU 29/06/1881    
Loyola College NSS 31/12/1900 31/12/1984  
Lucinda Point State School EDU 27/02/1896 31/12/2008 Mothballed 4/11/2008
Lucky Downs Provisional School EDU   1961  
Lundavra State School EDU 3/02/1964    
Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School NSS 23/01/2006    
Lyndhurst Provisional School EDU   1959  
Lyra State School EDU   1966  

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