Clifton State High School, Clifton

Name: Clifton State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Clifton Highway
Town: Clifton
Postcode: 4361
State: Queensland
Region Darling Downs - SW Queensland
Phone: (07) 4697 3255
Fax: (07) 4697 3583
Pupils: 256

Clifton State High School has a solid reputation of academic success and regularly achieves OP1 in the senior school.

It has an expected enrolment of approximately 250 students in 2007; it is presently in a growth stage due to the influx of people looking for alternative, quiet country living.

There are 22 teaching staff, many of whom have been at the school for 8 years or more.

The school employs a very competent staff of teaching assistants, a number of whom have recently received their Certificate 3 in Education Support.

The school also has a locally renowned Agricultural Department and came 2nd in the district shows overall for leading cattle in 2005.


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