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Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools

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The department provides a Register of Recent School Openings, Closures and Name Changes (XLS, 101KB) 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 2019, 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.
*Gateway School — Students participating in the program have access to a range of learning experiences that will assist them in their career choices and pathways to employment.

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AB Paterson College | EDU | opened 1/01/1991
Abbeywood State School | EDU | closed 31/12/1969
Abercorn State School | EDU | opened 3/05/1927
Abergowrie State School | EDU | opened 6/07/1953
Aboriginal & Islander Independent Community School | NSS | opened 1/01/1986
Acacia Ridge State High School | EDU | opened 25/01/1971 | closed 31/12/1997 | Amalgamation of Acacia Ridge State High School and Salisbury State High School to form Nyanda State High School.
Acacia Ridge State School | EDU | closed 1/04/1869
Acland State School | EDU | opened 28/02/1921 | closed 31/12/2004 | Mothballed 31/12/2004. Mothballed prior to closure. Finalised 24/08/2005
Adavale State School | EDU | closed 1968
Advancetown State School | EDU | opened 1909 | closed 1960 | School closed 1913. Reopened 1918. School closed 1952 and subsequently reopened.
Agnes Water State School | EDU | opened 29/01/1990
Agnew School (Brisbane, Bundaberg, Maryborough, Nambour, Toowoomba, Warwick) | NSS | opened 3/02/2003
Airdmillan State School | EDU | opened 30/01/1912 | closed 12/12/1986
Airville State School | EDU | opened 2/09/1890
Aitkenvale Special School | EDU | opened 28/08/1972 | closed 31/12/2001 | Amalgamation of Aitkenvale Special School and Mundingburra Special School to form Townsville Community Learning Centre.
Aitkenvale State School | EDU | opened 1/06/1924
Albany Creek State High School | EDU | opened 25/01/1982
Albany Creek State School | EDU | opened 25/01/1875
Albany Hills State School | EDU | opened 30/01/1979
Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre | NSS | opened 23/01/2006
Albert State School | EDU | opened 9/07/1883
Alberton State School | EDU | closed 1966
Albionville State School | EDU | closed 1962
Alcheringa Montessori College | NSS | opened 4/07/2005
Aldridge State High School | EDU | opened 30/01/1973
Alexandra Bay State School | EDU | opened 1/06/1986
Alexandra Hills State High School | EDU | opened 27/01/1987
Alexandra Hills State School | EDU | opened 28/01/1975
Algester State School | EDU | opened 24/01/1977
Alkira Special School | EDU | opened 1/01/1986 | closed 2/01/1986
All Hallows' School (Brisbane) | NSS | opened 1/11/1861
All Saints Anglican School (Merrimac) | NSS | opened 28/01/1987
All Saints' Primary School | NSS | opened 4/11/1956
All Saints Primary School (Albany Creek) | NSS | opened 24/01/1989
All Souls St Gabriels School (Charters Towers) | NSS | opened 1/02/1920
Allan State School | EDU | closed 1967
Allandale State School | EDU | closed 1963
Allenstown State School | EDU | opened 16/07/1877
Allies Creek State School | EDU | opened 1/01/1935 | closed 2/05/1980
Alligator Creek State School | EDU | opened 14/09/1896
Allora State School | EDU | opened 1/05/1867 | Change of name 31/12/2008. Became Allora P–10 State School.
Allora P–10 State School | EDU | opened 1/05/1867 | Change of name 31/12/2008. Formerly known as Allora State School.
Alloway State School | EDU | opened 1/02/1886
Almaden State School | EDU | opened 6/07/1906 | closed 12/12/1997
Aloomba State School | EDU | opened 15/05/1899
Alpha State School | EDU | opened 30/08/1886
Alsace State School | EDU | opened 23/01/1978 | closed 11/12/1987
Alton Downs State School | EDU | closed 1964
Amamoor State School | EDU | opened 10/10/1921
Amberley State School | EDU | opened 22/05/1862 | Formerly Warrill Creek State School. Change of name 1903. Became Amberley District State School. Change of name 1/01/2010.
Amberley District State School | EDU | Formerly Amberley State School. Relocated and renamed Amberley District State School from 2010.
Ambrose State School | EDU | opened 29/01/1914
Amby State School | EDU | opened 26/02/1894 | closed 19/09/1997
Amiens State School | EDU | opened 10/03/1919
Amity Point State School | EDU | closed 1961
Ana Branch State School | EDU | closed 1964
Anabranch State School | EDU | opened 1919 | closed 22/03/1964
Anakie State School | EDU | opened 27/07/1885
Ananda Marga River School | NSS | opened 1/01/1995
Andergrove State School | EDU | opened 21/02/1939
Anderleigh State School | EDU | closed 1960
Anduramba State School | EDU | closed 1959
Anglican Church Grammar School | NSS | opened 8/02/1912
Annandale Christian School (Townsville) | NSS | opened 1/01/1982
Annandale State School | EDU | opened 22/01/1998
Apple Tree Creek State School | EDU | opened | closed 21/12/1969 | School closed 06/05/1960 and subsequently reopened.
Applethorpe State School | EDU | opened 14/09/1911
Aquinas Catholic College (Southport) | NSS | opened 25/01/1964
Aramac State School | EDU | opened 11/02/1878
Aramara North State School | EDU | opened 29/02/1904 | closed 13/04/1984
Aramara State School | EDU | closed 1967
Aratula State School | EDU | opened 29/05/1911
Arcadia Valley State School | EDU | opened 3/03/1975
Arlene Special School | EDU | opened 1/01/1986 | closed 2/01/1986
Arundel State School | EDU | opened 1/01/1994
Ascot State School | EDU | opened 24/05/1920
Ashgrove State School | EDU | opened 22/01/1877
Ashmore State School | EDU | opened 23/01/1978
Ashwell State School | EDU | opened 8/11/1887
Aspley East State School | EDU | opened 29/01/1963
Aspley Special School | EDU | opened 6/11/1973
Aspley State High School | EDU | opened 29/01/1963
Aspley State School | EDU | opened 6/08/1890
Assisi Catholic College | NSS | opened 27/01/2005
Assumption College (Warwick) | NSS | opened 29/08/1969
Atherton State High School | EDU | opened 27/01/1959
Atherton State School | EDU | opened 2/03/1891
Athol State School | EDU | closed 1962
Atkinson's Lagoon State School | EDU | closed 1968
Aubigny State School | EDU | closed 1967
Auburn River State School | EDU | opened 3/02/1969 | closed 5/06/2008 | Mothballed prior to closure. Mothballed 20/02/2007.
Auchenflower Infants Provisional School | EDU | closed 1961
Augathella State School | EDU | opened 1/01/1884
Augusta State School | EDU | opened 01/01/2011 | (Initial working name: New School — Augustine Heights.)
Aurukun State School | EDU | opened 29/01/1974 | Change of name 01/01/2002. Became campus of Western Cape College — Aurukun.
Aurukun Campus of the CYAAA | Change of name 1/01/2012. Formally a campus of Western Cape College. Became a campus of Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy.
Australian Christian Academy School of Distance Education | NSS |opened 13/07/2003
Autism Therapy & Education Centre (Mount Crosby) | NSS | opened 1/03/1985 | closed 5/06/2003
Autistic Children's Therapy Centre (Brighton) | NSS | opened 27/01/1991
Autistic Children's Therapy Centre (Mount Crosby) | NSS | opened 1/03/1985
Autistic Children's Therapy Centre (Sunnybank) | NSS | opened 23/07/1977
Aviation High | EDU | 29/01/2007 | Formerly Hendra Secondary College.
Avoca State School | EDU | opened 29/01/1980
Avondale State School | EDU | opened 8/02/1895
Ayr East State School | EDU | opened 18/08/1952
Ayr State High School | EDU | opened 1/03/1937
Ayr State School | EDU | opened 15/11/1886
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Last updated 15 April 2019