Bowen State High School, Bowen

Name: Bowen State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 1-9 Argyle Park Road
Town: Bowen
Postcode: 4805
State: Queensland
Region Mackay-Whitsunday
Phone: (07) 4786 9888
Fax: (07) 4786 9800
Pupils: 619

The Bowen State High School community, is committed to furthering the fine reputation of our school. At Bowen High, our primary objective is to challenge and support all students, in the hope that they achieve the best they possibly can from secondary education. This is achieved by parents, teachers and students, working together to develop a positive school climate and successful working environment where quality learning and teaching can flourish.

The staff of this School has developed a range of excellent curriculum, sporting and cultural programs for our students. These programs have been instrumental in the outstanding results being achieved by our students. Paramount in the achievement of educational quality is a shared belief that such an ideal can be attained in a school climate that is supportive, caring, regulated, positive and tolerant.


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