Kingaroy State High School

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Principal's Welcome

​​​Welcome to Kingaroy State High School and our international student program. Kingaroy State High School offers international students the opportunity to study abroad, in a welcoming, friendly and rural location. The school is a friendly, medium sized school, with a current enrolment of 1050 students ranging from Years 7 – 12.

Kingaroy State High School boasts a wide variety of specialised programs (including wine tourism, agricultural studies, and trade training centres for industrial studies) within its curriculum program. Students, staff and the community enjoy the many available facilities Kingaroy State High School has to offer. The school serves the Kingaroy community and has a student population base that reflects both town and country families.

We look forward to you visiting our school and the South Burnett region of Queensland.

Three reasons to choose Kingaroy State High School

  1. ​Friendly, supportive, relaxed atmosphere with extensive support networks
  2. Strong academic results, in a wide variety of subjects
  3. Opportunities to make a positive contribution within the school and local community

School Information

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At Kingaroy State High School we are a friendly, medium-sized school that offers you a safe learning environment and an excellent school tone and culture.

Our varied curriculum includes academic and vocational education subjects in specialist areas.

We offer an extensive range of extracurricular activities that give you the opportunity to participate in and contribute to the school and local community.

We are able to provide for you with the support of the local community and our dedicated Parents and Citizens’ association.

Our facilities are well-maintained and include industry standard equipment to give you real life experience in vocational education.​

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Homestay

Homestay* enables EQI students to truly experience Australia's famous lifestyle.

By living with an Australian host family international students become part of the local community and have a fantastic opportunity to practise their English in a safe and caring home environment. International students often develop lasting friendships with their homestay families.

  • Students have their own bedroom with study facilities, three meals a day, and access to transport to and from school, and to school activities
  • Host families are carefully selected from within the school community and undergo a police check as required by Queensland law

Standard Homestay fees have been set and these are listed on the EQI program fees page.

Read more about accommodation and welfare.

* Students enrolled in Primary School must live with a parent or close relative as defined by the Australian Immigration Regulations.

University or vocational pathways

  • ​Access to a variety of vocational courses
  • Links with universities

School facilities

  • Trade Training Centre (design technology workshops and catering kitchens)
  • Indoor sports complex - including rock climbing wall
  • One-to-one computer scheme for all international students
  • 5 fully networked computer labs
  • Multiple mobile laptop trolleys
  • Assembly hall
  • Library
  • Sports ovals, track and field facilities and tennis courts
  • Performing Arts Centre
  • Science laboratories
  • ​​​School canteen – open Monday to Friday

Extracurricular activities

  • Active Citizens (volunteering)
  • School tours - Japan and Canberra - Ski Trip
  • Geogroup (science)
  • Dance groups
  • Bands and choirs
  • Student council
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Stud cattle showing and other agricultural competitions
  • Curriculum competitions and events across all subjects
  • Sports coaching in a variety of disciplines
  • ​Links to community sporting and recreational groups - athletics, Australian Rules football, basketball, cricket, futsal, golf, netball, Rugby league, Rugby union, soccer, swimming, tennis, Touch football.

Holiday adventure programs

EQI Holiday Adventure Programs are an exciting and safe way for International Students to travel and sightsee during school holidays.

There's an EQI adventure to suit every taste - from visiting city landmarks and riding camels on an unforgettable Australian 'outback' adventure, to exploring ancient rainforests and swimming with turtles off Queensland's pristine white sand beaches.

All EQI Holiday Adventures are fully guided and escorted by qualified Queensland Government teachers and staff to ensure student safety. These programs are open to international students enrolled in an EQI high school, and additional fees apply. To find out more visit the holiday programs page

Languages

  • ​Japanese
  • German

Special programs

  • Instrumental music
  • Vocational education and training programs
  • ​Rugby league program

Disclaimer

The information and data in this webpage is subject to change without notice. Before submitting your application, if you are interested in:

  • a particular subject, sport, program or extracurricular activity offered by an EQI school; or
  • particular school facilities;

please contact EQI or the school directly to confirm it will be offered and/or available in the year you intend to study.

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Last reviewed 11 October 2018
Last updated 11 October 2018