Tambo State School, Tambo
Name: Tambo State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 16 Mitchell Street
Region Darling Downs - SW Queensland
Phone: (07) 4621 7333
Fax: (07) 4621 7300
At Tambo State School we value ourselves, each other and our environment by promoting:
* Quality Education
* Honesty and Respect
* A Safe and Supportive Environment
* Open Communication
* Accountability and
* Positive Attitudes
Tambo State School is a band seven school set amidst picturesque grounds with curriculum offerings for Preschool to Year 10 students. The student population totals 70 with enrolments having fluctuated between 70 to 100 students in the past five years.
Tambo is a small rural community situated on the Matilda Highway, 390 kilometres north west of Roma and 350 kilometres south of Longreach. It is the only town located in the Tambo Shire. The grazing industry, local government and small businesses are representative of the community of Tambo. There are very active community groups within the town, which involve a range of sporting, cultural and educational interests.
The school is the only educational facility within the town. However, a Childcare Centre operates every day in Tambo and provides young children with an introduction to Early Childhood Education within the community and the Shire Council operate a Community Education Centre within the Town Hall.