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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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U-W

Name of school Type Opening date Closing date Notes
Ubobo State School EDU 23/03/1927    
Ulam Upper State School EDU   1961  
Ulimaroa State School EDU   1967  
Umbiram State School EDU 18/05/1908 12/12/1975  
Undurba State School EDU 23/01/1978    
Unity College NSS 24/01/2006    
Upper Barron State School EDU 31/01/1911 31/12/2009 Mothballed. 31/12/2008
Upper Brookfield State School EDU 22/02/1916    
Upper Coomera State College EDU 1/01/2003    
Upper Don State School EDU   1952  
Upper Forest Springs State School EDU   1961  
Upper Injune Oakey Creek School EDU      
Upper Mount Gravatt State School EDU 1/10/1929    
Urandangi State School EDU 11/04/1994    
Urangan Point State School EDU 9/10/1916    
Urangan State High School EDU 1/01/1992    
Vale View State School EDU 2/03/1931    
Valentine Plains State School EDU   1967  
Valkyrie State School EDU 9/01/1974    
Varsity College EDU 1/01/2001    
Ventnor State School EDU   1960  
Veresdale Scrub State School EDU 25/04/1899    
Verrierdale State School EDU   1963  
Victoria Hill State School EDU   1963  
Victoria Park State Infants School EDU 27/01/1970 16/12/1994  
Victoria Park State School EDU 1/07/1926    
Victoria Plantation State School EDU 28/02/1894    
Victoria Point State High School EDU 28/01/1997    
Victoria Point State School EDU 13/11/1877    
Victory College NSS 1/01/1980    
Victory Provisional School EDU   1948  
Vienna Woods State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Villanova College (Coorparoo) NSS 2/02/1954    
Villeneuve State School EDU   1960  
Vincent State School EDU 30/01/1968    
Virginia State School EDU 2/02/1920    
Vision Christian School (Booval) NSS 25/01/1982 31/12/1992  
Wacol East School for New Australians EDU   1963  
Wadja Wadja Aboriginal & Islander Education Centre NSS 16/07/1991    
Wagoora State School EDU   1963  
Wahpunga State School EDU   1967  
Walkamin State School EDU 19/05/1958    
Walkers Creek State School EDU   1958  
Walkerston State School EDU 24/04/1880    
Walkervale State School EDU 24/01/1955    
Wallangarra State School EDU 13/02/1888    
Wallaville State School EDU 22/11/1909    
Wallingford State School EDU   1967  
Walloon State School EDU 9/07/1877    
Wallumbilla State School EDU 25/10/1893    
Walterhall State School EDU   31/12/1969  
Wambo Creek State School EDU   1961  
Wamuran State School EDU 17/10/1921    
Wandoan State School EDU 30/10/1911    
Wangary School EDU 21/02/1898 1927  
Wangetti Education Centre (Cairns) NSS 28/01/1983    
Waraburra State School EDU 27/01/1987    
Warooby School EDU 06/02/1899 October 1927  
Warra State School EDU 12/04/1881    
Warraber Island State School EDU 29/01/1985    
Warrawee Special School EDU 1/01/1986 2/01/1986  
Warrawee State School EDU   2/05/1975  
Warrigal Road State School EDU 30/01/1979    
Warrill Creek State School EDU 1862   Change of name 1903. Became Amberley State School.
Warrill View State School EDU 15/09/1910    
Wartburg State School EDU 11/08/1913 1966  
Warwick Central State School EDU 26/07/1875    
Warwick East State School EDU 4/11/1850    
Warwick Presbyterian College NSS 1/01/1970 31/12/1980  
Warwick State High School EDU 22/01/1912    
Warwick West State School EDU 31/01/1956    
Washpool State School EDU   1957  
Watalgan State School EDU   1948  
Watch Box State School EDU   1967  
Waterford State School EDU 28/06/1869    
Waterford West State School EDU 27/01/1976    
Waterloo State School EDU   1955  
Watlagan State School EDU   1963  
Watson Road State School EDU 23/01/1967    
Watsons Crossing State School EDU 20/03/1919 31/12/1983  
Wattle Grove State School EDU   1963  
Wattlebank State School EDU 28/08/1918 31/12/1959 Change of name 1936. Formerly Barmoya Central State School.
Wattlebrae (Hospital School) EDU   1958  
Wattleglen Provisional School EDU   1948  
Wavell Heights State School EDU 27/01/1948    
Wavell State High School EDU 27/01/1959    
Weengallon State School EDU 13/04/1916 27/03/1986  
Weipa North State School EDU 14/03/1966   Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Weipa North State School. Became campus of Western Cape College - Weipa
Weir State School EDU 11/04/1881    
Welcome Creek State School EDU 21/05/1931 31/12/2003 Relocation of students to Moore Park State School
Wellcamp State School EDU 27/02/1899    
Wellers Hill State School EDU 6/04/1926    
Wellington Point State High School EDU 25/01/1988    
Wellington Point State School EDU 9/05/1887    
Wengenville State School EDU   1962  
West End State Infants School EDU 16/08/1875 16/12/1994  
West End State School EDU 16/08/1875    
West Haldon State School EDU   1949  
West Hill State School EDU 20/05/1925 31/12/2004 Mothballed 31/12/2004. Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 24/08/2005
West Moreton Anglican College NSS 1/01/1994    
West Moreton Centre for Continuing Secondary Education EDU 1/01/1964 31/12/2000  
Westbrook State School EDU 09/02/1910 06/07/1969 Change of name April 1910. Formerly Westbrook Crossing State School
Westbrook Youth Centre EDU 05/05/1900 07/07/1994 Opened as Westbrook Reformatory School for Boys. Change of name 30/10/1919. Became Farm Home for Boys, Westbrook. Change of name 28/05/1966. Became Westbrook Training Centre..
Western Cape College EDU 1/01/2002   Amalgamation of Aurukun State School, Mapoon State School, Jessica Point State School and Weipa North State School to form Western Cape College
Western Cape College - Aurukun ASU     Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Aurukun State School. Became campus of Western Cape College - Aurukun. Change of name 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
Western Cape College - Aurukun Secondary Campus   29/01/2013   Senior component of 'Aurukun Campus of the CYAAA' now hosted by Western Cape College
Western Cape College - Coen       Change of name 01/01/2010. Formerly Coen State School. Became campus of Western Cape College. Change of name 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
Western Cape College - Mapoon ASU     Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Mapoon State School. Became campus of Western Cape College
Western Cape College - Napranum ASU   31/12/2005 Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Jessica Point State School. Became campus of Western Cape College
Western Cape College - Weipa ASU     Change of name 01/01/2002. Formerly Weipa North State School. Became campus of Western Cape College
Western Suburbs State Special School EDU     Change of name 1/01/2007. Formerly known as Inala Special School
Westmar State School EDU 7/03/1962    
Westside Christian College NSS 1/02/1977    
Westside Christian College (Alice Street Campus) NSS 1/01/2002    
Westwood State School EDU 26/08/1872    
Wetheron State School EDU 24/01/1916 31/12/1963  
Wheatlands State School EDU 17/11/1913    
Wheatvale State School EDU 18/01/1897    
Whetstone State School EDU   1958  
White Rock State School EDU 25/01/1988    
Whites Hill State College EDU 1/01/2002   Amalgamation of Whites Hill State School, Camp Hill State High School and Xavier Special School to form Whites Hill State College
Whites Hill State School EDU 28/01/1958 31/12/2001 Amalgamation of Whites Hill State School, Camp Hill State High School and Xavier Special School to form Whites Hill State College
Whitewood State School EDU   31/12/1970  
Whitfield State School EDU 23/01/1989    
Whitsunday Anglican School (Mackay) NSS 27/01/1988    
Whitsunday Christian College (Abel Road Campus) NSS 1/01/2002 14/05/2003  
Whitsunday Christian Community School NSS 1/01/1997    
Widgee State School EDU 11/07/1892    
Wilga View State School EDU   1959  
William Duncan State School EDU 27/01/1987    
William Ross State High School EDU 29/01/1991    
Willowburn (Home for Epileptics) EDU   1964  
Willowvale State School EDU   1967  
Wilson Youth Hospital EDU   1968  
Wilson's Pocket State School EDU   1962  
Wilsonton State School EDU 5/02/1894    
Wilston State School EDU 16/08/1920    
Windaroo State School EDU 28/01/1992    
Windaroo Valley State High School EDU 1/01/1994    
Windera State School EDU 24/05/1920    
Windorah State School EDU 30/07/1888    
Windsor Special School EDU 1/01/1967 16/12/1994  
Windsor State Infants School EDU   1971  
Windsor State School EDU 17/07/1865    
Winfield State School EDU 4/03/1924    
Winton State School EDU 10/08/1885    
Winya State School EDU   1960  
Wishart State School EDU 28/01/1964    
Withcott State School EDU 6/08/1912   School closed in 1971 and reopened 31/01/1984
Witheren State School EDU   1965  
Witta State School EDU 3/10/1892 23/08/1974  
Wivenhoe State School EDU   1962  
Wolvi State School EDU 14/08/1899    
Wondai State School EDU 2/05/1905 31/12/2010 Type change 31/12/2009. Closure of secondary schooling component (formerly up to year 10).
Wondall Heights State School EDU 12/09/1966    
Wondecla State School EDU   1958  
Wonga Beach State School EDU 23/02/1939    
Wonga Lower State School EDU   1968  
Wonga Upper State School EDU 13/07/1914 1959  
Woocoo State School EDU   1961  
Woodcrest College EDU 22/01/1998   Change of name 01/01/2000. Formerly Springfield State School
Woodcrest State College EDU     Change of name 10/01/2008. Formerly known as Woodcrest College
Wooderson State School EDU   1960  
Woodford State School EDU 23/10/1882    
Woodhill State School EDU 2/06/1873    
Woodlands State School EDU 29/03/1897 12/12/1975 School closed 1949 and subsequently reopened.
Woodleighton State School EDU   1961  
WoodLinks State School EDU 01/01/2011   (Initial working name: New School - Collingwood Pk SS)
Woodmillar State School EDU   1960  
Woodridge North State School EDU 23/01/1967    
Woodridge State High School EDU 1/02/1972    
Woodridge State School EDU 20/05/1924    
Woodstock State School EDU 1/09/1890    
Woodview State School EDU 3/05/1886 31/12/1974  
Woody Point Special School EDU 21/08/1978    
Woolooga State School EDU 20/01/1913    
Wooloowin State School EDU 15/09/1914    
Woombye State School EDU 17/08/1885    
Woongarra State School EDU 13/08/1879    
Woongoolba State School EDU 17/04/1876    
Woopen Creek State School EDU 4/02/1952 8/12/1967  
Woorabinda Provisional School EDU 02/02/1928 21/03/1933  
Woorabinda State School EDU 1928   School closed 1970 and subsequently reopened.
Wooroolin State School EDU 18/02/1901    
Wooroolin West State School EDU   1948  
Wootha State School EDU   1949  
Woree State High School EDU 29/01/1985    
Woree State School EDU 29/01/1980    
Worongary State School EDU 1/02/1993    
Woroonden State School EDU   1963  
Wowan State School EDU 1/06/1900    
Wright's Creek State School EDU   1953  
Wulguru State School EDU 30/01/1962    
Wutul State School EDU 14/09/1914 1961 School closed 11/08/1959 and subsequently reopened.
Wyandra State School EDU 10/02/1898    
Wyaralong State School EDU   1949  
Wyberba State School EDU 21/01/1895 10/12/1976  
Wychie State School EDU   1962  
Wycombe State School EDU 26/02/1979 31/12/2009 Mothballed 31/12/2008
Wynnum Central State School EDU 24/02/1896 31/12/2010 Amalgamation of Wynnum Central, Lindum and Wynnum North State Schools to become Wynnum State School.
Wynnum North State High School EDU 28/01/1964   Relocated. Became Brisbane Bayside State College on 01/01/2010.
Wynnum North State School EDU 18/09/1882 31/12/2010 Amalgamation of Wynnum North, Lindum and Wynnum Central State Schools to become Wynnum State School.
Wynnum State High School EDU 2/03/1942    
Wynnum State School EDU 24/01/2011   Amalgamation of Lindum, Wynnum North and Wynnum Central State Schools to become Wynnum State School.
Wynnum West State School EDU 15/05/1922    
Wyreema State School EDU 21/02/1895    

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