Townsville State High School

at 36-64 Boundry Street, Townsville, 4812 Australia

Townsville State High School, also known as Town High, is a school in the Australian state of Queensland.Townsville State High School was established in 1924 and was located at the northwest corner of Stanley and Walker Streets in the city. The building is now a TAFE campus. The current High School is located at 36-64 Boundary St, Railway Estate, Townsville opposite a previous dump. This move took place in 1965. The principal of Townsville State High School is currently Scott Stewart who took over from Ian Smythe who is currently the Chief Executive for the Townsville Crocodiles.HousesThere are four at the school named after reefs off the Queensland coast: Warrior - Blue Faraday - YellowBrewer - RedNeedle - GreenSportTown High is known for its Basketball program called the Town High Tropics. Town High has been involved in many programs such as jump rope for heart, Clean Up Australia day, Optiminds, Young Diplomats Program, ANZAC day march, Shave for a Cure, New Zealand ski trip, star struck, Inspiring Young Australians, CREST, Japan tour and hosting with the sister school Matsudo Mabashi as well as an "Energy Farm" that helps supply energy to the library. Town High also has an extensive science program and a vertical curriculum allowing students to undertake subjects above their year level at their knowledge level.

Townsville State High School
36-64 Boundry Street
Townsville , QLD 4812
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Welcome to Townsville State High School.
Being a member of the school community at Town High makes you a part of history.
This great school has been proudly providing the young people of Townsville with a Secondary education since 1924.
The school has been at its current location since 1964.
Our school has a rich history, and a proud tradition, but we aim to provide innovative and creative approaches to the curriculum delivery of educational services and programs.
We are a school of achievers in every sense of the word.
The performance of every student is important to us and the pursuit of excellence and intellectual quality across our curriculum is a key focus.
Our staff members are highly committed to supporting the individual learning needs of all of our students and achieving continuous improvement in student outcomes.
All members of our school community are asked to take personal responsibility and accountability for learning outcomes.
We recognise the importance of parents and carers as partners in all aspects of student learning.
We have explicit, high-expectations of all learners; we expect and recognise success.
We highly value and focus on the Literacy and Numeracy needs of our students, believing these areas to be the building-blocks of success in all areas of schooling and throughout life.
Our school offers a range of opportunities for students, whether they be academic, sporting or cultural.
Some of these opportunities include Aerospace Studies, Tropics Basketball and our school musical.