Bracken Ridge State High School is proud of its reputation as an innovative school, which achieves quality academic results for students in a caring, respectful environment where a high standard of work ethic and expectations are core requirements and evidenced through the daily actions. The school’s focus is on developing each student’s potential in an individualised manner and it has implemented a multitude of innovative and award-winning programs which assist in achieving this goal. The school is large enough to provide authentic study options for each student to support their future aspirations but small enough to care for the individual child.

Facilities: Two multipurpose playing ovals, Outside Courts, Multi-purpose sports centre, general classrooms, computer rooms, administration area, resource centre, Commonwealth science lab, language and science block.
Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Social science, Japanese, Health and physical education, Science, Mathematics, The Arts and instrumental music, Information processing and technology, Business services, Design Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Years 11 and 12 are able to tailor their course of study to develop the knowledge, skill and techniques necessary to achieve Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). By utilising an individualised approach through the Student Education and Training Plan process (SET P) students select a combination of 6 subjects which shape their pathways to achieve a QCE and tertiary entrance score (OP), vocational pathway or a combination of both. This combination allows students to invest in knowledge that interests them and provides them with the best opportunities for their future career pathways.
Sport: Interschool sport, junior secondary sport, senior secondary sport, district, regional and national sporting trials.
Extracurricular activities: Music studies, sustainable futures program, debating, student representative council, computer and internet. Welfare and personal development: In the context of ongoing school improvement Bracken Ridge State High School has implemented the John Fleming `Explicit Instruction Model` as a ‘whole of school’ pedagogical framework. All teachers align their teaching delivery to this framework to ensure all classroom instruction is intentional, consistent, sequential and structured.
Special features: Compulsory uniform

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:68 Barfoot Street, Bracken Ridge Qld 4017
  • Phone:07 3869 7222
  • Fax:07 3869 7200

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