Cooktown State School, Cooktown
Name: Cooktown State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Cnr May and Charles Streets
Region Far North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4082 0222
Fax: (07) 4069 5651
Cooktown P-12 provides primary and secondary educational services to the town of Cooktown and secondary educational services to the communities of Hopevale, Lakeland, Rossville, Laura, Wujal Wujal and Bloomfield. As the largest school in the Eastern Cape Cluster the Cooktown school is the hub for teacher professional development and delivery of support services to students in this wide geographical area.
The school established in 1875 has provided a quality education for the communities of the area over 131 years. The secondary department was established in 1986. The modern challenges of the school include a diverse client enrolment of which 38% identify as indigenous and the provision of educational programs relevant for all students.