Centenary Heights State High School

Centenary State High School

Centenary Heights State High School overview

 Centenary Heights State High School is one of Queensland’s most respected international schools, with a reputation for

academic excellence. Centenary Heights State High School has students of 43 nationalities, and is a recipient of prestigious state and national awards for fostering leadership and crosscultural awareness. While continuing its strong academic tradition, the school offers multiple pathways to individual success as it nurtures students in a safe, supportive environment.

3 reasons to choose Centenary Heights State High School

  • Queensland’s first International Student Program school in Toowoomba (1991)
  • Principals’ University Scholarship and direct university entry partnerships
  • Consistently among the leading academic schools in Queensland – top 1% across all sectors

About Us

Centenary Heights State High School values :

  • Personal achievement
  • Lifelong learning
  • self-discipline
  • Technology
  • Diversity


Centenary Heights State High School is located in the Toowoomba District.


Overseas students comprise 15% of the total student population.


The school offers Authority, non-Authority & vocational subjects.


  • English
  • Physical Education
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • The Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Home Economics
  • Art
  • Special Education

International Students

International Students at Centenary Heights State High School have access to an International Student Coordinator and special support services and programs. These include :

  • The English Program
  • The Chinese Program
  • Homestay Programs

Contact Us


  • Instrumental music & music extension
  • Seniors as Leaders program
  • Peer mediation and support training


  • Competitions in English, maths, business and science
  • Art exhibitions
  • Student council
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Public speaking and debating
  • Overseas trips and annual ski trip


  • Chinese 
  • German


  • Film and television editing suite
  • Learning facilitation centre
  • Sporting fields, gym, swimming complex
  • Six networked computer laboratories


  • National prize winner in Australian Mathematics competition
  • Queensland state champion in Pedal Prix Endurance

other highlights

  • Visits to universities and tertiary expos for senior students
  • Guest speakers from tertiary institutions
  • Staff are expert at writing programs forinternational learners
  • Extensive ESL support
  • Hosts the Offshore Curriculum Centre responsible for delivering the QLD Year 10 Curriculum into overseas centres
  • Well established pastoral care network