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Pimlico State High School


Year Established: 1959 | Number of Students: 1550

Pimlico State High School (PDF, 446 KB)
is located in Townsville, North Queensland. Pimlico is committed to providing all students with a quality educational experience. The school aims to achieve excellence in teaching and learning within a safe and supportive school environment. Pimlico has a strong emphasis on academic excellence, and is well known for its outstanding performing arts and instrumental music programs. The school also has well developed links with James Cook University and the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE.

Three reasons to choose Pimlico State High School

  1. A commitment to academic achievement and the Performing Arts
  2. A strong commitment to internationalism to prepare students for global citizenship
  3. Close-knit, friendly and safe environment for all students

Special programs

  • Musical Instruments
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Athletics

Extracurricular activities

  • Participation in a wide variety of school music ensembles including: symphony orchestra, chamber strings, string orchestra, wind symphony, wind ensemble, concert band, stage band, junior and senior choirs, percussion ensemble, guitar ensemble, and a variety of smaller woodwind, string and brass ensembles
  • Music camps and tours
  • Annual variety concert 'Pimlico Presents'
  • Regular music performances and play-outs in the community
  • Fanfare and music eisteddfods
  • Student council
  • Debating
  • Optiminds
  • One Act Play Festival
  • Xdance
  • Creative Generation art competition
  • Athletics program
  • Cross-country training
  • Many inter-school sports
  • Leadership camp
  • Senior formal
  • Overseas study tours
  • Ski trip
  • Subject area excursions
  • Excursions
    • Excursions for EQI students including scuba diving, snorkelling and billabong sanctuary and other local attractions

School facilities

  • Performing Arts centre
  • Multi-purpose shelter
  • Library resource centre
  • Networked computer laboratories
  • Sporting Fields
  • Athletics training facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Science Laboratories
  • Specialised art facilities
  • Film and television media room
  • Attractive landscaped grounds

Tertiary pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Griffith University Conservatorium of Music
  • Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE


  • French
  • German
  • Japanese

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School Details

Pimlico State High School

+61 7 4759 3444

+61 7 4759 3400


Street Address
Fulham Road, Pimlico
QLD 4812, Australia

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Last reviewed
24 July 2013
Last updated
24 July 2013

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