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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
Ma Ma Creek State School EDU 27/10/1880    
Mabel Park State High School EDU 23/01/1984    
Mabel Park State Infants School EDU 23/01/1978 12/12/1997  
Mabel Park State School EDU 29/01/1974    
Mabuiag Island State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Macalister State School EDU   4/05/1973  
MacGregor State High School EDU 28/01/1969    
MacGregor State School EDU 24/01/1972    
Machans Beach State School EDU 4/02/1952    
Machine Creek State School EDU 27/07/1911 10/07/1970  
Mackay Central State Infants School EDU   1968  
Mackay Central State School EDU 11/12/1871    
Mackay Centre for Continuing Secondary Education EDU 4/02/1991 27/01/2005  
Mackay Christian College NSS 1/02/1984    
Mackay District Special School EDU     Change of name 10/08/2002. Formerly Kewarra State Special School
Mackay North State High School EDU 28/01/1964    
Mackay North State School EDU 23/03/1915    
Mackay Northern Beaches State High School EDU 1/01/2013  
Mackay Special School EDU 29/08/1981 7/05/1997  
Mackay State High School EDU 5/02/1912   A Gateway* school.
Mackay West State Infants School EDU 31/01/1956 1/07/1994  
Mackay West State School EDU 11/02/1924    
MacKenzie River State School EDU 21/05/1973    
MacKenzie State Primary and Special School (Primary) EDU     Change of name 21/09/2012. Formerly known as Mount Petrie State School
MacKenzie State Primary and Special School (Special) EDU     Change of name 21/09/2012. Formerly known as Mount Gravatt Special School
MacKillop Catholic Primary School (Andergrove) NSS 1/01/1995    
MacKillop College NSS 1/01/1971 28/01/1986  
Mackinlay State School EDU   1953  
Macknade State School EDU 13/11/1893    
Maclagan North State School EDU   1962  
Maclagan State School EDU   1962  
Maclean State School EDU   1963  
MacLeay Island State School EDU 28/01/1986    
Macrossan State School EDU   1948  
Magnetic Island State School EDU     Formerly Nelly Bay State School.
Magnolia State School EDU 8/08/1917 31/12/1963  
Mahen Provisional School EDU   1948  
Mahrigong State School EDU 24/01/1966 11/12/1981  
Maida Hill State School EDU 9/09/1878 31/10/1913  
Maidavale State School EDU 27/04/1910    
Majors Creek State School EDU 9/02/1934 31/12/2009 Mothballed 31/12/2008.
Malakoff Road State School EDU 2/12/1913 1965  
Malanda State High School EDU 23/01/1961    
Malanda State School EDU 4/08/1913    
Malar State School EDU   1955  
Malbon State School EDU 07/11/1911 08/08/1969  
Maleny North State School EDU 22/07/1897 1953 Opened as Maleny Provisional School. Change of name 1913. Became Maleny North State School. Closed January 1914. Reopened 27 February 1922.
Maleny State High School EDU 27/01/1987    
Maleny State School EDU 22/04/1913   Opened as Maleny Township State School. Change of name 1915.
Malling State School EDU   6/08/1971  
Malokoff Road State School EDU   1965  
Malu Kiwai State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Mangalore State School EDU 30/01/1968 13/12/1974  
Mango Hill State School EDU 1/01/2012  
Manipouri State School EDU   1952  
Manly State School EDU 4/07/1910    
Manly West State School EDU 28/01/1958    
Mannuem Creek State School EDU 12/06/1911 9/12/1983  
Mansfield State High School EDU 29/01/1974    
Mansfield State School EDU 27/01/1970    
Manumbar Mill State School EDU   1968  
Manumbar State School EDU 28/07/1924 1947  
Many Peaks State School EDU 11/03/1909 29/06/1973  
Manyung State School EDU   1963  
Mapee State School EDU   1951  
Mapleton State School EDU 17/07/1899    
Mapoon State School EDU 30/01/1995   Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Mapoon State School. Became campus of Western Cape College - Mapoon
Marburg State School EDU 18/03/1879    
Mardale State School EDU 00/09/1935 13/03/1964 Change of name in 1952. Formerly Lawgi State School.
Mareeba State High School EDU 25/01/1960    
Mareeba State School EDU 28/08/1893    
Marian State School EDU 15/11/1886    
Marian Street Stanislaus College (North Rockhampton) NSS   31/01/1993  
Maridahdi Early Childhood Community School NSS 23/01/2006    
Marist Brothers College (Rosalie) NSS 28/01/1929    
Marist College (Ashgrove) NSS 29/01/1940    
Marist College (Emerald) NSS 1/01/1996    
Marist Junior School NSS   1/01/1981  
Marlborough State School EDU 26/07/1917    
Marmor State School EDU 6/11/1906    
Maroochy River State School EDU   1972  
Maroochydore State High School EDU 28/01/1964    
Maroochydore State School EDU 25/08/1921    
Maroon State School EDU 15/04/1891    
Maroondan State School EDU 25/08/1927    
Marsden State High School EDU 27/01/1987    
Marsden State School EDU 23/01/1978    
Marshall Road State School EDU 25/01/1960    
Martin Luther Primary School (Toowoomba) NSS 24/01/1977    
Mary Immaculate Primary School (Annerley) NSS 30/04/1917    
Mary Kathleen State School EDU 9/07/1956 24/06/1983  
Mary MacKillop Catholic Primary School (Birkdale) NSS 1/01/1997    
Mary MacKillop Catholic School NSS 26/01/2003    
Mary McConnel School NSS 28/01/2003    
Mary Valley State College EDU     Change of name 03/11/2002. Formerly Imbil State School
Maryborough Boys Grammar School NSS 05/09/1881   Change of name 28/01/1936. Became Maryborough State High and Intermediate School for Boys.
Maryborough Central State Infants School EDU 21/01/1878 12/12/1986  
Maryborough Central State School EDU 10/03/1862    
Maryborough Christian Academy NSS 1/02/1983    
Maryborough Girls Grammar School NSS 1883   Change of name 28/01/1936. Became Maryborough State High and Intermediate School for Girls.
Maryborough Special School EDU 1/01/1969    
Maryborough State High and Intermediate School for Boys EDU 28/01/1936   Change of name 04/02/1974. Became Maryborough State High School. School for Boys.
Maryborough State High and Intermediate for Girls EDU 28/01/1936   Change of name 04/02/1974. Became Maryborough State High School. School for Girls.
Maryborough State High School EDU 28/01/1936    
Maryborough West State School EDU 1/07/1886    
Maryfields Catholic Primary School (Kingston) NSS 9/02/1981 31/12/2004  
Marymount College (Burleigh Waters) NSS 30/01/1967    
Marymount Primary School (Burleigh Heads) NSS 30/01/1949    
Maryvale State School EDU 21/04/1913    
Mater Dei Parochial School (St John's Wood) NSS 30/01/1951    
Mater Dei Primary School (Toowoomba) NSS 10/09/1917    
Mater Hospital Special School EDU May 1977   Type change 6/04/2010. Now classified as a Special Purpose School (SPS)
Matthew Flinders Anglican College NSS 1/11/1989    
Maudsland State School EDU   1963  
Maxwelton State School EDU 15/11/1923 26/01/1989 School closed August 1926 an reopened July 1927. It closed 1955 and subsequently reopened.
Mayfield State School EDU 27/08/1956    
McDesme State School EDU   1965  
McDonnell Creek State School EDU 22/09/1913    
McDowall State School EDU 28/01/1975    
McIlwraith State School EDU 30/10/1934    
McKinlay State School EDU 5/07/1897 5/12/1986  
Mda Noosa Grammar School NSS 25/01/1988 31/12/1988  
Meandarra State School EDU 27/09/1915    
Meandu Creek State School EDU   1960  
Meerawa State School EDU 2/02/1931 15/12/1989  
Melbon State School EDU   1967  
Memerambi State School EDU 16/10/1905 31/12/2006 Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 23/10/2007
Mena Creek State School EDU 15/03/1920    
Mer State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Mercy College (Mackay) NSS 1/01/1987    
Meridan State College EDU 1/01/2006    
Merinda State School EDU 17/01/1898    
Meringandan State School EDU 24/01/1876    
Merlwood State School EDU   1967  
Merragallan State School EDU 14/07/1913 31/05/1935  
Merrimac State High School EDU 30/01/1979    
Merrimac State School EDU 25/07/1917    
Merryvale Provisional School EDU 10/09/1894 1904  
Merryvale State School EDU 15/05/1922 16/06/1961 School closed 1950 and subsequently reopened.
Mia Mia State School EDU   1967  
Miallo State School EDU 2/10/1911    
Miami State High School EDU 29/01/1963   A Gateway* school.
Miami State School EDU 30/01/1979    
Miclere Provisional School EDU   1954  
Middle Park State School EDU 27/01/1987    
Middle Ridge State School EDU 27/05/1884    
Middlemount Community School EDU     Change of name 01/01/2001. Formerly Middlemount State School. Amalgamated with Middlemount State High School to form Middlemount Community School
Middlemount State High School EDU 25/01/1988 31/12/2000 Amalgamated with Middlemount State School to form Middlemount Community School
Middlemount State School EDU 29/01/1980   Amalgamated with Middlemount State High School to form Middlemount Community School
Milbang State School EDU   1965  
Miles State High School EDU 30/01/1979    
Miles State School EDU 31/05/1880    
Milford State School EDU 12/04/1886 14/12/1984  
Millaa Millaa State School EDU 7/10/1918    
Millaroo State School EDU 19/07/1954    
Millbank State School EDU   1957  
Millchester State School EDU 21/09/1874    
Millmerran State School EDU 2/10/1882    
Millwood State School EDU   1965  
Milman State School EDU 11/08/1913    
Milora State School EDU   1962  
Milpera Special School EDU 1/01/1984 28/09/1998  
Milpera State High School EDU 28/09/1998    
Milton State School EDU 18/03/1889    
Minbeerwah State School EDU   1963  
Minbun State School EDU 30/01/1922 31/12/1974  
Minden State School EDU 23/09/1878    
Minerva School        
Mingela State School EDU 3/01/1882 31/12/2002  
Minimbah State School EDU 28/01/1997    
Mirani State High School EDU 23/01/1967    
Mirani State School EDU 18/01/1892    
Miriam Vale State School EDU 14/07/1897    
Mirriwinni State School EDU 16/10/1916   Change of name 9/07/2012. Formerly known as Miriwinni State School
Mission Beach State School EDU 27/01/1953    
Mistake Creek State School EDU 24/01/1983    
Mitchell State School EDU 1/04/1876    
Mitchelton Special School EDU 17/05/1971    
Mitchelton State High School EDU 23/01/1956    
Mitchelton State Infants School EDU 29/01/1952 1/01/1986  
Mitchelton State School EDU 9/10/1916    
Moffatdale State School EDU 1/11/1915    
Moggill State School EDU 18/02/1866    
Mondure State School EDU 25/01/1921 31/12/1998  
Monkami School NSS 1/01/1998 1/01/1999  
Monkland State School EDU 24/09/1884    
Monogorilby State School EDU 25/08/1936    
Mons State School EDU 7/02/1916 31/12/1974  
Monsildale State School EDU   1961  
Montessori School Limited NSS 1/01/1982    
Monto State High School EDU 28/01/1964    
Monto State School EDU 25/01/1926    
Montrose Special School EDU 1/01/1934 2/06/2000  
Montville State School EDU 2/10/1896    
Moodlu State School EDU   1947  
Mooga School EDU 01/01/1905 18/04/1937 School closed 29/01/1934-23/04/1935 and reopened.
Moogerah Dam Provisional School EDU   1961  
Moogerah State School EDU   1962  
Moola State School EDU 18/01/1904 15/12/1967  
Moolboolaman State School EDU   1957  
Mooloo State School EDU   1962  
Mooloolaba State School EDU 2/05/1933    
Mooloolah State School EDU 6/02/1894    
Moonford State School EDU 5/06/1934 10/12/1982  
Moonie State School EDU 14/05/1962    
Moonmera State School EDU   1950  
Moordale State School EDU   1964  
Moore Park State School EDU 1/01/2004   Students relocated from Welcome Creek State School
Moore State School EDU 1/12/1904 31/12/2006 Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 23/10/2007
Moorina State School EDU   1954  
Moorlands State School EDU 15/02/1886 31/10/1975  
Moorooka State Infants School EDU 27/01/1959 11/07/1983  
Moorooka State School EDU 28/01/1929    
Moran Group State School EDU   1952  
Moranbah East State School EDU 27/01/1981    
Moranbah State High School EDU 25/01/1976    
Moranbah State School EDU 1/01/1971    
Morayfield East State School EDU 29/01/1991    
Morayfield State High School EDU 27/01/1981    
Morayfield State School EDU 4/08/1873    
Moresby State School EDU 31/08/1915    
Moreton Bay Boys College NSS 24/02/2003    
Moreton Bay College (Wynnum) NSS 31/01/1901    
Moreton Downs State School EDU 27/01/1995    
Morningside State School EDU 28/05/1923    
Mornington Island State School EDU 28/01/1975    
Morton Vale State School EDU 9/03/1914 11/12/1981  
Morven State School EDU 24/09/1887    
Mossman State High School EDU 30/01/1973    
Mossman State School EDU 31/01/1898    
Mothar Mountain State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Mother of Good Counsel School (Cairns North) NSS 29/03/1936    
Mount Abundance State School EDU 20/08/1951 13/12/1985  
Mount Alford State School EDU 4/04/1888    
Mount Alvernia College (Kedron) NSS 1/02/1956    
Mount Appallan State School EDU   1953  
Mount Archer State School EDU 25/01/1982    
Mount Aunt State School EDU   1958  
Mount Beagle School EDU 21/02/1898 1915 Opened as half time school with Wangary School. Became a full-time school 06/04/1903. Became half-time school with Dargal School 1904. Became full-time school 1907.
Mount Beppo State School EDU   31/12/1972  
Mount Berryman State School EDU 25/05/1886 27/05/1977  
Mount Campbell State School EDU 26/10/1891 31/12/1978 School closed 13/03/1960 and subsequently reopened.
Mount Carbine State School EDU   1957  
Mount Carmel CBC NSS   1/01/1800  
Mount Carmel College (Charters Towers) NSS 14/04/1902 31/12/1997  
Mount Carmel College (Wynnum) NSS 1/01/1957 31/12/1992  
Mount Chalmers State School EDU 23/01/1901 31/12/2005 Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 31/12/2006
Mount Charlton State School EDU 4/03/1931 31/12/2010 Mothballed 31/12/2009. Mothballed prior to closure
Mount Coolon State School EDU 11/07/1921 1967 School closed 25/08/1950 - December 1961 and subsequently reopened 1962.
Mount Cotton State School EDU 30/10/1876   School closed in 1971 and subsequently reopened.
Mount Crosby State School EDU 30/01/1882    
Mount Emlyn State School EDU   1957  
Mount Forbes State School EDU   1948  
Mount Fox State School EDU 12/02/1938   School closed 31/12/1941. School reopened 28/07/1954. Closed 2/09/1955. Reopened 11/05/1959 and closed 6/07/1964 and subsequently reopened.
Mount Garnet State School EDU 22/01/1901    
Mount Gipps State School EDU   1954  
Mount Gordon State School EDU 1/01/1913 4/04/1985  
Mount Gravatt East State School EDU 29/08/1955    
Mount Gravatt Special School EDU 17/05/1971   Change of name 21/09/2012. Became MacKenzie State Primary and Special School (Special)
Mount Gravatt State High School EDU 25/01/1960    
Mount Gravatt State School EDU 29/06/1874    
Mount Gravatt West Special School EDU 28/07/1986   Change of name 1/01/2010. Became Nursery Road State Special School
Mount Harvey State School EDU 24/01/1921 31/10/1948  
Mount Isa Catholic High School NSS 1/01/1985    
Mount Isa Central State School EDU 27/07/1924    
Mount Isa Christian College NSS 27/01/1981    
Mount Isa School of the Air EDU 22/06/1964    
Mount Isa Special School EDU 1/01/1973    
Mount Isa State High School EDU 2/02/1953 31/12/2002 Amalgamation of Kalkadoon State High School and Mount Isa State High School to form Spinifex State College Precinct. Became the senior campus of the precinct.
Mount Jukes State School EDU   1967  
Mount Kent State School EDU   1959  
Mount Kilcoy State School EDU 18/01/1909    
Mount Larcom State School EDU 13/11/1882    
Mount Maria Junior Secondary College NSS 1/01/1970    
Mount Maria Senior College (Mitchelton) NSS 27/01/1978 31/12/2005  
Mount Marlow State School EDU   1954  
Mount Marrow State School EDU 4/11/1909    
Mount Mee State School EDU 20/02/1884    
Mount Molloy State School EDU 23/07/1906    
Mount Morgan Central State School EDU 16/05/1887    
Mount Morgan State High School EDU 22/01/1912    
Mount Mort State School EDU 18/01/1904 18/09/1959 School closed 1947-1948 and subsequently reopened.
Mount Mulligan State School EDU   1958  
Mount Murchison State School EDU 24/04/1935    
Mount Nebo State School EDU 16/02/1931   School closed from 31/12/1934-11/04/1939; 30/09/1940-23/10/1940; 18/08/1941-19/08/1946; 05/11/1948-21/06/1954.
Mount Ommaney Special School EDU 1/01/1992    
Mount Ossa State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Mount Pelion State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Mount Perry State School EDU 7/10/1871    
Mount Petrie State School EDU 31/03/1955   Change of name 21/09/2012. Became MacKenzie State Primary and Special School (Primary)
Mount Samson State School EDU 9/08/1880    
Mount Scoria State School EDU   1958  
Mount Sibley State School EDU   1953  
Mount St Bernard College (Herberton) NSS 1/02/1921    
Mount St Michael's College (Ashgrove) NSS 1/01/1929    
Mount Stanley Road State School EDU   1957  
Mount Steadman State School EDU   1953  
Mount Surprise State School EDU 12/02/1917    
Mount Sylvia State School EDU 13/04/1885    
Mount Tarampa State School EDU 23/07/1906    
Mount Tully Community School (Severnlea) NSS 23/02/1985 31/12/1994  
Mount Tyson State School EDU 18/04/1904    
Mount Warren Park State School EDU 27/01/1981    
Mount Whitestone State School EDU 22/03/1886    
Mountain Creek State High School EDU 27/01/1995    
Mountain Creek State School EDU 1/01/1994    
Mountain View State School EDU   1965  
Moura State High School EDU 25/01/1976    
Moura State School EDU 10/09/1940    
Mourilyan State School EDU 29/01/1908    
Mowbray River State School EDU   1961  
Mowbullan Provisional School EDU   1950  
Mt Barney State School EDU   1962  
Mt Beppo State School EDU   1972  
Mt Christian State School EDU   1968  
Mt Colliery State School EDU   1967  
Mt Dalrymple State School EDU   1963  
Mt Esk Pocket State School EDU   1967  
Mt Marcella State School EDU   1963  
Mt Marshall State School EDU   1965  
Mt Martin State School EDU   1961  
Mt Ossa State School EDU   1970  
Mt Pilton State School EDU   1970  
Mt Pleasant State School EDU   1965  
Mt Proserpine State School EDU   1963  
Mt Surround State School EDU   1968  
Mt Walker State School EDU   1967  
Muckadilla State School EDU 25/01/1886 31/12/2009 Mothballed 31/12/2008.
Mudgeeraba Creek State School EDU 29/01/1996    
Mudgeeraba Special School EDU 1/01/1981    
Mudgeeraba State School EDU 31/03/1892    
Mueller College (Rothwell) NSS 30/01/1990    
Muldu State School EDU   1966  
Mulgildie State School EDU 26/09/1927    
Mulgowie State School EDU 22/01/1877 12/12/1997  
Mullett Creek State School EDU   1963  
Munburra State School EDU   31/12/1971  
Mundingburra South Special School EDU 1/01/1981 12/12/1986  
Mundingburra Special School EDU 27/01/1987 31/12/2001 Amalgamation of Aitkenvale Special School and Mundingburra Special School to form Townsville Community Learning Centre
Mundingburra State School EDU 22/09/1884    
Mundoo State School EDU 5/08/1895    
Mundowran State School EDU 26/03/1913 1960  
Mundubbera State School EDU 7/11/1913    
Mungallala State School EDU 5/09/1904    
Mungar State School EDU 19/07/1875    
Mungindi State School EDU   1968  
Munna Creek State School EDU 26/05/1890 12/12/1986  
Murarrie State School EDU 2/07/1928    
Murgon Special School EDU   31/12/1980  
Murgon State High School EDU 27/01/1959    
Murgon State School EDU 24/02/1908    
Murphy's Creek State School EDU 3/10/1870    
Murray River Upper State School EDU 18/01/1904    
Murray's Bridge State School EDU 1/06/1937    
Murrumba State School EDU   1964  
Murrumba State Secondary College EDU 1/01/2012    
Musgrave Hill State School EDU 29/01/1963    
Mutarnee State School EDU 17/05/1920    
Mutchilba State School EDU 21/08/1939    
Mutdapilly State School EDU 27/04/1874    
Muttaburra State School EDU 18/02/1884    
Myrtletown State School EDU   19/02/1971  

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