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The oldest state primary schools in Queensland

The following schools are the oldest state primary schools in Queensland still open in 2009.

Name of school Opening date Notes
Amberley State School (formerly
Warrill Creek State School)
22/05/1862
Condamine State School 01/01/1863
Dalby State School 01/06/1861
Drayton State School 16/08/1851
Fortitude Valley State School 01/10/1861 Opening date:
01/10/1861
First head teacher appointed.

04/03/1861
Board of General Education Select Committee 1861 references suggest this is the opening date.
Gayndah State School 12/10/1863
Gladstone Central State School 01/04/1861
Goondiwindi State School 01/09/1864
Hemmant State School 08/05/1864
Hendra State School 01/08/1864
Ipswich West State School 01/08/1861
Leyburn State School 13/01/1862
Maryborough Central State School 10/03/1862
Warwick East State School 04/11/1850

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Last reviewed
10 January 2013
Last updated
10 January 2013