Centenary State High School

Centenary State High School

Centenary State High School overview

Centenary State High School is an innovative academic school located in the leafy western suburbs of Brisbane. We support students to meet high expectations and to excel academically through high standards of teaching and opportunities for acceleration, including an extensive University links program that provides a headstart into their future studies. Students take part in a wide range of cultural, sporting and extra-curricular activities in our world class facilities, consistently winning awards fortheir performances.
Our students at Centenary State High School receive individual support and care as they build their futures.

3 reasons to choose Centenary State High School

  • Academic extension with direct University links
  • State of the art world class facilities
  • Active student support in a high expectations environment


  • Extension programs in all curriculum areas
  • University credit courses- Sciences, Business, Economics
  • Gifted and Talented programs - CLASS Gifted and Talented team - Pursuit of Excellence Program
  • Music Extension course - instrument, voice, composition
  • Dance, Drama and Arts programs
  • Year 8 Academic Scholarships
  • Highly awarded Orchestra and Bands


  • Camps - Leadership, Music, Subject-based
  • Artists in Residence program
  • Field trips and Theatre visits
  • CSRIO Student Research Scheme
  • Debating and Public Speaking
  • Orchestras, bands and choirs


  • World Class Indoor Sports Centre
  • Industry Standard Arts Theatre and Auditorium
  • Specialist Dance studio and Music rooms
  • Information Technology and Business Centre
  • Film and TV editing suite
  • Modern Science laboratories
  • Outdoor fitness Circuit
  • Favourable computer student ratio tertiary pathways
  • Enhanced Studies Program - University of Queensland
  • Start Program - Queensland University of Technology
  • GUESTS Program - Griffith University


  • Queensland Young Playwright of the Year
  • University of Queensland Science Ambassadors Program
  • EQ Showcase Award Winner
  • National Geographic Competition Winners
  • Multicultural Day - annual celebration of Centenary SHS diverse school community
  • A rich history of educational innovation