Boonah State High School offers a comprehensive learning environment led by passionate and engaging teachers working together to deliver outstanding achievements. The school community takes care to nurture and assist students to grow as individuals and strive for excellence that encompasses academic, cultural and sporting achievements.

Quality teaching is a top priority and a large team of committed and very experienced teaching and non-teaching staff work conscientiously to assist students to maximise their learning. Each student is given the opportunity to exercise initiative and leadership by participating fully in the life of our school. Extra-curricular activities allow them to explore and develop their own particular talents. Students leave Boonah State High School with an awareness of tradition, a strong sense of community and a vision for the future.

Boonah State High School seeks to provide a supportive environment where students, staff and parents respect the roles that each contributes to the holistic development of all students.

We are proud of our school and what it offers to students. The curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for all students to pursue their interests and gain a strong foundation for further study or preparedness for the world of work. Integral to the success of this unique school is its strong relationship with the local community.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Subjects offered for study in Year 11 and 12 at Boonah State High School fall into two categories – Authority and Authority Registered subjects. Students intending to proceed to university must select at least five Authority subjects. Students intending to proceed to TAFE or into employment may select a combination of Authority and Authority Registered subjects.

Extracurricular activities: Musicals, Camps and Excursions, Duke of Edinburgh.

Welfare and personal development: Career Advisor, Chaplaincy, Guidance Officer, School nurse.

Special features: Boonah State High School has applied to become a homestay school.

Vocational Education – Boonah State High School has been selected as a recipient of the Australian Government’s decision to fund 136 new Trade Skill Centres in 2014/2015. Work was begun on the new Bauernhof Trade Training Centre, which will provide greater vocational education and employment pathway opportunities.

The Agricultural Centre for Education Excellence will allow students to gain hands on experience in agricultural activities and be offered the opportunity to gain a Certificate II in Rural Operations.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • 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:32 Macquarie Street, Boonah Qld 4310
  • Phone:07 5460 6111
  • Fax:07 5460 6100

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