Rochedale State High School, Rochedale

Name: Rochedale State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 249 Priestdale Road
Town: Rochedale
Postcode: 4123
State: Queensland
Region Greater Brisbane
Phone: (07) 3340 0400
Fax: (07) 3340 0444
Pupils: 729

Rochedale State High School is a school of 700 students conveniently located on the southern boundary of Brisbane City with direct access to the city (20 minutes) via the Eight Mile Plains Bus Exchange on the South East Busway, which is located approximately one kilometre from the school

The school is situated on 10 hectares of rural land and surrounded by trees, native bird life, wild life and small crop farms. As such the Rochedale community enjoys a country environment just minutes from the bustling South East Freeway and Brisbane City. In addition, the surf beaches and golden sands of the Gold Coast are only a forty-five minute bus trip south.

Rochedale High has a strong academic history with students regularly achieving OP 1 scores. The school consistently performs at or above State-wide benchmarks for numbers of students with OP 5 or better. This strong academic profile is a result of quality programs, quality teaching and strategic resource allocation.


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