Caboolture State High School was opened in 1961 and was the first high school established in the Caboolture area. With a student population of around 1200, the school is located 50 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD and is well serviced by arterial roads and public transport.

The school is highly regarded by the local and wider community and has achieved outstanding achievements in academic, cultural, citizenship and sporting areas. Caboolture State High School offers a number of unique educational pathways which cater for the diverse interests of students, including agricultural studies, LearnIT (an information technology immersion laptop program), and trade training at its federally funded College of Civil Infrastructure and Construction. The school is proud of the high quality education that is provided to all students.

Facilities: Caboolture State High School enjoys full air-conditioning and large grounds which include five separate sports fields and an agricultural farm. Recent refurbishments mean students have the opportunity to learn in modern, state-of-the-art facilities such as a new science and computing laboratories. A new library also makes a great space for teaching, studying and relaxing for a read. Projects over the last ten years have added the College of Civil Infrastructure and Construction, performing arts and visual arts buildings and industrial kitchens. The school’s gymnasium, hall and performing arts facilities are available for hire.

Electives Years 11 and 12: The school offers Authority subjects (preparation for tertiary entrance), Authority-registered subjects (practical/skilled based subjects), Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificate courses (direct entry into the workforce or for further education and training), school-based apprenticeships or traineeships, recognised subjects/courses from Training and Further Education (TAFE) and universities.

The school’s vocational programs are nationally-recognised certificate courses and involve industry-recognised competencies. Certificate courses are offered in the areas of Agriculture, Business, Construction, Engineering, Furnishing, Hospitality, Information Technology, Resources and Infrastructure Operations, Sport and Recreation, and Work Education.

Sport: Basketball, touch football, volleyball, futsal, softball, rugby league, Australian Football League (AFL), soccer, netball.

Extracurricular activities: Swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals, instrumental music, drama, public speaking, debating, cattle club, camps and excursions.

Welfare and personal development: Deputy principals, heads of department, student coordinators at each year level, guidance counsellor, nurse, chaplain and special education unit.

Special features: College of Civil Infrastructure and Construction – students and the public alike benefit from this comprehensive training facility. It is an outstanding asset for the school’s “Doorways to Construction” students, enabling them to learn, train and earn qualifications on industry equipment.

Gifted students are supported in many ways throughout their high school years. The LearnIT laptop program provides an opportunity for motivated students to work in an innovative, engaging environment while developing high level Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) skills.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 1200 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:Lee St, Caboolture Qld 4510
  • Phone:07 5498 0111
  • Fax:07 5498 0100

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