Rockhampton State High is a large Band 10 coeducational school situated in the
centre of North Rockhampton. Currently, the school has a student population of
about 950 students and eighty teaching staff. A large Special Education
Unit provides additional support structures within the school.
school has an extensive range of curriculum offerings, one of the largest in
the Rockhampton district, with growing flexibility for students in the senior
link courses, school-based traineeships, structured work placements and
alternative programs for students all contribute to a diverse and
futures-orientated approach to schooling.
7, 8 and 9 study a core set of subjects and a rotation of other subjects from The Arts and
Technology Key Learning Areas (KLAs). In Year 10, students study English,
Mathematics and Science for the entire year. Year 10 students study a semester of History and a semester of HPE as well as two elective
subjects. The final semester in Year 10 links strongly with senior phase
very strong extra-curricular program is a hallmark of the school. Outstanding
sporting success of students at district, regional state and national levels
reflect a strong school and staff commitment to sport. Music and instrumental
music programs are also widely recognised in the Rockhampton community, with
the school’s instrumental music ensembles producing outstanding results.
links with local primary schools have meant the transition to secondary school
is uncomplicated and supported, and students from other schools who attend are
assisted by our wide-ranging group of support staff, including chaplain,
guidance officers, youth support co-ordinators, school-based youth health nurse, police liaison
officer, engagement officers and a community education counsellor.