Aldridge State High School is a highly regarded school located in Maryborough, just 20 mins from Hervey Bay and Fraser Island and 3 hours north of Brisbane. Founded in 1974, Aldridge enjoys an excellent reputation and has outstanding achievements across the academic, cultural, citizenship and sporting areas.

Aldridge State High School provides students with many new, comprehensive and exciting opportunities for participation during the high school years. One of the hallmarks of Aldridge State High School is the safe, disciplined and inclusive educational environment where young people can focus on achieving excellence in a range of academic, vocational, sporting and cultural pursuits.

Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health & Physical Education (including Extension Soccer & Volleyball), and Literacy.

In Years 7 & 8 students will also study Languages other than English (Japanese) and complete one semester of each of the following: Agriculture, Manual Arts, Home Economics, Graphics, Business, Performing Arts, Music, Art.

In Year 9 students will be able to choose two electives subjects for each of Semester 1 and 2 from: Agriculture, Manual Arts, Home Economics, Graphics, Graphic Design, Business, Drama, Dance, Music, Art, Japanese.

All students in Year 10 will study Mathematics, English, Work Education and four other subjects which reflect the choices available in the senior curriculum.

Sport: Aldridge State High School is an active participant in Wide Bay Region sporting activities including athletics, cross country, swimming, and the volleyball program.

Extracurricular activities: Musical, Chess, Duke of Edinburgh.

Special features: The Special Education Program (SEP) at Aldridge State High School offers a wide range of support for students with the six recognised disabilities by Education Queensland. The support encompasses teacher aide in class support, modified classes in the core subject areas, alternate education program and a multi-level class.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 1008 Students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Boys Avenue, Maryborough Qld 4650
  • Phone:07 4120 8444
  • Fax:07 4120 8400

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