|School Type||Secondary school|
|Phone||07 4976 6111|
|Total Student||1263 (boy:671, girl:592)|
Gladstone State High School is highly regarded in the Gladstone community. Founded in 1953, the school has a current enrolment of 1,260. The school aims to achieve the best educational outcomes for all students and has a healthy balance between traditions and an orientation towards the future. Students are encouraged to 'Reach for the Stars' and are seen to reach their potential because of quality teaching and learning delivered within a supportive and challenging learning environment. Students pursue personal excellence across a range of curricular and extra-curricular offerings. The school has outstanding achievements across the academic, cultural, citizenship and sporting arenas and provides real and relevant learning, leading to further education and training, work readiness and active citizenship. Gladstone High has a firm, fair and consistent approach to student discipline, founded on the principles of being engaged, being respectful, being safe and being responsible. The school has a strong emphasis on middle phase learning and engagement providing a curriculum which is responsive to the needs of each individual student. In the senior school, students can choose from over 43 academic and vocational education and training subjects. The school's greatest strength is in the partnerships forged between the students, the staff, the parents, the other district schools, and the wider community. These partnerships enable the school to remain at the leading edge of learning and to prepare students for life long learning or earning. These partnerships provide a number of authentic learning experiences, and along with a diverse curriculum, the school is able to successfully cater for each individual student. The school values home-school partnerships and quality communication with parents, and as such provides many opportunities for each parent to make their special contribution to the life of the school. The Technical College, a Campus of Gladstone State High School, provides an alternative pathway to a..