Deception Bay State High School is located in the heart of Deception Bay, in a residential area. The school is approximately twenty-three kilometres north of Brisbane central business district.

The school offers a wide range of opportunities for students, both within the school curriculum and through extra-curricular activities. With a school population of more than 700 students, Deception Bay State High School is characterised by outstanding achievement in the academic, cultural and sporting arenas. The school comprises a junior secondary school (years 8 and 9) and a senior secondary school (years 10, 11 and 12).

Students study the Australian Curriculum which began implementation in Queensland schools in 2012. The Australian Curriculum focuses on a greater depth of knowledge as students progress through high school. Classes are taught by specialist teachers in the most up-to-date facilities to optimise student participation and outcomes.

The staff are extremely committed towards ensuring students achieve to their highest potential. Deception Bay State High School’s P&C is very supportive and has worked hard to ensure students have access to excellent facilities.

Facilities: Home Economics, Textiles Workshops, Early Childhood room, Gym Complex, Weights Room, High Ropes, Low Ropes, LOTE Laboratory, Science Labs, Art Block, Materials Block, Graphics, Resource Centre, Cricket Shed, Oval, Special Education Unit, Performing Arts Building, Music Block, Dance Studio.

Subjects/Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Health & Physical Education, Hospitality, Language (Japanese), Leadership Excellence Aspiration Program (LEAP), Learning for Life (LFL), Mathematics, Performing Arts, Science, SOSE, Technology, Visual Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: The school offers an expansive Senior curriculum individually tailored to each student.

Sport: Deception Bay State High School is characterised by outstanding achievement in the academic, cultural and sporting arenas.

Extracurricular activities: Sport, music, dance, clubs and societies, computer and internet and camps and excursions.

Welfare and personal development: Establishment of POD teaching, Physical teaching space, LEAP/LFL as home groups, Peer Support Mentoring Leadership, Enrichment Program, JS room available for students during lunch breaks, Support Services: Chaplain, Indigenous liaison, Guidance Officer.

Special features: Junior Secondary Captains, Peer Support Program, Student Representative Council, Duke of Edinburgh, Military Cadets, Coaching Young People for Success program. Targeted support to nurture & improve results of students with severe learning gaps. Small classes, Teacher-Aide support, research-based classroom strategies.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: Approximately 700 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:Corner Phillip Parade and Government Street, Deception Bay Qld 4508
  • Phone:07 3897 2222
  • Fax:07 3897 2200

©2022 UMCO. All rights reserved