Kingaroy State High School, Kingaroy
Name: Kingaroy State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Toomey Street
Region Wide Bay-Burnett
Phone: (07) 4162 2955
Fax: (07) 4162 3923
Kingaroy State High School is a co-education school catering for students in Years 8 to 12. Our total enrolment is 920, and apart from our main campus in Toomey Street, Kingaroy, we run an alternate Education Program and a Flexischool. These programs are run off site to cater for the needs of particular students.
The apparent retention rate of students from Year 8 to Year 12 in 2005 was 87%.
Staff Development Priorities for 2005 were:
Improving teacher skills in student literacy standards.
Improving staff capacity to teach Information and Communication Technology.
Assisting staff to promote and develop self discipline in students.
Improving staff skills in engaging students in the Middle Phase of Learning.
Improving teaching staff skills in extending high performing students in subject areas, sport, music and other activities.
Supporting staff in curriculum development including Vocational Education Skills.
Understanding categories of Special Needs, skilling teachers to cater for these and preparation for Educational Adjustment Program processes.
“ Partners for Success” training for all staff.