Calen District State College, Calen

Name: Calen District State College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Mount Charlton-Calen Road
Town: Calen
Postcode: 4798
State: Queensland
Region Mackay-Whitsunday
Phone: (07) 4949 7333
Fax: (07) 4949 7300
Pupils: 243

Calen District State College is a multi-sector campus, which caters for students from preschool through to year 12. Over past five years we have made a concerted effort to increase the range of subjects offered and as a consequence Ancient History, Art, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Marine and Aquatic Practices and Information Processing Technology have been added. We are also considering subjects such as Agriculture and Legal Studies for the future.


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