Bribie Island State High School, Bongaree

Name: Bribie Island State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: First Avenue
Town: Bongaree
Postcode: 4507
State: Queensland
Region Sunshine Coast
Phone: (07) 3400 2444
Fax: (07) 3400 2400
Pupils: 987

Bribie Island State High School is located on an Island with a population of 15 000, situated 100 kilometres north of Queensland’s capital city. The school opened its doors to its first student intake on January 23, 1989, with 300 students. We now have a school population of over 950 students and 100 employees.

Our strategic vision is to be the Sunshine Coast South Region industry leader in offering a quality secondary educational product and service through the provision of a best value for money education, responsive to the needs of our clients. We are realising this vision through a strong focus on the following characteristics common to successful schools:

  A clear and shared direction, as outlined in our Statement Of Purpose;
  A safe, supportive environment conducive to learning;
  Student achievement and recognition;
  High standards and expectations in all areas of school life;
  Effective teaching and learning through the provision of a quality
curriculum; and
  High levels of parent involvement.


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