Baralaba State School, Baralaba
Name: Baralaba State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 1 Power Street
Region Fitzroy-Central West
Phone: (07) 4998 2333
Fax: (07) 4998 2300
Baralaba State School P - 10 Campus is located in the Gladstone District. The school opened in 1918 and staff and students were housed in a tent. The Administration Block was the first original school building built in 1928. It contains the Principalís and General Office, Staffroom and Health Room. The school buildings now comprise a Resource Centre, traditional primary and secondary general teaching areas, Home Economics and Manual Arts buildings. The school caters for students in Year One to Ten with a .5 Preschool Unit.
The school backs onto a billabong that forms part of the Dawson River. Four bus runs that transport rural students and those from Woorabinda Aboriginal Community provide school transport. The majority of students travel to school by bus.