Cairns State High School, Cairns

Name: Cairns State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Cnr Sheridan and Upward Streets
Town: Cairns
Postcode: 4870
State: Queensland
Region Far North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4050 3033
Fax: (07) 4051 5972
Pupils: 1468

Cairns State High School offers first class Australian secondary education and has currently over 1400 students in attendance. We have long established traditions here dating back to our foundation in 1917. The school is the oldest High School in Cairns and is a great and safe place to study. Our school motto is 'Vincit Qui Se Vincit' One Who Conquers Oneself Conquers All.

Cairns State High School is situated in the heart of Cairns, Tropical North Queensland Australia. It is uniquely located between the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforests.


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