Tara Shire State College, Tara

Name: Tara Shire State College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 22 Binnie Street
Town: Tara
Postcode: 4421
State: Queensland
Region Darling Downs - SW Queensland
Phone: (07) 4678 7333
Fax: (07) 4678 7300
Email: admin@tarashiresc.eq.edu.au
Website: www.tarashiresc.eq.edu.au
Pupils: 455

Tara Shire is one of the largest Shires in Queensland.  Tara Shire State College is the largest educational facility in the Shire, offering seamless education for learners from prep to Year 12.

The school was first established at the present site in 1912.  In 1961, the school was extended to Year 10 and Years 11 and 12 were added in 1973. Teaching facilities include traditional classrooms, double teaching spaces and modern subject specific facilities.  In 2006 two new college facilities were opened that included an additional SEU building and a Multifunctional School and Community Learning and Training Centre.


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